What we'll do
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We're excited to announce the next Adelaide AI meetup on Monday 18th November 2019 (5.45pm - 8.00pm) with the fantastic interstate speaker Chris Rowlands. Chris is the Innovation Officer at City of Greater Bendigo (CoGB) in Victoria and will share details about CoGB's innovation and smart cities agenda. He will also talk about one of his award-winning initiatives 'Clever Weather' – a system that uses Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to gather data about the weather, which can then be used to make city planning decisions. Also joining Chris to talk about Clever Weather is Associate Professor Simon Egerton from La Trobe University in Melbourne.
This event is co-sponsored by AiLab (Artificial Intelligence Laboratory), the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML): University of Adelaide and the City of Adelaide. Huge thanks to everyone for the support and making this event possible.
AiLab are proud to organise & co-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 via Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2WJcC1i
5:45pm: Registrations, drinks, nibbles & networking
6:30pm: DR. JOHN FLACKETT (Welcome) – Co-founder & Head of AiLab
6:40pm: CHRIS ROWLANDS (Keynote) – Innovation Officer at City of Greater Bendigo (Victoria) (Joined by Associate Prof. Simon Egerton, the Deputy Head of the Department of Computer Science & IT at La Trobe University, Melbourne)
8.00pm: Event Closes
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 the Thinking Space and Future Space Galleries). 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 bring your ticket and report to the reception desk by the entrance.
Innovation Officer at City of Greater Bendigo (Victoria)
Chris is an urban planner and is currently employed as the Innovation Officer with the City of Greater Bendigo where he is driving the innovation and smart cities agenda with a view to how Bendigo can become a City of the Future. One of Chris’ award-winning initiatives is called Clever Weather, where the City of Greater Bendigo has teamed up with La Trobe University to install 100 weather sensors throughout the city, including outer suburbs. He is passionate about improving the collaboration between academia, industry and government in order to address some of the challenges facing our cities and regions today.
SPEAKER: ASSOCIATE PROF. SIMON EGERTON
Deputy Head of Dept. of Computer Science & IT at La Trobe University, (Melbourne)
Simon led a team to establish Australia’s first Master of Internet of Things and leading the way to establish the Bendigo campus as a centre of excellent in the space of the IoT and disruptive technologies. He has a background in hardware, software and artificial intelligence and have applied these interests to the area of intelligent autonomous robots, human robot interaction and more recently to the IoT.
EVENT HOST: DR. JOHN FLACKETT
Co-founder & Head of AiLab
Twitter: @drpuffa | @_AiLab
John's Bio: www.ailab.com.au/about/dr-john-flackett
AiLab (Artificial Intelligence Laboratory)
Twitter: @_AiLab | Web: www.ailab.com.au
AIML: University of Adelaide
Twitter: @TheAIML | Web: www.adelaide.edu.au/aiml
City of Adelaide
Twitter: @CityofAdelaide | Website: www.cityyofadelaide.com.au