2016 engagements

The Queensland Chief Scientist's speaking engagements for 2016:


  • Wonder of Science - Flying Scientists, Cooktown
  • Herding Professional Cats, Brisbane
  • Sunshine Coast University Research Week, Bilinga
  • Family 96.5FM Radio Interview GWR, Brisbane
  • ACER Research Conference, Bilinga
  • UQ Business School Guest Lecture, Brisbane
  • Broncos National Science Week Launch, Brisbane
  • Guinness World Record, Brisbane
  • Queen St Mall Fitness Challenge - National Science Week, Brisbane
  • Queensland Academies Cafe Scientifique, Brisbane
  • Redeye Future of Work Conference, Brisbane
  • St Peters Lutheran College, Indooroopilly
  • Ai Group Future Brisbane Thought Leadership Workshop, Brisbane
  • Young Tall Poppy Science Celebration, Brisbane
  • ABC Interview for NSWk, Brisbane
  • Ipswich Girls Grammar School, Ipswich
  • St Peters Lutheran College, Springfield
  • Innovation Nation Awards Launch, Brisbane


  • Rotary Brisbane Technology Park Technical Luncheons, Brisbane
  • WoG Graduate Social Committee Speaker Series, Brisbane
  • International Symposium on Graphene Devices, Brisbane
  • AIMS Medical Science Awards, Brisbane
  • EY Leadership Chat, Brisbane


  • Jeff Whalan Executive Learning Group, Brisbane
  • ATSE Clunies Ross Awards, Sydney
  • GE CSIRO Digital Industry Series, Brisbane
  • Bret Heath Program Reference group, Rockhampton
  • RUN 2016 Regional Futures Conference, Rockhampton
  • UBER Leadership Discussion, Brisbane


  • Milton State School Professional Development Network, Brisbane
  • Reef and Environment Sustainability, CANEGROWERS Australia, Townsville
  • Cape York NRM/stakeholders group, Lakeland
  • Terrain NRM/stakeholders group, Innisfail


  • QUT Science and Education undergraduate students
  • Qld Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Brisbane
  • CRC Association Conference, Brisbane
  • Dawn of the Human Age, World Science Festival-Brisbane (WSF-B), Brisbane
  • Reef Breakfast, WSF-B, Brisbane
  • Partner Up with LinkedIn, WSF-B, Brisbane
  • Pioneers in Science, WSF-B, Brisbane
  • Catching up with the Jetsons, WSF-B, Brisbane
  • Mind vs Machine: What makes us human, WSF-B, Brisbane


  • Gladstone Healthy Harbour Management Committee
  • Fitzroy Basin Association Natural Resource Management (NRM)
  • Reef Catchment NRM Group
  • Sandy Creek Project
  • Wet Tropics Healthy Waterways Partnership Meeting
  • Cape York NRM
  • Terrain NRM Group – GBR Interim Report Taskforce Briefing
  • North Queensland Dry Tropics NRM Briefing
  • TMR Policy Network Forum, Brisbane
  • Queensland Resources Council, Brisbane


  • Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Behaviour Change Workshop
  • Partner Up Queensland: ECR science communication workshops