CIAIRI Open Day

Join us for showcases, workshops, demonstrations from AI in Health to Agent Oriented programming for Autonomous Systems.

Learn about going beyond supervised deep learning, AI and Mixed Reality to Interactive storytelling. This day will provide a deep dive into AI and the possibilities across industry.

The Program is now live:

This will include Showcases, Tech-Talks, Workshops, demonstrations of Mixed Reality and Digital Twins, Social robots, Autonomous Systems, Internet of Things (IoT), Hospital care from Anywhere and more. Agenda Subject to Change.

Tech-Talks at Storey Hall

10:00-10:15 Opening – CIAIRI Intro

10:15-11:00 Learning Technologies

  • Dr. Mingyi Li - Preference elicitation & Learning
  • Dr. Haythem Fayek - Beyond Supervised Deep Learning
  • Dr. Hoang Ha - Data-efficient Active Testing of Machine Learning Algorithms
  • A/Prof Jeff Chan - AI in Prescriptive Analytics

11:00-11.20 Harm Ellens (LIVEPerson) – Building Bots with Empathy

11:20-11:40 Coffee break (sponsored by LIVEPerson)

11:40-12:00 Computer Vision

  • A/Prof Adrian Dyer AI lessons from the miniature brain of the bee.
  • Dr. Azadeh Alavi Artificial Intelligence in Health

12:00-12:30 David Siroky & Aruna Kolluru (DELL) - Progress with Next Gen AI

12:30-13:45 Lunch Break (sponsored by DELL)

13:45-14:30 Mixed Reality

  • Prof Fabio Zambetta - AI+Mixed Reality: The future of Computer-Human Interaction
  • Dr. Iman Abbasnejad - SCONEGAN for synthetically generate more data using an AI model.
  • Dr. Ian Peake - The use of AR/VR for nursing students at RMIT
  • Dr Troy Innocent - Urban Play: 64 Ways of Being in the Future Play Lab

14:30-15:00 Coffee break (sponsored by LIVEPerson)

15:00-15:45 Agent-based Decision Making

  • Prof. John Thangarajah - Why did the AI chicken cross the road? A case for cognitive agents
  • Dr. Rick Evertsz - Designing Intelligent Autonomous Systems with TDF
  • Dr. Dhirendra Singh - Keeping us safe: AI for bushfire risk & planning safe evacuations
  • A/Prof Julie Porteous - Interactive Storytelling

15:45-16:30 Ethics Round Table

Hosted by Dr Lisa Dethridge - guests include:

  • Justine Lacey - Director, Responsible Innovation Future Science Platform
  • Matt Sinclair - Global Strategy Director, AI Microsoft
  • Rita Arrigo - Deputy Director CIAIRI
  • Prof. Marta Poblet Balcell - RMIT School of Business & Law

16:30-17.00 Gary Mancusi (NVIDIA) - Getting into the Omniverse

17:00-18.00 Closing Cocktails (sponsored by NVIDIA)

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.