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Queensland Futures Summit 2016

August 24, 2016 at 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

7.30am – 8.45amBREAKFAST POSITIONING QUEENSLAND AS A RESEARCH AND EDUCATION POWERHOUSE
MODERATOR – Dr Cherrell Hirst AO
PANELLISTS
Professor Peter Coaldrake AO, Vice-Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology
Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, Principal Scientist in Strategic Foresight, CSIRO
Professor Sandra Harding,Vice-Chancellor and President, James Cook University
Professor Peter Høj,Vice-Chancellor and President, The University of Queensland
Professor Ian O’Connor, Vice-Chancellor and President, Griffith University
Professor Jan Thomas, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Southern Queensland

8.50am – 9.00am –  OPEN AND WELCOME
Open by Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk  MP, Premier and Minister for the Arts
Welcome by President Julieanne Alroe, CEO and Managing Director, Brisbane Airport Corporation

9.05am – 10.30am – ROBOTIC REVOLUTION
KEYNOTE AND MODERATOR Dr Catherine Ball, Director Applied Innovation, Elemental Strategy
PANELLISTS
Professor Mandyam V Srinivasan AM, Professor of Visual and Sensory Neuroscience and Electrical Engineering Queensland Brain Institute and The University of Queensland
Professor Jonathan Roberts, Professor in Robotics, Queensland University of Technology
Ivan Storr, CEO & Co-Founder, Blue Ocean Robotics Australia

10.30am – 11.00am –  COFFEE NETWORK BREAK

11.05am – 12.20pm – GROWING REGIONAL QUEENSLAND
MODERATOR Professor Jim Cavaye, Program Director, University of Southern Queensland
PANELLISTS
Councillor Matt Burnett, Mayor of Gladstone
Kevin Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, Advance Cairns
Shane Charles, Chairman, Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise
Councillor Margaret Strelow, Mayor of Rockhampton

12.30pm – 1.50pm – LUNCHSECRETS OF INNOVATION SUCCESS
KEYNOTE AND MODERATOR Steve Baxter, entrepreneur, investor and ‘Shark’ on Shark Tank Australia
Hon. Leeanne Enoch MP, Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business
Nicholas Marchesi and Lucas Patchett, Orange Sky Laundry
Sarina Russo, Founder and Managing Director, Sarina Russo Group
Mark Sowerby, Founder and Managing Director, Blue Sky Alternative Investments

 

Raffle to raise funds for Orange Sky Laundry
Tickets $10 or 3 for $20 (cash only on the day)
Prize:  2 nights accommodation and breakfast for 2 people at Spicers Balfour Hotel, Spicers Clovelly Estate, Spicers
Hidden Vale or Spicers Tamarind Retreat

Kindly donated by Graham Turner, Flight Centre Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

EVENT TYPE
Public
Date:
August 24, 2016
Time:
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
VENUE
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost:
$395
Event Category:

Organiser

Queensland Futures Institute
Phone:
+61 7 3229 0644
Email:
connect@qldfutures.com.au
Website:
qldfutures.com.au/events

Venue

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Brisbane, QLD 4000 + Google Map

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