Adelaide Program – 24 June 2021

Preliminary Agenda – Adelaide (local time, ACST)

Time Session
9:00am – 9:30am Coffee/Tea on arrival
9:30am – 9:35am Welcoming
Regine Richelle, CSIRO’s Data61
9:35am – 9:50am Opening Address

Mike Barber, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre, Cyber Awareness and Resilience for SME’s and the role of A3C

9:50am – 10:25am Keynote

Simon Barry, CSIRO’s Data61

10:25am – 10:45am Morning Break
10:45am – 11:25am Session chair: Mehwish Nasim
AI and Cyber for Defence


  • Dr Dale A. Lambert PSM, Chief of Cyber and Electronic Warfare Division in the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Australian Department of Defence. 
  • Dr Jason Signolet, Senior Data Scientist, Fivecast Ltd. Pty. ; OSINT for understanding foreign influence
11:25am – 12:05pm Session chair: Wei Kang
AI and Cyber for Immersive and Hybrid Analytics


  • Dr Murli Viswanathan, Associate Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University; Machine Learning Challenges for Common Cybersecurity Use Cases
  • Dr Trent Lewis, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University; AI for Enhancing Workflow through Predictive Analytics 
12: 05pm – 12:45pm Session chair: Selasi Kwashie
AI and Cyber for Culture and Society | AI and Cyber for Digital Infrastructure and Digital Twins


  • Dr Sanjay Mazumdar, Partner and Chief Data Officer, KPMG Australia, Achieving trustworthy AI
  • Professor Trish Williams, CISCO Chair & Professor of Digital Health Systems, College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University at Tonsley 
12:45pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 2.10 pm Session chair: Samudra Herath
AI and Cyber for Culture and Society | AI and Cyber for Digital Infrastructure and Digital Twins


  • Grant Osbourne, Principal Engineer – AIML; Becoming an AI organisation – principles and best-practices. 
  • Dr Wolfgang Mayer, Senior Lecturer, University of South Australia, Artificial Intelligence for Digital Twins
2:10pm – 2:50pm Session chair: Mehwish Nasim

Panel Session


Facilitator: Dr Rachael Falk, Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre

2:50pm – 3:30pm Session chair: Wei Kang
AI and Cyber for Manufacturing


  • Dr Jessica Bohorquez, Postdoctoral researcher. School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, The University of Adelaide; Using Artificial Intelligence for water pipeline inspection. Where water meets technology. 
  • Ms Priscilla Hennekam, Wine specialist, Hennekam Wines Consultancy, Business Director at InnVernia Winery, How AI and Cyber can impact the Wine industry 
3:30pm Closing
3:30pm – 5:00pm Networking and Regional Wine Tasting Experience