BIIA National Forum & Previous Year Highlights
|BIIA NATIONAL FORUM PROGRAM OVERVIEW|
This year’s forum was successfully hosted by Canberra Innovation Network.
Watch this space…more info to come.
Theme: “Leveraging Business Incubators for Economic Growth”
The 2017 Forum focused on International, National and Local issues affecting business incubation, innovation programs and economic development strategies that work. Australia has a mature business incubation ecosystem. Substantial assets operate in regional Australia and outer metropolitan suburbs. This year’s Forum showcased incubation programs at work and supported delegates to realise new business opportunities.
View the presentations below from the key note speakers who contributed to the program.
Global Trends Update: What is happening in Asia, Middle East, Europe and the US?
The Incubator Support Program: The Commonwealth wants to evolve the program going forward
Global Trends & Directions: Incubators, Accelerators, Co-Working Hubs & More!
Mr Julian Webb, Managing Director CREEDA Projects & Consultant to the World Bank, InfoDev Program
Local Growth through Innovation: What a Business Accelerator Can Do
Mr Mark Corrie Chief Executive Western Business Accelerator & Centre for Excellence, City of Melton Victoria
Innovation Competitiveness Across Australia
Assessing & Mapping a Region’s Innovation Capacity: LGA & RDA results so far: Dr Kim Houghton, General Manager Policy & Research, Regional Australia Institute
Incubator, Corporate & Government Partners: Sustainable Evolution of the Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mr David Williamson, Chief Executive Officer, MIC
National Leadership & Global Reach in Technology Incubation
Ms Petra Andren, Chief Executive Officer Strategy & Business Development, Australian Technology Park Innovations, NSW
Measuring the Local Entrepreneur & Small Business Ecosystem: A role for Hubs & Govt.
Results for Detroit Vs Adelaide: Mr Russell Lornie, National General Manager, QLBS