Day One

TUESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2018

 

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08:15
Registration and welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the chair

Sri Annaswamy
Founder and Director 
Swamy and Associates

AI – BEYOND THE HYPE
09:00
Bridging the gap between science and the enterprise
  • Develop insights to bridge the gap between the scientific and the enterprise worlds
  • How can cutting edge research be applied within a business?
  • How can data scientists provide solutions for maximum organisational benefit?

Hosein Alizadeh
Chief Data Scientist
Wesfarmers

09:30
International Keynote: Driving business value with AI
  • How is AI redefining business paradigms and transforming the enterprise day-to-day
  • How can artificial intelligence deliver real value to companies?
  • How do you develop an AI investment plan

Rohit Adlekha
VP, Global Head for Automation and Artificial Intelligence
Wipro Digital

10:00
Panel Discussion: Making tomorrow’s most powerful technologies beneficial
  • How to prepare for the impact of AI on business and society
  • Developing ethical and open AI - building frameworks that are safe for the future

Panel Moderator: 

Sri Annaswamy
Founder and Director
Swamy and Associates

Panellists:

Atul Narang
Founder/CIO/COO
HashChing

Rohit Adlekha
VP, Global Head for Automation and Artificial Intelligence
Wipro Digital

Hosein Alizadeh
Chief Data Scientist
Wesfarmers

10:40
Networking break and showcase viewing
PUTTING AI AND MACHINE LEARNING TO WORK
11:10
Applied AI for scalable online marketplaces
  • How is Seek using AI to improve Employment Marketplaces across the globe
  • Exploring the new conversational interface and how AI can help better match candidates to employers

Thyago Liberalli
Global Director of Artificial Intelligence
SEEK

11:35
Building a future of human-AI collaboration
  • What are most widely adopted AI capabilities today? How effective are they and what are their limitations?
  • What does the concept of Human-AI Collaboration mean? What are the latest research advancements in this space?
  • How should we look at Human-AI Collaboration as the future approach to AI for business applications?

Si Chen
Senior Manager, Strategy & Partnerships
Tencent AI Lab & Robotics X

12:00
Using AI to measure, predict and shape the right behavior
  • How can AI be used to dynamically measure conduct and behavior
  • Innovative real-time monitoring and reporting of risk culture driven by AI
  • Insights into the methods used to calibrate and apply AI to different environments

Tim Boyle
Group Managing Partner
Blackhall & Pearl

12:25
Exploring the frontiers of machine learning and AI
  • A look at the fundamental concepts and recent advances in artificial intelligence
  • Research on the frontiers of deep learning and AI for data science
  • What are the societal implications of this work?

Mohadeseh Ganji
Data Science Research Fellow | Lead Data Scientist
University of Melbourne

12:50
Panel discussion: Making the right decisions on what to automate
  • Should you automate the whole business?
  • What should be left for humans to manage?
  • Considerations for making the decision to adopt AI for automation

Panel Moderator:

Sri Annaswamy
Founder and Director 
Swamy and Associates

Pannelists:

Adrian Letchford
Senior Data Scientist
Airtasker

David Dean
Machine Learning Specialist
TAFE NSW

Fang Chen
Group Leader & Senior Principal Researcher Enterprise Analytics
Data61

13:20
Lunch and showcase viewing
14:20
AFTERNOON ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS

Roundtables are interactively moderated group discussions where delegates get the chance to debate and discover common issues, challenges and solutions. Attendees will have the option of attending 3 of 5 concurrent sessions (25 min per session).

Roundtable 1: Getting customers to accept, understand and trust AI

Fang Chen
Group Leader & Senior Principal Researcher Enterprise Analytics
Data61

Roundtable 2: Practical steps on using errors to improving your chatbots

Mark Chatterton
Co-Founder
Ingenious AI

Roundtable 3: Using machine learning and AI to enhance the customer experience

David Dean
Machine Learning Specialist
TAFE NSW

Roundtable 4: AI in marketing - personalising and improving customer experience

Jon Stubley
Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand
GumGum Visual Intelligence

Roundtable 5: Executive leadership challenges in an AI-driven world

Katharine McLennan
Founder
What is Leadership

15:50
Networking break and showcase viewing
16:20
How to embed AI & Machine Learning deep into your organisation
  • Why machine learning?
  • How does Airtasker use machine learning?
  • How we have built our machine learning pipeline

Adrian Letchford
Senior Data Scientist
Airtasker

16:45
Monitoring the health of structures with AI
  • Applying AI and machine learning to infrastructure and transport
  • Using sensing, continuous monitoring and advanced data analysis techniques to help civil and industrial asset managers to make informed maintenance decisions
  • Discovering patterns from discriminated data and building predictive capability from the derived patterns
  • How to create innovative AI/ML solutions with huge versatility and international impact

Fang Chen
Group Leader & Senior Principal Researcher Enterprise Analytics
Data61

17:10
Creating your first chatbot - what not to do!
  • 3 Steps to creating your first chatbot
  • Fail fast with chatbots

Mark Chatterton
Co-Founder
Ingenious AI

17:35
Closing remarks and networking drinks