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Keynote Sunshine Coast Futures Conference | 2014

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The Sunshine Coast is one of the fastest growing regional economies in Australia. The University of the Sunshine Coast has stepped forward to become an anchor for the region.

These are slides presented in a keynote address to the Sunshine Coast Futures Conference held at the University of the Sunshine Coast in December, 2014. You can learn more about the region here: http://sunshinecoastfutures.com.au

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Keynote Sunshine Coast Futures Conference | 2014

  1. 1. Sunshine Coast Futures Conference 2014 ! Ed Morrison
  2. 2. Frustrated with old systems?
  3. 3. Had enough? Source: Clipart by C Charley-Franzwa - http://clipartof.com/50191
  4. 4. You’ve got company Location of Purdue workshops
  5. 5. We have developed something better
  6. 6. We have cracked the code on! collaboration
  7. 7. Why ! Collaborate?
  8. 8. It’s time to move…
  9. 9. Grandfather Grandchildren
  10. 10. Networks move us to new opportunities
  11. 11. 1993
  12. 12. Today Photo by: Luke Barrett
  13. 13. 16© 2008, Brian D. Thompson, UWM Research Foundation 10/6/08 Funds Fluid Transport/ Civil & Ind. Engr. Detection Materials Bioscience Pumps/ Valves/ Components Analysis/ Measuring/ Control Water User Consumer Products Treatment/ Processing/ Softening Utilities Funding Agencies Academic Institutions Private Sector Public Sector Milwaukee 7 Water Cluster DOE EPA NSF USDA DoD NOAA/DOC Interior World Bank Foundations International Partners NIH Greater Milwaukee Foundation UWM Marquette UW-Madison WATER Inst. Chem & Biosci School of Freshwater Science CEAS Physics MSOE Fluid Power Rapid Proto Center M7/GMC MMSD City of Milwaukee DNR UNDP Federal Government Municipalities Water Council Pentair• Filtering & purification GE Badger Meter • Water meters • Meter reading systems Procorp• Water reuse & softening • Phosphate & radium removal AO Smith • Water heaters Kohler • Faucets • Materials, coatings, plating • Casting technology Miller Coors• Intake quality, output quality • Energy consumption AquaSensors Thermo Fisher Scientific Fall Rive Great Lakes Water • Water treatment equipment Advanced Chemical Systems • Ind. wastewater treatment CH2MHILL • Engineering services ITT Sanitarie• Wastewater treatment design Flygt• pumps SiemensJoy Bucyrus Veolia • Water utilities Opportunities Environmental • Algae control (& exploitation) • Removal of PCBs from lakes & rivers • Storm water containment, • Road salt • Ship’s ballast – policy/enforcement • Aquaculture • Lake Michigan contamination • Policy issues – metering/incentives Energy/Efficiency • Ethanol production efficiency • Tar sands water treatment • Elimination of boiler scaling • Increasing brewing efficiency • Increased efficiency of water heating • Speeding treatment for large volumes • Increasing treatment efficiency Processing/Treatment •Municipal wastewater treatment –Storm water treatment –Reduced use of chemicals •Industrial wastewater treatment –Farm manure, food processing waste, metals –Utilizing sewer sludge •Residential Water Treatment –Residential water treatment, home filtration –Residential Water softening without salt •Reverse Osmosis •Softening •Ships ballast - treatment •Treatment targets –PCBs in sewer pieps –Desalinzation –Radium in ground water –Pharmaceuticals –Phosphate Monitoring/Detection • Water security • Real time monitoring • User detection systems • Real time sensing for life forms • Pharmaceuticals • Joe Aldstadt – analytical methods • Peter Geissinger – detection • Alan Schwabacher– pharmaceuticals in water • Carmen Aguilar – microbiology • David Petering –metal metabolism • Val Klump • Rohatgi, Pradeep – adv. castings, lightweight, lead-free • Aita, Carolyn – advanced coatings • Gong, Sarah – polymer materials • Chen, Junhong – nano materials, sensors • Li, Jin – pollutant transport modeling • Bravo, Hector – hydraulic modeling • Christensen, Erik – pollutants in water • Amano, Ryoichi - CFD • Pillia, Krisna – porous media modeling • Kevin Renken- mass transfer • Sobolvev – biproducts utilization • Doug Cherkauer – groundwater hydrology • Jim Waples – water aging • Tom Consi – aquatic robots • Tom Grundle - harbors • Tim Ehlinger – aquatic systems • Burlage – PCR environmental test • Shangping Xu – safe drinking water Partnerships • Sponsored Research Proj. • Shared equipment • Graduates • Workforce training • Subcontractor/supplier • Extramural grant support • Philanthropic support Cluster Effects • Shared resources/equipment • Collaborative grants • Improved competitiveness • Translational science
  14. 14. “The 75th largest metro ranks among the 10 fastest growing in software and Internet technology”
  15. 15. 7 What happens when this goes away?
  16. 16. Energy! Florida
  17. 17. ! Redesigning engineering education | 12 universities
  18. 18. Purdue’s partners in Strategic Doing
  19. 19. Thinking in New Ways
  20. 20. Brainpower Innovation Networks New Narratives Quality, Connected Places Collaboration
  21. 21. Brainpower Innovation Networks New Narratives Quality, Connected Places Collaboration Strong Leadership High Value Infrastructure “Game Changer” projects High value industries Global Connections Talent and skills Regional identity
  22. 22. Behaving in New Ways
  23. 23. Building trust takes doing
  24. 24. Trust powers innovation
  25. 25. Innovating networks produce increasing returns
  26. 26. Prosperity is not! “winner take all” Source: Clipart by C Charley-Franzwa - http://clipartof.com/50191
  27. 27. Focus on the needs of our customer…
  28. 28. Doing in New Ways
  29. 29. Strategic Planning Strategic Doing We use a strategy process built for networks
  30. 30. Strategy answers 2 questions
  31. 31. A 30/30 commitment drives learning
  32. 32. Innovation Acceleration TechnologyRadar MarketExplorer Strategic Doing Technology and Innovation! Management
  33. 33. Enough said, let’s go

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