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Theme: Sustainable Innovation

This event occurred on
July 28, 2021
5:30pm - 8:30pm AEST
(UTC +10hrs)
Gold Coast, Queensland

TEDxBondUniversity ‘Sustainable Innovation’ will promote the conversation of current issues and practices that will require new solutions to ensure a sustainable future in an array of industries. With the careful selection of speakers, TEDxBondUniversity will address the three characteristics of Sustainable Innovation – sustainable well-being, systemic change, and inclusivity.

TEDxBondUniversity will bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused, and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration, and wonder – and provoke conversations that matter.

Bond University University Centre
14 University Drive
Gold Coast, Queensland, 4226
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Dinesh Palipana

Australian Doctor
Dinesh was the first quadriplegic medical intern in Queensland and the second person to graduate medical school with quadriplegia in Australia. Dinesh is a doctor, lawyer, disability advocate, and researcher. Halfway through medical school, he was involved in a motor vehicle accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. Dinesh has completed an Advanced Clerkship in Radiology at the Harvard University. As a result of his injury and experiences, Dinesh has been a disability advocate. He is a founding member of Doctors with Disabilities Australia. Dinesh was the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service’s Junior Doctor of the Year in 2018. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2019. He was the third Australian to be awarded a Henry Viscardi Achievement Award. Dinesh was the Queensland Australian of the Year for 2021.

Scott Millar

The tech-head prodigy behind BOP Industries, Scott Millar is a young entrepreneur taking the world by storm. Compared to a young Steve Jobs after turning a year nine business project into a thriving business, Scott is a 21-year-old CEO that has taken an alternative career pathway, turning down scholarship offers to run his company full time, now with a growing presence around the world. BOP Industries is a Brisbane based education company on the mission to inspire the next generation of digital creators, showing students around the world how they can do amazing things at any age from anywhere. With a focus on entrepreneurship, technology and the future of work, Scott and his team are working to build a generation of change makers.

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