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February 11, 2019

February 12, 2019

February 13, 2019

Time Session
12:30 - 13:15
Registration and Welcome Coffee
13:15 - 14:00
Keynote address

14:00 - 18:00
Parallel workshops and tours


UTS Tour - Data Arena, ProtoSpace & Animal Logic Academy
UTS Tour - UTS Tech Lab tour supported by GHD
UNSW Tour: Paddington Campus & Kensington Campus
Macquarie University Tour: University Incubator & Macquarie Park Innovation District
Sydney Start-Up Tour
18:30 - 20:30
Social activity
Pre-conference get-together
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference registration and warm-up coffee
8:50 - 9:15
Welcome address by organisers

Arno Meerman

Prof. Glenn Wightwick
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Innovation and Enterprise) at University of Technology Sydney
9:15 - 10:30
Discussion Panel: Future way we work

Rachel Bondi
Marketing and Operations Director at Microsoft Australia

Steven Parker
Partner at KPMG

Kumar Parakala
Global Digital Leader at GHD

Julie Batch
Chief Customer Officer at IAG

10:30 - 11:00
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
11:00 - 12:30
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Research on the status-quo of university-industry engagement
How do industry specialist intermediary organisations (SIOs) intermediate dynamic industry transitions?
Rowena Vnuk (University of South Australia)

Crossover authors: bibliometric study in computer science
Chung-Huei Kuan (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)

Does Collaboration with Universities Enhance Innovation Performance of Firms in Developing Countries?: An Evidence of Thai Firms

Strategic management and the search for collaborative opportunities
Ian Moran (Department of Industry, Innovation and Science)

Practitioner: University-industry engagement - an industry perspective
How KPMG is supporting university-industry collaborations
Sarah Jaber (KPMG)

Developing benefical international university and industry research partnerships
Kay Henderson (Weir Group Plc)

Screen producers entrepreurially innovating across disrupted markets
Gerard Reed (The University of Adelaide (ECIC))

Applying design-thinking methodology to tackle complex policy problems
Iwona Hamulecka-Greene (Australia Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science), Necia Fisher (Australia Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science)

Next Practice: Structures and mechanisms for university-industry engagement
How to turn the challenge toward opportunity: university-driven coalition to boost Silver Economy
Przemyslaw Kardas (Medical University of Lodz), Aneta Andrzejczyk (Medical University of Lodz)

Advantage SME, University of Wollongong’s “in-house Industry Matchmaker” is propelling the innovation ecosystem in South East NSW
Julia Frith (University of Wollongong), Zahra Shahbazian (University of Wollongong)

OpenBeauchef: making the case for an open innovation ecosystem at Universidad de Chile’s Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
James McPhee (Universidad de Chile)

An effective model for Tech and knowledge transfer involving SMEs in Italy
Fabrizio Dughiero (University of Padova - Italy)

UTS Rapido Unlock Technology. Shape The Future

Case Studies: Educating the leaders, researchers and employees of tomorrow

Becoming Florida's Innovation University
Martha Saunders, Ph.D. (University of West Florida)

Industry Stream: Perspectives on innovating
Perspectives on innovating

12:30 - 13:45
Networking area
13:45 - 15:15
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Employability and entrepreneurial skills development
Engaging with the Arts and Creative Arts

Narratives for practice in academia: Investigating the thresholds between architectural learning and entrepreneurial activities
Chris Thurlbourne (The Aarhus School of Architecture)

Educating digital natives on entrepreneurial skills committed to sustainable development: An empirical study at Tecnocampus

Practitioner: Structures and mechanisms supporting university-industry engagement
Expert Connect: A digital platform enabling University-Industry collaboration
Zoe Piper (CSIRO's Data61), Rebecca Hinton (CSIRO's Data61)

Value co-creation in university-industry interaction
Laura Sivula (Aalto University)

Academics’ engagement and the valorization of research results: the case of the University of Bologna
Rosa Grimaldi (University of Bologna), Giuseppe Conti (University of Bologna)

Next Practice: Place-based innovation
Shaping New Learning Environments - Trinity College Dublin

“Smart Cities, Smart Futures” - Building a Roadmap to a Future Where There Are No Roads

Activating an innovation district through local and global networking
Margaret Hudson (Macquarie Park Innovation District / Macquarie University)

FabLab as a hub for co-creation with industry - two companies creating value at FabLab Halmstad
Henrik Barth (Halmstad University)

UTS and GE Healthcare: Procurement as a path to Partnership
Andrew Groth (UTS)

Case Studies: University-industry engagement - a strategic partnership approach
The Swinburne - Medibank Partnership: A healthy dose of collaboration.
Daniel Ritlewski (Swinburne University of Technology)

Human Capital: How ‘Tech Transfer’ Holds the Key

When 1 + 1 = 3 in University- industry collaboration - a case study from Melbourne: RMIT & GHD

Industry Stream: AI Sandpit
AI Sandpit

15:15 - 15:40
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
15:40 - 16:50
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Towards successful entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystems
Study on governance and management systems of technology parks in Brazil considering the Triple Helix Model

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Dynamics and Metrics
Martin Bliemel & Deepa Subhadrammal (UTS)

Thorbjörn Swenberg (Dalarna University), Johan Kostela (Dalarna University)

Practitioner: Preparing for the future - Innovation in education and training
Building researcher and research administrators capability to engage with industry for impact
Kavitha Chandra-Shekeran (RMIT University)

