2010 VSSEC Engineering and Science Careers Expo

2010 VSSEC Engineering and Science Careers Expo
Thursday 19th August
10:00am - 3:00pm

Want to know what a career in Engineering or Science can offer?

Want to know what study options are available?

Then attend the [intlink id="2670" type="page"]VSSEC Engineering and Science Careers Expo[/intlink]

When: Thursday 19th August 2010
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Where: VSSEC
@ Strathmore Secondary College
400 Pascoe Vale Rd, Strathmore
Target audience: Yr 10-12 students, parents, teachers, general public
Cost: FREE
Booking essential

This FREE event is held in association with Australian Engineering Week and National Science Week and is supported by Engineers Australia National Committee for Space Engineering. It showcases the diverse range of study and career paths available across a broad range of fields and brings together university, TAFE and industry representatives to help inspire our future engineers and scientists.

[intlink id="2910" type="page"]Explore interactive displays.[/intlink]

Talk to university representatives.

[intlink id="2728" type="page"]Listen to presentations by engineers and scientists.[/intlink]

Speaker program

10:00 - 10:30Dr Colin Scholes: Can cling-wrap save us from climate change?
CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies and Fresh Science recipient 2010
10:45 - 11:15Kenn Beer: Safety isn't all crash test dummies
Senior Road Safety Engineer, VicRoads
11:30 - 12:00Dr David Nayagam and Joel Villalobos: The Bionic Eye project
Melbourne Bionic Ear Institute
12:15 - 12:45Dr Elaine Wong: Fibre-optic Networks and Human Safety Factors
The University of Melbourne and Tall Poppy recipient 2009
1:00 - 1:30David Hudson: Propagation of variance: The formula chasing my career...
Director Business Intelligence and Services, Geoscience Australia
1:45 - 2:15Darren Paul: Building the Nakheel Tall Tower in Dubai and other Engineering Challenges
Senior Geotechnical Engineering, Golder Associates, Melbourne
2:30 - 3:00Dr Sue Barrell: From Astrophysics to Climate Change
Assistant Director (Observations and Engineering), Bureau of Meteorolog

Refer to [intlink id="2670" type="page"]VSSEC Engineering and Science Careers Expo[/intlink] for more details, expo exhibitors, speaker bios and booking form.