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Defence Innovation Network: Pilot Project Sandpit Workshop - 9 August 2018

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Western Sydney University Parramatta Campus, level 6, room 21

169 Macquarie Street

Parramatta, NSW 2150

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Defence Innovation Network (DIN) is pleased to invite you to attend Sandpit workshop- Human performance | Medical countermeasures | Advanced materials | Land on 9th August 2018 to help identify and solve defence related problems.

We encourage you to prepare a problem pitch related to the areas of the workshop.


About Sandpit workshop

The aim of the workshop is to elicit problems and opportunities from defence and NSW defence companies, and to enhance collaboration between universities and defence industry.

We are looking for problems with wide appeal and high potential for impact to satisfy existing or emerging industry or Defence capability need. The outcome of the event will be problem statements that will form the basis of call for submissions through DIN Pilot project grant scheme.


DIN is hosting 3 workshops which include themes of the Next Generation Technology fund:

8 AUG, UTS: Cyber | Quantum | Intelligence- surveillance | Sea

9 AUG, Western Sydney University: Human performance | Medical countermeasures | Advanced materials | Land

13 AUG, UNSW: TAS |Sensors- Hypersonics | (Aero)space | Air


Program

Attendees will hear from leading researchers from DIN member universities, as well as from defence industry representatives who will pitch their problem statements during the event.


11:30- 12:00 Registration & Lunch

12:00- 14:20 Talks from leading academic researchers on core capabilities

14:20- 14:40 Afternoon tea

14:40 - 15:40 Industry problem pitches & discussion

15:40- 16:30 Workshop- shortlisting of the projects and developing a brief outline of the problem statements for call for proposals for Pilot projects.

16:30-17:30 Drinks and networking

Who can attend?

The event can be attended by industry, universities, DST group, Defence-anyone who has a genuine interest in defence area, is considering applying for a grant through DIN Pilot project grant scheme or would like to make new connections.

Registration & Contact

Please indicate your interest to attend and/or pitch a problem statement by registering via Eventbrite.

Contact the event organizer at info@defenceinnovationnetwork.com for any queries.


Transport & Parking

The Parramatta City campus is less than a five minute walk from Parramatta train station.

Free parking is not available around the Parramatta City facilities. For more information about paid parking options click here.

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Western Sydney University Parramatta Campus, level 6, room 21

169 Macquarie Street

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