PACIFIC 2017 Innovation PitchFest

Date: Tuesday 3 October and Wednesday 4 October 2017

Time: 1400 - 1600 on both days

Registration: This event is open to all PACIFIC 2017 trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates and no registration is required.

Hosted by: Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited, Defence and Science and Technology Group (DST Group) and the Defence Science Institute (DSI).

Location: Innovation Theatrette, Exhibition Halls, ICC Sydney

At the PACIFIC 2017 Innovation Pitchfest scientists and researchers from DST Group and Australian universities, research agencies, maritime and defence companies will get the opportunity to pitch their work to potential partners and customers.

On Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 October at Pacific 2017 some 30 innovators from DST, Australia’s universities and Australian maritime and defence companies will deliver a 3-minute 'pitch' in rapid succession to an audience of potential industry and research partners.

At the conclusion of the Pitchfest on Wednesday 4 October a panel of judges will present prizes to the winners of the Best Pitch and Best Idea awards.

Organised by Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited, which runs the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition, DST Group and the Defence Science Institute (DSI) the Pitchfest will be held in the Innovation Theatrette situated in the Exhibition Hall.

The Innovation Theatrette will also host a showcase of the shortlisted finalists for the Maritime Australia Industry Innovation Awards, which will be presented there by the Chairman of IDSAL, Vice Admiral Chris Ritchie AO (retired), during Pacific 2017.

For further information:
Mr Craig Butler
Defence Science Institute
Tel: 03 8344 3513