VIRTUAL BIG DAY IN DIF
Tuesday 31 August, 10:00am-12:00pm (AEST)
Dr Tim Kitchen, Adobe
'Skills Required to Thrive in the Future'
Technology changes are disrupting many of the traditional job markets as well as creating whole new areas of work. What skills will be required to thrive in this exciting and ever-changing future? During this presentation, Dr Tim Kitchen from Adobe will share his thoughts on this topic following his over 20 years of experience as an educator and over 8 years as Adobe’s Senior Education specialist for Asia Pacific
Emma Jones, GHD
'All the job titles I’ve had that I never knew existed'
Emma will share stories and learnings from her eclectic career as jazz musician to coder to her current role as innovation consultant with GHD Digital. Expect to hear about animating helicopters, working for top design agencies in London, teaching, growing startup communities, working in human centered design, world record attempts, and the perks and myths of working globally while living in Wangaratta.
Ilasha Prabhu, Microsoft
‘Lifelong Learning: @school thank u, what’s next?’
Ilasha is a Technology Strategist at Microsoft. She works with business leaders to help them get the most out of technology in a rapidly changing world. Having taken the first steps of her career into the world of Technology, Ilasha will share how you can get excited about what’s to come after graduating and what you can do to become a lifelong learner?
Hunter Jay, Ripe Robotics
‘How I Built a Giant Robot’
Hunter Jay is the co-founder and CEO of Ripe Robotics, a startup automating the harvesting of apples, oranges, and stone fruit. Hunter has a varied and technical background, with experience as a software engineer focused on artificial intelligence.