The State of Science in SA

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The Science Exchange

55 Exchange Place

Adelaide, SA 5000

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The Royal Society SA in conjunction with the Royal Institution of Australia invites you to this special forum where the guest speaker will be the SA Chief Scientist, Professor Caroline McMillen.

Professor McMillen will present an overview of SA science and its direction for the future.

It is also planned to have a panel of select scientists to discuss "Can SA become the Knowledge State?". The panel will feature the following speakers:

• Sabine Dittman (President of the Royal Society of South Australia)

• Bradley Abraham (Director of The Royal Institution of Australia)

• Cathy Riach (BAE Systems Australia)

Professor McMillen is a distinguished medical and health researcher, holding national and international roles in research, industry engagement, innovation strategy and policy development.

She was Vice Chancellor at the University of Newcastle for seven years. During her tenure, she was instrumental in the economic transition of Newcastle through significant engagement with industry and the establishment of innovation hubs to drive collaboration between industry, researchers, start-ups and investors.

Her insights and experience in the intersection of research and industry is critical for the South Australian economy, in particular as Lot Fourteen continues its transformation into a world-class creation and innovation neighbourhood.

Professor McMillen previously has worked at the University of Adelaide as head of the Department of Physiology and the University of South Australia as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President: Research and Innovation.

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Adelaide, SA 5000

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