8:00 am



9:00 am

Welcome from the Minister of Innovation and Better Regulations


9:10 am

What is innovation and how does research play a part?


10:10 am

Johnson Shen
James Linke

Real-time and Autonomous 3D Mapping of Construction Projects using UAV LiDAR (Linke & Linke surveys)


10:30 am

Tony Stephens

Jobs for NSW

10:45 am


Morning Tea

11:10 am

Innovating through Design:
Think, Make, Break, Repeat


11:30 am

Regional Development Australia


11:45 am

Surround Australia

Translation of business needs


12:05 pm

Ellen Newsom

Allegra Orthopaedic


12:25 pm

How to engage with research?

"Psst, it's not that hard"

1:00 pm



2:00 pm

Agritech Incubator


2:15 pm

100% Renewable Energy


2:35 pm

CenWest Innovate - Next Stage Growth Program


2:50 pm

Peter Dubiez
Shridhar Krishnan

Tree Manager

SMEs connecting with student and academic expertise


3:15 pm


Afternoon tea


3:25 pm

Collaborative innovation in action at the University of Wollongong


3:40 pm

Cibby Pulikkaseril
Federico Collarte



4:00 pm

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