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Women in STEM

Cross-sector collaboration as a driver of participation of Women in STEM

31 October 2016 - B/HERT and Westpac Bicentennial Foundation held a round table discussion on cross-sector collaboration as a driver of participation of women in STEM. We brought together representatives from the industry and education sectors to demonstrate the effectiveness of cross-sector collaboration in increasing participation of women in STEM related industries and research.

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Fostering Innovation by Connecting Students, Partners and Researchers

Future Industries: Fostering Innovation by Connecting Students, Partners and Researchers

22 September 2016 - This round table brought together members of the university and business sectors to discuss opportunities to incorporate industry-based experience into the PhD training program. UniSA is taking a leadership role in transforming the PhD so that graduate expertise is closely aligned to meet the emerging needs of industry. UniSA and B/HERT are committed to develop customised industry collaborative research training schemes that will strengthen business capability and contribute to the national innovation agenda.

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Researchers in Business

Innovation in Industry: A Researchers-in-Business Round Table

20 September 2016 - This round table brought together members of the university and business sectors to discuss opportunities to incorporate industry-based experience into the PhD training program.

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Research, Innovation and Impact in the Community Services Sector

09 September 2016 - This round table focussed on how partnering for research and innovation can directly benefit the Communities Services Sector. A select group of stakeholders from the university, government, not-for-profits, and SMEs were invited to discuss opportunities for research collaboration and innovation. The roundtable explored a range of partnership models such as work-based experience by research candidates, data sharing, knowledge transfer, joint research projects, and others.

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Innovation at Work: The Tonsley Precinct

11 July 2016 - This B/HERT round table featured the Tonsley precinct as Australia’s first innovation district. In bringing together leading-edge institutions and companies to connect with start-ups, business incubators and accelerators in a high value industry, research, education and residential precinct, Tonsley is well positioned, through co-location and collaboration, to compete successfully in the digital economy.

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The Business of Managing Risk and r&d+C

29 June 2016 - The Business of Managing Risk and r&d+C (Commercialisation), dealt with the increasing urgency for Australia to find new pathways to economic growth and sustainable prosperity. The National Innovation and Science Agenda has challenged the university / research and business sectors with its focus on creating value from our high quality R&D. Part of the mechanism to facilitate this is improving the level of collaboration between the sectors; through more engagement, better understanding of each other’s needs and expectations, improved accessibility, transparent and uniformed processes, and maintaining a long term view.

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Researchers in Business Round Table: The University of Queensland

11 April 2016 - This round table brought together members of the university and business sectors to discuss opportunities to incorporate industry-based experience into current PhD training programs and industry engagement for early career researchers.

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2016 Presidents' Conversation

21 - 23 February 2016 - CISCO, The University of Queensland, Deloitte and B/HERT presented the 2nd Presidents’ Conversation in Brisbane. University presidents and vice-chancellors from Australia, North America, Europe and Asia gathered to talk around five big topics.

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Researchers in Business Round Table

17 February 2016 - Co-presented by RMIT and B/HERT, The Researchers in Business Round Table brought together members of university and business sectors to discuss optimal industry placement opportunities for advanced PhD candidates.

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Sustaining a Healthy Business Workforce for the Future

21 October 2015 - A thought leadership breakfast, presented by Macquarie University's Faculty of Business and Economics and B/HERT.

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The Future of Accreditation: Disrupting the Profession

10 August 2015 - A round table event, The Future of Industry Accreditation: Disrupting the Profession, co-hosted by CA ANZ and B/HERT on Monday 10 August, dealt with the impact on accreditation in professional areas, in particular in accountancy, as tertiary education pathways expand to offer greater choice for learners.

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Geelong's Transformation to a Smart City

18 June 2015 - A round table demonstrating how digital infrastructure and technology connects cities and enables a new world of advanced urban services with the university (Smart Campus) as the hub.

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