DUSSC Industry Networking Dinner 2012

On September 4th, 2012, the Deakin University Sports Studies Club (DUSSC) held its 4th annual banner event, the Industry Networking Dinner. And for the first time, the event was live-tweeted!


  1. Excitement before the event...
  2. The evening began with an engaging opening speech from Dr Brad Aisbett (Senior Lecturer, Deakin University), who spoke of one key element of success: showing up.
  3. After the main meal, Kim Encel (Vice President, DUSSC) chaired the Sports Science Discussion, featuring Mr Michael Crooks (Physical Preparation Coach, Victorian Institute of Sport), Dr Dawson Kidgell (Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University), Mr Mark Simpson (Senior Exercise Physiologist, Pace Health Management), and Ms Eliza Keaney (Performance Analyst, Tennis Australia).
  4. Kim asked the panel guests to talk about job and career transitions in exercise and sport science.
  5. The discussion then centred on what skills set you up to do good work in exercise and sport science.