Prof. Roy Green

UTS Business School

09:00 AM Building Preparedness to Capitalise on and Reap the Benefits of Emerging Technologies

Australia has fallen 2 places from 16 to 18 on the global digital rankings according to the global Information Technology Report 2016. This has been attributed to poor broadband affordability, little evidence of emerging information and communication technology (ICT) business models and tepid venture capital investment. Private sector and the government clearly need to drive innovation and maintain a robust economy. This session will look at the setting up triggers to foster and support continuous innovation across sectors and industries.

  • Discussing the role of the government and policy making in driving innovation and sparking creativity
  • Is government support even necessary – considering Silicon Valley?
  • Facilitating better collaboration between the private sector business for innovation and growth
  • Policy making for to encourage and drive innovation