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IJCAI sets new standard for industry engagement at meetings

The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2017, held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in August, introduced a meeting format that has transformed industry-research-public engagement.

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Transforming the most liveable city to the most trusted city

"If we get it right, Melbourne will be much more than the most liveable city in the world, it will be the most trusted city in the world," predicted Professor Iven Mareels, Dean of the Melbourne University School of Engineering and Club Melbourne Ambassador.

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Inaugural Club Melbourne Fellowship winner sets a remarkable pace

Speaking at two major international meetings, commencing work with an international collaborator, publications, grants, joining the editorial board of a new journal and paying it forward – a brisk year’s work.

The Inaugural Club Melbourne Fellowship winner Associate Professor Sarah Spencer, Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT has set an extraordinary pace for those that follow in her footsteps.

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Venetoclax - translation at its finest

A key discovery made 30 years ago at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) was the basis for a new anti-cancer drug, venetoclax, achieving the holy grail of market entry and a landmark commercial deal for the Institute.

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Club Melbourne welcomes incoming MCET Chair John Brumby

The Club Melbourne Ambassador Program has welcomed the appointment of John Brumby AO as chairperson of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust (MCET), by the Victorian State Government.

Mr Brumby has replaced outgoing chairperson Robert Annells after more than 20 years of service.

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