Strengthening Australian Innovation and Asia Capability for Global Competitiveness

Sept 18 Friday | Westin Hotel Sydney, Australia

UNSW Innovation Summit 2015

As the global economy becomes increasingly innovation-driven and Asia-centered, what do Australian business, industry, academia, and government need to do to compete successfully in the new world order?

This interactive one-day Summit is your opportunity to hear from renowned international and Australian thought leaders. You will also be able to participate via roundtable groups in developing an action agenda to reinvent Australia for global competitiveness.

About AICI


The Australian Innovation & Competitiveness Initiative (AICI) is a major collaborative research and engagement effort recently launched by the UNSW Business School in partnership with industry and government. 

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We invite you to become a partner with the UNSW Innovation Summit in 2015. Find out about partnership opportunities
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Keynote Speakers

John Berry

The Honorable John Berry

U.S. Ambassador to Australia

Mirjana Prica

Dr. Mirjana Prica

Managing Director
Food Innovation Australia Ltd

Ian Chubb

Professor Ian Chubb

Chief Scientist
Australian Government

Robbert Rietbroek

Robbert Rietbroek

Managing Director & CEO
Kimberly-Clark Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Who should attend?

  • Business professionals
  • Corporate executives
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Government officials
  • Industry analysts
  • Management consultants
  • Policy researchers
  • University faculty and administrators

Why attend the Summit?

The Summit provides a forum for innovators from business, industry, academia, and government to:

  • Meet and exchange ideas
  • Explore mutual interests for collaboration
  • Form research and professional networks.

Participants will also have opportunities to engage in Q&A with expert speakers and network during and after the formal program.

Participate. Engage. Network. Collaborate.