Explore the world of artificial intelligence with future focussed technology, operations and cognitive computing experts. Hear case studies from companies that have implemented artificial intelligence systems into their workplaces to aid customer engagement, data analysis and business decision making. Acquire legal and regulatory know-how and ensure you are prepared for the proliferation of artificial intelligence.



Associate Professor, RMIT University
Winner of the 2016 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science

Niven Narain

Co-Founder, President & CEO, Berg



Principal, Cartland Law



Who should attend:

  • CEOs, COOs
  • CIOs and CTOs
  • Heads of Engineering
  • Heads of Strategy
  • Heads of Technology
  • Data Scientists
  • Founders
  • Investors

Why Attend:

  1. Hear industry experts discuss state of the art artificial intelligence and intelligent systems
  2. Uncover how AI is changing how we live and work
  3. Learn about virtual assistants, connected homes, AI safety and more
  4. Network with leaders from enterprise marketing, operations, service, security, sales and technology
  5. Discover how AI technologies will mature in the next 5 years



Thursday, 30 March 2017

Chairperson: Ian Aitken, CEO, Unisono

1:50 | Removing One of the Greatest Barriers in Creating a Bionic Brain

  • Developing the world's first artificial memory cell that mimics long-term memory storage
  • How RMIT achieved this break-through discovery
  • Leveraging materials engineering, electronics, and micro/nano-fabrication

Dr. Sharath Sriram, Associate Professor, RMIT University
Winner of the 2016 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science
Voted one of Australia’s most innovative Engineers of 2016

2:10 | AI's Emerging Role in Drug Development

  • Fusing AI and patient biology to develop next generation therapeutics
  • Significantly reducing cost of creating new drugs using AU
  • Creating biological and patient medical data 'maps' as a guide for low cost drug development

Niven Narain, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Berg

2:30 | AI and the Future of the Service Industry

  • How much of the excitement surrounding AI is hype?
  • How much of your job can be done by robots and what jobs will be left for humans?
  • Case Study: How has AI changed how Cartland Law operate

Adrian Cartland, Principal, Cartland Law