Industry Day

AJCAI Industry Day on AI Impact

The Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence is a flagship conference for Australasian AI community. It is an annual event to advance communication between academic researchers and industry AI practitioners. It promotes cutting-edge works contributing to the theory and practice of AI. Novel application domains including cybersecurity, healthcare, IoT, robotics, social media and big data real-world applications are highly welcome.

As the highlight of this year’s AJCAI conference, the UWA Data Institute will host an industry focussed day with the theme of ‘AI Impact’ on Thursday 8 December 2022 at Hyatt Hotel. The day will host key speakers from both research and industry to jointly explore the impact of AI in an array of industry sectors, including how it is measured, the challenges, the successes and the next steps.

Join us for a range of thought-provoking discussions about real-world practices and impacts as well as explainable AI, and gain insights on the effective uptake of AI.

Click here for Industry Day Registration, which is generously subsidised by the conference and sponsors.


Industry Day Keynote Speaker – AI: Our Co-pilot in a Complex World

  • Stela Solar, Director, National AI Centre

We live in a world of high complexity. From the data jungle and increasing population, to process complexities and some of the most existential challenges facing our society. In this context of grand challenges, we need a grand tool to help us navigate the complexity. AI is one such tool. AI can be our co-pilot in this complex world, helping us lead our lives in accordance with our human values.

Industry Presentation – Trends in AI: What are the customers asking for?

  • Michael Raghib, Principal Data Scientist and Manager, IBM

Industry Presentation – AI Application in Healthcare

  • Liz Dallimore, CEO & Managing Director, Argenica Therapeutics

Industry Panel – AI Impact : Understanding Data, Explainable AI, Problem Led Solutions & Applying AI Across Sectors

  • Michelle Sandford (Chair), Microsoft Emerging Community Lead for Data Science and AI
  • Sandra Occhipinti, Research Director, Discovery Program (Mineral Resources), CSIRO
  • Caren Han, Senior Lecturer, Deep AI for Multi-Modality Joint Learning, UWA
  • Kate Lewkowski, Chief Executive Officer/Co-founder, Neurotologix
  • Newton Campbell, Director of Space Programs, Australian Remote Operations for Space and Earth (AROSE)

At the end of the day there will be a networking opportunity at a sundowner event to connect industry leaders with researchers and students to conclude the conference.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the AI Impact Day of AJCAI.


Industry Day Program

8:30 – 8:50 am Industry Day Registration
8:50 – 9:00 am Welcome & Acknowledgement of Country
9:00 – 10:30 am AJCAI 22 Industry Papers
10:30 – 11:00 am Morning Tea
11:00 – 12:00 pm Keynote Speaker – Stela Solar
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 pm Industry Presentation – Michael Raghib
2:00 – 3:30 pm Industry Panel
3:30 – 4:00 pm Industry Presentation – Liz Dallimore
4:00 – 4:15 pm Conference Close
4:15 – 5:15 pm Industry Day Networking Sundowner


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Julie Jerbic