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Triple A Talk: Visions of Future Mobility & Immersive User Experiences
Tue. 26 April 2016, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEST
Emerging Mega-trends and New Paradigms
Join us for another engaging Triple A Talk and learn about
- Emerging technologies/innovations, key trends & visions shaping the future of a smarter/connected world
- Multimedia convergence covering new paradigms in the TIME - Telecom, Internet, Media & Entertainment domains
- New-age applications in mHealth, mEducation – driving ’Simplexity’ to curate relevant ecosystems to develop holistic solutions focusing on end user experience
6.00-6.15 pm Registration
6.20-6.25 pm Introduction, Mary- Anne William, Director of the Innovation and Enterprise Research Laboratory (The Magic Lab), UTS
6.25-6.55 pm Keynote Anuraj Gambhir, Innovation catalyst
6.55-7.15 pm Fireside chat with Mary-Anne Williams and Anuraj Gambhir
7.15-7.30 pm Q&A
Anuraj Gambhir, Innovation catalyst, assists organisations (from mentoring startups to consulting with mature entities) to spearhead their innovation agenda. He has over 25 yrs experience working across the mobile ecosystem spanning 5 continents. He focuses his efforts on value creation via strategic business development and nurturing breakthrough concepts leading to game changing and disruptive/radical innovation. A few prominent companies he has worked for include: NASA/JPL, Optus, Logica/Aethos, T-Mobile, Orange, GSM Association, Sharp, Siemens mobile, Spice, Ericsson, MTS, Globacom.
Anuraj has worked from hands-on technical roles to senior executive management positions and is regarded by many as an industry visionary.
Professor Mary-Anne Williams is Director of Disruptive Innovation at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and listed on the Robohub's top 25 women in robotics. She is a Fellow in the prestigious Academy of Technology and Engineering, and a leading international authority on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics with a PhD in Computer Science and a Masters in Law. In research Mary-Anne leads the Magic Lab at UTS.She is a Fellow in the Stanford University Centre for Legal Informatics; Guest Professor at the University of Science and Technology China. As a national leader Mary-Anne chaired the Australian Research Council's Excellence in Research for Australia Committee that undertook a national evaluation of research in Mathematics, Information and Computing Sciences in 2012. She was Conference Chair of the International Conference on Social Robotics in 2014, and is Review Editor for the prestigious Artificial Intelligence Journal, serves on the Editorial Board for AAAI/MIT Press, the Information Systems Journal and the ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award for Humanitarian Contributions within Computer Science and Informatics. Mary-Anne has a passion for innovation, technology and entrepreneurship. She established and continues to lead the UTS Robot Soccer team and the UTS Social Robotics Project that aims to explore how robots can develop social intelligence. She is Chief Investigator of 12 Australian Research Council Projects that focus on innovation and advanced technologies, leading nine as first CI, and program leader of the CBA-UTS Data Analytics project. Mary-Anne works with her research team in the Magic Lab to bring science fiction to reality; the research goal is to design autonomous technologies that can learn, adapt and anticipate people's needs.
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