2008 Innovation and Excellence Day

August 1st, 2008

Friday 1st August 2008

The Innovation and Excellence Day is an annual event that showcases this world class facility’s research and development and the impact on Australian industry. The year’s theme of Impact through Innovation presented a cross section of QCAT’s research and technology and its relevance to Australian industry.

Many of this year presentations will be in collaboration with industrial partners highlighting the innovative solutions QCAT is providing to Australian companies.

Please download a copy of the program.

Welcome Mr Tim McLennan
Official Opening Dr Geoff Garrett AO
Opening Reply Hon. Geoff Wilson MP
CSIRO Energy Technology
Dr David Harris With Mr Frank van Schagen from the Cooperative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development
Coal gasification in low emission technologies
CSIRO Exploration and Mining
Dr David Reid with Guy Mitchell from BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance
Longwall automation – a successful CSIRO-Industry Partnership
Rio Tinto Alcan Queensland R&D Centre
Dr Lyndon Armstrong
Technology Directions in the Alumina Industry
Dr Peter Corke with Damien Virieux from the Powercom Group
The Wireless Sensor Network success story: from research to commercial products
Teakle Composites
Dr Philip Teakle
Case study of a new technology transfer company
CSIRO Materials Sciences and Engineering
Dr Cameron Davidson
Advances in light weight alloys with a focus on automotive applications
CSIRO Process Science and Engineering
Dr Ralph Holmes
The importance of iron ore to Australia and CSIRO’s contribution
Defence Science Technology Organisation
Mr Mark Bateup
DSTO-Brisbane and Hypersonic Flight

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