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Sandwich Workshop – How Universities are advancing the Knowledge Economy? – SOLD OUT

October 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Queensland Futures Institute’s 2018 ‘Sandwich Workshops’ are informal lunchtime sessions at which policy ideas are presented and debated.  It is an opportunity to network and engage in conversation and to contribute your thoughts and ideas on matters key to Queensland’s growth.

Our 18 October Workshop focusses on How Universities are advancing the Knowledge Economy.  Among Queensland’s top growing industries for employment are those that rely on the provision of knowledge and services.  The panel will canvass how universities are involved in the transition towards knowledge industries and how this is positively associated with economic growth and productivity.

Moderator: Rachel Sciascia, Partner, Corporate Advisory, Gadens


Seth Jones, Manager, Development and Commercialisation, James Cook University
Dean Moss, Chief Executive Officer, UniQuest
Mark Paddenburg, Chief Executive Officer,  Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast
Dr Erin Rayment, Director, Office of Research Development, University of Southern Queensland
Brent Watts, Director Ventures and Investment, QUTbluebox

Join us as we discuss how our Universities are advancing the knowledge economy.

QFI thanks its series sponsor


Level 11, 111 Eagle St 4000 + Google Map


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