Agenda

  Day 1 – Main Conference Agenda  
     
09:00 am Welcome Speech & Opening Remarks by Program Director
09:05am Introduction Speech & Highlights on Conference Day 1 by Chairperson
Rita-Arrigo-112x128 Rita Arrigo
Chief Digital Advisor
Microsoft
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09:10 am Beyond Health IT: Using Technology to Transform Patient Outcomes in Healthcare
Bronwyn-Le-Grice-112x128 Bronwyn Le Grice
CEO
ANDHealth – Australia’s National Digital Health Initiative
Australia’s National Digital Health Initiative
9:30 am Using AI to Turn Data Into Knowledge: New Frontiers in Knowledge Mining
The use of advanced data science to understand relationships across multiple sources of structured & unstructured data in a human-like fashion in order to uncover critical business insights and deliver transformational outcomes. With 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data per day, and 80% being unstructured the imperative to mine all kinds of data from images, to meta-data using cognitive skills and machine learning to deeply transform to human knowledge., with key case studies in retail, health, agriculture and financial services.
 Rita-Arrigo-112x128 Rita Arrigo
Chief Digital Advisor
Microsoft
microsoft
09:50am  The Intersect of AI, Blockchain and Industry X.0  
Chris Zhong Chris Zhong
Founder/President
Blockchain Philantropy Foundation
Blockchain Lead/ Industry X.0 Senior Manager
Accenture
10:10 am Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:30 am Context Aware, Domain Specific NLP
Berowne-Hlavaty-112x128 Berowne D. Hlavaty
Executive Director, Quantitative Equity Strategy
J.P. Morgan
JP Morgan
10:50 am Advances in Cognitive AI: Case Study in Defence  
Dr Tasneem Memon Dr Tasneem Memon
Machine Learning Advisor on Cognitive Decision Systems (Defence Logistics), CASG
Australian Defence Force
Co-founder & CEO
Cognidius Solutions
11:10 am What’s next in AI – The Technology and Challenges of Audio AI
Richard-Cartwright-112x128 Richard Cartwright
Director, Speech Analytics
Dolby
Dolby
11:30 am Panel Discussion: What Companies Are Doing with AI + Industry 4.0 Today – Towards Achieving Success in the Age of AI
 Rita-Arrigo-112x128 Moderator:

Rita Arrigo
Chief Digital Advisor
Microsoft

microsoft
Chris Arnold AM Panellists:

Chris Arnold AM
Executive Director
Australia Skin & Cancer Foundation
Board Member
BioGrid Australia Ltd

Richard-Cartwright-112x128 Richard Cartwright
Director, Speech Analytics
Dolby
Dolby
TAM-C.-NGUYEN-112x128 Assoc Prof Tam C. Nguyen
Deputy Director, Research
St Vincent’s Hospital
Honorary Principal Fellow
Melbourne Medical School
St Vincent’s Health Australia
Dr Tasneem Memon Dr Tasneem Memon
Machine Learning Advisor on Cognitive Decision Systems (Defence Logistics), CASG
Australian Defence Force
Co-founder & CEO
Cognidius Solutions
Chris Zhong Chris Zhong
Founder/President
Blockchain Philantropy Foundation
Blockchain Lead/ Industry X.0 Senior Manager
Accenture
Bronwyn-Le-Grice-112x128 Bronwyn Le Grice
CEO
ANDHealth – Australia’s National Digital Health Initiative
Australia’s National Digital Health Initiative
Lionel Kho Lionel Kho
Industry Analytics Expert
12:30 pm Networking Lunch
13:30 pm Operational Digital Technology in the Mining, Energy and Industrial Service Sectors  
Anthony-Roe-112x128 Anthony Roe
Head of Digital Technology & Innovation
Downer MEI
Downer MEI
 13:50 pm School on the Blockchain  
 Kieran-Nolan-112x128 Kieran Nolan
Educational Technologist
RocketShoes/ Wooranna Park School
Wooranna Park School
14:10 pm Case Study: Using Homogenous Markov Chain to Forecast the Education Load in an Educational Organisation
Amir Rouhi
Data Analytics Advisor, Analytics & Insights
RMIT University
RMIT University
14:30 pm Case Study: Defect Detection and Classification inside Sewer Pipes by Sydney Water
Mukthar Shiek Mukthar Shiek
Digital Innovation Manager
Sydney Water
14:50 pm AI in the Energy Sector: Managing Customer Outcomes in the age of Black Box Modelling
Hoang Thai Hoang Thai
Lead Data Scientist
Energy Australia
EnergyAustralia
15:10 pm Predictive Analysis, ML and AI in Healthcare
Jim-Kolitsis-112x128 Jim Kolitsis
Biomedical Device Expert & Consultant
15:30 pm Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session  
15:45 pm AI in Security/Intelligence & Counter-Terrorism
skeeve-stevens-112x128 Skeeve Stevens
Director
Future Crime Agency
Future Crime Agency
16:15 pm AI and Blockchain for Defence Logistics  
Prof Elizabeth Chang Prof Elizabeth Chang
Professor of Logistics/Canberra Fellow
UNSW at Australian Defence Force Academy
Amit Ghildyal Amit Ghildyal
Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
Department of Defence
16:45 pm AI in Surgery & Medicine
Prof-Erwin-Loh-112x128 Prof Erwin Loh
Group Chief Medical Officer/Group General Manager of Clinical Governance
St Vincent’s Health
St Vincent’s Health Australia
17:05 pm AI in Government
Khitish Mohanty Khitish Mohanty
Data Scientist (Department of Premier and Cabinet)
Victorian Government
17:25 pm Panel Discussion: How to Encourage Faster Adoption of AI for Enterprises
A recent survey revealed that Australian and many other Asian businesses are now much more aware of how Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning can enhance their service and product development, improve business processes across all industries, with many planning for a 93% increase in AI investment over the next 5 years. However, compared with global AI leaders like the US, China, Israel and Europe, Australia and New Zealand well off the pace in terms of actual deployment of AI. What more can be done to allow AI to play the important role of improving products and services, streamlining operations and reducing costs?
Invited Speakers of Day One
17:55 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks
18:00 pm Champagne Networking Session  
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  Day 2 – Main Conference Agenda  
     
