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ACS Victoria Branch Forum: How Advances in Natural Language Processing in AI impacts Australian Business_Online

Join us for this expert panel as we explore what these latest advances in analytics might mean to business, education and key roles in analytics and data science in the future.

Event Start: Tue 14 Mar 06:00 PM AEDT
Event Finish: Tue 14 Mar 08:00 PM AEDT

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<p>While the power and seemingly all-knowing ChatGPT has captured the imagination of the public, the ethical shortcomings and deficiencies of large language models and other neural network approaches are key topics for analytics professionals. Already well versed in the ethical and bias implications of machine learning, AI and data science, analytics professionals need to provide expert input into the business considerations around machine learning advances. Equally advances like ChatGPT, could pave the way to AI augmented analytics and data science – person and model working together. These technologies also have important implications for academics, universities and students.<br><br>Join us for this expert panel as we explore what these latest advances in analytics might mean to business, education and key roles in analytics and data science in the future.<br> </p> <p><img alt="User-added image" src="https://acsau.file.force.com/servlet/servlet.ImageServer?id=0150o00000HvsOZ&amp;oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1676938712000"></img></p> <p><strong>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ATTENDEES</strong><br><em>We take the health of our members, staff and the community seriously. Therefore, all necessary COVIDSafe steps will be taken in order to keep you and other guests safe at ACS events. <br><br>On arrival at registration, please make sure to have your event confirmation e-mail with QR code ready to present where your attendance will be recorded. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.</em></p>

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Catherine Lopes

Catherine Lopes

Catherine is the Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Merkle ANZ

Dr. Catherine Lopes is a strategist and a thought leader with 25 years’ experience in data, analytics, and AI. Her recent focus is on helping organizations to improve their customer experience and uplift business performances empowered by Data, Analytics and Cloud. 

Catherine is the Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Merkle ANZ, and she serves on multiple boards for Government and Universities. She is an entrepreneur in Analytics and AI. She founded Ada’s Tribe, a community supporting women in Analytics, Data Science and AI. 
 

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Manjula Shaw

Manjula Shaw

Manjula is Head of Delivery for Business Everyday Banking and Small Business at NAB.

Manjula Shaw has over twenty years’ experience in delivering complex digital programs across varied technologies, business solutions and industry sectors in Australia, UK and India.

Manjula is Head of Delivery for Business Everyday Banking and Small Business at NAB and has successfully delivered Digital Transformation, Advanced Analytics solutions, Data Governance, Protection and Compliance initiatives, Regulatory projects, ERP solutions in organisations like Coles, Toll Group, Toyota, BHP, British Airways and Oracle.

Manjula is recognised for her thought leadership and is passionate about the broad scale use of responsible AI that caters for diverse and inclusive use cases, data sets and participation.
 

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Manjusha Bhakta

Manjusha Bhakta

Manjusha is a Director at EY’s Data and Analytics practice.

Manjusha is a data and analytics leader with over two decades of experience in Data and digital transformation. She has worked with diverse industries, including the public sector, banking & insurance, and telecom.

She is skilled at building long-term rapport with internal and external stakeholders, businesses, and customers. She has experience in presenting and aligning impactful communication for CxO-level stakeholders. She has deep expertise in Data Strategies, AI strategies, Operating models & governance, and end-to-end Cloud data platforms.

She has been helping customers to explore and discover AI use cases for their businesses. Manjusha is a Director at EY’s Data and Analytics practice and brings a unique amalgamation of technology expertise with end-to-end implementation experience. 

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Sandra Hogan

Sandra Hogan

Sandra is the Co-founder & Data Analytics Lead, Amperfii

Sandra is an accomplished Data Science and Analytics Leader with over 20 years’ experience in building and leading Analytics and Data Science teams and over 10 years in providing specialist consulting to many large organisations across Australia and New Zealand.

In 2018, Sandra was recognised as #2 Analytics Leader in Australia by the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA). Today, Sandra is a co-founder of software company, Amperfii, that is developing software to support collaboration, prioritisation of data opportunities and to provide clarity of the value delivered by data and analytics teams. The Amperfii platform helps people create great data products by focusing on great conversations between teams and prioritising work based on business results.

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Annette Slunjski

Annette Slunjski

Annette is the Managing Director in IAPA.

Annette has been involved in data and technology for over twenty years. Working across change management, communications, marketing and business development in B2B organisations has allowed Annette to combine passions in data / technology and communication. 

Working with the IAPA Board, Annette grew the IAPA community to more than 8,500 people Australia-wide. As Managing Director of IAPA, Annette is the driving force behind promoting the strategic role of data and analytics in business and helping the industry meet the challenges of a fast-paced data environment, including addressing the analytics skills shortage and fostering data informed decision-making. 

Key to this role is the annual Top 25 Analytics Leaders recognition program, the introduction of IAPA-certification for analytics to help those who work in data and analytics gain independent recognition of their skills. New corporate membership options allow analytics-savvy organisations to demonstrate their commitment to enhancing analytics capability, advancing the careers of team members and promoting data-driven decision-making.

Annette holds a Bachelors and Masters in Marketing.

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