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ACS Panel: The growing Impact of AI & Automation in the workplace (Ballarat)

Join us at this special regional event and gain a greater understanding of how AI and automation are impacting the future of work

Registration End Date: Thu, 27 Feb, 09:00 AM

  • where

  • Presentation Room, Ballarat Tech School, Building K
    136 Albert St
    Ballarat Central VIC 3350
  • when

  • Event Start: Thu, 27 Feb, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Thu, 27 Feb, 08:00 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $0.00
  • Member-Concessional: $0.00
  • Non-Member: $0.00

AI and automation has made its way into our everyday lives with a big impact, but is that impact always positive?<br><br>We’re excited to be heading to Ballarat on Thursday 27 February for this special regional event, where Peter Donohue, Olivia Lorkin and Michael Robinson will discuss the impacts and risks of AI &amp; Automation integration within workplaces.<br><br>During this panel session, our experts will discuss: <ul><li>How they’ve integrated AI and Automation into their own companies and the benefits;</li><li>When AI and Automation are not the right choice for a business; and</li><li>What the most important things to consider are when looking at integrating AI and Automation into the workplace.</li></ul> Make sure you secure your tickets today, as there are limited places available.<br><br><u><b>ACS SFIA Alignment</b></u><br><i><b>SFIA Category:</b> Strategy &amp; Architecture<br><b>SFIA Skill:</b> Methods and Tools (METL)<br><b>SFIA Skill Level:</b> 5 <br>Provides advice, guidance and expertise to promote adoption of methods and tools and adherence to policies and standards. Evaluates and selects appropriate methods and tools in line with agreed policies and standards. Implements methods and tools at programme, project and team level including selection and tailoring in line with agreed standards. Manages reviews of the benefits and value of methods and tools. Identifies and recommends improvements. Contributes to organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for methods and tools. </i>


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 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM  Registration open                          
 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM  Event commences                          
 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM  Networking & Refreshments                          
 08:00 PM - 08:00 PM  Event concludes                          

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SFIA Category

Methods and tools (METL) - 5


Olivia Lorkin

Olivia Lorkin

Liv is the Creative Director and owner of Tech Studio, a Ballarat based IT agency. She’s a strong advocate for connecting regional communities with emerging technologies and bringing creativity, fun and a new perspective to the IT industry. Liv began her career in fashion, biomedical science and creating websites that spurred on a love of design integrated through technology. 
Within the last few years, she’s quickly adapted her business with augmented reality, bringing to life magazine covers and teaching aspiring #girlsinstem 3d modelling and AR. She has a passion for understanding the complexities of business automation, the ethics of AI and the balance of workplace engagement with technology. She’s found a calling in embracing the humanistic side of IT and believes in being positively focused and curious about our region’s future.

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Peter Donohue

Peter Donohue

Peter has worked in Continuous Improvement roles for the past 20 years aligning technology solutions to complex problems.  

He has worked across sectors including manufacturing (Swap N Go), ICT / Service Delivery (IBM), Telecommunications (NBN) and local government (City Of Ballarat).

Peter is a passionate advocate of knowledge sharing and collaboration and is leading the conversation around the Microsoft Power Platform in local government

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Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson

Michael loves to fix the problems that no one knew existed. He has spent the previous 10 years working in electrical project management and automation consulting. He is now the SCADA Engineer at Central Highlands Water where he provides guidance on all things ICS.

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136 Albert St,Ballarat Central,VIC,Australia

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