Indian Ocean Defence Security
24-26 JULY 2024,
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC)
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INNOVATION

INDIAN OCEAN DEFENCE & SECURITY 2024 INNOVATION AWARDS

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INDIAN OCEAN DEFENCE & SECURITY 2024 YOUNG INNOVATOR AWARD


ENTRY FORM

 
1. Nominee Details:
Name:
Phone:
Email:
Address:
Date of Birth:
  AGE RESTRICTION NOTE: The nominee must be under 30 years of age as of the date entries fall due
   
Innovation Name/Title:
 

2. Nominee Employer Details:
Name:
Address:
 

3. Nominee Citizenship:
Are you an Australian Citizen?:
   
 

4. Nominator Details:
Name:
Job Title:
Employer:
Phone:
Email:
Postal Address:
 

5. Education and/or Career Break:
(If the nominee for this award is over 30 years of age as of the date entries fall due, details of an education or career break to support this application and exemption from the age restriction rule will need to be provided)
   

6. Is this Innovation the result of a collaboration between two or more individuals or companies?
   
 


Names of Individuals or Organisations forming the collaborating team

Nature of the Collaboration in the innovation
Evidence that the innovation in the entry was the result of work by more than one member of the team

Nature of Collaboration in the team
Evidence that the innovating team was not simply a 'leader/sub-contractor' construct

 
 

7. Brief Description of Project on which Nominee worked:
(Attach additional pages if necessary - marked as Annexe A)
Upload Additional Information:
   

8. Nominee’s Contribution to the Project:
(Attach additional pages if necessary - marked as Annexe B)
Upload Additional Information:
   

9. Evidence of Nominee’s understanding of user needs:
(Attach additional pages if necessary - marked as Annexe C)
Upload Additional Information:
   

10. Evidence of Nominee’s Originality in meeting the challenges of the project concerned:
(Attach additional pages if necessary - marked as Annexe D)
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11. Evidence of Nominee’s Innovativeness in meeting the challenges of the project concerned:
Innovation can be described simply as something that is either new to the adopter or that changes the adopter’s circumstances and/or behaviour – and it may be a combination of all three. Please frame your description using this framework as guidance.
(Attach additional pages if necessary - marked as Annexe E)
Upload Additional Information:
   

12. Diversity and Inclusion
Do you support Diversity and Inclusion in your work team and workplace?
   
 

If so, how do you support Diversity and Inclusion in your work team and workplace?

 
 

13. If successful, how will the Nominee use the cash award to advance their career?
 

14. How did you hear about the IODS 2024 Innovation Awards?
   
 
If Other (please specify)
 
 

INNOVATION POSTER SHOWCASE / MEET THE FINALISTS

For those entrants that are announced as finalists within the Innovation Awards program as well as other notable entrants selected by the judges, as part of AMDA's ongoing promotion of Innovation, we will be producing an Innovation Poster Showcase which will highlight your specific innovation and company to the wider audience attending Indian Ocean Defence & Security (IODS) 2024.  This Poster Showcase will be located in a prominent position within the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and allow the opportunity for attendees to view your submission and make contact directly with your company.

As additional promotion of Innovation, AMDA will also run a ‘meet the finalists’ section as part of our social media, website and e-news communication, for those entries that are announced as finalists within their category.

As we will be working to tight deadlines, we ask that you provide the below information at time of submission. 
Please note that if you do not want an Innovation Poster or additional promotion prior to the event, please tick the box below:

I do not want my Innovation to be included in the Innovation Poster Showcase
I do not want my Innovation promoted as part of the AMDA communication plan
   
POSTER ARTWORK
 
AMDA Foundation Ltd will be producing an Innovation Poster Showcase which will be located in a prominent position for the duration of IODS 2024.  The Showcase will see each eligible entry summarised in a standard poster that describes the innovation very briefly and provides contact details for anybody who is interested to follow up and ask for further information.

The AMDA Graphics team will produce each poster, your draft poster will be emailed to you for final approval prior to its inclusion within the Showcase. Please note that each poster will be presented in the same template to ensure consistency for all.  Please 'view example' for a sample of the poster template: VIEW EXAMPLE

a) Point of Contact for this Innovation:
Name:
Job Title:
Phone:
Email:
Website:
Linkedin Handle:
  (please include company or personal, whichever is most appropriate)
   
  PLEASE NOTE: The details of the contact person noted here will appear on the Showcase Poster as the most suitable person to contact for further information regarding this innovation. If this differs from the person currently noted, please update all fields accordingly.

b) Innovation Information:
 
Brief Description of Innovation:
(Up to 100 words of text)

c) Logo(s):

Logo file 1:
 
Logo file 2: (optional)
 
Logo file 3: (optional)

d) Headshot or Group shot of the team:

File 1:
 

e) Images illustrating the innovation:
 
Image file 1:
 
Image file 2:
 
Image file 3:
 

f) Quote on what it means to be nominated for an Innovation Award:
(Up to 100 words of text)

 


15. Nominee Approval:
Name:
Job Title:
Date:
Acceptance:  
   
  (NB – the Nominee has the right, when approached, to decline the nomination for any reason they may choose. Deliberately falsifying data on the entry form will result in immediate disqualification)
   
   

For further information about the Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 Innovation Awards please contact:

Gregor Ferguson
Innovation Coordinator
AMDA FOUNDATION LIMITED
PO Box 339
NORTH GEELONG VIC 3215

Tel: +61 (0)414 803 717
Email: gferguson@amda.com.au