When:
July 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-07-24T17:30:00+10:00
2019-07-24T20:30:00+10:00
Where:
Engineers Australia
Bourke Place
600 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia

RMIT Global Business Innovation Conversations

Realising value from new business logics by Swarovski and Australian businesses.

Organisations across a variety of industries are increasingly recognising the value of open innovation, allowing companies to continually improve their innovation success and growth potential.

The second Global Business Innovation Conversation of 2019 will feature Swarovski’s Strategic Director of Innovation Ecosystems, Hannes Erleralong with other industry innovators in the Australian business landscape.

Globally known for his specialised knowledge in innovation management, Hannes will discuss how the billion-dollar company leveraged innovation ecosystems to pursue ground-breaking opportunities. He will also share insights on how the 125-year-old jewellery and crystal juggernaut used open innovation to become an award-winning innovation pioneer.

A panel of industry experts will discuss:

  • How to create and capture value from collaborative activities for game-changing innovations
  • What it takes to implement open innovation by Australian companies
  • How companies develop, facilitate, and manage open innovation and digital transformation
  • How to build innovation capabilities and cross-industry R&D partnerships with universities, start-ups and other stakeholders
  • How to What skills and competencies are required to work in collaborative innovation environment and how to foster them

Panellists:

Bernard Lee – Portfolio Strategy and Innovation, Australia Post
Kelly Hutchinson – Founder, DSI4AU and Deputy Chair, Pearcey Foundation
Peter Carney – Head of Innovation and Product Development, TOLL Global Logistics
Matthew Young – Manufacturing Innovation Manager, Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC)

If you’re interested in creating, enhancing or embedding innovation in your professional life, don’t miss this opportunity.

For more information on the speakers, please visit the website: www.rmit.edu.au/gbi-conversations