Rita ArrigoDigital Advisor, Microsoft
Rita Arrigo is a Chief Digital Advisor at Microsoft, she dreams, designs and delivers to transform the business, empower the employee, deliver new connected customer experiences and re-invent products. With experience in designing transformational digital solutions that embrace the modern workplace, cognitive, crypto-transactions and mixed-reality across multiple industries, she engages with globally distributed teams; mentor and motivate; and works on inclusive accessible design in an AI first approach.
Her work at Microsoft is focused in Smart Buildings, Connected Manufacturing, Digital Health, Connected Vehicle and Experience Design, together with industry, government and education re-imagining people, place and technology in the digital world. Her passion for humanising innovation is evident in her view of the next boom that will be fuelled by the collision of the creative and technology improving of daily lives and digitally transforming our cities, lifestyle and play. This started in 1993 when she co-founded the radio show Byte Into It on 3RRR aiming to reducing techno fear and bring the benefits of technology to a larger audience. Since that she has launched User Groups, Mentored and Attended Hackathons, Design Thinking to engage business users and drive customer empathy with a range of techniques to enable new technologies to flourish.
She is passionate about the Rise of AI, making our lives more human, with inclusive workplaces, rise of AI for customer service, the future of work with Mixed Reality and Machine Learning driving more personal experiences, that will make our lives more Human. As User Interface moves from SmartPhone to Ambient and Mixed Reality, Interactive Design becomes Cognitive Knowledge and Understanding, the new killer app will be intelligence. In this talk She is listed in the top 10 in Microsoft Global Social Selling Index and is currently at 4th place global in employee advocacy on Social Media.
Jocelyn ChiewCampus Design Quality and Planning, Monash University
Jocelyn Chiew is a Registered Architect, Landscape Architect and Urban Designer. She has over 15 years’ experience contributing to, and driving, good design outcomes - on consultant and client sides. She is the Manager Campus Design Quality and Planning at Monash University.
Since 2012, Jocelyn has been responsible for the development and roll-out of unique, 20 year visions for each of Monash's four campuses in Australia. This work builds on Jocelyn's previous role as a design consultant to the University. In her current role, Jocelyn has introduced new design practices, processes and standards to support the University's global ambitions. She is supported by a team of talented design professionals who comprise the 'Monash Masterplan' team. Jocelyn has presented widely on her work, including at TEFMA's 2018 Tertiary Education Management Conference and the inaugural Campus Masterplan Summit. In 2018, Jocelyn initiated and led Monash’s first Precinct Partnership with Open House Melbourne - the largest in the Program’s eleven year history.
Jocelyn is an AIA Victorian Chapter Councillor, Manager of the Monash Design Review Panel and Architect Selection Committee, co-author of the Monash Public Art Masterplan, a Founding Member of the Monash Public Art Committee and a 2018 AILA Victorian Awards Juror. Jocelyn has led multiple design competitions at Monash and was on the Jury for Point Grey Design Competition. She sits on the PCA’s Knowledge Clusters Committee and is a member of their 500 Women in Property program. Since 2015, Jocelyn has taught various Master of Urban Design Studios at the University of Melbourne and participates in urban and architectural critiques at various universities. She is passionate about creating high quality, sustainable and enduring civic and campus environments
Alan LongmiurEmergent Technologies Manager, Deakin eSolutions
Alan Longmuir leads the Digital Future Lab at Deakin University, a specialist innovation team directed to create smart campus experiences and solutions and drive digital transformation within the organisation.
With over twenty years of experience leading technology operations and development Alan has a passion for marrying user centred design with emergent technologies to develop impactful and effective experiences. Alan has experience across a wide range of transformative technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Immersive Digital Reality, Blockchain and Big Data and Analytics.
As a highly experienced professional developing emergent strategy Alan has led and provided expertise for a range of award winning initiatives to transform Deakin into a true smart campus experience for all students, staff and visitors.
David NeudorfDirector of Technology, International School of Kuala Lumpur
Dave is the Director of Technology at the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) which recently moved into a new state of the art, purpose-built, Smart Campus that is designed to achieve LEED Platinum GBI Certification. Dave has been a Technology Leader in international schools for more than 2 decades working in Toronto, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Indonesia and for the last 10 years at ISKL Malaysia. Dave is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Apps Educator Trainer.