Day Two

WEDNESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2018

 

GO TO DAY ONE GO TO WORKSHOP

REGISTER NOW

08:20
Welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the chair

Sri Annaswamy
Founder and Director
Swamy and Associates

INNOVATION, TRANSFORMATION & AUTOMATION
09:00
International keynote presentation: Deploying AI, Machine Learning and other disruptive technologies at scale – the Procter & Gamble experience
  • How to define a structured approach to digital transformation
  • How to de-risk your digital transformation
  • How AI, outcome-based work-process design and open ecosystems can make a big difference
  • How to bridge the gap between successful pilot testing and deployment at scale

Tony Saldanha
Vice President - Global Business Services
The Procter & Gamble Company

09:30
Leveraging data and emerging tech to ‘step change’ TAL’s business
  • Overcoming the challenges faced when developing and implementing AI tools and automating systems
  • Changing the perception of AI from being misunderstood and mistrusted to a valuable business tool
  • Overview of ‘WunderWriter’: an industry-first AI driven tool to improve quality assurance in the underwriting process
  • Overview of ‘Cora’: an AI powered messaging tool to help customers return to health

Dan Taylor
General Manager of Innovation
TAL

10:00
AI Enterprise success story: Predicting IT outages using Machine Learning

This presentation provides an overview of how machine learning was applied at a major Australian enterprise to predict IT outages in real-time, resulting in faster incident detection and resolution.

James Wilson
Chief Executive Officer
Eliiza

10:30
Panel discussion: Innovating by unlocking the power of AI: right here, right now

- How is the industry entering a new era of automation and AI-powered decision making?
- Can Artificial Intelligence radically transform the way we do business?
- How do we collaborate and adapt with machines?

Panel Moderator:

Sri Annaswamy
Founder and Director
Swamy and Associates

Panellists:

Tony Saldanha
Vice President - Global Business Services
The Procter & Gamble Company

Dan Taylor
General Manager of Innovation
TAL

Colin Timm
Country Director
Google Cloud, Australia and New Zealand

Natalie Field
GM, Digital Delivery
Australia Post

11:10
Networking break & showcase viewing
QUICK FIRE ENTERPRISE STORIES
11:40
Transforming Healthcare with AI
  • How can AI be used to transform healthcare in Australia?
  • What challenges do B2C startups in AI face?
  • How can blockchain be used to protect personal data?

Sammi Bhatia
Co-Founder & COO
Medius Health AI

12:00
The next step after digital transformation: Setting Airtasker up for success with Machine Learning
  • The challenge: what data was missing, why this is common
  • Foundation: gathering the missing data, putting demographic and behavioural analytics in the one spot
  • Pitfalls discovered and avoided: differences between software developers and data analysts
  • Value: keeping ahead of the curve, enabling machine learning and new ideas

Tim Garnsey
Co-Founder and Director
Verge Labs

12:20
Natural Language Processing and the future of shopping
  • Discover how Shop You uses AI to cut down on browsing time
  • How can AI and ML be used to understand customers better and improve the UX?
  • Understand the key elements of a successful chatbot

Kelly Slessor
Chief Executive Officer
Shop You

12:40
Applying AI and Machine Learning to media and entertainment
  • How is AI engineered for businesses while taking into consideration the human mindset?
  • What are the core algorithms that can be used to deliver a result?
  • How can we design a solution that will create a competitive advantage?

Alex Luscombe
Product Manager
Sajari

Alisha Bailey
Head of Digital Sales & Service
Foxtel

13:00
Advanced-analytics, AI and Machine Learning in health insurance – the Australian Unity experience
  • Building the Data Science/Machine Learning Centre of Excellence at Australian Unity
  • Brief overview of projects that have been delivered for different areas of the business
  • Machine Learning and Survival Analysis vs traditional approaches to predicting customer churn

Jacek Kowalski
Chief Data Scientist
Australian Unity

13:20
Applying Robotics and Artificial intelligence to the business
  • Exploring the journey of ‘the robot’ in all its forms within a business; from
  • Implementing basic automation tools to the relationship between human and artificial intelligence
  • Understanding the trust between the customer and the robot, as well as, the integral perceptions of employee/robot relationships

William Judge
Head of Social Robotics
Commonwealth Bank Australia

13:40
Lunch and networking
DATA, PRIVACY AND ETHICS FOR AI
14:40
Current state of AI and impact on society
  • What influence does AI have on society today and what opportunities does it bring for our industries?
  • How do we address issues with employment, ethics and what it means to be human?
  • How will the choices we make impact on Australia’s future?

Natalie Rens
Artificial Intelligence Specialist
Office of the QLD Chief Entrepreneu

15:10
Putting the Blackbox in Black and White: Truth, Lies and Interpretation
  • Challenges in explaining Blackbox techniques
  • How can we improve algorithm's interpretability without losing performance?
  • Lessons learned from a technical perspective

Rimon Rony
Chief AI Data Scientist
Local Government Association of QLD

15:30
Networking break and showcase viewing
16:00
Data, Security and AI
  • How will artificial intelligence and machine learning impact Cybersecurity?
  • What steps do businesses need to take to keep their data safe?
  • What are the privacy issues for artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Jacqui McNamara
Head of Security Services
Telstra

16:30
Panel discussion: THE FUTURE OF AI - Exploring the unknown
  • What’s the future of the workplace in a post-AI world
  • How can companies prepare their workforce and their leadership for this new world?
  • What are some of the mind blowing future applications of AI?

Siamak Tafavogh
Lead Data Scientist
Coca-Cola Amatil

Rimon Rony
Chief AI Data Scientist
Local Government Association of QLD

Natalie Rens
Artificial Intelligence Specialist
Office of the QLD Chief Entrepreneur

17:10
Closing remarks and close of conference