Artificial Intelligence and the Public Sector

On Tuesday 20 March 2018, at the National Gallery of Australia, IPAA welcomed Professor Genevieve Bell, Director of the 3A Institute, as the keynote speaker at the 'Artificial Intelligence and the Public Sector: Progress, Possibilities and Perils' event. Professor Bell's address was followed by a panel discussion with James Kavanagh, Microsoft Azure Engineering Lead, Microsoft Australia; Charles McHardie, Chief Information Officer, Department of Human Services; and Tatham Oddie, Managing Director, Readify (a Telstra Company).

The event was hosted by Alison Larkins, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Human Services who also took part in the panel discussion. 

(above L-R: Charles McHardie, James Kavanagh, Professor Genevieve Bell, Tatham Oddie and Alison Larkins)

Transcript click here to view Professor Bell's address. This transcript also includes the panellists discussion and questions from the audience. 
Presentation – click here to view Professor Bell's slides from the presentation.
Video – a complete video of the event (1 hour 19 minutes) is available below or can be viewed on IPAA's Vimeo channel here.

Photos - a selection of event photos are provided below, for high resolution copies please contact IPAA.

(above L-R: Professor Bell delivering her keynote address)

(above L-R: Alison Larkins and Charles McHardie)

(above L-R: James Kavanagh and Tatham Oddie)

(above: the panel in session)

(above: the audience at Gandel Hall, at the National Gallery of Australia)


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