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by University of Melbourne's Networked Society Institute

Friday, 26th October 2018

This is a FREE public event. Registration is essential.

The Networked Society Symposium showcases the breadth of research occurring at the University of Melbourne's Networked Society Institute. It provides an opportunity to engage with and debate matters essential to the networked society.

The symposium also provides networking opportunities with researchers, industry, policymakers, and the community. The day includes research presentations, keynote speakers, interactive demonstrations, panel discussions, and plenty of catered breaks in between.

In 2018 the Networked Society Symposium will focus on digital ethics and human-computer interactions. We will be showcasing new research into how companion robots affect wellbeing, the rise of robot lawyersdata and cybersecurity. Plus, new developments in virtual reality rehabilitationsmart workwear to monitor employee health, interactive education models and so much more.

This is a University of Melbourne event advertised for the interest of TelSoc members.

Register today as this event will book out.

Date and Time

Fri, 26 Oct 2018

09:00 - 16:30 AEDT


Melbourne School of Design - Basement lvl, Bldg 133
Masson Rd
University of Melbourne VIC 3010


A/Prof Leila Takayama - keynote speaker

A/Prof Leila Takayama as the keynote speaker. Takayama is a Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) researcher with expertise in experimental social science approaches to studying how people interact through and with computers/robots.

Takayama is currently an acting associate professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is also a founder and researcher at Hoku Labs and was previously a senior user experience researcher at GoogleX.