We are proud to announce Professor Michael Milford as the presenter for the inaugural CiTEL Community Lecture. The CiTEL Community Lecture series has been established as part of the Lourdes Hill College vision to bring high quality, academic speakers to our community to address contemporary issues. Preparing our educators and students for an uncertain future is an important goal at the College and has been embraced through our well-researched College Learning Futures Framework.
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are no longer just Sci Fi movie fantasies, but are very real factors and highly relevant to all of us, especially our young people about to enter the new world of work. AI and robotics technology are profoundly altering the landscape of many professions and we are excited with the opportunity to have Michael Milford to help shed light on the challenges – and opportunities – ahead.
A passionate science communicator, Michael Milford is one of Australia’s most in-demand experts in technologies including self-driving cards, robotics and artificial intelligence. He conducts interdisciplinary research at the boundary between robotics, neuroscience and computer vision and is a multi-award winning educational entrepreneur. His research models the neural mechanisms in the brain underlying tasks like navigation and perception to develop new technologies in challenging application domains such as all‐weather, anytime positioning for autonomous vehicles. Michael Milford currently holds the position of Professor at the Queensland University of Technology and moonlights as an Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow and Chief Investigator at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision.
Lecture Wednesday 8 May 2019
Meet Prof. Milford and join us for refreshments from 5.45pm with the lecture itself kicking off at 6.30pm in CiTEL.
All welcome – staff, students, parents, the LHC community and the public.
The event is free, but please book online to assist catering and planning purposes.