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Week 7—13
May 2018

MKW18 7—13 May

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Fast Smarts

Technology - Talk

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Is competition the mother of invention?

See Melbourne innovators compete against each other in a series of rapid-fire presentations on living, working and playing from across academia, the creative industries, information technology, industry and the community. They’re ready to rumble for the prestigious title of 2018 veski fast smarts Innovator of the Year. Prepare to be enthralled by inventors, thinkers, and visionaries all vying to impress you with stories about how their contributions to Australia are advancing the global knowledge base. Join us as businesswoman, author and Melbourne identity Husna Pasha MCs the evening. Alongside 2017 veski innovation fellow Professor Pierluigi Mancarella, who is re-thinking Melbourne’s approach to energy and its low carbon future, additional innovators will showcase digital art that is connecting Melbournians, farming technology that will improve yields to feed Australia, medical innovations that are re-shaping treatments, and new approaches to the greening of our cities – to outline just a few. Meet the fast smart innovators here. Register now to secure your vote for veski fast smarts Innovator of the Year.

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