Event Status
Registration Closes
Tue 07 May 2019 - 5:00 pm
Event Date
Tue 07 May 2019 - 5:30 pm to
Thu 16 May 2019 - 8:30 pm

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Fishburners Brisbane level 3/155 Queen Street Brisbane Queensland Australia
Registration: Member Rate: $40.00 ($36.36 excl. GST) Society Member Rate: $70.00 ($63.64 excl. GST) Student Member Rate: $40.00 ($36.36 excl. GST) Non-Member Rate: $70.00 ($63.64 excl. GST)
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Young Engineers Australia, Queensland
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Contact:Jonathan Espinoza Phone: 1300 653 113 Email:
YEAQ Innovation Challenge Register

Young Engineers Innovation Challenge

Come and enjoy a two-session Young Engineers Australia (Qld) Innovation Workshop Series that will allow you to immerse and challenge yourself in a team to solve a a real time Brisbane-based problem, using design-thinking skills and processes. You will have the opportunity to apply innovative skills on a challenge problem presented by the Department of Transport and Main Roads, a topical issue which they are currently facing. You will also have the additional benefit of building new network relationships and applied practice professional skills to take away in their own projects.

Ideas and solutions developed by each team will be presented to a judging panel. 

Capacity for the YEAQ Innovation Workshop Series are limited and teams will be randomly pre-assembled. It is noted that attendance to both nights are compulsory. All resources will be provided so you’ll only need to bring yourself!

Bring out your innovative thinking and join fellow engineers and professional over some light refreshments.


Challenge problem

As new modes and platforms of transportation such as the vision of autonomous vehicles and ride sharing transforms the way we move and stay connected. How can government bodies, or otherwise, encourage a diverse society to embrace the disruption and understand the benefits of new and evolving transportation modes, to continue traveling seamlessly and staying connected to live, work or play in our communities?

A general breakdown of the Innovation Workshop Series is as follows:

Workshop Night 1: Tue 7 May, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Briefing of the challenge problem and background, including Q&A
  • Form challenge teams
  • Collaboration and working time to develop solutions.

Workshop Night 2: Thu 16 May 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Finalisation of the team’s solution and presentation preparation
  • Team presentation to judging panel, including feedback and Q&A
  • Announcement of winning team
  • Networking de-brief and celebration

If you have any questions regarding the event before registering, please feel free to email the YEAQ team on [email protected] 

Is this event for me?  Read more about Young Engineers Australia.

Whether you are a Young Engineer or would like to support Young Engineers this event is for you!


The Young Engineers Innovation Challenge is proudly supported by Principal Partner, Department of Transport and Main Roads.