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EWB Australia’s annual Making an Impact Summit showcases the role of engineering skills, research, and technology in addressing global challenges. Join university students, academics, industry, and community representatives across a full day of conversation and inspiration.

Summit Plenary
Student presentation

Making an Impact Summit 2018


Monday 3 December 2018
9:00 am -- 5:00 pm, followed by EWB Celebrates!
Engineers Australia
Level 31, 600 Bourke Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000




Submit My Registration

The registration form has now closed - see you on Monday!

To submit a registration over the weekend, please email

The 2018 'Making an Impact' Summit comprises 3 key themes - the EWB Challenge Showcase, the Link Research Symposium, and the launch of EWB's new 'Redefining Engineering' report via a lunchtime panel discussion.

Join us after the event for an 'EWB Celebrates!' social gathering from 6:00 - 8:30. Registration free but required via the 'EWB Celebrates' box below.


What you'll learn at the 'Making an Impact' Summit 2018

We'll inspire you with tangible examples of engineering for social change and using technology and design to solve global challenges.   You'll join in plenary sessions and hear from humanitarian sector community partners, industry leaders and professionals.  You'll share your research work, participate in workshops, network with peers.   You'll also learn more about EWB's initiatives.

Registration, Catering & Costs

All participants in the Making an Impact Summit must register - including Presenters, Panellists, Judges and participants in the EWB Challenge Showcase, the Link Research Symposium, and the lunchtime Panel Discussion.

Registration includes morning tea and lunch.

  • Full Day Registration* including participation and catering = $100
  • Lunchtime Discussion Panel including catering = $40
  • Lunchtime Discussion Panel only = $20

    * or enter the code you've been provided to activate your free registration.

    Registration confirms you'll be participating (so we know to expect you!),  helps us cater for your dietary requirements or access needs, and to run a successful event!    Thanks in advance for submitting your registration.