Science Week at the innovationXchange
On 13 August 2018, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP (then Minister for Foreign Affairs) opened a panel discussion with some of Australia's top scientists, technologists and innovators.
DFAT Chief Innovation Officer Sarah Pearson chaired the discussion with:
- Professor Michelle Simmons, 2018 Australian of the Year and Scientia Professor of Quantum Physics at UNSW
- Professor Elanor Huntington, Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University;
- Dr Dharmica Mistry, Co-founder and chief Scientist at BCAL Diagnostics and NSW Young Woman of the Year in 2016; and
- Dr Cathy Foley, Deputy and Science Director of CSIRO Manufacturing.