STEM & Society: Women and Girls in Science

MC & Moderator:
Ms Natasha Mitchell
Science Journalist and Broadcaster
Professor Madhu Bhaskaran
Co-Chair, Women in STEMM Australia
Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea
Director, STEM Careers Strategy, Australian Academy for Technology & Engineering
Associate Professor Sophie Adams
Medical Director, Mental Health Division, Austin Health
Dr Isabelle Kingsley
Research Associate, Office of the Women in STEM Ambassador

STEM & Society: Biodiversity Conservation & Recovery

This World Environment Day, join leaders from across four sectors of the Victorian community – government, industry, community and academia – who will provide their perspectives on protecting and recovering Victoria’s biodiversity.

AI, VR & EdTech: How Technology is Transforming Education

Lisa Kerr, Program Manager of GM Vice
Dave Burton, CEO of Goldfields LLEN
Graeme Wiggins, Director, Bendigo Tech School
Facilitator: Mike Flattley, CEO, The Royal Society of Victoria

Indigenous Food and Agriculture

Dave Wandin, Wandoon Estate Aboriginal Corporation, Luke Williams, RMIT University, Kerrie Saunders, Yinarr-ma, Joshua Gilbert, Reconciliation NSW, Karlie Noon, Sydney Observatory

Next-Gen Spatial Tech for Forest Management

Professor Nicholas Coops
Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing
Head pro tem, Department of Forest Resources Management, University of British Columbia
Professor Allison Kealy
Acting Chief Research Officer & Research Program Director
Advanced Satellite Systems, Sensors and Intelligence SmartSat CRC
Professor, Geospatial Science, RMIT University
Mr Rob Gell AM
Director, Attentis Systems Pty Ltd
Director, ReThink Sustainability Pty Ltd

President, The Royal Society of Victoria
Chair: Dr Peter Woodgate
Chair, SmartSat CRC