Academia & Industry: Science – Practice partnerships in WA

Academia & Industry: Science – Practice partnerships in WA
Industry Seminar: A look at how the water industry can tap into the skills and intellectual resources of students and academics to develop solutions to water industry challenges, while at the same time improving the learning and skill development of students as they work on real world problems for their academic projects.

Date: Thursday, 23 March 2017
Time: 2.15 PM arrival for 2.30 PM start
Venue: Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre, Murdoch University
Pricing: Members - $37.50, Non Members - $48.75, Group of 4 - $135.00 & Students - $10.00

2.15 PM Arrival
2.30 PM Welcome
2.40 PM Session 1 - University Life: Student Projects - the role of student projects in tertiary learning and potential benefit to current industry research projects in WA.              
               Presentations and Q&A Panel
               Ashwin Nayak, Josh Byrne & Associates and 2016 AWA WA Water
               Student Water Prize Winner
               Flavia Steinuer, Process Engineer, GHD
               Peter Spencer, Section Manager Treatment, Infrastructure Design
               Branch, Water Corporation
               Peter Rice, Process Engineer, Environmental Engineers International
               Dr Raj Kurup, Principal, Environmental Engineers International & 2016
               AWA WA Innovating for Sustainability Awards Winner
3.40 PM Break
4:00 PM Session 2 - Academic & Research Ambitions: Promoting research, academic and industry partnerships and the value of industry sponsored projects in the sector
                Presentations and Q&A Panel
                Dr Martin Anda, Academic Chair of Environmental Engineering,
                Murdoch University & 2016 AWA WA Water Professional of the Year
                Professor Anas Ghadouani, Regional Executive  Director, CRC for
                Water Sensitive Cities & Research Coordinator, UWA
                Associate Professor Anna Heitz, School of Civil and Mechanical
                Jeff Pontifex, ANZ State General Manager Business Banking WA,
                ANZ Chair Person Diversity and Inclusion WA
5.00 PM Wrap Up
5.15 PM Networking @ Murdoch Tavern, drinks & nibbles provided
6.00 PM Close


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23/03/2017 2:15 PM - 23/03/2017 5:15 PM
Perth, WA

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