08:55 am Day Two Conference Highlights by Program Director
09:00 am Innovate or Evaporate
Babar Jan-Haleem Babar Jan-Haleem
APAC Segment Leader, AI, ML, Big Data Analytics
Amazon
amazon
9:40 am AI in Supply Chain Management & Logistics
Kyle Rogers Kyle Rogers
President
Supply Chain and Logistics Association
10:10 am Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:30 am How 5G will enable & speed up AI developments and advances in Robotics, the Connected Car and IoT
 Satoshi-Nagata-112x128 Satoshi Nagata
Senior 5G Lead & Expert
NTT Docomo (Japan) Japan’s top telco; Vice Chairman (5G), 3GPP TSG-RAN (Global)
 NTT Docomo (Japan)
11:00 am Starting Up a Fintech  
Peter Jones Peter Jones
Co-Founder
Omni-Financial (Formerly with ME Bank)
11:30 am Addressing Intellectual Property, Governance and Privacy Issues in AI
Katarina Klaric Katarina Klaric
Director/Principal
Stephens Lawyers & Consultants
12:00 pm Application and Impact of Machine Learning on Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing
Prof. Dimitrios Georgakopoulos Professor Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
Director of Key Lab for IoT
Swinburne University of Technology
 12:30 pm Panel Discussion: Addressing Practical Challenges in AI in Australia  
  • Disruption: Who’s Next?
  • Data Privacy
  • Personal Privacy
  • Governance
  • Superintelligence – The Next Frontier
Scott Wall Scott Wall
Chief Information Officer
BankVic
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Shendon Ewans Shendon Ewans
CEO
Gobbill
Katarina Klaric Katarina Klaric
Director/Principal
Stephens Lawyers & Consultants
Peter Jones Peter Jones
Co-Founder
Omni-Financial (Formerly with ME Bank)
Babar Jan-Haleem Babar Jan-Haleem
APAC Segment Leader, AI, ML, Big Data Analytics
Amazon
amazon
Prof. Dimitrios Georgakopoulos Professor Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
Director of Key Lab for IoT
Swinburne University of Technology
13:10 pm Networking Lunch
14:00 pm Building AI for Industry: Translating AI R&D into Applications & Commercial Use  
Rajesh_Vasa_112x128 Professor Rajesh Vasa
Deputy Director, Deakin Software and Technology Innovation Lab
Deakin University
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14:40 pm Design Thinking in AI, Designing AI Centaurs: collaboration with AI
Bronwyn-Vandermerwe-112x128 Bronwyn Vandermerwe
Managing Director
Fjord Asia Pacific
Fjord Asia Pacific
15:10 pm Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session  
15:30 pm Adaptive Enterprise Data Modelling and Design for Machine Learning & Deep Learning  
 Asif-Gill-112x128 Dr Asif Gill
Director, SoS DigiSAS Lab, School of Software
University of Technology Sydney
University of Technology Sydney
16:00 pm AI and IoT in Asset Management
 Praveen-Senadheera-112x128 Praveen Senadheera
IoT Deep Domain Lead
Telstra
Telstra
16:30 pm The Quantum AI Landscape
Noon van der Silk Noon van der Silk
Founder
Braneshop
17:00 End of Summit Symposium: AI, The Next Chapter
  • How 5G will drive AI and IoT
  • Towards Singularity: Technological and Economic
  • Jobs
  • Automation
  • Human-centric Design Experience
  • Planning for the Next Scenario
Satoshi-Nagata-112x128 Satoshi Nagata
Senior 5G Lead & Expert
NTT Docomo, Japan
NTT Docomo (Japan)
Praveen-Senadheera-112x128 Praveen Senadheera
IoT Lead
Telstra
Telstra
Bronwyn-Vandermerwe-112x128 Bronwyn Vandermerwe
Managing Director
Fjord Asia Pacific
Fjord Asia Pacific
 Bruce Joycey Bruce Joycey
Senior Delivery Manager
Leonardo
Leonardo
Michael Brand Michael Brand
Founder
Otzma Analytics
Otzma Analytics
17:30 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

