Big Data and Me (2020)

CREMORNE THEATRE QPAC

Summary

Big Data! It refers to the vast piles of electronic data collected and used daily to analyse patterns and trends in human behaviour – basically to run our lives. Strangely, we often hear only the dark side of all that information being ‘out there’.

Fortunately, data scientists everywhere are increasingly using this information for good – getting themselves data-literate and being proactive rather than reactive. From beating fraudsters at their own game using clever data forensics to mapping and improving human health, join our festival big data super highway and find out what’s in it for you.

Big Data and Me is presented with Academic Partner QUT.

FEATURING

Kerrie Mengersen

Kerrie Mengersen

Participant

Kerrie Mengersen

Kerrie Mengersen is a Professor of Statistics at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, and is currently an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow. She leads a 'Bayesian Research...

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Ariel Bogle

Ariel Bogle

Moderator

Ariel Bogle

Ariel Bogle is a technology reporter at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She writes, edits and makes radio about technology policy and culture. Most recently, she was technology editor with The...

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Matt Shepit

Matt Shepit

Participant

Matt Shepit

Matt Shepit is a Data Scientist in the Risk & Forensics group at PwC Australia. He’s passionate about creating useful solutions for any data problem. Having trained initially as a...

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Joanne Aitken

Joanne Aitken

Participant

Joanne Aitken

Joanne Aitken is a cancer epidemiologist who is internationally recognised for her work in the epidemiology of skin cancer and cancer in children. She is Head of the Viertel Cancer...

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Cost

Adult $35
Concession $30

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Location

CREMORNE THEATRE QPAC, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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