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Penrith Talks Innovation Series

Source: Penrith CBD Corporation
Posted: 11 Mar 2017
Join us for an evening with thought-leaders at the forefront of science, mathematics, health and education.

Penrith Talks Innovation is a series of four talks in 2017 hosted by Penrith City Council. They are an initiative of the Mayor of Penrith, Councillor John Thain.

Keynote Speaker: David Burns, Director of STEM Innovation Networks at Battelle Education (Columbus Ohio)*.

David L. Burns as Director of STEM Innovation Networks at Battelle provides international leadership for issues regarding STEM education.

Since joining Battelle in 2008 David has focused on the start-up and implementation of ten state-wide STEM platform schools ensuring creativity and innovation in school design, and connecting those schools through a network. This model has been recognised as a blue print for implementing STEM education and is currently in the start-up phase in the states of Tennessee and North Carolina, U.S.A.

Marita Cheng: 2012 Young Australian of the Year, technology entrepreneur and women in technology advocate. Founder and CEO of aubot.

Professor Jamie Vandenberg: Deputy Director, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Head of Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory.

Join us for an evening with thought-leaders at the forefront of science, mathematics, health and education.

* Thank you to the Sydney Science Park for David Burns' participation.


Penrith Talks Innovation Series

Date:
Tuesday 14 March

Time:
5.30pm for a 6pm start (6pm - 8pm event)

Venue:
Q Theatre, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre - 597 High Street, Penrith

Tickets:

  • Email events@penrith.city or phone 4732 7479
  • Note: Maximum 4 tickets per registration
  • Complimentary event.
 
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