The purpose of this event is to raise the profile of ATSE and make better known the contributions individual Fellows and ATSE collectively can make as a trusted advisor on technological issues to government.
The meeting will address 4 topic areas: (i) Transport/Energy, (ii) Agriculture/Water, (iii) Infrastructure, and (iv) Science/Education
Each topic area will be introduced by a speaker from the State Government followed by a speaker representing ATSE. Each of these talks will be 8 minutes long. There will follow a general discussion with the audience on that topic for 10-15 minutes. We will then move on to the next topic.
6.00pm: Welcome by the Director-General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, David Stewart, FTSE
6.05pm: Introduction by Facilitator - Public Service Commission Chief Executive Rob Setter
6.10pm – 6:35pm: TOPIC 1 - Transport (themed around Energy)
Mike Stapleton, Acting Director-General, Transport and Main Roads
Respondent: Dr Hugh Bradlow, FTSE (President ATSE)
6:35pm – 7:00pm: TOPIC 2 - Agriculture (themed around Water and Resources)
Beth Woods, FTSE, Director-General, Department of Agriculture & Fisheries; and James Purtill, Director-General Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
Respondent: Paul Greenfield, FTSE
7:00pm – 7:25pm: TOPIC 3 - Infrastructure
Rachel Hunter, Director-General, State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
Respondent: Colin Jensen, FTSE
7:25pm – 7:50pm: TOPIC 4 - Science, Education and Innovation (themed around STEM)
Leanne Nixon, A/Deputy Director-General for State Schools Division; and Jamie Merrick, Director-General Environment & Science.
Respondent: Mike Hood, FTSE introducing Amy Chan (Wonder of Science Young Science Ambassador)
7:50pm - 8:00pm: Closing Remarks, Christine Williams, Queensland Chief Scientist and Damien Walker, Director-General, Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games.
We understand that circumstances may change which have an effect on your ability to attend the event after it has been booked and paid for. Should your attendance plans change the following will apply:
Name change: A substitute delegate can be nominated to attend in your place at any time up to 24 hours prior to the start of the event. There is no fee for a change in delegate name up to this point. A name change within 24 hours of the start of the event will incur a 25 per cent administration fee.
Cancellation: Should you be unable to find a replacement and seek a refund, the following applies:
All name changes or cancellations must be advised in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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