2018 Program

Academia & Industry
Co-creating Our Future

Engaging For Impact 2018 is FREE of charge as part of RMIT’s commitment to fostering greater collaboration between the University and the communities we serve.

A three day event with an exciting line-up of industry speakers across panels, interactive workshops, masterclasses, tours, creative installations and hackathons.

Join us as we explore the EFI2018 event themes of Big Data Society, the Future of Care, Disrupting the Industrial Economy and Urban Transformation.

Day 1 — Tuesday 13 Feb

Location

8.00 AM
Registrations
Storey Hall Foyer 16.05.04
+ arrival tea/ coffee
Storey Hall Auditorium 16.05.01
9:00 AM - 12.30 PM
CRC Showcase
16.05.01
9.00 AM
Welcome to Country
Uncle Colin Hunter, Wurundjeri Elder
16.05.01
EFI Welcome
Frank McGuire MP,
MLA Parliament of Victoria
Opening Remarks
Martin Bean CBE,
Vice-Chancellor and President RMIT University
EFI Overview
Prof Calum Drummond,
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation and Vice-President RMIT University
Welcoming Keynote
Dr Claire Naughtin,
Research Scientist - Strategy and Foresight, Data61
10.30 AM
Morning Tea
Storey Hall Foyer 16.05.04
11.00 AM
Big Data Society - Keynote Panel
Chair: Prof Mark Sanderson,
Director, Information & Systems (engineering), Enabling Capability Platform
16.05.01
Prof Maarten de Rijke,
University of Amsterdam
Susan Dumais,
Distinguished Scientist & Deputy Managing Director, Microsoft Research Lab
Prof Mihai Netea,
Professor of Experimental Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre
Dr Ian Oppermann,
CEO and Chief Data Scientist, NSW Data Analytics Centre
12.30 PM
Lunch + Demonstrations
NAS Media Portal 14.02.131 + 12.02.104
1.30 PM
Big Data Society - Industry Engagement Activities:
Big Data and Health hackathon08.04.13
Transformation Dynamics in Financial Services: An Ecosystem Outlook in Times of Disruption panel16.01.01
Breaking into Data Science - HDR +ECR panel80.07.01
Future of Information Discovery panel80.04.06
1.30 PM
Inaugural Diversity Walk at RMIT - Let’s walk the talk, together
(Please book sessions)
10.02.68
3.30 PM
Afternoon Tea
80.07.05
4.00 PM
Research Translation and Impact Showcase
80.07.01
5.00 PM
Research Awards Celebration
MC: Distinguished Prof Min Gu Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Alumni Courtyard 18.01.01

Day 2 — Wednesday 14 Feb

Location

9.00 AM
Acknowledgement of Country
80.07.01
Future of Care - Keynote Panel
Chair: Distinguished Prof Larissa Hjorth, Director, Design and Creative Practice, Enabling Capability Platform
Prof Jeffrey Rosenfeld AC OBE, Director, Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME)
Mary Sayers, Deputy CEO, Victorian Council of Social Service
Prof Fiona Wood FRACS AM, Surgeon and Researcher, Fiona Wood Foundation
Kaye Glamuzina, Manager, Arts and Culture, City of Melbourne
Lyn Morgain, CEO, Co-health
10.30 AM
Morning Tea
NAS Media Portal 14.02.131
11.00 AM
Future of Care - Industry Engagement Activities
One Good Death workshop10.05.89 + 10.06.89
Care-at-a-distance: Challenges and opportunities in the field of Assisted Living, Digital Health and Locative services with Telstra hackathon80.04.06
Care Systems, Disrupting & Disruptive Work panel80.03.15
Prevention Better Than Cure panel16.01.01
12.30 PM
Lunch + Demonstrations
NAS Media Portal 14.02.131
12:30 PM
Postcard from Finland
Design Hub Building 100 Project Rooms 1 and 2, Level 2
1.30 PM
Disrupting the Industrial Economy - Keynote Panel:
Chair: Genevieve Reid, Acting VP, Industry Engagement
Dr Danielle Kennedy, Leader, Active Integrated Matter Future Science Platform, CSIRO
Grace Lethlean, Director, Programs, ANDHealth
David Chuter, CEO and Managing Director, IMCRC
Leon Sandler, Executive Director, Deshpande Centre for Technological Innovation, MIT
80.07.01
3.30 PM
Afternoon Tea
80.07.05
4.00 PM
Disrupting the Industrial Economy: Industry Engagement Sessions
Energy Efficiency and industry 4.0 panel80.03.15
i4.0 Industry Workshop - Advanced Manufacturing and Fabrication workshop AMP 55.03.04
Redback Innovation Challenge: Applying Micro and Nano Technologies to Resolve Industry Problems microsprint80.08.10
Engaging on Business and Human Rights fast pitch80.03.06
Being Psychologically Different: An Advantage in Entrepreneurship panel80.09.12
Select Naturalis: A sound art performance by The Amplified Elephants 12.02.103
4.00 PM
Inaugural Diversity Walk at RMIT - Let’s walk the talk, together
(Please book sessions)
10.02.68
5:30 PM
HEALTH Network launch80.03.15
Advanced Management and Reuse of Biosolids10.06.64
Policy@RMIT launch10.05.89
Industry Beers and Ideas
Captain Melville 34 Franklin St, Melbourne

