[ASC-list] FW: Latest news listing

Annie Harris Annie.Harris at dtrdi.qld.gov.au
Mon Mar 9 01:59:48 UTC 2009


Brisbane-based ASC members and friends may be interested in this
upcoming event as part of the 2009 Ideas Festival.

> Ideas Festival presents Helen Greiner on Innovation
> The world's leading robotics engineer Dr Helen Greiner is on a quest
> to introduce a robot to your home.
> Helen Greiner has created robots to explore planets and the Great
> Pyramid, go deep into oil wells and work in underwater mines but
> arguably her greatest achievement is introducing robots into our
> homes.
> Best known as the creator of the Roomba, an inconspicuous robot vacuum
> cleaner that has made its way into 3 million homes across the United
> States alone, Dr Greiner's vision is to make robots that help people
> in their everyday lives.
> Come and hear Dr Greiner talk about robots in everyday life and beyond
> including some of the drivers for the business at the Ideas Festival
> keynote address.
> Saturday 28 March
> 5pm, SLQ Auditorium 1 
> Tickets $35, bookings qtix 136 246 or www.qtix.com.au
> The Ideas Festival (25-29 March 2009), a five-day festival of ideas,
> innovation and invention at Brisbane's Cultural Centre, South Bank, is
> Queensland's leading open public ideas event. 
> Go to www.ideasfestival.com.au for more information.
> 
> 
> Annie Harris, Senior Project Officer, Science Partnerships and
> Engagement
> Department of Tourism, Regional Development and Industry
> Level 10, 111 George St, Brisbane, Queensland 4002
> PO Box 15168, City East, Queensland 4002
> T+61 7 3224 2383 F +61 7 3225 8754
> E annie.harris at dtrdi.qld.gov.au
> www.dtrdi.qld.gov.au
> 


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