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WATCH our dedicated livestream as leading thinkers gather in Newcastle this week for a multi-faceted forum looking at the Hunter region’s role in the global innovation race.
The 2014 Hunter Innovation Forum is a series of events for industry, experts and the broader community to consider the latest innovation trends and how the Hunter region can best benefit from embracing new ways of thinking.
The Herald has a dedicated livestream of the event, which you can view, simply by pressing play in the viewer below.
Resourceful innovation– Thursday afternoon – 15 May at Newcastle City Hall
Sessions cover solutions to contemporary challenges in the Hunter’s traditional industry strengths of mining, manufacturing and energy. The region is transforming and the change is being driven by smart SME’s, by big research projects and by the region’s skill development and commercialisation programs.
This afternoon is an opportunity to catch up on where we are and why our big industries will continue to adapt and drive our region’s economy.
Working Innovation– Friday 16 May at Newcastle City Hall
Sessions cover a broad range of industry sectors including creative industries, health, retail, transport, construction, and education and training. Areas of focus include disruptive innovation, traditional and emerging industries, health, crowd-sourcing and urban revitalisation.
Thursday’s presentation is split into two parts, with the “Australian Internet of Things kicking off in the morning, before the Hunter Innovation Forum beginning at 12:30pm.
The Australian Internet of Things can be viewed by clicking here.
The Hunter Innovation Forum Livestream can be viewed by pressing play below.
Over the years our City has seen great change, as has the media landscape that we operate in. Herald News Director Heath Harrison, Night News Director, Joanne Crawford and Multimedia Journalist Adam Santarossa discuss these changes in the video below.