Centre for Transformative Innovation

Past events

Many local and international expert speakers have delivered presentations at our conferences, seminars and public lectures. Some past event listings include a video recording of the event. You can also follow us on YouTube for a complete list of our event videos. Join our mailing list if you'd like to be invited to our upcoming events.

Watch presentations delivered by speakers at some of CTI's conferences, seminars and public lectures.

Wi-Fi: Commercialising a Big Idea from Australia

The Centre for Transformative Innovation and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering presents this public lecture by Dr John O'Sullivan


Research Seminar with Assistant Professor Eva Kyndt

The impact of job profiles on employees’ learning behaviour and well-being: A longitudinal person-centred approach


CTI public lecture | Commercialisation of Defence Tech

The Centre for Transformative Innovation is holding a public lecture with the 2017 Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Awardee: Mr Darryn Smart


CTI-SLS Research Seminar: The Impact of Enlightened Shareholder Value

The Centre for Transformative Innovation and Swinburne Law School invite you to a research seminar from Professor Andrew Keays


Social network analysis five-day course: Theory, method and application

Learn how to conduct social network research. Move from the fundamentals of networks to how to use cutting-edge statistical network models. Join this five-day intensive course. (Some general statistical knowledge is assumed).


2017

Secular Stagnation: History and Reality with Professor Joel Mokyr

Professor Mokyr discusses how rapidly improving research tools impact on future economic well-being and how the threats to growth are coming from the institutional-political direction, not traditional economic forces.


Secular Stagnation: History and Reality with Professor Joel Mokyr

Professor Mokyr discusses how rapidly improving research tools impact on future economic well-being and how the threats to growth are coming from the institutional-political direction, not traditional economic forces.


Household Demand, Structural Change and Secular Stagnation

Dr Andreas Chai explores the link between Household Demand, structural change and secular stagnation using evidence from World bank data


The Inaugural Thomas Spurling Oration

The Centre for Transformative Innovation invites you to attend the inaugural Thomas Spurling Oration, to be delivered in 2017 by Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss from NYU School of Law.


TEDMED Melbourne 2017

The TEDMED Live Program shares TEDMED’s content, creating opportunities for organizations and industry leaders on the front lines of health and medicine to come together, share stories and inspire the exchange of different perspectives and


Public lecture: Changing the Way We Build Things

The Centre for Transformative Innovation is holding a public lecture with the 2017 Clunies Ross Innovation Awardee, Professor Mike Xie FTSE. Register online!


Public lecture: 25 Years Building a Blood Cancer Drug

The Centre for Transformative Innovation, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, Convergence Science Network, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and MTP Connect is holding a public lecture with the 2017 Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the


Research Student Photography and Image Competition

To celebrate National Science Week this year (12-20 August) Swinburne Research is holding a research photography and image competition open to all current Swinburne postgraduate research students.


Centre for Transformative Innovation and Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar (7 September)

Join Anthony Taubman, FRSA, Director of the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division, World Trade Organization, for his presentation on 'Linking Trade and Innovation with the Sustainable Development Goals'.


Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship Relaunch

Swinburne alumni are invited to join us for a lively and fascinating discussion hosted by Tony Featherstone of Fairfax Media, with our special guest speaker Senator the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer.


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar (17 August)

Matthew McKay from ANU examines the impact of trade liberalisation on export performance over a 50 year period. Join us for this free lunchtime seminar!


Public lecture: How Does Economics Shape Science?

Professor Paula Stephan, Georgia State University, is a global expert in the economics of science. She will draw on her extensive research to discuss how incentives and cost affect scientific behaviour around the world and


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar (11 August)

Don't miss Professor Paula Stephan from Georgia State University deliver this free lunchtime seminar on 'Bias against Novelty in Science: A Cautionary Tale for Users of Bibliometric Indicators'.


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

Join Associate Professor Catherine de Fontenay from Melbourne Business School as she explains the decline in labour outcomes of science graduates, using data from the Survey of Doctorate Recipients and the NSF Science and Engineering


Centre for Transformative Innovation and Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

You are invited to this free public seminar, where Dr Enrico Banadio from the University of London will share research on street art and copyright protection.


Centre for Transformative Innovation and Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

Associate Professor David S. Levine presents research on the use of trade secrets by tech startups. Join us for this free seminar!


Swinburne Celebrates Research Conference 2017

We're celebrating research at Swinburne in a 2-day event at Hawthorn, featuring renowned keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, opportunities for professional development, industry engagement, mentoring and advice.


Biomedical Engineering: 40 years of Microfluidic Commercialisation

The Centre for Transformative Innovation invites you to a Change through Connections public lecture presented by the CEO of MiniFAB, Dr Erol Harvey.