EXPRESSWAY Network forums are held for the board and senior management of innovative, high growth SMEs and innovation organisations to share ideas, explore opportunities and learn from industry and research experts about disciplines essential to commercial success. The network has been active and thriving in Brisbane for a year and is now extending into other regions.
At the at this inaugural Sunshine Coast forum we will introduce the EXPRESSWAY Network concept and discuss what innovation means to your business.
EXPRESSWAY Network Sunshine Coast is supported by the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council and the Queensland Government.
Guest Speaker: Tim Kastelle - Senior Lecturer in Innovation Management, University of Queensland http://www.linkedin.com/in/timkastelle
Tim is one of Queensland’s most authoritative business innovation experts. He is also one of the most informative and entertaining speakers I have encountered. After graduating from Princeton University with a degree in economics, Tim worked for twelve years in senior positions in a variety of industries including radio, office equipment, industrial chemicals, higher education and software. Tim does research with and consults for both private and public organisations. Common projects include innovation reviews, aligning innovation with corporate strategy, improving innovation performance, innovation workshops, managing innovation as a process, business model development and network analysis.
EXPRESSWAY Network Business Case: Cavitus Technologies Pty Ltd – High powered Ultrasound Technologies - http://www.cavitus.com/
At each EXPRESSWAY Network forum, a member is invited to provide an overview of their business, its growth challenges, how they have addressed the challenges and where they have found support.
Cavitus specialises in applications development, engineering design, manufacture and installation of equipment in the area of HPU for new and existing liquid-phase industrial applications with a focus on industries where products such as Palm Oil, Olive Oil, Dairy and Soy Proteins are processed.
Nigel Hall, Director, Cavitus Technologies will present the Business Case. Nigel is a serial entrepreneur, active in ICT, lifescience, and digital media. He has current director level roles in venture capital, early stage businesses, clean technology, construction and packaging sectors. Nigel is a Mentoring for Growth mentor, a mentor for the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast and past Entrepreneur in Residence.
EXPRESSWAY Q&A session will address:
Q&A Panel Members:
Tim Kastelle – Senior Lecturer in Innovation Management, University of Queensland
Nigel Hall – Director, Cavitus Technologies
Mark Paddenburg – Chief Executive Officer, Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast
Geoff Peters – Senior Business Support Officer, Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
Inaugural EXPRESSWAY Network Forum
Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs (located on the edge of the campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast)
Wednesday 6 November, 2013
11:15 am – 1:30 pm - EXPRESSWAY NetworkForum, 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Tour of the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast
Lunch: Light lunch is provided
Cost: No cost
RSVP: Monday 4 November, 2013 (Places are limited so please register early)
Registration: Click this link to RSVP REGISTRATION
For more information - please call: Ian Gilbert, Manager, Commercialisation & Information Services, DSITIA: ph.(07) 3224 8624
Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs
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