The Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Conference

Program and Dates

The EPC 2017 conference theme: Innovation and Entrepreneurship, promotes students to share novel solutions to complex research problems, broadening their knowledge of global challenges while fostering interdisciplinary collaboration. EPC 2017 seeks to highlight innovative ideas which address societal and environmental needs, while inspiring entrepreneurship that may lead to new industries. The conference is an excellent forum for engaging with the next generation of Queensland researcher leaders in the following schools of the EAIT faculty: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Mining Engineering and the Advanced Water Management Centre.

EPC 2017 Program will include the following:

  • Postgraduate Research Technical Presentations
  • Postgraduate Research Poster Presentations
  • Key Note Speakers Presentations
  • Technical & Poster Presentation Prize Ceremony 
  • Catered Refreshments & Lunch

The full EPC 2017 Program Schedule will be uploaded on this website in due course.

Key Dates

Information Session 1

The first information session took place on 1 February 2017. In this session, the details of the day were discussed from how to submit through to the prizes on offer.

Information Session 2

The second information session took place on 2 March 2017. In this session, the details of the day along with how to make a submission and the prizes available were revisited. We were also lucky enough to be supported by Dr. David Rowland, who ran a presentation workshop to give attendees an edge on the conference day! If you were unable to attend, download the presentation slides.

Abstract Submission

Submissions opened on 13 March 2017 for presentation abstracts, journal papers and poster presentations. The last date to submit abstracts for EPC 2017 is 1 May 2017. For more details, refer to the Submission Section

Prizes

Thanks to the sponsors this year, there are a number of prizes up for grabs for those participating in the conference.

 

Winner ($)

Runner Up ($)

Best Presentation

Theme Prizes

Water

500

200

Energy

500

200

Health

500

200

Designing Smart Community

500

200

Information Engineering

500

200

Manufacturing & Resources

500

200

Special Category Prizes

CCSG: Best Presentation in the Field of Unconventional Gas Resources

500

200

Dow Centre: Best Innovation in the Field of Sustainability

500

200

Dow Centre: Best Innovation in the Field of Entrepreneurship

500

200

Powerlink Innovation Award

500

200

IEEE Queensland Section Award

500

 

School Prizes

AWMC

125

 

School of Architecture

250

 

School of Chemical Engineering

250

 

School of ITEE

250

 

School of Mech and Mining

250

 

School of Civil Engineering

250

 

School First Year Prizes

   

AWMC

125

 

School of Architecture

250

 

School of Chemical Engineering

250

 

School of ITEE

250

 

School of Mech and Mining

250

 

School of Civil Engineering

250

 

Best Poster

School Prizes

AWMC

125

 

School of Architecture

250

 

School of Chemical Engineering

250

 

School of ITEE

250

 

School of Mech and Mining

250

 

School of Civil Engineering

250

 

Best Journal Article

School Prizes

AWMC

125

 

School of Architecture

250

 

School of Chemical Engineering

250

 

School of ITEE

250

 

School of Mech and Mining

250

 

School of Civil Engineering

250