Understanding your investment in innovation

Event Date: 
28 March 2012
56 Ord Street
West Perth

Resources Innovation Group (RIG) Conference 'Understanding your investment in innovation'

RIG is an industry association canvassing ideas and input from resource sector peers. Specifically, this annual Innovation Conference 2012 will address current issues and concerns on intellectual property (IP). Most useful to those in the mining, oil and gas and the heavy industrial industries with an active interest in innovation and IP.

Speakers include;
Welcome: - Kim Bills, CEO, Western Australian Energy Research Alliance (WA:ERA)

Session 1: (Keynote Address): General overview of Resources, emphasising Resources Innovation and Productivity issues
Tim Shanahan, Director, Energy and Minerals Institute, The University of Western Australia

Session 2: Capturing Know-how in the Resources sector
Panel - Margot Jupp, Knowledge Sharing Manager, Woodside Energy
Jason Gibson, Project Manager, INTECSEA
Shannon Dye, IP Co-ordinator, Alcoa

Chair: Albert Ferraloro, Group Head. Wrays

Session 4: Freedom to Operate Opinions
Brendan Peachey, Partner, Wrays
Peter Caporn, Partner, Wrays

Session 5: Negotiating Innovation
Nadia Mansour, Special Counsel, Wrays
David Stewart, Partner Wrays

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