New Delhi Info Day program and speakers

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Date: Saturday 29 Sept 2019

Time: 12 noon to 4pm

Venue: The Imperial, Emily Eden and Hodges

Address: Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001

Program

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Live your dream: explore studying & living at UQ​

Alison Campbell, Deputy Director, International Marketing and Recruitment


12:35pm - 1:05pm

An insight into the UQ application process

Shradha Dwivedi, Admissions Officer


1:10pm - 1:40pm

Masterclass: Understand your Personality and Match it to a Career

Daniel Capper, Head of Careers Services


1:45pm - 2:15pm

From University to Industry: expand your career options with UQ's Biotechnology programs

Professor Avril Roberston, Professor in Biotechnology, Faculty of Science


2:20pm - 2:50pm

The role of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in future careers

Dr Micheal Axelsen, Lecturer (Business Information Systems), UQ Business School


2:55pm - 3:25pm

Innovative Careers in Humanities and Social Sciences ​

Lute Coremans, Senior International Relations Officer, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


3:30pm - 3:50pm

Scholarship Opportunities for International students ​

Sweny Rokani, Senior Relationship Adviser, India


Meet our keynote speakers

1:10pm - 1:40pm | Employability Masterclass

Understand your Personality and Match it to a Career

Daniel Capper

Mr Daniel Capper

Head of Careers Services

Daniel Capper heads the Careers Service at The University of Queensland (UQ). Daniel equips others with personal and educational tools that allow them to excel in multiple areas of their lives, connect with people who can support their journey and motivate individuals to believe in and value themselves.

Daniel holds Masters degrees in Business, Arts and Applied Economics as well as a Bachelor of Science. He is internationally trained in coaching and mentoring and uses his skills in work at private colleges and the university sector both in Australia and internationally.

1:45pm - 2:15pm | From University to Industry

From University to Industry: expand your career options with UQ's Biotechnology programs

Avril Robertson

Professor Avril Robertson

Professor in Biotechnology, Faculty of Science

Professor Avril Robertson is the Director of Biotechnology programs at The University of Queensland (UQ). Avril’s initial work on a collaborative research project at UQ, and the associated intellectual property, were commercialised in one of the largest biotech Series A investments to any Australian university. Her research group focuses on discovery and development of novel therapeutics to treat diseases of unmet medical need.

Avril completed a commercially-focused degree and PhD in Bio-organic Chemistry at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Before pursuing her academic career at UQ, she had a very successful industrial career spanning 10 years across three companies.

2:20pm - 2:50pm | Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

The role of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in future careers

Micheal Axelsen

Dr Micheal Axelsen

Lecturer (Business Information Systems), UQ Business School

Dr Micheal Axelsen holds the position of Lecturer in Business Information Systems within the UQ Business School and is Program Leader for the Master of Commerce Program at The University of Queensland (UQ). He has extensive industry experience, is a technical expert in the area of ICT management and governance and continues to consult with industry as part of his role with UQ.

Micheal holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), a Master of Information Systems and a Doctorate of Philosophy. Micheal’s PhD thesis considered the impact of technology dominance upon professionals, and best practice in information systems audit.

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