PMA A-NZ Technology & Innovation Focus event – Big Data, AI & Machine Learning

PMA A-NZ is holding its first Technology & Innovation Focus event, on the 22nd of August in Brisbane. This is the first stand-alone event for the PMA A-NZ Technology and Innovation Community and will put the spotlight on Big Data, AI and Machine Learning.

The event will bring together a number of leaders from within and outside of the fresh produce and floral industries to discuss these key topics and the benefits and issues associated with them. The goal of the day is to bring the big ideas to you and reduce the search cost for your business, not only giving you a greater insight into the use of these technologies, but also take it a step further on how you can get prepared to adopt and utilize them.

Date: Thursday 22nd August

Time: 9:15am – 2:40pm

Venue: Brisbane (Location TBC)

Cost: PMA A-NZ Members – Free, Non-members - $60

The day includes morning tea and lunch, providing an opportunity to network and discuss the insights from the day.


9:15 - 9:30am                    Arrival & Registrations

9:30 – 9:40am                   PMA ANZ Welcome & Introduction

9:40 – 10:20am                 Keynote Speaker: Data/AI Application Case Study

10:20 – 10:40am               Morning Tea

10:40 - 11:35am                The Great Tech Debate: Big data vs AI/machine learning

         Technology leaders within the industry will go head to head to discuss whether one         technological element supersedes the other

11:35 – 12:20pm               Panel: The finer details of data

          Industry experts share insights and thoughts on data ownership, transparency, liability         and regulation. Is data the be all and end all? What’s holding it back?

12:20 – 1:00pm                 Networking Lunch

1:00 – 1:45pm                   AI at work (3 x 10mins presentations (+5mins Q’s) from tech experts about AI/their                                                 product at work)

1:45 – 2:30pm                   So what next? Expert Q&A forum to discuss the future of the technology              

2:30 – 2:40pm                       PMA ANZ closing address. Event close. Attendees depart.


Hannah Rivett

Hannah White

Technology and Innovation Manager

+61 421 766 752

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