Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

The technology disrupting Australia’s cross-industry enterprise

With the disruptive force artificial intelligence (AI) is bringing to cross-industry executives, OmniChanel Media is pleased to confirm this will be explored at our latest instalment of the renowned Disrupt Series.


AiDisrupt is set to explore all things disruptive and will showcase innovative thought-leadership that explores the role this technology is having on industry transformation.


This ‘by-invitation-only’ event will look to showcase critical themes such as: harnessing the advantage across your business, accelerating your AI strategy, the impact this is having on customer engagement as well as preparing your business for this change.


Join over 150 of Sydney’s cross-industry leaders in exploring the best in artificial intelligence, machine learning, chatbots, and quantitative computing.

2017 Organisations in Attendance

Pleased to confirm the follow organisations have already confirmed their attendance for AiDisrupt:





Introducing our 2017 speakers

Adrian Letchford

Senior Data Scientist

Kshira Saagar

Head of Analytics and Data Science

Markoss Martina

General Manager Process Automation [Robotics & Cognitive Automation]

Siamak Tafavogh

Senior Data Scientist
Coca-Cola Amatil

Alice Almeida

Head of Digital Strategy & Innovation
News Corp

Rami Mukhtar

Executive General Manager of Analytics


A look into how AIDisrupt will progress as the day unfolds

 8.30 AM – 9:00 AM

Registrations Commence

 9.00 AM – 9:10 AM

Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair

 Matthew Egan, Editorial Director, OmniChannel Media

 9.10 AM – 9:40 AM

Opening Keynote: AI in Retail – How The Iconic is Using Artificial Intelligence to Connect with the Customer

• Understanding the impact the proliferation of data will have on machine learning strategies.
• The role of Machine Learning and AI in driving a customer-centric agenda.
• How AI is creating new ways to engage with the customer.
• Engaging the business in machine learning: a positive thing for the modern enterprise.

 Kshira Saagar, Head of Data Science & Analytics, The ICONIC

 9.40 AM – 10:10 AM

Gold Sponsor Keynote: Using Artificial Intelligence to Deliver a Great Customer Experience

• How Artificial Intelligence can be used to create a human customer experience.
• Appling AI techniques to personalization, engagement and customer touch point strategies.
• Global examples of how organizations are using AI to engage with their customer.
• Building AI into your engagement strategy: the first steps to taking advantage.

 Anthony Hook, Principal Strategist, Sitecore

 10.10 AM – 10:50 AM

Panel Discussion: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: AI in the Modern Enterprise

• Artificial Intelligence: the impact the 4th industrial revolution will have on the modern enterprise.
• AI vs NI (Natural Intelligence): a look at how humans and machines will work together in the future.
• A look at how AI is underwriting the digital transformation process.
• Addressing the impact machine learning will have on business culture and professional development.

 Markoss Martina, General Manager Process Automation [Robotics & Cognitive Automation (RCA)], NAB
 Siamak Tafavogh, Senior Data Scientist, Coca-Cola Amatil
 Alice Almeida, Head of Digital Strategy & Innovation, News Corp
 Rami Mukhtar, Executive General Manager – Analytics, IAG

 10.50 AM – 11:20 AM

Morning Tea & Networking

 11.20 AM – 11:50 AM

The CxO and AI: Building Strength and Identifying Applications

• Applying machine learning to the enterprise: building a strategy from the top.
• Security, Finance, Engagement: the real impact AI can have on business silos
• Building an innovative culture: getting your team on the AI journey
• A look to the future: visualizing the impact AI will have on the industry.

 11.50 AM – 12:20 PM

Silver Keynote: AVAILABLE

 12.20 PM – 12:50 PM

Panel Discussion: Data-Driven Decision Making & Machine Learning

• The role of data as an asset and utility to your business.
• The impact machine learning can have on data analytics and business outcomes.
• Preparing for AI transformation: understanding the requirements and needs of your AI strategy.
• The future of AI and analysis: the end of Big Data?

 Adrian Letchford, Senior Data Scientist, Airtasker

 12.50 PM – 01:00 PM

Gin Tasting

 01.00 PM – 02:30 PM

VIP Luncheon

 02.30 PM

Conference Close

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