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The Life Sciences Queensland Globally Engaging Networking Event (GENE) will be held on the Friday 20th October 2017, following The Australasian Bioenergy and Bioproducts Symposium (TABBS) at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia.

GENE is a prestigious event attended by many in the industry - bringing together a number of key Australian, North American, European, Asian and Canadian Life Sciences Leaders, for an evening of networking and entertainment. The event has enjoyed growing success since its inception in 2009, and promises to be an engaging celebration of the life sciences industry, locally and abroad, in 2017.
GENE will feature the presentation of three key industry Awards - the McCullough Robertson LSQ Industry Excellence Award, the LSQ Elected Official Award and the LSQ Trade Commissioner Award. 

The event will also feature the presentation of the Rose-Anne Kelso Commemorative Award to recognise an individual female’s endeavors and passion and dedication to the health and life sciences industry.

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Awards

The Rose-Anne Kelso Commemorative Award

In memory of Rose-Anne Kelso, this award was created by Life Sciences Queensland Limited (LSQ) to recognise an individual female’s endeavours and passion and dedication to the health and life sciences industry. The Award will assist an individual with enhancing their objectives, outcomes and opportunities within the health and life sciences industry, through the provision of AU$3000 towards flights and travel expenses to attend an appropriate international meeting (as mutually agreed), and recognition among the media, domestic and international business leaders, investors and the broader community.

Download The Rose-Anne Kelso Commemorative Award Form
Once you have completed the form, please email to agoodwin@lsq.com.au
Applications must be received by COB Friday 15 September 2017.


McCullough Robertson LSQ Industry Excellence Award

Now in its ninth year, the 2017 McCullough Robertson Industry Excellence Award will be presented to an individual that has made significant contributions to the performance and success of the Queensland Life Sciences Industry and will have demonstrated a breadth of impact across the sector.

Download the McCullough Robertson LSQ Industry Excellence Award
Once you have completed the form, please email to agoodwin@lsq.com.au
Applications must be received by COB Friday 6 October 2017.

The Life Sciences Queensland Ltd Elected Officials Award

The Life Sciences Queensland Limited (LSQ) Elected Officials Award (EOA) will be given to an elected Government Official (Local, State or Federal Government) who has made significant contributions to promoting and serving the Queensland Life Sciences Industry.

Download the LSQ Elected Officials Award Nomination Form

Once you have completed the form, please email to agoodwin@lsq.com.au
Applications must be received by COB Friday 6 October 2017.

The Life Sciences Queensland Ltd Trade Commissioners Award

The Life Sciences Queensland Limited (LSQ) Trade Commissioners Award (TCA) will be awarded to a Trade and Investment Queensland Commissioner, or their staff, who - as determined by LSQ Members - has made significant contributions to promoting and serving the Queensland Life Sciences Industry.

Download the LSQ Trade Commissioners Award Nomination Form
Once you have completed the form, please email to agoodwin@lsq.com.au
Applications must be received by COB Friday 6 October 2017.


2016
Thank you to everyone who joined us on 20th October to celebrate GENE 2016, and c
ongratulations to all of the Award winners and nominees.

McCullough Robertson LSQ Industry Excellence Award
Winner: Prof Sagadevan Mundree - QUT

Rose-Anne Kelso Commemorative Award
Winner: Dr Joanne MacDonald - USC    

LSQ Trade Commissioners Award      
Winner: David Camerlengo - Trade & Investment Commissioner for North America
       
LSQ Elected Officials Award
Winner: Hon Dr Anthony Lynham MP - Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines