21-22 October  |  Melbourne




21-22 October  |  Melbourne

Australia's AI Leadership Summit is the AI event of the year
designed for leaders and organised by CEDA and the National AI Centre.

The annual summit connects executives, decision makers and thought leaders from across business, government and 
academia to advance Australia's AI ambitions for long-term prosperity.

This year the AI Leadership Summit arrives in Melbourne with a packed conference program, international speakers, 
an AI discovery stage, networking opportunities and more.

The Summit will be a pivotal leadership dialogue for anyone looking to drive real impact in their organisation, 
industry or beyond. We will explore how Australia can use AI to boost productivity and economic growth, leverage 
our unique technological strengths, and boldly shape our own AI future.


Australia's AI Leadership Summit is the AI event of the year
designed for leaders and organised by CEDA and the National AI Centre.

The annual summit connects executives, decision makers and thought leaders from across business, government and 
academia to advance Australia's AI ambitions for long-term prosperity.

This year the AI Leadership Summit arrives in Melbourne with a packed conference program, international speakers, 
an AI discovery stage, networking opportunities and more.

The Summit will be a pivotal leadership dialogue for anyone looking to drive real impact in their organisation, 
industry or beyond. We will explore how Australia can use AI to boost productivity and economic growth, leverage 
our unique technological strengths, and boldly shape our own AI future.




Hear from a compelling line-up of Australian and international thought leaders. We will inform, inspire, and connect – be a part of this important conversation. 

Christina Montgomery

Vice President and Chief Privacy and Trust Officer, IBM

Julie Inman Grant

Australia's eSafety Commissioner

Professor Kwok Yan Lam

Executive Director of the Digital Trust Centre Singapore and the Singapore AI Safety Institute

Prof. Dr. Iyad Rahwan

Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Development

Stela Solar

Director, National Artificial Intelligence Centre

Nadia Lee

Founder and CEO, ThatsMyFace

Ada Guan

CEO and Co-Founder, Rich Data Co

Professor Anton van den Hengel

Chief Scientist, Australian Institute for Machine Learning, The University of Adelaide

Alex Jenkins

Director, WA Data Science Innovation Hub, Curtin University

Simon Newcomb

Partner, Clayton Utz

Wendy Stops

Non-executive Director

Damian Kassabgi

CEO, Technology Council of Australia

Christina Montgomery

Vice President and Chief Privacy and Trust Officer, IBM

Julie Inman Grant

Australia's eSafety Commissioner

Professor Kwok Yan Lam

Executive Director of the Digital Trust Centre Singapore and the Singapore AI Safety Institute

Prof. Dr. Iyad Rahwan

Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Development

Stela Solar

Director, National Artificial Intelligence Centre

Nadia Lee

Founder and CEO, ThatsMyFace

Ada Guan

CEO and Co-Founder, Rich Data Co

Professor Anton van den Hengel

Chief Scientist, Australian Institute for Machine Learning, The University of Adelaide

Alex Jenkins

Director, WA Data Science Innovation Hub, Curtin University

Simon Newcomb

Partner, Clayton Utz

Wendy Stops

Non-executive Director

Damian Kassabgi

CEO, Technology Council of Australia


Day one - 21 October - Full Day Summit
Key themes for discussion include: 

AI aspirations for Australia

Leadership, governance and regulation

AI technology and infrastructure

AI and the evolution of work

AI education and skills

Business innovation and productivity

Day two - 22 October - AI Explorer Workshops

A half-day program of AI Explorer Workshops, providing an in-depth exploration of specific topics. 
Workshop details will be released in July. Kindly note these are optional and separately ticketed events.

Be curious. Lead the way in the evolving AI landscape 


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