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November 11, 2021 All Day


Organized By

GBDi team

AI Leadership Summit 2021

Thursday 11 November 2021

08.30 – 13.30
[Virtual Event]

     AI Leadership Summit 2021 is a conference on the practical application of artificial intelligence and big data. Main themes included at the event: – AI and data science – Data management – Data organization thought leadership – Healthcare – Fintech and Smart Cities.
 We invited our attendees to participate in a curated program filled with best-practice presentations and inspiring keynotes. Our international speakers were thought-leaders in their field, world-class AI practitioners, and cutting-edge researchers.

Area of focus
Key areas of focus include:

  • Digital Health
  • Smart Cities
  • Fintech
  • Cybersecurity


09:00-09:10 Permanent Secretary of Digital Economy and Society
Permanent Secretary of Digital Economy and Society
Australian Government Official


Assoc. Prof. Tiranee Achalakul, PhD
Government Big Data Institute


Professor Pascale Quester
Vice-Chancellor and President
Swinburne University of Technology

09:40 – 10:00

Korn Chatikavanij
KLA Party Leader & Former Finance Minister
“Impact of Technology Disruption on Financial Sector”

10:00 – 10:20

Professor Bronwyn Fox
Deputy Vice- Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)
Swinburne University of Technology


1 – Digital Health

Today people expect access to advanced healthcare and better health outcomes, public and private health resources. We have evidenced the rapid digitization of health services around the world, the demand for health data scientists, health technologists and technology-literate clinical staff. This panel session brings together multidisciplinary research, clinical, industry, and government organizations to discuss research and development on combining individual and collective expertise with data, information and telecommunication technologies, which ultimately bring people improved health and wellbeing, improved value of care, reduced incidents, and reduced costs.
10:20 – 11.15 Session Chair (5 mins)
Thanakrit Chintavara, MD
Vice Director
Government Big Data Institute
Panelists (5 mins each)
Taweesin Visanuyothin, MD
Nontawit Cheewaruangroj, PhD
Data Scientist
Government Big Data Institute
Ms. Bronwyn Le Grice
Managing Director/Co-Founder, ANDHealth Australia’s National Digital Health Initiative and a Special Advisor to BioScience Managers.
Dr. Terry Sweeney
Chief Executive Officer Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)
Professor Gevin Lambert
Director of the Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute.
Swinburne University of Technology
Panel discussion (20 mins)

Q&A / Chair’s wrap-up (10 mins)

2 – Smart Cities

The Smart Cities panel session brings together with a multidisciplinary group of experts in sustainable urban development. This session discusses topics to address and solve the urban development challenges, which brings people an equitable, sustainable and carbon free future. The discussion will foster achieving the sustainable development goals, facilitating the process of creating more livable and future proof cities and regions based on a wiser use of technology and global resources, empowering collaboration among cities, companies and society, by leveraging technologies such as smart energy, traffic management, smart buildings, digital and data technology.
11:15 – 12:10 Session Chair (5 mins)
Peeradon Samasiri, PhD
Data Scientist
Government Big Data Institute
Panelists (5 mins each)  
Dr. Simon See
Head and Chief Solution Technologist for Nvidia AI Technology Center, Singapore
David Singleton AM
Chairman and Director of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia
Director of Standards Australia
Board member of the Future Business Council of Australia
Adam Beck
Executive Director, Smart Cities Council
David Chuter
Chief Executive Office and Managing Director
Innovative Manufacturing CRC
Panel discussion (20 mins)

Q&A / Chair’s wrap-up (10 mins)

3 – Fintech and Cybersecurity


12:10 – 13:05 Session Chair (5 mins)
Panelists (5 mins each)
Professor Xiang Yang
Dean of Digital Research
Swinburne University of Technology
Sudhir Pai
Executive Vice President
Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
Financial Services, Capgemini
Professor Helge Janicke
Research Director
Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, Australia
Panel discussion (20 mins)

Q&A / Chair’s wrap-up (10 mins)

Closing Remark (13:05 – 13:10)