fast smarts

How is Melbourne contributing to the world’s knowledge base and pushing the boundaries?

See nine innovators compete against one another through a series of rapid-fire presentations powered by PechaKucha in the fields of Living, Working and Playing from across academia, information technology, industry and the community.

Innovators will be vying to impress you for the acclaimed title of 2017 veski fast smarts innovator. Register now to ensure you have a hand in the vote!

You will hear from our diverse group of innovators on how their contributions to Melbourne are advancing the global knowledge base on everything from the arts, to biomedicine to 3D printing and the future of food.

Host: Josh Earl


  • Professor Xinhua Wu, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
  • Ed Bobeff, General Manager, Telstra Smart Home
  • Dr Natalie J. Hannan, Mercy Hospital for Women


  • Jessica Vovers, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Yan Ting Choong and Sarah Agboola – Co-founders, m-Time
  • David Booth [Ghost Patrol], Artist


  • Isobel Campbell, Hien Vu and Cameron Lawman – Co-Founders, The Cricket Effect
  • Steve Martinuzzo, Cobalt Design
  • Justin Mitchell, St Kevin’s College

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