2007 Forum

2007 TechNet SA Forum Program
Friday November 23rd
Plant Research Centre
Waite Campus, University of Adelaide

2007 Forum Flyer

The 2007 TechNet SA Forum was a great success! Take a look at the program below for more details.

The 'Bio Diesel Bike' from The University of Adelaide School of Mechanical Engineering was displayed at the entrance of the Plant Research Centre.

...Students from the School of Mechanical Engineering built a Bio Diesel motorbike fitted with a 400cc Yanmar Diesel engine. The project was supervised by Dr. Colin Kestell.

The Bike was entered in the GreenFleet Class at this years Panasonic World Solar Challenge and won the GreenFleet Class for Best Environmental Profile (Best Fuel Efficiency and Co2 Emissions)

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8.30 - 9.15 Registration
Tea and coffee available
Session 1
9.15 - 9.20 Welcome:
Peter Berry-Smith, TechNet SA Committee, University of Adelaide Convenor
9.20 - 9.35 Official Welcome:
Prof. McWha,
Vice-Chancellor, University of Adelaide
9.40 - 10.30 Keynote Address:
Can everyone push back the boundaries of current knowledge and understanding?

Professor Nick Klomp,
Acting Dean, Faculty of Science, Charles Sturt University
10.30 -11.00 Morning Tea
Session 2
11.00 - 11.25 Motivating students in alternate fuel.
Dr. Colin Kestell, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide
11.30 - 11.55 Where there's muck there's money.
Professor Andy Ball, Professor of Environmental Biotechnology, Flinders University
12.00 - 1.00 Workshop: Discovery and dissemination of new knowledge: use and abuse of techos.
Professor Nick Klomp,
Acting Dean, Faculty of Science, Charles Sturt University
1.00 - 1.45 Lunch
Session 3
1.50 - 2.15 Binboy: the forbidden love between a man and his bins.
Shaun O'Sullivan, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia
2.20 - 2.45 Integrating fulfilment into current positions: a technical development case study.
Janine Slocombe, School of Natural and Built Environments, University of South Australia
2.50 - 3.10 Report on TechNet Australia.
Peter Kay, Chair, TechNet Australia
3.15 - 3.45 Afternoon Tea
3.45 - 4.30 Site Visits
Hickinbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory, ACPFG Laboratories, Field Equipment Workshop
4.30 - 5.30 Wine Tasting
Hickinbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory