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August 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9 August 2018, Melbourne
IMPACT7 2018 is a one-day showcase of research from across Australia on solutions to impact our future. Taking place on Thursday 9 August 2018 in Melbourne, discover amazing initiatives to build resilient cities, find new energy sources, repair bodies, save lives, and eliminate waste. Presented in partnership with CSIRO, be inspired at IMPACT7 2018 on Thursday 9 August 2018 at The Carson Conference Centre, AMNF, 535 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne.
Hear from over 20 presenters sharing amazing research on projects including:
Retinal degeneration – Joshua Chu-Tan, ANU
Treating age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the developed world
World’s first e-waste microfactory – Veena Sahajwalla, Australian Research Council
Revolutionising the recycling of electronic waste
Ethtec biofuel – Geoff Doherty, University of Newcastle
Transforming agricultural and forestry waste into biofuel and green chemicals
Water-sensitive cities – Katie Hammer, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities
Helping cities work towards a water-sensitive, livable future.
Oxygen storage to save lives – Bryn Sobott, The University of Melbourne
Using a low pressure oxygen storage system to assist with treatment of child pneumonia in the developing world.
Using plant biotechnology to decontaminate Australia soils – Megan Phillips, UTS
Improving soil and community health through reducing heavy metal contamination
A panel of distinguished Impact Leaders from industry, government, academia, R&D and for-purpose organisations will guide researchers as they prepare to take the next step in their research. Leaders joining the panel this year include Rita Arrigo (Chief Digital Advisor, Microsoft) and Alan Noble (Founder, AusOcean). See the full list of Impact Leaders at http://www.impact7.com.au/
Find out more at http://www.impact7.com.au