Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University.

RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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Past MID events

15 Jun 2020

Responsible Tech Summit 2020


Melbourne Innovation Districts are proud supporters of the inaugural ResponsibleTech Summit 2020. How can we create sustainable products and services underpinned by integrity, trust and value? Participate in the ResponsibleTech Summit...
19 May 2020

Understanding 2020: Functions of Emotions in Everyday Life



Our emotions can be difficult to manage during times of challenge and stress. So what are some effective ways for us to relieve the pressure...
13 May 2020

Melbourne Connect Presents: Advancing Environmental Sustainability



The increased discussion on climate change and environmental sustainability has never been more emphasised amongst the wider public than now. As we become more educated...
12 Dec 2019

Startup Photo Library’s new collection
“Scale: Our Urban Life”


Isabella Fraser Room, State Library of Victoria

MID will be featured in The Startup Photo Library’s new collection!   On the 12th of December, join us as we celebrate Startup Photo Library’s...
13 Nov 2019

Raising the Bar Melbourne 2019


Various Melbourne bars and venues in the MID

20 talks, 10 bars, 1 night only. Raising the Bar is back on 13 November presented by Knowledge Melbourne with stimulating talks from some of...
21 Oct 2019

Melbourne Conversations: 5G Zero Latency


Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria

Melbourne Conversations is a series of free discussions in the city exploring issues and topics of interest to all Melburnians. October’s discussion will centre on...
8 May 2018

MKW18 City Shaping Symposium


Melbourne Knowledge Week Hub

In a world of accelerating change, how can we shape a city that works for everyone? We need to talk about Melbourne. The digital revolution...
29 Nov 2017

Innovation Impact Hackathon – Less waste, better space


RMIT Activator

RMIT Activator and the Melbourne Innovation Districts team invite you to experience our first collaboration, shaping the future of Queen Victoria Market with your chance...
1 Nov 2017

Raising The Bar 2017


Raising the Bar Melbourne is part of a global initiative from a social start-up with a goal of bringing intellectual content to the public via...
20 Sep 2017

Melbourne Conversations – Inner city innovation in a nutshell


Grimshaw Architects

The northside of the CBD is already a hub of education, research, business, culture and community. But now one of the oldest and best-loved parts...
20 Sep 2017



RMIT Campus

Celebrate RMIT, is a street party acknowledging the 130th Founders Day anniversary, the completion of the New Academic Street Project and the emergence of the...
22 Aug 2017

Energy Infrastructure Innovation: The Land Art Generator Initiative Public Lecture


RMIT Design Hub, L3 Lecture Theatre

The great energy transition will have an impact on our built environment and our visual landscape like no other technical shift since the automobile. Our...
16 Aug 2017

MID partnership launch


Seven Seeds Specialty Coffee

We are delighted to invite you to join the City of Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, RMIT Vice-Chancellor Martin Bean and University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor...
13 Jun 2017

Innovation District Student Showcase


RMIT Building 78

This event brings together students from across RMIT and the University of Melbourne to share their work imagining the future of an innovation district in...
6 May 2017

Creating Well Beings: Night Hack at the Museum


Melbourne Museum

Creating Well-Beings: Night Hack at Melbourne Museum is an all-night hackathon at Melbourne Museum to develop ideas that improve visitors’ health and wellbeing as part...
3 May 2017

Melbourne Knowledge Week Rescue Dinner


Dairy Hall, Queen Victoria Market

Tuck into one of the world’s biggest growing concerns – food insecurity. Some of Melbourne’s most celebrated chefs will use rescued food (safe food about...
2 May 2017

Urban Ideas Playground


Lincoln Square

Join a playground of urban ideas to be part of a week of thought provoking discussions with local experts, exploring bright ideas through playful making...
1 May 2017

Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017


Melbourne Knowledge Week is a week-long festival that melds art, technology, business and science to explore and co-create our future city. Over 90 new wave...

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