RMIT Global Business Innovation Conversations

RMIT Global Business Innovation Conversations

Date 24 Jul 2019
Time 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Venue Engineers Australia
Address 600 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Pricing Free

RMIT Global Business Innovation Conversations

Realising value from new business logics by Swarovski and Australian businesses.

Organisations across a variety of industries are increasingly recognising the value of open innovation, allowing companies to continually improve their innovation success and growth potential.

The second Global Business Innovation Conversation of 2019 will feature Swarovski's Strategic Director of Innovation Ecosystems, Hannes Erleralong with other industry innovators in the Australian business landscape.

Globally known for his specialised knowledge in innovation management, Hannes will discuss how the billion-dollar company leveraged innovation ecosystems to pursue ground-breaking opportunities. He will also share insights on how the 125-year-old jewellery and crystal juggernaut used open innovation to become an award-winning innovation pioneer.

A panel of industry experts will discuss:

  • How to create and capture value from collaborative activities for game-changing innovations
  • What it takes to implement open innovation by Australian companies
  • How companies develop, facilitate, and manage open innovation and digital transformation
  • How to build innovation capabilities and cross-industry R&D partnerships with universities, start-ups and other stakeholders
  • What skills and competencies are required to work in collaborative innovation environment and how to foster them


Bernard Lee - Portfolio Strategy and Innovation, Australia Post

Kelly Hutchinson - Founder, DSI4AU and Deputy Chair, Pearcey Foundation

Peter Carney - Head of Innovation and Product Development, TOLL Global Logistics

Matthew Young - Manufacturing Innovation Manager, Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC)

If you’re interested in creating, enhancing or embedding innovation in your professional life, don't miss this opportunity.

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