Call for Participation: Big Data Summit 2017, Melbourne, 20-22 August

posted Jul 9, 2017, 8:31 PM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Jul 9, 2017, 8:31 PM ]

Call for Participation

Big Data Summit 2017

Co-located with IJCAI 2017

20-22 August 2017, Melbourne





This three-day event provides a unique, independent, cross-domain and non-commercial view for the advances, future, best practice and policies for artificial intelligence and data science-driven research, innovation, economy and society.


Link for and More Information about Online Registration


20 Aug: AI/Data science Discipline Course

Discipline lecture series about the advances and future directions of major AI/data science areas, to be delivered by world leaders:

-       Mathematical modeling & bitcoin blockchain

Prof Peter Taylor, ARC Laureate Fello

University of Melbourne, Australia

-       Computer vision meets machine learning

Prof Dacheng Tao, ARC Laureate Fellow, IEEE Fellow

University of Sydney, Australia

-       Knowledge discovery & social analytics

      Prof Joao Gama, ACM Distinguish Speaker

University of Porto Porto, Portugal

-       Advances in machine learning

      Prof Qiang Yang, IEEE/AAAI Fellow, Head of Department

Hong Kong University of Sci & Tech

-       Advances in big graph/data processing

      Prof Xuemin Lin, IEEE Fellow

Univ. New South Wales, Australia

-       Advances in Internet of Things/Cloud computing

      Prof Michael Sheng, Head of Department, ARC Future Fellow

Macquarie University, Australia

-       Ethics in artificial intelligence

      Prof Toby Walsh, Fellow of Australian Academy of Science, Data61

UNSW, Australia


21 Aug: AI/Data science Big Data Forum

Keynote and invited speeches by industry, government and research leaders, plus two exciting panels:

-       Keynote speech

            Dr Usama Fayyad, ACM/IEEE Fellow, CEO, Open Insights

-       Invited distinguished speakers

            Prof James Bailey, Melbourne University

            Dr Paul Beinat, Director, Neuronworks

            Dr Fang Chen, Group Leader, Data61 | CSIRO

            Dr Frederic R Clarke, Director, Australian Bureau of Statistics

            Dr Warwick Graco, ATO

            Dr Kyusik Kim, Director, IP Australia

            Dr Dickson Lukose, Chief Data Scientist, GCS Agile

            Dr Paul Rybicki, Head of TV and Content, Optus

            Dr Amy Shi-nash, Head of Data Science, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

            Prof Yun Yang, Swinburne University of Technology

-       Panel: Data Science: Scientific Revolution?

-       Panel: Data/Intelligence: New Economy Engine?

            Moderator: Dr Warwick Graco, ATO


 22 Aug: AI/Data science Executive Workshop

Global best practice and real-life enterprise analytics case studies for data and business executives and managers to make informed and smarter decisions:

            Dr Usama Fayyad, CEO, Open Insights

            Prof Geoff Webb, Monash University

            Prof Longbing Cao, University of Tech Sydney

            Dr Paul Beinat, Director, Neuronworks