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Industry events

Face-to-face networking opportunities for our industry partners

Our flagship events enable our industry and government partners to meet and network with our talented researchers, high-achieving students and business colleagues. 

Research Conversazione

Discover how our researchers and students are using their knowledge and skills to impact lives in Australia and around the world.

With interactive displays and bite-sized student research presentations, Research Conversazione provides a unique forum for you to engage with our talented minds, meet our experts and forge linkages for future collaboration. It's also a great opportunity to network with your peers.

Join us in October for this unique showcase of the latest research being undertaken by staff and students in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies across the fields of:

  • biomedical engineering and technologies
  • data science and computer engineering
  • food products, process and supply chain
  • Internet of Things
  • robotics and intelligent systems
  • complex systems
  • energy, resources and the environment
  • infrastructure and transport

To find out more information about our next Research Conversazione, contact:

Karmele Martin
Project Officer – Industry Engagement
+61 2 9114 1263

Dean's Lecture Series

Dean's Lecture Series

The Dean's Lecture Series brings key national and international guest speakers in the fields of engineering and information technologies to the University of Sydney, to share their knowledge and expertise with our students and staff.

Keynote speakers

Professor Patrick Aebischer was president of École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) from 2000 to 2016, and he is generally viewed as the main architect and driving force behind EPFL’s rise from a regional engineering college to a world class research university. He was trained as an MD and a neuroscientist at the Universities of Geneva and Fribourg in Switzerland. He was a faculty member of Brown University and the University of Lausanne before joining EPFL.

Professor Aebischer is the founder of three biotechnology companies. He presently seats on the board of Lonza, Nestlé and Logitech. He is the Chairman of the Novartis Venture Fund and a senior partner of NanoDimension-III, a venture capital firm based both in Silicon Valley and Lausanne.

Download Professor Aebischer's presentation slides

Industry partners at dinner celebration

Partner Celebration Dinner

Our annual Partner Celebration Dinner, held in May, acknowledges and celebrates the generosity and support of our partners in industry and our alumni community.

With inspiring guest speakers and panel discussions, the night is also a great opportunity to network with colleagues and learn about the latest news and information across the engineering, computing and project management sectors.

To find out more, contact:

Karmele Martin
Project Officer – Industry Engagement
+61 2 9114 1263