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Economy of Algorithms: Marek Kowalkiewicz in conversation with Toby Walsh

6 March 2024
6.00pm – 7.30pm AEDT
Innovation Central Sydney (ICS), Lower Ground, K17, CSE building
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Marek Kowalkiewicz & Toby Walsh

Join us for an exclusive evening of captivating conversation and deep insights into the world of Artificial Intelligence. Marek Kowalkievicz, recently listed among the Top 100 Global Thought Leaders in AI will be making his NSW launch of his new book called "Economy of Algorithms" on this day. Prior to the launch, he will engage in a thought-provoking dialogue with UNSW AI Institute’s Chief Scientist Scientia Professor Toby Walsh, shedding light on his latest book, the latest trends, challenges, and the future of AI.

Professor Toby Walsh FAA FACM

Professor Toby Walsh FAA FACM


Professor Toby Walsh is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Scientia Professor of AI at UNSW and CSIRO Data61, and adjunct professor at QUT. He is a strong advocate for limits to ensure AI is used to improve our lives, having spoken at the UN, and to heads of state, parliamentary bodies, company boards and many other bodies on this topic. He is a Fellow of the Australia Academy of Science, and was named on the international "Who's Who in AI" list of influencers. He has authored two books on AI for a general audience, the most recent entitled "2062: The World that AI Made".

Marek Kowalkiewicz

Marek Kowalkiewicz

Marek Kowalkiewicz is a Professor and Chair in Digital Economy at QUT Business School. Listed among the Top 100 Global Thought Leaders in AI by thinkers360, Marek has led global innovation teams in Silicon Valley, was a Founding Research Manager of SAP's Machine Learning lab in Singapore, a Global Research Program Lead at SAP Research, and a Research Fellow at Microsoft Research Asia.