Smart Seeds Adelaide is now complete!
Congratulations to our Judges and Peoples choice award winning teams, and to all participants teams for their willingness to innovate, engage, and persuade with the shared goal of co-creating lasting community benefit in SA.
11th April 2019
Masters of Ceremonies
Adelaide Program Lead
Technical Director – Transportation, Manager – Transport and Aviation, GHD
Program Designer and Facilitator
Senior Advisor Innovation and Commercialisation, GHD
Sarah Howell, Restaurateur and Hospitality Group Director
Richard Hillis, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Performance), University of Adelaide
Hon. David Pisoni MP, Minister for Industry and Skills, Government of South Australia
Van Tang, State Manager, GHD
Jon Whelan, Executive Director, Transport Project Delivery, DPTI
How might we leverage large-scale publicly funded projects to attract and sustain private investment in innovation?
From big government spend to local innovation dividend Yanyan Xiao, DPTI SA Government Jenna Holder, GHD Subhro Mondal, Hansen Yuncken Alice Peters, KPMG Peter Golotta, SARAH Constructions Mentor: Elijah Eilert, Lean Startup Coach Challenge Fellow: Adrian Esplin, SARAH Constructions
How might we enhance our lifestyle offerings to attract, retain and return talent to SA industry?
Adelaide - Our little secret Scott Wagenfeller, DPTI SA Government Ben Luo, GHD Alana Marks, Hansen Yuncken Nathan Goodwin, SA Power Networks Chris Varvaris, SARAH Constructions Mentor: Peter Keaney, KPMG Challenge Fellows: Martin Hiziak, Adelaide Airport Carly Smith, Alexander Simons Scott Brumfield, Hansen Yuncken
How might we fast-track the adoption of renewable energy to create self-sustaining regional economies?
Regional Green Microgrids Con Nikolaou, Adelaide Airport Rachel Wardle, DPTI SA Government Stephen Elley, GHD Lindsay Clift, KPMG Harmeet Sandhu, SA Power Networks Mentor: Lewis Dunnigan, Bygen Challenge Fellows: Milan Vujasinovic, GHD John Noonan, IET Network
How might we continually evolve our education to meet the future needs of communities, industry and government?
GDSA - Make SA Grads even greater Lachlan McKenzie, Adelaide Airport Michael Marks, DPTI SA Government Lex Baker, GHD Craig Holm, Hansen Yuncken Jayne Fitzpatrick, SARAH Constructions Mentor: Clint Spencer, GHD Challenge Fellows: Peter Barnard, SA Power Networks
How might we foster a sense of social responsibility for community mental health and wellbeing?
Coolamon Co-op Melanie Keetch, DPTI SA Government Michael Flood, GHD Adrian Parrella, Hansen Yuncken Santosh Koirala, SA Power Networks Melisha Willington, SARAH Constructions Mentor: Teresa Robinson, University of Adelaide Challenge Fellows: Jon Whelan, DPTI SA Government
How might we establish world-class collaborative places and spaces in Adelaide while enabling inter-regional connectivity and opportunity?
uLINK Jason Tomczyk, Adelaide Airport Joel Kirk, GHD Brooke Copeland, Hansen Yuncken Gabbi Zaccari, SA Power Networks Edward Scammel, SARAH Constructions Team Mentor: Ben Morton, Bygen Challenge Fellows: Philipp Dautel, Tonsley Precinct Director, Renewal SA
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|Challenge Workshop||5 December 2018|
|Boot Camp Day 1||7 March 2019|
|Boot Camp Day 2||8 March 2019|
|Pitch Workshop||21 March 2019|
|Showcase Event||11 April 2019|