TechTALK #21 - AI and Automation


Thu May 19 2022 at 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm


20 Symonds Street | Auckland, AU

At this event we'll talk about AI, robotics & automation; how tech will affect the future of work & help growth, resilience & sustainability
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We are proud to announce the 21st TechTALK seminar as below:

When and where:

  • Date: Thursday, 19th May 2022
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Venue: 20 Symonds Street, Engineering Faculty, The University of Auckland, CBD Auckland

TechTALK 2022 Theme: Reimagining our Future Together

Event Special Theme: AI and Automation - Future of Work for Growth, Resilience and Sustainability

Speakers: We have three amazing speakers and five great panel members with both industry and university backgrounds:

  • Nicky Molloy (Speaker and Panellist) | Business Innovation Advisor – at Callaghan Innovation
  • Minas Liarokapis (Speaker) | Director of the New Dexterity Research Group, UOA
  • Lisa Wong (Speaker and Panellist) | Senior Solution Architect at Crown Equipment Corporation
  • Bruce MacDonald (Panellist) | Professor at the University of Auckland
  • Alan Hesketh (Panellist) | Founder at Business Value Consulting

Event Hosts:

  • Colart Miles
  • Kyla Archer
  • Masoud Shakiba

About TechTALK:

TechTALK’s mission is to help to close the STEAM skills shortage gap! We do this through various activities, including planning tech-centric events with multiple speakers followed by networking sessions, running industrial workshops, and collaborating with other organisations to enhance learning and development. We want to increase the technical knowledge level of everyone in New Zealand and all around the world.

At this event, we are partnering with The Centre for Automation and Robotic Engineering Science, UOA, to take the TechTALK events to the next level, co-organising a Techweek event and focusing on AI, robotics, automation and how technology will affect the future of work and will help growth, resilience and sustainability.

About CARES:

The Centre for Automation and Robotic Engineering Science (CARES) is a transdisciplinary research centre based at the University of Auckland. Our researchers develop robotic technologies for humans to improve their quality of life. CARES’ research activities are principally based in the area of Human-Robot Interaction and Robot Programming Systems and their multitude of applications, such as healthcare, precision farming, offices, and factories.

TechTalk Audience Demography:

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  • We will have 3 amazing talks
  • Followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session

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20 Symonds Street, 20 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand

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