1 August 2017, Melbourne
Discover the ways that science will help to unlock a better future! At IMPACT7, researchers will present how their projects are helping to solve 7 major challenges. This is research that matters – and could transform the way we think, work, and live.
IMPACT7 is an unmissable opportunity to meet Australia’s cleverest people and those eager to bring their research to fruition. Make meaningful connections with ‘Impact Leaders’ in corporations, universities, media, and government; and build capabilities in your organisation through collaboration!
Tuesday 1 August 2017
followed by awards presentation and networking
5 Blackwood Street, Melbourne
Australian radio and TV presenter Marc Fennell will be guiding us through the exciting innovations presented at IMPACT7 as MC! Marc created and hosts the popular ABC Radio media and tech programme Download This Show. He is known for hosting the short film festival Tropfest and for his books That Movie Book (2011) and Planet According To The Movies (2015).
Dr Fiona Wood
2005 Australian of the Year Fiona Wood has been a burns surgeon and researcher for the past 20 years. In 2002, Dr Wood and her team worked day and night to care for badly burned victims of the Bali bombings. It was during this time that the ‘spray-on skin’ cell technology Dr Wood pioneered for use in treating burns victims grabbed international headlines. In recognition of her work with the Bali bombing victims, Fiona was named a Member of the Order of Australia in 2003.