Industry Engagement Panel Discussion with the SA Chief Scientist

Course description

Join the SA Chief Scientist, researchers and partners from industry for what is sure to be an insightful and engaging panel discussion about how to successfully engage with industry.

In this session, you will hear from Professor John Spoehr, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research Impact), and Professor Caroline McMillen, the Chief Scientist for South Australia, about the value and benefits of collaborating with industry partners.

Our panelists will then discuss their own experiences in University–Industry collaborations, how to identify potential partners, and how to build and maintain productive relationships with partners. Karen Ashford, Director of Media and Communications, will facilitate the panel discussion. Our panelists include:

  • Professor Caroline McMillen, Chief Scientist for South Australia
  • Professor Sarah Wendt, Matthew Flinders Professor and Professor in Social Work
  • Sinead O'Connell, Senior Commercialisation Manager
  • Ivy Diegmann, General Manager Service Design, ACH Group
  • Dr Justin Coombs, CEO Marine Bioproducts CRC
  • Professor David Lewis, Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor and Deputy Director, Factory of the Future

Type of course

Q&A session

Who should attend

  • Researchers of any career stage
  • Researchers already engaging with industry
  • Researchers who want to start engaging with industry

What you will learn

  • The benefits and challenges of University–Industry collaborations
  • How to identify potential partners
  • Strategies for initiating and maintaining a productive partnership

Upcoming events

Wednesday, 24th August 2022

Time: 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Location: Alere Function Centre, Student Hub


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