Day 3 — Thursday 15 Feb

Location

9.00 AM
Acknowledgement of Country
80.07.01
Urban Transformation - Keynote Panel
Chair: Distinguished Prof Billie Giles-Corti,
Director, Urban Futures,
Enabling Capability Platform
Meredith Sussex AM,
Chair, Fishermans Bend Ministerial Advisory Committee
Prof Hugh Bradlow FTSE,
President, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
Toby Kent,
Chief Resilience Officer, City of Melbourne
10.30 AM
Morning Tea
NAS Media Portal 14.02.131
11.00 AM
Urban Transformation: Industry Engagement Activities
What Really Enables Research Contributions to Public Policy? panel80.11.10
Liveability Strengths and Challenges Facing Interface Councils workshop80.03.15
Flipping the Table on Indigenous Engagement workshop80.07.09
Leveraging Multi-partner, High-impact, Sustainable Urban Development Projects masterclass80.02.03
Transforming Urban Governance masterclass80.03.06
12.00 PM
Autonomous vehicles panel80.01.02
Transforming Urban Governance masterclass80.03.06
1.00 PM
Lunch + Demonstrations
NAS Media Portal 14.02.131
2.00 PM
Cross-theme Concurrent Sessions
Pre-season with the Research Translation Team panel10.04.72
Exploiting the Funding Landscape in Urban Research campfire80.03.06
RMIT Europe: H2020 info session80.11.10
EU Partnering Deep Dive workshop80.07.09
Funding Schemes for Impact panel80.03.15
Starting with the Field: Social Work Partners masterclass80.03.22
2.00 PM
Inaugural Diversity Walk at RMIT - Let’s walk the talk, together
(Please book sessions)
10.02.68
3.00 PM
Afternoon Tea
NAS Media Portal 14.02.131
3.30 PM
Cross-theme Concurrent Sessions
Indonesian Research Network Initiative workshop80.07.09
Advanced Manufacturing Precinct tourBuilding 55, Enter via Cardigan St
Good Governance in the NFP Sector campfire80.08.10
Spatial Capability Cluster at RMIT (SCCAR) campfire80.03.06
Micro Nano Research Facility (MNRF) tour07.04
Engaging Film For Research Impact masterclass80.03.15
Evaluation of Clothing Comfort tour (Brunswick Campus)Meet at NAS Media Portal and transfer to Brunswick Campus via shuttle
Edges, Bridges and Torrents workshop80.03.14
VXLab Robotics tour91.01.05
4.30 PM
Close

Demonstrations – All 3 Days

Location

Day 1
Big Data in the Field12.02.104
All Days
Come and Meet the Research Translation TeamNAS Media Portal
All Days
Dressing for Death12.04.108
All Days
Sir Lawrence Wackett Aerospace and Defence Research Centre - air, land, sea and space10.02.62

Who Should Attend

Policy makers, healthcare professionals, creative practitioners, disruptors, futurists, research-led innovators, academic scholars and business entrepreneurs. Engaging For Impact 2018 is FREE of charge as part of RMIT's commitment to fostering greater collaboration between the University and the communities we serve.