Information Technology at Clayton

Information technology at Clayton

Sunday 7 August, 10am - 4pm

Experience a world of innovation and discover how you can change the world for good with the Faculty of Information Technology Open Day zone!

IT Precinct

Technology comes alive in our IT precinct where you can get hands-on experience with cutting edge technology and speak with our leading academics who are developing the apps, machine learning and algorithms that are changing the world.

Our current students and alumni are there to share what life is really like on campus, and lead you on a tour of our spaces. Hearing from them, you’ll discover just how diverse a career in IT can be!

Whatever captures your imagination, there’s something for everyone and we look forward to seeing you at the IT precinct!

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Welcome to IT
Welcome to IT! Visit our welcome marquee to collect your show bag full of goodies, book a future time with a course adviser and immerse yourself in our projection space that's all about IT!

Welcome marquee, Lemon Scented Lawn

All day

Tour our exceptional facilities
Explore all the IT precinct has to offer on a guided tour. You'll have the opportunity to connect with our students and staff as they lead you on a tour of our exceptional facilities.

Tour marquee, Lemon Scented Lawn

Every 15 minutes, from 10.15 am – 3.15pm

Your future in information technology
Want to know where a degree in IT can take you? Or what course is right for you? Considering a double degree? Attend our presentations and hear from our academics about our courses, industry experience and what your career in IT could look like.

C1 Lecture Theatre, 25 Exhibition Walk

10.15am, 1.15pm

Sustainable energy future and the role of human-centred data visualisation
Interested in sustainable energy? Come along to hear about how IT can play its part!

G05, Ground floor, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

10.45am

Welcome to IT - a world of opportunity
Gain insights from the Dean into the world of opportunity that is information technology!

C1 Lecture Theatre, 25 Exhibition Walk

11.00am

Human factors in cybersecurity
Attend this presentation to hear more about the exciting world of cybersecurity.

LG02, Lower ground, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

11.15am

Creating a digital health future
Digital health is the use of digital tools and interventions in wellness and healthcare, and healthcare is affects everyone! Come and hear what this means for future IT professionals... like you!

G05, Ground floor, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

11.45am

Industry experience in IT degrees
We don't limit your learning to textbooks and lectures. We also encourage you to apply your knowledge in practice through our range of popular industry experience programs.

C1 Lecture Theatre, 25 Exhibition Walk

11.45am, 2.00pm

IT for everyone: Advance your career with double degree
Considering a double degree but don't know where to start? Not sure if a degree in IT is right for you? Attend this presentation to hear from our academics about our courses, and how a degree in IT really can be for everyone!

C1 Lecture Theatre, 25 Exhibition Walk

12.30pm, 2.45pm

Hacking the brain to make driving safer
In this session you'll hear how Monash researchers are applying cutting edge research and machine learning to improve driver attention and road safety.

G05, Ground floor, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

12.45pm

Data science shaping the 21st century
Hear from our world-class academics about how data science is shaping the 21st century.

LG02, Lower ground, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

1.15pm

Blockchain for social good
Blockchain is not just cryptocurrency or FinTech, but it is a very powerful innovative technology, which can contribute to different sectors in our society! Join this session to learn more about harnessing blockchain for social good.

G05, Ground floor, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

1.45pm

Human-centred explainable AI
Interested in AI? Come hear from our academics about the exciting field of human-centred explainable AI!

LG02, Lower ground, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

3.15pm

Visit our general course information hubs
Come and speak to staff and students about all things information technology, including course options, majors, units, practical teaching and industry experience. Find out what you can study and how it all comes together within a degree in IT.

C1 Lecture Theatre, 25 Exhibition Walk
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G03, Ground floor, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition Walk

All day

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Pretzel food truck
Grab a warm, delicious pretzel at the pretzel food truck located on the Lemon Scented Lawn outside the course information hub in C1 Lecture Theatre. 
Pretzel Van, Lemon Scented LawnAll day
Hear from our Dean
Technology drives almost every industry around the world, so the job opportunities are endless. Hear more from our Dean in the immersive Dean's marquee.
Dean's Marquee, Lemon Scented LawnAll day
Airsticks demonstration
Experience an incredible airsticks performance, or give it a try for yourself!
Airsticks Marquee, Lemon Scented LawnAll day
Connect with our student experience hub
Meet new people, make friends and have fun at our student experience hub! Here you can explore industry experience opportunities, chat with students from our student clubs and societies, and discover how equity, diversity and inclusion is at the core of all we do.
Auditorium, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition WalkAll day
Immerse yourself in our AR and VR hub
Immerse yourself in a world of augmented and virtual reality. Discover cutting edge technology in this specially equipped mixed reality studio.
G08, Ground floor, Woodside Building, 20 Exhibition WalkAll day
Explore our cyber food experience
Experience logic bon bon, a cyber’ food experience that combines the application of logic operations - the basic building blocks of every digital computer - with edible materials resulting in the creation of a liquid-centred dessert.
Ground floor, 25 Exhibition WalkAll day
Discover our smart bees
Come along to see how our students and researchers are using cutting edge AI to study insects and their behaviour. We'll explain how we use machine learning and computer vision to study pollination by bees, butterflies and flies, how we identify microscopic insect pests, and how we understand insect habitat in urban and natural environments. All of this research helps us improve our food production and secure a future for insects in increasingly urbanised environments.
Bee Pavillion, Ground floor, 25 Exhibition WalkAll day

Auto-Paízo games
Come along and see how you can play games like rock-paper-scissors with one of your arm against another arm that is not in your control!

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

Virtual Angkor
Immerse yourself in this 3D visualisation of Angkor Wat and explore questions about Angkor’s place in larger networks of trade and diplomacy, its experience with climate variability and the structure of power and kingship that underpinned the city!

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

AiLECs lab
Discover how we're working with law enforcement to deliver better outcomes in the judicial system and see how you can contribute to the #mypicturesmatter campaign.

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

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Computer vision for surveillance and robotics
Experience this live demonstration of human detection, tracking and activity from camera and video demonstration of our algorithms outputs in robotics problems

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

MiniZinc
Engage with demonstrations of a solver-independent modelling language for optimisation called MiniZinc!

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

Data science and AI showcase
Watch a demonstration how we use deep fake to synthesize video and audio, or find out how computer vision can be used in face completion technology plus so much more!

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

Explore the world of Action Lab
Discover the world of Action Lab and explore how human-centred tech is changing the way we live and work for people all over the world. With initiatives such as participatory video platforms for international development monitoring and evaluations, telephony based communication platforms for hosting live remote conversations with communities, rapid prototyping infrastructure for augmenting Zoom and try a system that supports anonymous employee voice in organisational settings, you are only limited by your imagination in the world of Action Lab!

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

HumaniSE lab showcase
Discover how adaptive technologies better address diverse accessibility needs based on users disabilities

Ground floor, 25 Exhibition Walk

All day

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