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Events

Network, discover and learn more about WA life sciences at the many sector events.

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NHMRC Speaking of Science – International research translation practice

24 July 2024

Join us for a live panel discussion on research translation practice across the health and medical research sector, unpacking the lessons learned across the United Kingdom (UK), Canada, and Australia on Wednesday 24 July 2024 from 12:00 to 13:15 AEST as part of our Speaking of Science webinar series.

In this special webinar hosted by NHMRC’s Chief Executive Officer, Professor Steve Wesselingh, you’ll hear from a live panel of international and national experts in health and medical research translation including Professor Tom Walley (UK), Professor Martha MacLeod (Canada), and Professor John Prins (Australia).

Available:

Online

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HARVEST Agtech Innovation Showcase & Pitch Night 2024

21 August 2024

This Agtech Innovation Showcase & Pitch Night is an expo style networking event featuring the latest businesses looking to innovate in the Agtech industry. 

These start-ups and SME’s will have their innovations on display and pitch for investment opportunities. 

The businesses have all been participants in our HARVEST Agtech Accelerator program. HARVEST is WA’s leading business development program for businesses looking to innovate in the Agtech industry. 

Food and drinks will be provided.

Available:

In Person (Perth)

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Australian Agronomy Conference

21-24 October 2024

The Australian Agronomy Conference is the premier meeting that brings together professionals, researchers, and experts in the field of agronomy from around the country. It serves as a platform for the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and experiences that contribute to the advancement of sustainable agricultural practices.

By attending the 21st Australian Agronomy Conference, you will have the opportunity to engage with a diverse range of topics, including crop management, soil health, pest and disease management, climate change adaptation, precision agriculture, and many other relevant subjects.

Available:

In Person (Perth)

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SOLD OUT Women in Life Sciences Lunch

31 July 2024

Life Sciences WA in partnership with the WILD for STEM program, is delighted to invite you to our Women in Life Sciences Lunch.

Our WA life sciences sector is growing because of women leaders. The lunch is a celebration and an opportunity for these current and aspiring leaders to network, connect and learn from their colleagues.

We invite women and men to join us as supporters of positive change in the life sciences sector.

Available:

In Person (Perth)

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Curiosity – a conversation; Science innovation meets business acumen

21 August 2024

The CEO Institute has teamed up with the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, WA’s largest research facility dedicated to tackling the diseases that most affect our families and community.

We invite CEO Institute members and your +1 guest to a special event at the Perkins, where you'll have the opportunity to hear directly from the Perkins world-class researchers about the groundbreaking medical breakthroughs happening right here in WA.

Available:

In Person (Perth)

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WiTWA 2024 Tech [+] Conference

7 November 2024

Taking our cue from this year’s UN Women theme around investing in women to accelerate progress, our 2024 conference will focus on how to collectively create better (and more!) opportunities for women in technology to Earn, Learn & Lead.

We’ll explore how to:

Earn competitively: Bridging the gender pay gap, advocating for fair compensation practices and accessing funding within the tech industry.

Learn inclusively: Empowering an under-represented workforce with the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to excel in tech careers.

Lead with confidence: Breaking through ceilings and amplifying diverse voices in tech leadership roles.

Available:

In Person (Perth)

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What's next for Biotech?

20 August 2024

What is next for biotech? Join the WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub for an insightful evening with Leighton Read MD, a distinguished Silicon Valley-based serial entrepreneur and venture investor. On 20 August from 5:00pm-7:30pm at RSM Australia in Perth, Leighton will share his experiences and insights in a fireside chat moderated by Dr Tracey Wilkinson. This is a fantastic networking opportunity for the WA MTP sector, supported by RSM and Brandon Capital. 

Available:

In Person (Perth)

More to Come
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Building Media Influence

22 August 2024

In the first of our two half-day workshops with Profile Media, ex journalist and Profile Media founder Sue Papadoulis will help attendees learn how to be seen as a credible expert and thought leader in the media whilst navigating ethics and TGA guidelines, as well as how to handle a media interview.

In this workshop Sue will be joined by Natalie Barber from health and medical research consultants Chrysalis Advisory who will provide the latest advice in relation to compliance and integrity in clinical research.

Available:

In Person (Perth)

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West Tech Fest 2024

2-6 December 2024

West Tech Fest is Australia’s longest running tech and innovation festival providing opportunities for the local startup and tech community to connect with and hear from global leaders as they share insights into how to grow a successful business.

This multifaceted event, held annually across Perth’s metropolitan area, hosts a range of experiences with tech titans and investors from across Australia and the world.

West Tech Fest has built a strong global network and profile with many successful investment outcomes recorded at the festival each year. 

Available:

In Person (Perth)

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