Between Humans & Machines: old questions, new challenges

Join our keynote conversation to delve into the topic of the 54th Annual Academy SymposiumBetween humans & machines: exploring the pasts and futures of automation.

Event details

When: 9.30-11am, Thursday 16 November 2023

Where: Kaleide RMIT Union Theatre, Melbourne


Malavika Jayaram is the Executive Director of the Digital Asia Hub, an independent, non-profit internet and society research think tank based out of Hong Kong with a regional focus.




Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker is an Aboriginal man of Alyawarr descent from the Barkly Tableland region of the Northern Territory and the Principal Research Fellow Digital Inclusion and Engagement in Indigenous Communities with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society RMIT University.



Dr Melissa Gregg is an internationally recognised research pioneer with deep technical expertise in user experience, sustainability, silicon and platform architecture and workplace transformation.

Join us on 16 and 17 November for our 54th Annual Academy Symposium — Between humans & machines: exploring the pasts and futures of automation — as we explore the possibilities and hazards of automation, and the complexities of human-machine relations.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.