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Smart Casey Innovation Festival creating positive change with the community

Smart Casey Innovation Festival 2022

The City of Casey is set to launch its annual Smart Casey Innovation Festival this November with a series of engaging free events providing opportunities to learn about smart city sensors, open data, circular economy partnerships, local innovation projects and more.

After the success of previous Smart Casey Innovation Festivals, the 2022 program, which runs from 10 November to 17 November, aims to connect and inspire the community to drive innovation across Casey.

City of Casey Chair of Administrators Noelene Duff PSM said that the focus for this year’s festival is to build on the impact of the Smart Casey Launchpad program.

“We aim to provide opportunities for partners to showcase their work and connect innovative community members who are making positive change in the Casey community,” Ms Duff said.

“During the festival week, there is something for everyone to get involved in, with a range of free activities to spark your curiosity, connect with each other, and get inspired to create new ways to make Casey an even better place to live, play and work.” 

The 2022 Smart Casey Innovation Festival is comprised of the following free events:

Smart City Masterclass with Federation University
When: Thursday 10 November 2022, 9.30 am – 11.30 am
Where: Federation University Berwick campus

Join us for a Smart City Masterclass hosted by Federation University, where you can meet with students and learn about how Smart Cities have been integrated into their educational journey.

Smart City Masterclass with Minnovation
When: Thursday 10 November 2022, 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Where: Bunjil Place Library, Narre Warren

Join us for a Smart City Masterclass session hosted by industry experts Minnovation, to learn the fundamentals of the Internet of Things (IoT) and have an opportunity to connect a sensor to the LoRaWAN network.

Smart City Masterclass with Casey Tech School
When: Thursday 10 November 2022, 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm
Where: Casey Tech School, Berwick

Have you ever wondered how smart electronics work? How a smart light changes brightness or turns on and off based on the surrounding environment? Join us at Casey Tech School to get a hands-on sensor experience where you will build smart electronics using HummingBird Duo, different sensors, and output units.

Circular Casey
When: Sunday 13 November 2022, 3.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Where: Old Cheese Factory, Berwick

Find out more about innovation and sustainability initiatives happening in Casey, meet the local community, and enjoy a family afternoon at the Old Cheese Factory.

Community Makerspace Tour
When: Tuesday 15 November 2022, 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Where: Casey Tech School, Berwick

Visit Casey Tech School Makerspace facilities to see 3D printing and laser cutting in action.

Innovate for Impact
When: Thursday 17 November 2022, 12.00 pm – 1.30 pm
Where: Online

Learn about City of Casey's work in the innovation space and how to get involved.

Visit Casey Conversations to learn more and book your free tickets.

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