Brisbane’s Brightest Ideas – how our innovations have gone global

Join us in real life to network and hear from our expert panel of successful innovators on Brisbane’s role in commercialising innovation and attracting the research, investment and talent required to be a centre of innovation.

Event info

When

  • Thursday, 6 August, 2020
  • 12:00pm - 14:30pm

Organised

Committee for Brisbane

Where

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Grey Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Australia

Join us in real life to network and hear from our expert panel of successful innovators on Brisbane’s role in commercialising innovation and attracting the research, investment and talent required to be a centre of innovation.

Opening comments by Trevor St Baker AO, Founder and Deputy Chairman of the St Baker Energy Innovation Fund.

Brisbane punches above its weight in innovation industries and commercialising research and design initiatives. Successful innovation ventures say that being based in Brisbane was integral to their success. Come and hear why.

Where is Brisbane placed in the internationally competitive landscape of “innovation cities”? What is the future for innovation research, investment and talent attraction in Brisbane?

Expert panellists and successful Brisbane innovators:

  • Dr Sarah Pearson, Deputy Director General Innovation, Department of Innovation and Tourism Industry Development
  • Dr David Finn, Founder and Chief Growth Officer, Tritium
  • Chris Jeffery, CEO Field Orthopaedics and Executive Director, Robotics Engineering Research Labs
  • Dr Eeshan Kulkarni, Commercialisation Manager, St Baker Energy Innovation Fund

Moderated by Barton Green, CEO Committee for Brisbane

Numbers are limited and tickets include substantial canapés and beverages.

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