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The Centre for Transformative Innovation launch: Politics of industry policy

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Date: Wednesday 25 November 2015
Venue: Lecture Hall AMDC301, Hawthorn Campus

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Join the Centre for Transformative Innovation colloquium about the politics of industry and innovation policy as part of the launch.

The politics of industry policy

We will discuss questions such as:

What sort of industry policies do governments favour and why?

How are priorities determined around the cabinet table?

How is research both in the private and public sectors perceived by our political masters?

Presenting guests

We are privileged to be joined at this event by:

headshot  Professor Linda Kristjanson, Vice-Chancellor Swinburne University of Technology

headshot  Professor Michael Gilding, Executive Dean Faculty of Business and Law

 headshot Professor Beth Webster, Director of The Centre for Transformative Innovation

photo  The Honourable Ted Baillieu - former Premier of Victoria

photo  Dr Martin Parkinson - former Secretary of the Department of the Treasury

photo  David White - former Victorian Minister for Industry, Technology and Resources

photo  The Honourable Dr Craig Emerson - former Federal Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research


About the Centre for Transformative Innovation

Established at the end of 2014, the Centre for Transformative Innovation seeks to be part of the world wide movement to improve societies' understanding of how ideas and inventions enhance productivity. The Centre for Transformative Innovation aims to improve innovative capacity in Australia by undertaking research to understand the drivers of innovation and its translation into productivity growth. The Centre comprises more than 30 researchers from economics, law, management, accounting, sociology and network analysis.

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Contact Information: Mitchell Adams
Email: mwadams@swin.edu.au Tel: 03 9214 5856


Speakers

Professor Linda Kristjanson, Vice-Chancellor Swinburne University of Technology

Professor Michael Gilding, Executive Dean Faculty of Business and Law

Professor Beth Webster, Director of The Centre for Transformative Innovation

The Honourable Dr Craig Emerson,  former Federal Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research

David White, former Victorian Minister for Industry, Technology and Resources

Dr Martin Parkinson, former Secretary of the Department of the Treasury

The Honourable Ted Baillieu, former Premier of Victoria