RSNSW/SMSA 2018 Science Week talks

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The Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts are combining to offer a series of four talks as part of Science Week (https://sydneyscience.com.au/2018/)

Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Level 1, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
Registration essential
All are welcome
Enquiries: phone SMSA on (02) 9262 7300

Talk 1: “Will self-driving cars make us safer?”

Professor Ann Williamson FRSN, Director, Transport and Road Safety Research Centre, UNSW
Date and time: Monday 13 August 2018, 12.30–1pm
Cost: free
Further details and registration at
https://smsa.org.au/events/event/science-week-autonomous-vehicles-will-in-vehicle-technology-make-us-safer/
or
https://sydneyscience.com.au/2018/event/will-autonomous-vehicles-make-us-safer/

Talk 2: “Nanotech: What is so special about small stuff?”

Rosie Hicks, CEO Australian National Fabrication Facility
Date and time: Tuesday 14 August 2018, 12.30–1pm
Cost: free
Further details and registration at
https://smsa.org.au/events/event/science-week-nanotech-whats-the-big-deal-about-small-stuff/
or
https://sydneyscience.com.au/2018/event/nanotech-whats-the-big-deal-on-small-stuff/

 

Talk 3: “Ethics, emotions and elegance in artificial intelligence”

Professor Simeon Simoff FRSN, Dean of School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University
Date and time: Tuesday 14 August, 6–7.30pm
Cost: $15 members of RSNSW or SMSA, $20 non-members and guests (light refreshments will be served)
Further details and registration at
https://smsa.org.au/events/event/ethics-emotions-elegance-artificial-intelligence/
or
https://sydneyscience.com.au/2018/event/ethics-emotions-and-elegance-in-ai/

 

Talk 4: “Wine and medicine: an Australian perspective”

Dr Phillip Norrie FRSN, General Practitioner
Date and time: Friday 17 August, 6–7.30pm
Cost: $15 members of RSNSW or SMSA, $20 non-members and guests (light refreshments will be served)
Further details and registration at
https://smsa.org.au/events/event/science-week-wine-as-medicine-an-australian-perspective/
or
https://sydneyscience.com.au/2018/event/wine-as-medicine-an-australian-perspective/

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