Events

Game Changers: Collaboration & Incubators

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Wednesday 10 August 2016

Join Alan Kohler in conversation with Australia’s Chief Scientist and entrepreneur, Dr Alan Finkel, AO, to explore the role of collaboration and incubators in fostering innovation and new enterprise development.

Collaborative connections, incubators and accelerators are seen as playing an important role in Australia’s National Innovation and Science Agenda.  What role do hubs, incubators and accelerators play in creative and innovative business development?  How do you foster collaboration and creativity in business and what role can Universities play?  These questions will be explored in this important Footscray University Town Game Changer conversation.

At the time of registration, audience members will be invited to submit a question to Australia’s Chief Scientist.  Audience members will be notified in advance if their question is selected and the Chair will invite them to read their question at the event.

“In times of rapid change you need to collaborate with people who aren’t like you.”

John Seely-Brown, Creation Nets

About the Game Changers series

The Game Changers Conversation series presents pivotal ideas, personalities and moments in Australia’s evolving story for public discussion and debate.

It is a project of the Footscray University Town initiative – a partnership between Maribyrnong City Council and Victoria University that sees education, jobs, creativity and opportunity at the heart of the future of Footscray.

Registration

The events are free and open to the whole community. 

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When?

This event has already taken place.

Wednesday 10 August 2016

Pop-up bar: 5:30pm
Conversation: 6:15pm-7:30pm

Get in touch

Katrina Gubbins
Project & Communication Officer
Footscray University Town
Phone: 
9919 5130