1 July, 2021 • Forum i4.0: People-Technology-Connections ➤ Dr Jared Donovan

Meet the revolutionary researchers inspiring the great Australian products of the future.

Forum i4.0 is a leading online roundtable linking researchers, technologists and entrepreneurs working at the forefront of industrial innovation and consumer engagement. Hosted by Swinburne University, with speakers from Australia’s most progressive research institutes and the transformative backing of the IMCRC, the monthly event brings together boundary-pushing researchers who want to help today’s product makers deliver their innovations directly into the hands of tomorrow’s consumers.

12.00pm – 1.00pm

Collaborate Session
1.00pm – 1.30pm
(Facilitated by A.Prof Elaine Saunders, Chair, Innovation Precinct)

Thursday 1 July, 2021

With our 19th event on Thursday 1 July, Forum i4.0 will officially become a nationwide event, with presenters from Swinburne, the University of Technology Sydney, Queensland University of Technology, and James Cook University. We are delighted to welcome participants from across the Australian continent and beyond!


Chair, Panneer Ponnusamy

Prof Mark Burry, Director, Smart Cities Research Institute

Social Innovation Research Institute
Dr Julie Tucker, Centre for Social Impact Swinburne

Department of Media and Communications
David Reid, Lecturer, Advertising

QUT Design Lab, Queensland University of Technology
Dr Jared Donovan, Senior Lecturer and Program Leader

Manufacturing Futures Research Institute
Prof Xiaoqi Chen, Deputy Director, Manufacturing Futures Research Institute

JCU, Cyber Security, College of Science and Engineering
Dr Chao Chen, James Cook University

Smart Cities Research Institute
Dr Gregory Quinn, Major Discipline Coordinator for Architectural Engineering, School of Design

Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute
Nalika Ulapane, PhD Student

UTS Commercialisation & Industry 4.0 National Test Lab
Michael Behrens

Prof Mark Burry, Director, Smart Cities Research Institute

Future events

Held monthly on the 1st Thursday of the month at 12 noon. A different chairperson will oversee each forum, please contact the chair if you wish to present
• August: Panneer Ponnusamy, presented by the Data Science Research Institute
• September: Panneer Ponnusamy, presented by the Digital Research & Innovation Capability Platform
• October: Zhao Koh & Panneer Ponnusamy

Convenor: David Paynter
Academic Director: Prof Suresh Palanisamy

General Enquiries: David Paynter, dpaynter@swin.edu.au



Location: Online event
Start Date: 01/07/2021 [add to calendar]

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