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.

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.


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

Join us for this free seminar where Omer Majeed will present findings about determinants of employment growth in Australia, paying particular attention to the role of innovation.


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

Human rights scholar and advocate Dr Monika Zalnieriute will present this seminar on The Anatomy of Neoliberal Internet Governance: A Queer Critical Political Economy Perspective.


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.


Centre for Transformative Innovation and Swinburne Law School Research Seminar

Dr Kevin Staub from the University of Melbourne describes how the shift to online availability of preexisting research from the late 1990s led to more innovative follow-on research.


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

In this free seminar, Associate Professor Lyria Bennett Moses from the UNSW Faculty of Law will present a paper on Artificial Intelligence in legal practice and criminal justice.


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

Swinburne welcomes Dr Nobu Yamashita from RMIT University who will examine the use of patents as an indicator of innovation in multinational firms.


CTI Public Lecture – The Collaboration Challenge: Encouraging Industry to Take the Lead

Join the Centre for Transformative Innovation for the first ‘Change through Connections’ Lecture for 2017. Our first public lecture features the Reserve Bank of Australia Board Member Kathryn Fagg.


Social network analysis four-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 four-day intensive course. (Some general statistical knowledge is assumed).


Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

Dr Susan Johanna Mendez from the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research investigates the factors behind prices and bulk-billing rates provided by medical specialists in Australia.


2016

The 7th Asia Pacific Innovation Conference

Bringing together scholars and doctoral students working on economics, management and law with a focus on innovation, the APIC conference fosters inter-disciplinary knowledge exchange.