Speeches

SPEECH: Australian Innovation Business Dinner

On 26 April 2017, Chief Scientist Alan Finkel addressed the 4th Australian Innovation Business Dinner in Munich as the head of the Australian Innovation Delegation to Europe. …

27 April 2017

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SPEECH: Australia Now Innovation Forum

On 24 April 2017, Dr Finkel addressed the ‘Australia Now’ Innovation Forum in Berlin as the head of the Australian Innovation Delegation to Europe.…

26 April 2017

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Speech: Mutual respect can power the future

On 21 March 2017, Dr Finkel opened Science Meets Parliament 2017 with a speech titled ‘Mutual respect can power the future’.…

21 March 2017

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SPEECH: GREAT ENDEAVOURS

On 21 February 2017, Dr Finkel gave a speech titled ‘Great Endeavours’ at the Australian High Commission Science and Innovation Reception in London.…

1 March 2017

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SPEECH: Human ingenuity in high concentration

On 23 November 2016, Dr Finkel gave a speech titled ‘Human ingenuity in high concentration’ at the Australian Engineering Conference in Brisbane.…

23 November 2016

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SPEECH: Red tape or gift wrap – regulation for exceptional tertiary institutions

On 9 November 2016, Dr Finkel gave a speech titled ‘Red tape or gift wrap: regulation for exceptional tertiary institutions” at the inaugural Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) conference in Melbourne. …

9 November 2016

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SPEECH: Electric Future – Wiring for Progress

On 3 November 2016, Dr Alan Finkel gave the annual Zunz Lecture at the Sydney Powerhouse Museum on ‘The electric future: wiring for progress’.…

3 November 2016

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Science for Regional Australia in the Third Millennium

On 10 October 2016, Dr Finkel gave a public lecture on ‘Science for Regional Australia in the Third Millennium’ at the Charles Sturt University campus in Orange, NSW. …

10 October 2016

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SPEECH: Nuclear science, electric future

On 28 September 2016, Dr Finkel gave a speech at the opening session for the International Atomic Energy Agency Scientific Forum on Nuclear Technology for the Sustainable Development Goals in Vienna, Austria. …

29 September 2016

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SPEECH: High-concentrate advice

On 19 September 2016, Dr Finkel gave a dinner speech at the CSIRO ‘Big Bang’ Gala Dinner in Melbourne.

You can read Dr Finkel’s speech below, or read it as a pdf.…

19 September 2016

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