Tech Fusion – How AUT is shaping the future

Discover the latest research, innovations and talent AUT is producing and see how AUT entrepreneurs are contributing to NZ society.
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As part of the Good for the World Open Days event, AUT is delighted to be opening up their doors for a dedicated session on Tech Fusion. Buy your ticket today to attend the full tour or the individual hosted session.

Discover the latest research, innovations and talent AUT is producing and see how AUT entrepreneurs are contributing to NZ society. This session offers the chance to experience a mix of diverse academic research presentations, as well as an interactive showcase and networking session – a great opportunity to meet our researchers and talented students. You will learn about AUT’s initiatives beyond research and teaching - where ideas transform into commercial ventures, and you’ll also see how AUT is developing talent and fostering the leaders of tomorrow.

What's it all about?
Experience Auckland University of Technology’s latest research innovations, find out how easy it is to collaborate with us, and make connections with our researchers and students – a future source of imaginative, forward-thinking, entrepreneurs and leaders.

Agenda:
9:00 - 9.15am - Registration & Networking
9:30-9:35am - Welcome address: Professor Guy Littlefair – Dean, Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies
9:35-9:40am - Introduction to Research and Innovation at AUT: John Raine – Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation
9:40-10:40am - Research Innovation Presentations: Dr Andrew Ensor - Square Kilometre Array, Professor Barbara Breen - Drones in Antarctica, Tim Davison - AUT's Chatbots
10:40-10:45am - Developing entrepreneurial talent : Steve Corbett - CEO AUT Ventures & AUT Director Commercialisation
10:45-11:45am - Technology Showcase and networking: An interactive showcase of student and staff projects across a broad range of disciplines, a live demo of AUT’s new Research Capability Platform, networking opportunities and morning tea:  
   
   AUT's Chatbots
   Sonnar, App startup
   Drones in Antarctica project
   AUT’s Student Success team
   Avice, Wearable Tech startup
   AUT’s Employability & Careers team  
   My Bio Motion, Wearable Tech startup    
   AUT’s interactive Research Capability Map
   VR hospital waiting room, interior redesign project
     
11:45am - Session closes

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