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Science Chemistry Innovation Seminar

Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 July 2017

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia

(limited places available)

Synopsis

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of its inception, the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) will hold its Centenary Conference alongside the 17th Asian Chemical Congress. This premium event will consist of a congress of independent conferences and bring together thousands of international delegates.

The SCI Seminar will focus on the practical aspects surrounding the interface between chemistry and commercialisation - taking science from the lab to market. Speakers from a broad range of sectors (industry, financiers, patenting, publishing and government) will share their experience, including the importance of networking to achieve this.

Attendees

This seminar will appeal to scientists from industry and academia, who are looking to commercialise their ideas and concepts. It contrasts with other conferences, more academic or specialised and offers an excellent opportunity for networking between like-minded delegates of all levels and experience. Cases studies will give concrete examples of how to succeed in taking lab discoveries to the market place.

Programme hightlights

  • Global perspectives
    Global trends in the Chemical Industry and the impact of BREXIT
  • Policy
    Does the over-zealous implementation of the precautionary principle inhibit innovation?
    Innovation and Entrepreneurship from a NZ perspective
  • Funding
    The role of Venture Capitalists in start-ups
  • Where Science meets Business
    The Fibrotech Story: from the Laboratory to a Multinational
  • Science and food
    Where science meets business in the food industry
  • IP and licensing
    IP creation, protection, preservation, licensing agreements

Registration

Places are limited, so please register early.

SCI Conference Department
T: +44 (0) 20 7598 1561
E: conferences@soci.org
W: www.soci.org/events


Click here to download a copy of the program and information flyer.


Speakers

  • Sharon Todd

    SCI

    UK

  • Len Sharpe

    Sharpe Performance

    Australia

  • Joanne Lyall

    Massey University

    New Zealand

  • Peter Goelitz

    John Wiley

    Germany

  • Dr Eva Wille

    John Wiley

    Germany

  • Professor Nicolas Georges

    Monash University

    Australia

  • Associate Professor Oliver Jones

    RMIT University

    Australia

  • Dr Joshua Funder

    GBS Ventures

    Australia

  • Bronwyn Capanna

    Accord

    Australia

  • Professor Spencer Williams

    University of Melbourne

    Australia

  • Associate Professor Guillaume Lessene

    WEHI (Walter & Eliza Hall Institute)

    Australia

  • Professor Vern Bowles

    University of Melbourne

    Australia

  • Dr Brittany Howard

    FB Rice

    Australia

  • Dr John Landells

    FB Rice

    Australia

  • Timothy Creek

    Davies Collison Cave

    Australia

  • Dr Annabella Newton

    Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick

    Australia

  • David Longmuir

    Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers

  • Dr Damien Slizys

    Freehills Patent Attorneys

    Australia

  • Dr Milena Dryza

    Freehills Patent Attorneys

    Australia

  • Professor K Clive Thompson

    ALS Life Sciences

    UK

  • Richard Thwaites

    SCI Australia

    Australia

  • Professor David Wood

    University of Melbourne

    Australia

Expression of Interest

Key Dates

  • Abstract submission opens Now Closed
  • Registration opens Now Open
  • Abstract submission closes 30 March 2017
  • Early bird registration deadline 7 May 2017
  • 17ACC 23-28 July 2017
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