Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell

UNSW Allens Hub Lecture with Genevieve Bell

Start Date
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Allens, Deutsche Bank Place Level 28, 126 Phillip Street Sydney, NSW 2000

Join us on 15 September from 5pm - 7:30pm for Messages Pass Through: What the Overland Telegraph Line can Teach us about 21st Century Systems, a live lecture presentation by Genevieve Bell, Distinguished Professor and Director of the School of Cybernetics at the Australian National University and Vice President and Senior Fellow at Intel.

Genevieve's lecture will commence at 5:30pm and be followed by audience Q&A and networking drinks and canapes.

Meet our Speaker:

Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell AO FTSE FAHA is a renowned anthropologist, technologist, and futurist. Genevieve completed her PhD in cultural anthropology at Stanford University in 1998 and is best known for her work at the intersection of cultural practice and technology development.

She is currently the Director of the School of Cybernetics and Florence Violet McKenzie Chair at the Australian National University (ANU) and a Vice President and Senior Fellow in Intel Labs at Intel Corporation.

Genevieve joined the ANU in 2017 after spending 18 years in Silicon Valley guiding Intel's product development and social science and user experience research capabilities. Genevieve was appointed the inaugural Director of the 3A Institute, co-founded by the ANU and CSIRO's Data61. The Institute's mission is to establish a new branch of engineering to responsibly and sustainably scale AI-enabled cyber-physical systems. In 2021, she was appointed Director of the new School of Cybernetics at the ANU, which in addition to housing the 3A Institute, is focused on building capacity in Systems and Design.

Event Information:

This event is run by the UNSW Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and will be hosted at Allens, Deutsche Bank Place, Level 28, 126 Phillip St, Sydney NSW 2000.

The safety, health and wellbeing of our people, clients and community continue to be our priority. We ask that you do not attend if you are feeling unwell or are showing any symptoms of COVID-19 even if you test negative on a RAT. Please also do not attend if you have had COVID-19 in the last 7 days, if you are a close contact of a positive case or if you are not vaccinated.

Any queries about this event, please contact the event organiser, UNSW Allens Hub Administrator Amy Gardner via AllensHub[at]unsw.edu.au