Hall 1 - Innovation in sustainability and the circular economy
Central to the future success of the circular economy is innovation: applying frontier technologies, new financing models, reshaped product life-cycles, and sharing platforms across sectors to make way for more sustainable consumption. Israeli and Australian thought leaders will explore new solutions needed to transition towards a circular economy and the high-growth entrepreneurship required for success.
Naomi Flutter, Executive General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Wesfarmers
Simon Roy, Vice President & Managing Director, Amcor Australia & New Zealand
Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and Co-Founder, TIPA® Compostable Packaging
Yair Engel, CEO, Kayama Centre for Sustainable Design
Tammy Medard, Managing Director Institutional Australia & PNG, ANZ, Moderator
Hall 2 - Creating industries of the future - building world-class innovation precincts
Australia is focusing increasingly on the development of key innovation precincts to support strong R&D commercialisation; attract globally significant firms; create new businesses and jobs whilst attracting investment and supporting significant macro-economic benefit. This session will consider instructive lessons from the Israeli experience in building globally-renowned innovation centres of excellence.
Elizabeth Mildwater, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Sydney Commission
David Thodey AO, Chair, CSIRO, Tech Central Industry Advisory Group, Tyro Payments
Alexander Danne, Partner, Energy + Infrastructure, Gilbert + Tobin
Prof. Eyal Zimlichman, Deputy Director, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer, Sheba Medical Centre
Roni Zehavi, Co-founder and CEO of CyberSpark; Co-founder and former Global President, Global EPIC
Deena Shiff, Chair, Australian Broadband Advisory Council; Director, Infrastructure Australia; Non-Executive Director, Appen; Pro Medicus, Moderator