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A Business Luncheon with Anton van den Hengel, Director of Applied Science, Amazon

The AICC in South Australia is pleased to invite you, your guests and your colleagues to: 

A Business Luncheon with Anton van den Hengel, Director of Applied Science for Amazon.

Anton van den Hengel is the Director of Applied Science at Amazon.

He was a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Adelaide and Chief Investigator in the Centre. He was the lead CI on over $20m in external research funding from sources including Google, Canon, BHP Billiton and the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Anton has won a number of awards, including the Pearcey Foundation Entrepreneur Award, the SA Science Excellence Award for Research Collaboration, and the CVPR Best Paper prize in 2010. He has authored over 300 publications, had 8 patents commercialised, formed 4 start-ups, and has recently had a medical technology achieve first-in-class FDA approval.

His current research interests include Deep Learning, vision and language problems, interactive image-based modelling, large-scale video surveillance, and medical machine learning.

Anton and his team have developed world-leading methods in a range of areas within Computer Vision and Machine learning. He left the Centre in March 2020 to take up the position of Director of Applied Science at Amazon (Adelaide) and continues his role as the Director of The Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).


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