A Different Lens - Episode 1: An Automated World
Automation will help humans make better decisions, but at what cost? How society reacts to and manages this fundamental societal change will have significant impacts for the human race.
As robotics and artificial intelligence become more prevalent in our communities, we are seeing major social and economic disruptions. Some are positive, some are not, and some pose deep ethical questions.
Professor and Director of Engagement, Monash Business School
Edward's areas of expertise are strategy, entrepreneurship, international business and change management. He has extensive experience in executive education, and has taught in French, Indonesian and Mandarin as well as English. His specialist areas in executive education include strategy and leadership. His industry interests include agribusiness, manufacturing, education and natural resources.
Senior Lecturer, Occupational Therapy Department, School of Primary and Allied Healthcare, Monash University
Libby Callaway is an occupational therapist with extensive experience working with people with neurotrauma, across inpatient and community rehabilitation settings in Victoria and internationally in the United States of America.
Professor of Philosophy; Adjunct Professor, Centre for Human Bioethics
Robert's research interests are bioethics, political philosophy and applied ethics; he is an expert in philosophical arguments with real-world implications.
Professor of Drug Delivery Sciences, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ben is a Professor in the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is also a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology (bionano.org.au). Ben’s work is primarily funded by Australian Research Council Discovery, Centres of Excellence and Linkage grants.
Deputy Dean, Leadership and Executive Education, Monash Business School
Richard's areas of expertise lie within the broad field of work and organisation studies, including leadership, new technology and organisational change, the future of work, organisational discourse and industrial relations, and his research has been widely published internationally.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, Monash University
Peter is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management at Monash Business School. His research areas include business strategy, particularly issues surrounding growth, innovation and internationalisation in the manufacturing sector.
Professor of Marketing & Director MBA Programs at Monash Business School
Patrick is the Professor of Marketing and Director of MBA Programs at Monash Business School. His research on marketing strategy, politics and management in the public sector has been published in international books and journals including Marketing Theory, European Journal of Marketing and Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics.
Director, Monash SensiLab, Information Technology, Monash University
Jon McCormack is a Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, ARC Future Fellow and Director of SensiLab.
Maria Garcia De La Banda
Professor, School of Information Technology
Maria has an outstanding international reputation as a researcher in the areas of logic programming, constraint programming, program analysis and transformation, and bioinformatics. She moved from Spain, where she earned an award-winning PhD in 1994, to Australia, to continue her research into a new constraint logic programming language designed to help people find optimal solutions to problems involving many possible choices. In 2009 Maria become the Head of the Caulfield School of Information Technology, and since 2012 she has served as Deputy Dean of Monash’s Faculty of Information Technology. She is a passionate advocate for gender equity in science, technology and engineering professions, and acts as a mentor for young women interested in pursuing STEM careers.
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