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2024 Falling Walls Lab Aotearoa New Zealand Programme and Presentations

Hōtaka Programme

Te Rā When:                      Wednesday 11 Mahuru September 2024

Te Wāhi Where:                  Royal Society Te Apārangi, 11 Turnbull Street, Thorndon

                                            Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

9.30 Arrival and registration for presenters
10.30 Presenters briefing
11.00 Jury briefing
11:30 Mihi welcome and introductory remarks
11.45 Pitch presentations (1-10)
12:45 Kai a te rānui Lunch
1:45 Pitch presentations (11-20)
2:45  Networking break / Kaiwhakawā Jury evaluation session
3.45 Award ceremony / Group photo and closing remarks
4.15–6.00

Networking and connecting reception

Karakia whakamutunga event closing blessing

 Pitch presentation order

1

Alice Sai Louie Lincoln Agritech Ltd Breaking the Wall of Hidden Waters
2 Baadsha Fiji National University Breaking the Wall of Fiji’s Judicial Insight
3 Carol Martinez Camacho  University of Canterbury  Breaking the Wall of the Definition of Life 
4 Claire Abigaile Bartolome University of the South Pacific Breaking the Wall of Plastic Energy Conversion
5 Daiana Yedgey  The University of Auckland  Breaking the Wall of Dementia Diagnosis 
6 Ejovi Abafe Massey University   Breaking the Wall of the Global Food System 
7 Evelyn Wen NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi  Breaking the Wall of Public Transport Access 
8 Hadi Vatankhah Ghadim  University of Canterbury  Breaking the Wall of Trans-Tasmanian Isolation 
9 Jack Scanlan  Massey University   Breaking the Wall of Racism in Social Work  
10 Jefff Lang  Lincoln Agritech Ltd Breaking the Wall of Earthquake Forecasting 
11 Joseph Balfe  Pacific Edge Limited  Breaking the Wall of Asthma 
12 Mahya Tavan Riddet Institute - Massey University   Breaking the Wall of Diet Sustainability 
13 Mamehgol Yousefidashliboroun University of Canterbury  Breaking the Wall of Agriculture System Design 
14 Nikki Barrett  Te Ngira: Institute of Population Research - University of Waikato Breaking the Wall of Childbirth Education 
15 Patricia Soh Riddet Institute - Massey University Breaking the Wall of Unbalanced Vegan Diets
16 Petera Whaiao Hudson Massey University  Breaking the Wall of Western-dominated AI 
17 Sarah Lockwood Te Wānanga o Aotearoa  Breaking the Wall of Maternal Health Equity 
18 Shalini Guleria Liggins Institute   Breaking the Wall of Infant Immunity 
19 Thomas Gillman National Centre for Research on Europe - University of Canterbury Breaking the Wall of Access to Sport 
20 Yasas Sri Wickramasinghe University of Canterbury  Breaking the Wall of Distance: AR Hide & Seek 

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Kaitautoko Partners

Falling Walls Lab Aotearoa New Zealand is hosted by Royal Society Te Apārangi with support from the German Embassy in Wellington, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and EURAXESS Australia & New Zealand.

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