Deakin University’s Center for AI and the Future of Business will hold its third annual AI Festival in Melbourne next week on June 1-2.
The 2023 theme ‘Co-creating value with AI’ brings together more than 150 business leaders, tech innovators, scientists and policymakers, including 25 expert presenters.
A series of panel sessions will explore how artificial intelligence can be used to create value for businesses and discuss issues such as trust, ethics and privacy.
Google’s Head of Innovation Scott Thomson and one of Australia’s top AI innovators Deakin Business School Adjunct Professor Matt Kuperholz will discuss how companies can harness the potential of generative AI like ChatGPT in a panel moderated by Deakin’s Center for AI director Professor Hind Benbya .
“With the recent emergence of generative AI and the potential arrival of general AI on the horizon, our festival gives industry leaders the chance to reflect on the lessons of the past year and share insights to understand the opportunities and challenges of this new technology. navigate.” Professor Benbya said.
“This year’s program will shed light on a variety of pressing topics, from exploring different dimensions of creating an AI strategy, to the limits of generative AI and its ethical considerations, and ways in which AI can enhance collaboration and trust in promote different sectors.
“We are at a critical time where the power of AI can be harnessed to co-create value in unprecedented ways. With this festival, we want to inspire and guide the discourse on AI so that participants can better understand and use these technologies to shape our future.”
To register for the festival, see blogs.deakin.edu.au/
You don’t have to be in the Victorian capital to participate: Friday morning sessions will be held virtually.
Here’s a brief outline of the program:
AI Festival 2023
Day 1: Thursday, June 1, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m
Deakin Downtown, Tower 2 Level 12/727 Collins St, Melbourne
Day 2: Friday, June 2, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m