The art of creating successful university-industry linkages: Fostering the rise of the entrepreneurial academic
Len Sciacca (The University of Melbourne)

Cross-discipline Collaborative Practices in Postgraduate Education that Foster New Skills

Next Practice: Output and impact measurement
Best Practice in Research Translation
John besida (RMIT University)

Am I missing an opportunity to collaborate?
Nick Solomon (Clarivate Analytics)

Challenging Approaches and Supporting Impact Literacy to Close the Research-Practice Gap

Digital Technology and Partnerships CRM: An enabler for the cultural change to foster a holistic approach to strategic partnership management
John Szabo (University of Technology Sydney)

Case Studies: University-industry engagement - a network approach
Generation Rx: A Public-Private Partnership to Promote Safe-Medication Taking Practices

Europe's biggest cross-border inter-disciplinary network creating an innovative society supporting University-Business Cooperation to the benefit of the Lake Constance region
Carsten Manz (HTWG Konstanz)

Industry Stream: Melbourne Connect
16:50 - 17:00
Room Change Break
17:00 - 18:15
Discussion Panel: Innovation Districts, Place making and the role of universities as anchor institutions

Julie Wagner
President, Urban Insight SAGL and Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings

Mason Ailstock
Vice-President of Operations at The University Financing Foundation

Charlie Day
CEO of The Office of Innovation and Science Australia

Emma Woodhouse
Lend Lease

Moderated by

Jacyl Shaw
Digital Innovation Lead, GHD
18:15 - 19:30
Free time
Free time
19:30 - 23:30
Social activity
Conference dinner

Keynote speech by

Richard White
CEO of Wisetech Global
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference Registration & Warm-up coffee
9:00 - 10:15
Discussion Panel on the Role of Partnerships in Driving Innovation Strategy and New Technology

Anna Leibel
Executive Manager Technology at UniSuper

Kourosh Kayvani
Managing Director - Design, Innovation & Eminence at Aurecon

10:15 - 10:45
Coffee & networking break
10:45 - 12:15
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Barriers, facilitators and motivators of university-industry engagement
Determinants of success in science-industry cooperation: case of Slovenia
Maja Bucar (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana)

Lost in Translation: Towards a (much needed) framework to understand the value of Knowledge Exchange

Putting people first - exploring the impact of staff training to support the transition towards an innovative university
Pauliina Mattila (Swinburne University), Tiina Tuulos (Swinburne University)

Measuring Impact of Academia on Business and Society: Case of Latvia
Elina Gaile-Sarkane (Riga Technical University), Deniss Sceulovs (Riga Technical University)

Practitioner: Outputs and impact of university-industry engagement
Supporting Student Business Start-Ups: insights from the University of Glasgow’s Santander Summer Company Programme

Developing a Knowledge Exchange Framework to measure KE performance in England
Hamish McAlpine (Research England)

A New Paradigm to Strengthen the Innovation and External Engagement Potential of Universities
Keith Marmer (University of Utah)

Next Practice: Boosting employability in the region
Social Commitment for a Quality Job

Joint Capstone projects for double degree Engineering & Business students: A potential for authentic learning through industry engagement
Kourosh Dini (Swinburne University of Technology)

The industry-integrated MBA as a way to future-proof business education
Natalia Nikolova (University of Technology Sydney)

Establishing a Swedish framework for enhanced societal impact of HEI
Industry Stream: How to grow new ideas
How to Grow Your Ideas

12:15 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:45
Discussion Panel on the Role of Higher Education in Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Prof. Tuula Teeri
President at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences & Former Rector of Aalto University

Petra Andren
CEO of Cicada Innovations

Ann Hoban
Director City Life at City of Sydney

Moderated by

Margaret Maile Petty
Executive Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UTS

14:45 - 15:15
Coffee & networking break
15:15 - 16:45
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Impact and outputs measurement
Assessing universities’ impact of interactions: A signal based perspective
Magnus Holmen (Halmstad University), Robert Dalitz (University of Canberra)

Pitching Research for Engagement and Impact

The Impact of CAS’s Industry-Research Institute Collaboration on its Technology Transfer:Based on Social Network Analysis

Next practice: Transversal skills development
Transdisciplinary learning: Transformative collaborations between students, industry, academia and communities
Adrian Buck (University Of Technology Sydney)

Designing the Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (Honours) at the University of Technology Sydney: An integration of micro credentialing, blended and work integrated learning
Jochen Schweitzer (University of Technology Sydney), Martin Bliemel (University of Technology Sydney)

The experience of CLab Veneto at University of Padova: Innovation by ‘Contamination’
Fabrizio Dughiero (University of Padova)

Next Practice: Building national and regional innovation ecosystems
XJTLU Entrepreneur College: A model for future universities and campuses for the elites and leaders for tomorrow's new industries.
Stuart Perrin (Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University)

Making Across the Curriculum and into the Community
Daniel Harper (Ohio Unversity), Katy Mathuews (Ohio University)

Case Studies: Designing and delivering curricula for entrepreneurship education
Embedding Entrepreneurship on Campus

Herding cats to co-create cross-university courses in record time
M.Bliemel, J.Schweitzer, A.Mery-Keitel, R.Green, L.Nicolas (UTS)

Workshop: Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities

Workshop description

16:45 - 17:00
Coffee & networking break
17:00 - 17:30