BIIA National Forum Program 2017 ~ Wednesday 23rd August
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?
Mr Julian Webb: CREEDA Projects and World Bank InfoDev Incubation Program
Changing Nature of Business Incubation
Mr Phil Kemp: Business Foundations and BIIA Liaison to the Asian Association of Business Incubators
The Incubator Support Program: The Commonwealth wants to evolve the program going forward
Ms Laura Rahn: Manager – Accelerating Commercialisation Strategy, AusIndustry – Innovation Programmes
Programs for Ambitious Entrepreneurs
Mr Petr Adamek: CE for the Canberra Business Innovation Network
Look Up & View the Landscape
Ms Lyn Hay: Incubator Veteran & CE of the Adelaide Business Hub
Economic Development: A Local Approach to Collaboration
Mr Ed Scanlon: Senior Economic Development Officer from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield
Highlights from the 2016 Forum Program, Keynote Speakers
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
2016 Forum Videos