Women Researchers’ Network – Enabling Capability Platform Symposium

The Women Researchers’ Network (WRN) in collaboration with the Enabling Capability Platforms (ECP) is holding a symposium for female researchers affiliated with the ECPs to present a summary of their research to the RMIT research community.

The purpose of the symposium is for the RMIT research community to learn about the research of new female researchers to foster new collaborations across the ECPs.

Event details

Date: Thursday 27 October 2016
Time: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Location: Emily McPherson building (13.03.009)


10.00 am: Welcome and introduction to the WRN and ECPs (Professor Larissa Hjorth)

10.15 – 11.00 am: Keynote presentation (Professor Frances Separovic)

11.00 – 11.30 am: Morning tea

11.30 am – 1.00 pm: Session 1 (Chair: Peter Fairbrother)

  • Design and creative practice
  • Global business innovation
  • Social change
  • Urban futures

1.00 – 2.00 pm: Lunch

2.00 – 3.15 pm: Session 2 (Chair: Associate Professor Samantha Richardson)

  • Advanced manufacturing and fabrication
  • Advanced materials
  • Biomedical and health innovation
  • Information and systems (engineering)

3.15 – 3.30 pm: Closing remarks (Associate Professor Samantha Richardson)


Please register for this event by Thursday 20 October