Research and Innovation Showcase

Business Partnership hosts a series of showcase events throughout the year. They provide an opportunity to learn about the exciting initiatives that Federation is involved with and share conversation and ideas with University leaders, colleagues and industry.

Showcase 3, 2019 (Gippsland)

The Power of Partnerships: Localities, Transitioning Economies and Their Environments

We’re excited to announce our first Research and Innovation Showcase for Berwick.

When: Thursday 12 September, 10:00am-2:15pm

Where: Auditorium (Room 3E) Northways Rd, Churchill Campus

Join us to learn about how we are employing technology and innovation with our industry and community partners including HRL Technology Group, CSIRO, Baw Baw Local Learning and Employment Network, and the Children and Youth Area Partnerships.

Collaboratively, we are working to create positive social and economic outcomes for our transitioning regions.

Below is the program including confirmed topics and speakers:

Program

TimePresentation

Speaker(s)

10.00am

ARRIVAL & MORNING TEA

 

10:25am

Guests to be seated

 

10.25am-10:30am

Welcome

Speaker: Geraldine Jones (Manager, Business Partnerships, Gippsland)

10.30am-10:45am

Head of Campus Update

Speaker: Ms Leigh Kennedy (Head of Campus, Gippsland)

10.45am-11.15am‘I Am Ready’: Disability and Career Transition Program and Evaluation (Baw Baw LLEN)     Intro: Lisa Price (CEO, Baw Baw LLEN)

Intro: Lisa Price (CEO, Baw Baw LLEN)

Speakers: Michael Barbagallo (Scholarly Teaching Fellow) and Dr Vaughan Reimers (Senior Lecturer, Consumer Behaviour)

11.20am-11.50am

Innovations in Infectious Disease Detection: Implications for Agribusinesses and Consumers
Dr Andrew Greenhill is an infectious disease microbiologist who studies pathogens in wildlife, production animals and humans. He will demonstrate the value of a broad collaborative approach in solving local and international challenges in infectious diseases.

Speaker: Dr Andrew Greenhill (Senior Lecturer in Microbiology and Fermentation Technology, School of Health and Life Sciences)

11:45am-12:15pm

Creative Futures: New Creative Industries Initiatives in Gippsland
Future projects in the creative industries will enliven the Latrobe Valley region both culturally and economically. Experience this first-hand with a live performance by students from our Arts Academy’s renowned performing arts programs.

Speaker: Associate Professor Rick Chew (Director Arts Academy Ballarat and Gippsland)
Performance: Students from our Arts Academy’s renowned performing arts programs

12:15pm-1.00pm

LUNCH

 

1.00pm-1.20pm

Mine Rehabilitation in a Landscape Context: Sustainability and Its Challenges
The Latrobe Valley is currently undergoing a process of transformation with the successive closure of coalmines. Various challenges have to be considered and understood to create a sustainable outcome for this transformational pathway.

Speaker: Professor Thomas Baumgartl (Director, GHERG)

1.20pm-1.25pm

Gippsland Additive Manufacturing Centre Partnership: 3D Printing with Stainless Steel (HRL/CSIRO)

Speaker: Professor Steve Wilcox (Deputy Dean, Science & Engineering)

1.20pm-1.25pm

Gippsland Additive Manufacturing Centre Partnership: 3D Printing with Stainless Steel (HRL/CSIRO)

Speaker: Professor Steve Wilcox (Deputy Dean, Science & Engineering)

1.50pm-2.10pm

Workforce Trauma: Rethinking Our Responses (CYAP)
This presentation offers insight into a local workforce’s perspectives about the impact of their work on their wellbeing and on their relationships with their children.

Speaker: Alison Fonseca, PhD Candidate

2.10pm- 2.15pm

CLOSE & THANK YOU

 

We look forward to sharing our industry and community partnerships in Gippsland and beyond.

Showcase 2, 2019 (Berwick)

Localities, Transitioning Economies and Their Environments

We’re excited to announce our first Research and Innovation Showcase for Berwick.

When: Wednesday 19 June, 10:30am-2:30pm

Where: Room 903.1118, 100 Clyde Road, Berwick Campus

Find out more about the power of partnerships and how FedUni is making a positive impact with local industry, government and the community.

For the first time, Business Partnerships is hosting this informative networking event at Federation’s Berwick Campus.

Program

TimePresentation
10.00amArrival and morning tea
10:30am Guests to be seated
10.30am-10:40am Welcome (Geraldine Jones, Manager, Business Partnerships, Gippsland)
10.40am-10:50am Opening address (Greg Jakob, Campus Director, Berwick)
10.50am-11.20am Latrobe Health Innovation Charter (Dept Health and Human Services) (Dr Beth Edmondson, Applied Media & Social Sciences, School of Arts)
11:20am-11:40am Smart City and Tourism Initiative (City of Casey) (Assoc Professor Shyh Wei Teng, Deputy Head of School, School of Science, Engineering and IT)
11.40am-12.00pm Creating community and sports partnerships (Dr Sue Brown, Sport Management, School of Health and Life Sciences)
12.00pm-12.40pmLunch
12.40pm-1.00pm Electric car and truck manufacturing (Latrobe Valley) (Bee Shiraz, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, SEA Electric)
1.00pm-1.30pm Business digitisation project (Telstra and Food and Fibre Gippsland) (Dr Danielle Auldist, Veterinary Science, School of Health and Life Sciences)
1.30pm-1.50pm Industry Placement Program (Liana Brennan, Coordinator, Community and Business)
1.50pm-2.00pmClose and thank you

We look forward to sharing our industry and community partnerships in Berwick, Gippsland and beyond.