About this Event
The first installment of the Australian Industrial Transformation Institute's Future of Work Seminar Series
Join us for a drink as explores the current state of robotics and automation and, drawing on insights from global trends, attempts to paint a picture of what the future may hold.
Everyone is welcome but space is limited please RSVP.
is the Group Leader (Acting) and a Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Data61’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group.
Since 2011 he has led legged robot research within CSIRO and is the Principal Investigator and Project Leader for the CSIRO Data61 team competing in the DARPA SubT Challenge.
He has led multiple projects for large multi-national industry clients, developing collision awareness systems and personnel detection and tracking solutions for industrial environments.
, Director of the Australian Industrial Transformation Institute will host the event and provide anoverview of the state of automation in South Australia followed by an rundown of recent developments at Line Zero Factory of the Future from members of the AITI robotics team.
What is digitalisation doing to the nature of work? Can we predict the skills we’ll need in 2051? What can ‘economic complexity’ tell us about the future of Australian manufacturing? What does a society focused on quality of life look like?
The Australian Industrial Transformation Institute is pleased to host some of Australia’s leading academics as we examine the future of work. This seminar is the first in a series featuring:
November: Professor Hugh Bradlow, President, Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering discussing how the next wave of digitalisation might change the nature of work.
February: Dr Alison Pennington, Senior Economist, Centre for Future Work will break down the social implications of capital intensity & investment.
March: Prof. Toby Walsh FAA FACM, Laureate Fellow & Scientia Professor of AI, School of CSE, UNSW Sydney will be discussing the implications and impacts of future demands for workers’ skills on Australia's training system.
April: Professor John Quiggin, Professor of Economics, University of Queensland will be reaching for utopia. How might the redistribution of work and leisure enable us to leisure to live a more just and dignified life?
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Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Flinders University at Victoria Square, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide, Australia