  Day 3 – Post Conference Seminars & Site Tour  
08:55 am Welcome Speech by Program Director
09:00 am Starting an AI Journey: Considerations, Pitfalls and Business Strategy
Bruce Joycey Bruce Joycey
Senior Delivery Manager
Leonardo
Leonardo
09:45 am A Walkthrough of An Enterprise Deep Learning Project
 Jonathan-Chang-112x128

Jonathan Chang
CEO
Silverpond

Silverpond
10:45 am Morning Refreshments  
11:00 am Addressing Challenges Faced by Machine Learning and Deep Learning Practitioners
Michael Brand

Michael Brand
Founder
Otzma Analytics

Otzma Analytics
12:30 pm Networking Luncheon / End of Seminar
13:30 pm Depart for Site Tour
14:00 pm Site Tour A: Wooranna Park School
Address: 89-105 Carlton Rd, Dandenong North VIC 3175, Australia

On visiting the primary school, the group will be welcome by the Principal (Ray Trotter) and Tech-Educator (Kieran Nolan). Their welcome provided the most ‘ordinary’ thing about this school, because as visitors stepped through the doors it was clear that the school was anything but ordinary. Very quickly they realised this school is unlike most others. Firstly, traditional classrooms don’t exist; instead, the learning spaces are rich and engaging in their own right. Instead of rows of desks, you’re presented with learning spaces offering a real difference.

Most of the spaces have been crafted to provide engaging and immersive environments designed to spark the imagination. In one area, you’re met with a giant spaceship, complete with a flight simulator. Walking into another, you’re met by an impressive red dragon boat, designed to provide students with sea-faring adventures using Google Earth to guide them across (actual) oceans.

The area where they started their journey was fully decked out with a green screen studio and supported a large array of technology and tools to provide students with a seemingly unlimited canvas of possibilities. Fun fact: This technological space – officially named the ‘Enigma Portal’ – was democratically voted upon by students using blockchain voting – that the students set up.

To date, the school has been likened to Disneyland rather than a typical learning space – a comparison that Ray is obviously proud of. From where they sit, they can see three large flat-screen TVs – one of which is connected 24/7 to schools located in both New Zealand and Korea. In one corner, the school is creating an Augmented Reality Sandbox (of particular interest to me as we’re undertaking a similar project); whilst in another, a CISCO network suite allows students to design and build their own computer networks. 

The technological toys didn’t stop there. We will experience 3D printing, Robotics, Minecraft Virtual Reality (VR) which they were programming, Google Earth experiences; and heard stories surrounding various Bitcoin endeavours and the success of their mentoring programme – in which it pairs students with industry experts (recently pairing a student interested in Black Holes with an expert at NASA). That said, not everything was driven by technology. For the non-technical, we received invitations to stroke a selection of Bearded Dragons housed within their impressive nature classroom.

15:30 pm End of Site Tour A
16:00 pm Site Tour B: Deakin University AI Lab
Address: Deakin University, A2I2 – BC Building, Level 7, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125

Participants will be attending a presentation about the projects, current and completed, with which the Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute has been involved.  This will be held within the Institute, allowing participants to see where they work.  At the completion of the visit, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of what the Institute is capable of achieving, in conjunction with Deakin’s research partners.

17:00 pm End of Site Tour B
17:30 pm Drop off at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto