Importance of Women in IT – Discover, align & connect with our lead scientist

17/05/18 07:30 - 08:45
ANZ Centre
Address: 833 Collins Street, Docklands, Victoria, Australia

Discover, align & connect with our lead scientist

Thursday 17 May 7:30am – 8:45am

ANZ Centre, ​833 Collins Street, Docklands

Upper Ground Floor Conference Suites

Light refreshments provided on arrival

$40.00 inc. GST for non-members

$15.00 inc. GST for Members of Vic ICT for Women, ACS and PMI Melbourne Chapter

Note: Employees of our Corporate and Education Sector Members also qualify for the discounted Member rate

Registrations close 11 pm Tuesday 15 May

Join us to hear from Dr Amanda Caples, Lead Scientist for the Victorian Government, as she shares her career journey working in technology commercialisation, public policy development and governance of public and private entities.

As Lead Scientist, Amanda works across the Victorian Government to foster linkages and identify opportunities for economic outcomes by engaging with business, the research sector and the Australian Government.


Light refreshments on arrival



Dr Amanda Caples is currently Lead Scientist working for the Victorian Government, contributing to economic development by building connections across the private, public and research sectors of the Victorian economy.

In her current role, she is focused on engagement with the leadership of Victorian universities to align with government’s investment, trade, sector policy and future workforce strategies and to drive business-research collaboration. She also works with the Department of Education and Training on science, mathematics and C21 skills initiatives

Previously, Amanda worked as Deputy Secretary Sector Development and Programs, where she was responsible for the development of Future Industries strategic sector growth plans and for support of the Victorian science, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

In addition to her role with the Victorian Government, Amanda sits on several boards including the Victorian Inspiring Australia Board, promoting community awareness of science and coordinating National Science Week.



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