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Connect with Deakin at Melbourne Knowledge Week

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Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) supports and celebrates the innovation, creativity, idea-sharing and thought-leadership that contributes to Melbourne being one of the leading knowledge cities in the world.  Deakin University will be participating in a number of events during Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW):

 

  1. Building Startups the Silicon Valley Way

Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur Henrik Scheel will talk about behind-the-scenes insights from the world’s leading startup ecosystem.

Date:                     Monday 2 May 2016 Time:                    6.30pm – 8.00pm Venue:                 Deakin Edge, Federation Square

Register for this free event at Building Startups the Silicon Valley Way

 

  • Virtual Reality Lounge

 

Visitors to the VR Lounge, run by Deakin University’s CADET VR lab, will discover how a cardboard box can be used transform their smart phone into a fully functional Virtual Reality (VR) headset. 

Date:                     Monday 2 May – Sunday 8 May 2016 Time:                    10.00am – 10.00pm Venue:                 MKW Festival Hub, 1000 Pound Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale Street,                              Melbourne Students can simply drop-in, or register for this free event at Virtual Reality Lounge

 

  • Life in the Cyber-Physical World

 

As our phones, cars, appliances and clothes are augmented with technology, they constantly collect data about our behaviours. What are the possibilities and challenges we face in integrating this technology into our everyday lives?  Get hands-on with robots and other devices to discover the new cyber-physical world.

Date:                     Thursday 5 May 2016 Time:                    6.00pm – 7.00pm Venue:                 MKW Festival Hub, 1000 Pound Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale Street,                              Melbourne

Register for this free event at Life in the Cyber-Physical World