Find out more about the Deakin Information Systems and Business Analytics (DISBA) inaugural AI and the Future of Work festival on 29 – 30 September 2021 to showcase state of the art AI applications across industries. Leading Australian and international practitioners, executives and academics will share best practices and thought leadership of AI implementations for digital transformation and industry ecosystems to transform work, facilitate innovation and business decisions in order to guide organizations to success. It is a must-attend event for professionals, senior executives, digital managers, heads of IT and digital innovations, academics and alumni in AI and the future of work. 

Date: 29 – 30 September
Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Virtual Event

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Speakers 2021

Tom Davenport
Distinguished Professor of IT and Management
Babson College

Glen Rabie
Yellowfin BI

Ashok Mysore
Vice President
Regional Head - Delivery & Operations
Infosys Limited Australia & New Zealand

Stefan Harrer
Chief Innovation Officer
Digital Health CRC

Kristine Dery
Research Scientist
MIT Sloan School of Management

John Blicq
Founder & Director of Innovation Matters

Professor Matt Kuperholz
Chief Data Scientist

Karthik Venkatasubramanian
Global Vice President
Data Strategy and Development

Simon Johnston
Artificial Intelligence Leader
AI Strategy & Ai Economics
Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) at AWS

Clyde Fernandez
Regional Vice President
Platform & Revenue Cloud

Dr Nicholas Nicoloudis
Senior Director
Innovation Technology & Strategy (APJ)

Oleg Kravets
Data&Analytics Leader

Dr Kellie Nuttall
Future of Mobility Lead Australia
Partner, Deloitte (Analytics and AI)
Professor Phil Bolton
Partner, Data & AI

Nicci Rossouw

Julian Watts
Director, Engineering & Asset Management
KPMG Australia

Ruby Wolff
Aramex Australia & New Zealand

Jonathan Chang

Dr Catherine Lopes
OpsDo Analytics

Sami Makelainen
Head of Strategic Foresight

Nicholas Therkelsen-Terry

Steve Nouri
AI and Data Science

Sveta Freidman
Director of Data Analytics & Science

Chris Howard
AI/ML Technical Leader
AWS Asia Pacific and Japan

Manoj Shivanna
Regional Leader (AUS & NZ)
Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Scott Thomson
Head of Innovation
Customer Engineering at Google

Dan Sutherland
Solution Centre Lead, Artificial Intelligence
Deloitte Consulting

Leonard Hoon, PhD
Senior Research Fellow
Artificial Intelligence Human Factors

Daniel Hatfield
Regional Director

Senator the Hon Jane Hume
Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy
Senator for Victoria

Professor Mike Ewing
Executive Dean and Alfred Deakin Professor
Faculty of Business and Law
Deakin University

Professor Amanda Pyman
Dean Deakin Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
Deakin University

The Hon. Jaala Pulford
Minister for Employment
Parliament of Victoria

Professor Hind Benbya
Head of Department, Information Systems and Business Analytics
Faculty of Business and Law
Deakin University

Associate Professor Sandeep Reddy
Director, MBA (Healthcare Management)
School of Medicine
Deakin University





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