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Engaging for Impact

At Engaging for Impact 2018, RMIT’s eight Enabling Capability Platforms will share their knowledge and demonstrate how their expertise can address the world’s most critical issues.

Engaging for Impact 2018 will give all participants the perfect forum to share insights, global trends, industry needs and best practices to ensure research and innovation is relevant and creating value and impact for Australia and the world.

Visionary keynote speakers, panel discussions, master classes, hackathons, campfire sessions, industry spotlight and priority workshops will focus on emerging and current trends and potential solutions to address the challenges faced by our society across four major themes.

Big Data Society

Uncover the implications for society in the capture, transmission and exploitation of data.

More specifically, participants are invited to engage in collaborative ideation and interactive activities around the implications of Big Data in the areas of:

— Analytics & Security
— Sensing, Communicating & Monitoring
— The Ethics of Data & Artificial Intelligence

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Future of Care

Create new insights on how we can meet the challenges of ageing populations, designing new systems of service provision and achieving digital health solutions.

More specifically, participants are invited to engage in collaborative thinking and interactive activities around:

— Care industries of the future
— Wearable and careful technology
— Dying well

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Urban Transformation

Harness technology and transform the way plan, build and govern cities to create a healthy, liveable and more sustainable future.

More specifically, participants are invited to engage in collaborative thinking and interactive activities around:

— Using, capturing and storing resources
— Technological disruption
— Liveable sustainable communities

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Disrupting the
Industrial Economy

Harness the power of digitalisation and servitisation (solutions and services that supplement traditional product opportunities).

More specifically, participants are invited to engage in collaborative ideation and interactive activities around:

— Business & Economic Systems
— Engineering of the future
— Industry 4.0

Day 3 - View Program

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.