Engineering and IT showcase - 30th Anniversary
The School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences has a proud history of forming strong partnerships with industry and the local community, in Melbourne, Bendigo and beyond.
- Thursday 24 November 2022 05:30 pm until Thursday 24 November 2022 08:30 pm (Add to calendar)
- La Trobe University Events team
- Presented by:
- School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
- Type of Event:
- Alumni; Exhibition; Public
For 30 years, the School’s annual Engineering and IT Showcase features our most outstanding student projects, delivered in partnership with industry and government agencies.
The Showcase is open to employers, students, alumni, industry and schools.
We are delighted to announce that this year’s Showcase will be held face-to-face at the Union Hall at Bundoora campus.
Visitors can meet our talented staff and students that feature student and staff research projects, industry, outreach, product development, commercialisation and intellectual property.
The Showcase embodies our commitment to ensure that our students graduate ‘work ready’, by providing them with outstanding placement opportunities and exposure to industry projects.
Students can network with industry professionals and prospective employers. And, there is an awards ceremony to recognise the most outstanding projects.
The event also provides the School with an opportunity to connect with our industry partners and celebrate our collaborative project outcomes.
30th anniversary showcase
Keynote speaker, Evan Davey
Evan Davey is a La Trobe Alumni, graduating with a Bachelor of Computer Science in 1999 with a major in Discrete Mathematics. He is now Founding Partner at Two Bulls, a Digital Product Consultancy. Over the past 13 years, Evan has grown Two Bulls from a team of five to over 135+ across Australia and New Zealand, and now heads up Growth for Two Bulls.
Two Bulls builds world-leading digital products with leading startups, research institutions and government bodies. Two Bulls' work has been featured on stage by both Apple & Google at product launches, and their products are used by millions of people everyday.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Two Bulls played a significant role in a number of key responses - including developing the ServiceVic App contact tracing platform & vaccination certification process in collaboration with Service Victoria. They also developed Smileyscope, a VR solution that was used throughout the vaccination rollout, and "CovidCare" a real-time Covid management tool.
Evan is a Certified SCRUM Product Owner, and has spent the last 20 years in software development and Digital Product consultancy.
Professor Brian Abbey and Dr Eugeniu Balaur
Professor Brian Abbey and Dr Eugeniu Balaur will discuss their ground breaking research on the NanoMSlide. The NanoMSlide is an innovative microscope slide which promises to revolutionise medical imaging to detect breast cancer cells in patients.
The NanoMslide won the 2022 Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology.
La Trobe Digital Innovation Hub
Three of our students in Computer Science and IT undertook a La Trobe Digital Innovation Hub project in collaboration with CISCO. The combined efforts have seen the development of an augmented reality platform for health professionals that could help alleviate the burden on the hospital system, and see better health outcomes for patients.
Come and participate in Escape room challenges and see latest ‘bot’ developments.
We invite industry to contact us if they are interested in becoming a partner or exploring potential research and commercialisation ventures.
La Trobe University Union Hall, Melbourne Campus
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