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Conversation 1
Cyber Health Check & MyData
Wednesday 2 May
5:30pm - 8pm
Venue - RMIT University Storey Hall
336 Swanston Street


Ground-breaking innovation has transformed the health sector - but at what risk?
Join global executives, clinicians, medical researchers and data experts in conversations exploring the opportunities and risks for providers.

Professor Minna Pikkarainen
Professor, Connected Health
Oulu Business School, Faculty of Medicine, VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland

Neville Board RN, BA, MPH, FACHI
Chief of Digital Health
Department of Health and Human Services, VIC (DHHS)

Nicholas Kokkinis

Associate Professor Lijing Wang
Research Lead
Centre for Materials Innovation and Future Fashion (CMIFF)

Stephen Rennick
Head of Cyber and Executive Director
Ferrier Hodgson


Conversation 2
Manufacturing Rebooted
Tuesday 28 August
5:30pm - 8pm
Venue - Engineers Australia
Level 31, 600 Bourke Street


How will your organisation thrive with new innovations and technology?
Major trends, such additive manufacturing, IoT, nanotechnology and augmented and virtual reality have not just driven innovation in product development but is disrupting leaders to revisit business models.

Adapt and plan for innovation with innovators, designers, technologists, academics and business experts.

Dr Jason Coonan - Moderator
Chief Operating Officer
Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC)

Jack Stevenson
A/NZ Digital Industry X.0 and IoT Delivery Lead
Accenture Digital

Malia Forner
Director of R&D and Innovation Incentives
Ernst & Young (EY)

Dr Fabio Zambetta
Associate Professor
RMIT University

Paul O'Shaughnessy
PTC Business Manager
LEAP Australia

Joe Carmody
Managing Director
EVOK3D - 3D Printing Solutions

Damien Sinclair
Head of Didactic
Austalian and NZ | Festo


Conversation 3
Fast Forward to 2030: The future of Financial Services
Thursday 25 October
Time - 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue - KPMG, Level 36, 727 Collins Street, Docklands


How will Fintech disruptors shape the financial services ecosystem by 2030?
Hosted in partnership with KPMG, the final installment of the RMIT Global Business Innovation Conversations will explore changes and uncertainty in an increasingly disruptive digital system.
How can we create an ecosystem in Australia that places Fintech start-ups in a position to flourish and succeed?

Ashley McAuliffe - Moderator
Industry Fellow for Wealth Management
College of Business, RMIT University

Dr Jörn Bühring - Keynote

Assistant Professor, Research Assistant Professor
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU) Design

Alan Tsen
General Manager, Stone & Chalk
CEO, Fintech Victoria.

Pavan Gururajan
Associate Director

Sonia Miles-Khan
FinTech Commentator & Consultant

Professor Anne-Laure Mention
Global Business Innovation Enabling Capability Platform
RMIT University.

More panellists to be announced