Harnessing Artificial Intelligence: presented by Monash Tech Talks

calendar icon

Event Details

9 Dec 2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online, join from anywhere


Harnessing AI Webcast Banner

About the webcast

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the ability to transform every aspect of our lives, from automating our homes and informing commercial decisions to performing complex surgery. The applications of AI are far and wide, but how can we leverage this emerging technology for business?

Join us for this 60-minute webcast, where you will:

  • learn the basics of AI
  • hear about the latest AI innovations and applications
  • explore how AI can be used for business
  • get answers to your AI questions from Monash experts during a 30-minute Q&A.

Our speakers

Professor Jon Whittle

Professor Jon Whittle
Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology (IT)

Professor Whittle is an experienced research and education leader – and a world-renowned software engineering specialist. Formerly the Technical Area Lead at NASA Ames Research Center, he’s received extensive recognition including two 10-year research impact awards and the CEO Magazine's 2019 Education Executive of the Year award.

Professor Wray Buntine

Professor Wray Buntine
Data Science and AI

A recipient of the Google AI Impact Challenge, Professor Buntine is known for his theoretical and applied work, probabilistic methods for document and text analysis, social networks, data mining and machine learning. He’s supported many high-profile organisations such as Google and the NASA Ames Research Centre, as well as Wall Street and Silicon Valley startups.

Dr Catherine Lopes

Dr Catherine Lopes
Head of Advanced Analytics at AGL Energy

Dr Catherine is an industry leader and educator in big data, machine learning and analytical management. She has published extensively in these research areas and lent her expertise to major companies such as SAS, ANZ and PwC.

About Monash Tech Talks

Disruption. Innovation. Next Generation.

Designed to challenge everything you thought about tech, these unmissable events will show you how tech is impacting our world – and shaping our future.

Event Contact

Cindy Chandra