We have another great lineup of speakers for July's Adelaide AI meetup. Dr. Hannah Brown is the Chief Science Storyteller at SAHMRI & one of Australia's inaugural 'Superstars of STEM'. Hannah is an expert in explaining difficult scientific concepts in a clear & entertaining way. Marco Salinas is the Co-founder/CEO at Hubble & will be talking about how his company has started using AI to design eco-friendly buildings – cutting validation of design decisions from days to minutes!
We're excited to announce the ongoing sponsorship & support of University of Adelaide: Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) for this event & all the AAI events in 2019 – thank you!
AiLab is proud to organise & sponsor the Adelaide AI Meetup. Our goal is to help support & build a diverse, inclusive & informed AI community in a friendly & fun format. Whether you’re a professional, a developer, an enthusiast, or just plain interested, please come along & support our brilliant presenters. Soft drinks & nibbles provided. Please RSVP, so we can confirm numbers.
5:45pm: Rego, drinks, nibbles & networking
6:15pm: Welcome – Dr. John Flackett: Head of AiLab
6:20pm: Dr. Hannah Brown: Chief Science Storyteller (SAHMRI)
6:40pm: Marco Salinas: Co-founder and CEO (Hubble)
7:30pm: Drinks, nibbles & networking
Social Media Twitter: @_AiLab
Social Media Hashtags: #AAIMeetup #AdelaideAI
VENUE & REGISTRATION
The event will be held at The Science Exchange, 55 Exchange Place, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, downstairs in Thinking Space & Futurespace Gallery. Registrations will open at 5:45pm with the event concluding at 8:00pm. You will be required to register your name upon arrival, so please confirm your attendance & report to the reception desk by the main door on arrival.
DR. HANNAH BROWN
Chief Science Storyteller at SAHMRI
Twitter: @DrScienceLover | Web: https://www.sahmri.org
Hannah is an Adelaide born & educated, internationally trained, researcher-turned-communicator who leads Storytelling, Communication and Development at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). Having trained & worked as an academic, she now sits at the interface between science & the public, helping to create the translational transaction through storytelling. She believes that creating clear & consistent narrative, engaging broadly with consumers, authenticity, integrity & humour are the keys to effective communication.
Co-founder/CEO of Hubble
Marco Salinas is Co-founder & CEO of Hubble, a Construction-Tech company that is setting out to transform the "building journey" into a more sustainable experience. Hubble is a spin-off company from SUHO – an Energy Efficiency enterprise that drives Australia into a more sustainable built environment. At SUHO Marco was responsible for developing digital tools for energy efficiency compliance & environmentally sustainable design. Now with the use of AI, Marco leads an international team to make sustainable design more accessible than ever before. He holds a Master's in IT from CMU & Cert of Energy Innovation & Emerging Tech from Stanford Uni. Originally from Mexico City, he's passionate about sustainability & a strong believer that the use of technology can manage climate change & reduce our eco footprint.
Twitter: @_AiLab | @drpuffa
AiLab assists individuals, academia, industry, government & community across the globe with navigating the AI landscape & learning about the complex field of AI via workshops, research, resources, policy & events
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