What is artificial intelligence? Practical applications and career opportunities in AI

Date: November 3

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Speaker: 
Antonio Robles-Kelly PhD, Chair in AI and Machine Learning

About the speaker
"Prof. Robles-Kelly received a B.Eng. degree in Electronics and Telecommunications with honours in 1998 and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of York, UK, in 2003. He remained in York until Dec. 2004 under the MathFit-EPSRC framework and, in 2005, he moved to Australia and took a research scientist appointment with National ICT Australia (NICTA). In 2006 he became the project leader of the Imaging Spectroscopy team at NICTA and, from 2007 to 2009, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Australian Research Council. In 2016, he joined CSIRO where he was a Principal Researcher with Data61. He moved to Deakin University in 2018 to take up a Chair in AI and Machine Learning at the School of Information Technology. His research interests are in the areas of pattern recognition, machine learning, computer vision and artificial intelligence. Along these lines, he has done work on segmentation and grouping, graph-matching, inference on graphical models, imaging spectroscopy, shape-from-X and reflectance models. His research has found applications in areas such as database organisation, agriculture, forensics, biometrics, computer graphics and environmental management."

Masterclass description: 
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is driving digital disruption, with new technologies transforming many industries. Businesses are looking to take advantage of recent advances in AI, creating a large demand for skilled professionals. Intelligent systems and AI technologies are reinventing and transforming business in ways not seen since the industrial revolution. This level of innovation and change has created a high demand for skilled AI professionals. The number of jobs emerging in the field is increasing each year and will enable productivity increases for most industries across the globe. This masterclass will outline what AI is, the practical applications of AI, and career opportunities in the field.

Presentation:
Date: November 3, 2020
Time: 5pm USEST (ARG 7pm, BRA 7pm, CHI 7pm, COL 5pm, MEX 4pm, PER 5pm)
Price: Free

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