AGM — OPEN TO NSW ATSE FELLOWSHIP ONLY
PRESENTATION — OPEN TO ALL ATSE FELLOWS & GUESTS
Wednesday 9 September 2020
NSW DIVISION FELLOWS ONLY EVENT
— Welcome and apologies
— Minutes of 2019 Annual Meeting
— Chair’s Report on 2019/2020 activities
— Future activities
— Financial report
— Election of Division Committee for 2020/21
— General Business
Fellows are invited to join the Committee and nominate for the positions of Chair, Hon. Secretary, Hon. Treasurer, and Membership Development Coordinator. If interested in any of these roles, please contact the Hon. Sec., Emeritus Professor Robin King before the Annual Meeting. Nominations can be made at the meeting.
M. 0418 823 415)
PRESENTATION and Q&A
OPEN TO FELLOWS AND GUESTS
Supporting Australia to thrive through technology and engineering
Australia, and the world, are in the midst of health, ecological, and economic crises. Engineering, technology, and other applied sciences can turn these enormous challenges into opportunities. With an extraordinary network of leading experts, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering can support the nation to drive a visionary transformation towards a sustainable, connected, human-centred and tech-forward Australia that makes decisions and builds systems based on evidence.
Kylie Walker ATSE CEO
Kylie is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, where she has a mandate to lead crucial national conversations and strategy towards a thriving, healthy and connected Australia supported by technology. She specialises in connecting technologists, engineers and scientists with governments, business, media and society – skills built over many years in senior federal communication and advocacy roles in the science, technology and health sectors.
As the immediate past CEO of Science & Technology Australia, Kylie led campaigns to increase investment in Australian research and development, and created the acclaimed Superstars of STEM program, championing Australian women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Kylie is also Chair of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO and a visiting Fellow at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science. In 2019, she was named in the 100 Women of Influence list by the Australian Financial Review, for her work on improving equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM.