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WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series

29 June @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

The MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub invites you to join the monthly WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series event.

If you find yourself unable to attend our Spotlight in person, we would love if you could still join us virtually on Zoom.

Please use the following Zoom details to join our event at 8am:

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The MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub invites you to join the monthly WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series event.

About this event

Our monthly breakfast series is an opportunity for representatives from across the MTP sector to connect, collaborate and learn about upcoming opportunities, and hear the stories and successes of WA organisations developing health and medical innovations. Join us over a light breakfast in the last week of each month at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.

Join Chief Commercial Officer Colin La Galia and Chief Information Officer Dr Stuart Midgley in conversation with Dr Tracey Wilkinson for a fireside chat discussing the DUG Technology story, the future of green life sciences, and how anyone from the WA ecosystem can better tap into local high powered computing services.

Details

Wednesday 29 June 2022

Fireside chat 8:00-9:00am AWST

Ground Floor Auditorium at Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, 6 Verdun Street Nedlands.

Agenda

7:30am Informal networking (COVID restrictions permitting) at Coffee Anatomy, ground floor of the Perkins Institute

8:00am Guided fireside chat

9:00am Event close

Featuring DUG Technology

DUG is an ASX-listed technology company, headquartered in Australia, specialising in analytical software development and reliable, green, high-performance computing (HPC). The company designs, owns and operates a network of some of the largest and greenest supercomputers on Earth.

The company’s proprietary immersion cooling system, DUG Cool, reduces power consumption by up to 51%, supporting our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) footprint.

A global company with offices in Perth, London, Houston, and Kuala Lumpur, DUG has a strong foundation of applied science and a history of converting research into practical, real-world solutions. DUG delivers innovative software products and cost-effective, cloud-based HPC as a service (HPCaaS) backed by bespoke support for technology onboarding. DUG’s expertise in algorithm development and code optimisation enables clients to leverage big data and solve complex problems. The company continues to invest and innovate at the forefront of software and HPC, working towards a climate-positive future.

DUG is backed by responsive, round-the-clock support and R&D teams, ensuring the latest processing and technology is at the fingertips of end-users, allowing them to focus on the outcomes of their data.

In 2019 we launched our fully-integrated DUG Cloud platform which has enabled us to offer HPCaaS, scientific data analysis services and software solutions to a range of scientific sectors including the resources, government, lifesciences and education industries to name a few.

About our speakers Colin La Galia and Dr Stuart Midgley

Colin – Chief Commercial Officer, DUG Technology

Colin is an accomplished business and people leader with a strong track record of driving commercial success and revenue growth. He brings nearly 30 years of cross functional experience in a variety of Senior Leadership, CEO, Lifesciences BD, Sales and Marketing positions in well respected organisations including Abbott, Alere, GSK, and MSD as well as a Hollywood IVF and Epichem.

He has a passion for driving performance and developing people and enjoys leading and coaching people to drive commercial success and revenue growth. He is excited to lead teams of highly dedicated professionals focused on achieving client centric outcomes in partnership and collaboration with customers and stakeholders and sharing in their success as they continue to grow personally and professionally to map out their careers.

Dr Stuart Midgley –Chief Information Officer, DUG Technology

Stuart is DUG’s Chief Information Officer and self-confessed supercomputing evangelist. Stuart has a PhD in Theoretical Physics, and over 25 years expertise in high-performance computing either as a user, application developer, tool developer, system administrator, system architect and general HPC addict. Stuart designed and developed the DUG Cool system of immersive cooling technology, and was instrumental in the construction of DUG’s supercomputer facilities world-wide.

Join Mr La Galia and Dr Midgley in conversation with MTPConnect’s Dr Tracey Wilkinson for a fireside chat discussing the DUG Technology story, the future of green life sciences, and how anyone from the WA ecosystem can better tap into local high powered computing services.

For any questions, please contact Rebekah Craggs and rebekah.craggs@mtpconnect.org.au

Organiser

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Venue

Ground Floor Auditorium
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Building, QEII Medical Centre, 6 Verdun Street
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia

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