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STEAM Futures Conference 2024

24th May 2024


This Years Theme:

Advancing Diversity


Keynote Speaker

Professor Madhu Bhaskaran

Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology

Madhu Bhaskaran

Professor Madhu Bhaskaran is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. She is a multi-award winning electronics engineer and innovator. She co-leads the Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group at RMIT University which she established in 2010. She is also Chief Investigator and IDEA Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems and Deputy Director (Research) of the ARC Hub for Connected Sensors for Health.

Her work on electronic skin and wearable sensors is now being commercialised for healthcare and aged care applications. She is a migrant Australian and a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion. She proudly co-leads Women in STEMM Australia.
Madhu strongly believes diversity and collaboration are key for innovation - her presentation will tell the story of her collaborative efforts across industry, manufacturing and design partners to create novel technologies which can be customised to suit diverse consumers.



May 24th

8:30 - 9:00

9:00 - 9:50

9:50 - 10:20

10:30 - 11:30

11:35 - 12:35

12:40 - 1:15

1:20 - 2:20

2:25 - 3:30


Keynote Speaker

Morning Tea

Session 1 - Students and Teachers Workshops

Session 2 - Workshops and Student Panel


Session 3 - Students and Teachers Workshops

Session 4 - Workshops and Educator Panel

The Venue

Viewback College,

Warren Road, Rosanna

How to Get Here

517 Bus (Christine St / Rutherford Rd)

Hurstbridge line (Rosanna Station then 517)

Limited Parking Available

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