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Introducing Svetha Venkatesh, panellist at the upcoming Geelong panel event

Thursday, 23 Mar 2017

Svetha Venkatesh
Svetha Venkatesh is Alfred Deakin Professor and Director of Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA) at Deakin University. Venkatesh was elected a Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition in 2004 for contributions to formulation and extraction of semantics in multimedia data, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering in 2006.

Venkatesh and her team have tackled a wide range of problems of societal significance, including the critical areas of autism, security and aged care. The outcomes have impacted the community and evolved into publications, patents, tools and spin-off companies. This includes 529 publications and three award winning start-up companies: Virtual Observer, iCetana, and TOBY Playpad.

With less than two weeks to go, make sure you register for the first 2017 regional event where our panellists will discuss ‘The Future of ICT in Geelong’.



Date:Tuesday 4 April, 2017
Time:5:30pm registration for a 6:00pm start
Venue:Geelong Deakin Waterfront Campus
Panellists:        Peter Dostis, CEO of Runway Geelong
Jacqui Beck, Economic Development Coordinator, Barwon South West Region, Regional Development Victoria


For more information and to secure your seat, please click here.