The Lead Scientist's strategic priorities include fostering linkages and collaboration and promoting the importance of STEM across the economy. The events below provide opportunities for highlighting the relevance of science, technology and innovation and to facilitate university-business engagement.

Digital Innovation Festival

The Digital Innovation Festival showcases and celebrates excellence across the Victorian digital and tech ecosystem.

When: 23 August to 6 September 2019

Where: There will be events around Victoria.

Further information: Digital Innovation Festival


National Science Week

Australia's annual celebration of science and technology, featuring more than 1000 events nationally. Science Week is designed for everyone – with events and activities and talks and shows for every age group.

When: 10 – 18 August 2019

Where: All around Victoria

Further information:


World Engineers Convention Australia

The World Engineers Convention is held every four years and is the 'Olympics of engineering'. Hear national and international speakers reflect on the legacy of engineering achievements over the past 100 years — and define the future of engineering disciplines for the next 100 years.

When: 22 – 22 November 2019

Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Further information:

Page last updated: 12 April 2019