Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker

Lyndon 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. 

He is also an Australian Research Council Fellow (IN220100008) in the Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies of the Australian National University.

Lyndon has significant experience lecturing and coordinating tertiary-level subjects, including the delivery of ‘on-country’ learning. He continues in his roles of policy development and research, and negotiations at the national and international levels, focusing on Australian Indigenous communities in information technology, digital inclusion, cultural heritage, materials conservation, and repatriation.

Lyndon holds appointments as Deputy Chair of the First Nations Digital Inclusion Advisory Group, Chair of the Indigenous Connections Committee of the National Film and Sound Archive, Co-Chair of the Indigenous Heritage Program ICOMOS GA 2023 Scientific Symposium and member of Advisory Committee for Indigenous Repatriation.

Lyndon will be joining Dr Melissa Gregg and Malavika Jayaram in a keynote conversation, Between Humans and Machines: old questions, new challenges.

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.