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This exciting full day conference is based at the Alexander Theatre, Clayton Campus. It kicks off with a Future Industries Discussion Panel, followed by keynote presentations that will help you plan your career, and finishes with an E-sports Showcase. Join the full day to make the most of the experience or participate in the individual sessions below.


Design, Sustainability and Biomedicine

Develop a successful career by understanding the skills and industries that will matter in the future. This event will provide an opportunity to hear from thought leaders across four areas of growing importance.

Join us after the session for a BBQ run by the Monash Accounting Students’ Association.

11am–1pm, followed by a free BBQ
Alexander Theatre, Clayton
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  • Dr Ilya Fridman
    Lecturer, Monash Art Design & Architecture

    Find out why design skills are now being sought after in such a wide range of professions and industries.

  • Dr Susie Ho
    Deputy Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Science

    Find out about career opportunities and pathways in sustainability.

  • Dr Gonzalo del Monte-Nieto
    Group Leader, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute

    Find out why biomedicine is a growing industry and what roles are on offer.

  • Cherie Diaz
    Managing Director, OpenLearning Global

    Find out about the growing online education industry and what this could mean for your career.


Is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for everyone? Is the future just about technology, or do the humanities still have a role to play? Join us for keynote presentations followed by an interactive discussion featuring current students who are approaching their careers in creative and interesting ways.

Alexander Theatre, Clayton
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  • Prof. Sharon Pickering
    Dean, Faculty of Arts at Monash University

    Sharon is a Professor of Criminology. She was most recently an Australian Research Council Future Fellow on Border Policing. Sharon is the Founder and Director of the Border Crossing Observatory - an innovative virtual research centre that produces high quality and independent research on border crossings. She has authored 14 books and over 60 journal articles and book chapters. She has served on the ERA research evaluation committee and currently serves on the ARC College.

  • Ms. Felicity Furey
    Leading Engineer and Entrepreneur

    Felicity Furey is an award winning inspirational speaker, entrepreneur and engineer passionate about diversity. As a founder of two social enterprises, Felicity has shifted the perception of engineering with thousands of young people and companies. Felicity has been named as a Superstar of STEM, one of the Financial Review BOSS Magazine’s Young Executives of the Year in 2016 and named as one of Australia’s ‘100 Women of Influence’ at just 26 years old. Felicity has been featured on ABC News, Sky News, the Australian Financial Review and the Australian.


E-sports is big business. Thousands of players are involved and even more people watch online and in massive stadiums across the world. Monash has partnerships and teams involved in leading competitions. This showcase will include presentations from a panel of experts involved in the local scene, Q&A and the opportunity to see e-sports in action. The evening will finish with a BBQ.

4–6pm, followed by a free BBQ 
Alexander Theatre, Clayton
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