2019 IES Women in Engineering Forum in Australia
Program
Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
Meeting Room 103


09:00 - 09:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Opening remarks from the IES Vice-President for Membership Activities, Prof. Yousef Ibrahim, Federation University of Australia, AUS

09:10 - 09:40 Invited Speech
Regina Roos, Vice President and Segment Leader, East Asia Pacific and Japan for the Mineral, Mining and Metals business, Schneider Electric, Singapore
Title: Advocating and getting to the Yes. Transformation in Digitalization and why we need Equality
Chair: Dr. Maria Mitrevska, Machine Learning and Deep Learning Domain Lead, AI and Automation Engineering, Accenture Australia

09:40 - 10:10 Invited Speech
Dr Collette Burke, Victorian Chief Engineer, Australia
Title: “State of Engineering”
Chair: Dr. Maria Mitrevska, Machine Learning and Deep Learning Domain Lead, AI and Automation Engineering, Accenture Australia

10:10 - 10:55 Panel Discussion
Panel Title: How important is STEM in primary and secondary education?
Panel Chair: Prof. Zhenwei Cao, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

Panelists:
Collette Burke, Victorian Chief Engineer, Australia
Fatemeh Javidan, Federation University of Australia, Australia
Meg Merrylees, Federation University of Australia, Australia
Maria Mitrevska, Accenture Australia
Taiwo Oseni, Federation University of Australia, Australia
Regina Roos, Schneider Electric, Singapore
Ben Turner, Major Infrastructure and Mining, BD Turner, Australia

10:55 - 11:00 Closing

11:00 - 11:20 Mingle and Coffee Break

Contact
Prof. Lucia Lo Bello, IES WiE representative. Email: lobello [at] unict.it

This event is to foster the women involvement in scientific and technical activities, but it is not intended for women only. Professionals and students, independently of the gender, are welcome to network in a relaxed atmosphere.

 

 


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