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Data Science Week Launch – The State of Data Science in WA

9 May, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Data Science Week Launch - The State of Data Science in WA
Join us over lunch as we explore the current and future state of Data Science in Western Australia.

Data Science Week (DSW) brings together a community of data scientists, technologists, visualisers, educators and more to raise awareness around data science, increase the uptake of data science training, projects and activity, and discuss trending topics and ideas.

To kick off DSW2022 we are hosting a fantastic launch event where we’ll be exploring the state of Data Science in WA and its future impacts on research, industry and education.



11.15: Guest Arrival & Registration

11.30: Welcome, Alex Jenkins, Director, WADSIH

11.40: Welcome to Country, Barry McGuire

11.45: Panel Discussion

  • Facilitator: Alex Jenkins, Director, WADSIH
  • Panelist: Ann Backhaus, Education and Training Manager, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
  • Panelist: Associate Professor Rachel Cardell-Oliver, Head of Department Computer Science and Software Engineering, UWA
  • Panelist: Professor Melanie Johnston-Hollitt, Director of Curtin Institute for Computation (CIC) and Australian Space Data Analysis Facility (ASDAF)

12.30: Lunch & Networking

1.30: Event Closes


WA Data Science Innovation Hub


137 St Georges Terrace
137 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000 Australia

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