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MQU Incubator: Workshop – Execution
Date:  24 .April 2018
Time: 5.45pm – 7.30pm

In this workshop Martin Groen, Lecturer from International College of Management Sydney will address the third stage of Ideation, Creation and Realisation. How to turn your product or service solution into a reality and get it to market. The importance of a compelling Business Case and understanding the enablers of success and the importance of capacity, capability and getting the right team in place.

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MQU Incubator: Speaker Series – Execution
Date:  26 April 2018
Time: 5.45pm – 7.30pm

Speaker Series on Execution with Priyanka Vaidya from EMOTIV and Grant Brits from Superestate

EMOTIV has a number of applications for their brain wearables, ranging from Performance & Wellness, Brain Controlled Technology, Brain Research + Education and Consumer Insights. Each solution portfolio includes a unique hardware and software combination tailored to best suit the use case.

Priyanka will share the process maps, checklists and lessons learnt when trying to bring a cool idea to life!

Superestate – taking Superestate from an idea to a reality. Grant will briefly cover ideation, business formation and launch.

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Australian Eye-Tracking Conference 2018
Date: 26-28 April 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Advances in eye-movement technology have allowed researchers to engage with previously impregnable research questions across diverse disciplines and areas, including developmental science, neuro-cognition, linguistics, communication, education, applied perspectives and clinical research. Progress in knowledge and technology, as well as ever-evolving methods of data analysis, are bringing new opportunities as well as challenges. These advances will be explored in depth at AusET2018, providing opportunities for researchers to discuss the latest approaches to eye-tracking research including various co-registration methods with neurophysiology and electrophysiology.

The conference will bring together international and local researchers from academia and industry to engage with eye-movement research, and encourage new collaborations across disciplines and institutions. This network of diverse backgrounds, expertise and methodologies will enhance innovation, and contribute to a dynamic future for eye-movement research.

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WHAT THE HELL? Donald Trump Explained
Date: 1 May 2018
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Dr Bates Gill, Professor of Asia-Pacific Security Studies, will be joining us to discuss the impact of the Trump administration on the US’ international relations, and how this relates to Australia. Dr Gill will also discuss the increasingly competitive nature of the relationship between China and the United States, and how Australia is being caught in the middle. If you can spare a morning away from your desk, this will be a wonderful opportunity to hear a regional expert who is frequently called upon to provide key commentary on public affairs, social and international issues.

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MPID Meetup Hosted by Schneider Electric
Date: 24 May 2018
Time: 4.30pm-6.30pm

Join the MacPark innovators community for a networking and knowledge-share event. More details to follow.

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Ticketed Event: Geoanalysis 2018
Date: 8-13 July, 2018
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

10th International Conference on the Analysis of Geological & Environmental Materials

The Australian Earth Sciences community is proud to host the 10th triennial scientific meeting of The International Association of Geoanalysts.

The Geoanalysis 2018 conference will be held from 8 – 13 July at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Geoanalysis meetings are the main forum to meet with colleagues and discuss the latest developments and future needs in the field of measurements applied to geological and environmental materials.

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How Grammar Creates Meaning
Date: 8 August 2018
Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm

Hear from Harvard Professor Gennaro Chierchia who is an Italian linguist and Haas Foundation Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Harvard University, USA. He is considered one of the world’s leading formal semanticists.

Humans communicate through language: verbal languages, or sign languages. How do words and sentences or gestures acquire meaning? One way to think about it is to view language as a labeling device: nouns are used as conventional labels for things (e.g., the English noun ‘table’ is a label for, well, tables) and verbs are labels for actions (e.g. ‘to break’ labels actions like demolishing, shattering, and the like); and in virtue of these conventional associations, sequences of words can be used to convey facts about the world, or to tell stories.

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