Melbourne Business School Centres Centre for Business Analytics Melbourne Business Analytics Conference

Melbourne Business Analytics Conference

Thursday 15 August 2024 The Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Melbourne Business School and Centre for Business Analytics

Melbourne Business School’s Premiere Conference

The 2024 iteration of Melbourne's premier Business Analytics Conference will centre around the theme of "Redefining the Future of Business with AI".

Esteemed analytics academics, executives, and practitioners from across the globe will present to over 600 board members, senior executives, and industry professionals during this one-day event. 

Conference participants will delve into how artificial intelligence is becoming an integral part of core business operations. Learn directly from industry experts on how AI is shifting from a mere set of tools to a critical component of business infrastructure.

This conference will provide key insights into effectively incorporating AI technologies to boost decision-making, efficiency, and innovation, all while considering the ethical implications and the role AI plays in redefining business futures.

Participants will have the opportunity to connect with thought leaders and explore real-world case studies demonstrating AI's practical uses, creating a rich environment for sharing knowledge and advancing AI-centric business strategies. We warmly invite you to join us at the Grand Hyatt on August 15, 2024, for this transformative experience.

2024 Speakers

Yalchin Akcay Profile - Centre for Business Analytics

Director

Centre for Business Analytics and Professor of Operations Management

Melbourne Business School

Anita Arbogast | Centre for Business Analytics

Executive Director, Centre for Business Analytics

Melbourne Business School

Past Speakers

Christelle Young

Chief Strategy & Analytics Officer
L'Oréal 

Jordan Sweetnam, Melbourne Business School, Business Analytics Conference speaker 2021

Jordan Sweetnam

Senior Vice President and General Manager Americas 
eBay 

Professor Oded Netzer, Melbourne Business School, Business Analytics Conference speaker

Professor Oded Netzer

Professor of Marketing 
Columbia Business School

David Koczkar, Melbourne Business School, Business Analytics Conference speaker

David Koczkar

Chief Executive Officer
Medibank

Anil Sabharwal, Melbourne Business School, Business Analytics Conference speaker

Anil Sabharwal

Vice President, Product Management 
Google 

Jessica Richmond

General Manager, Marketing, Data & Insights 

Officeworks 

Harikesh Nair, Melbourne Business School, Business Analytics Conference speaker

Professor Harikesh Nair

Professor of Marketing 
Stanford University  

Dr Kendra Vant

Executive General Manager, Data 

Xero 

Glenn King

Chief Executive Officer

Property Exchange Australia Ltd (PEXA)

Rodrigo | Centre for Business Analytics

CEO

L'Oreal Australia & New Zealand

Sarah Hunter Profile - Centre for Business Analytics

CEO & Managing Director

Officeworks 

Stela Solar | Centre for Business Analytics

Director

National AI Centre 

CSIRO 

Stephen Brobst | Melbourne Business School

Chief Technology Officer

Teradata

Melissa Monks | Centre for Business Analytics

Senior Executive - Privacy & Regulatory Affairs Legal, Governance and Compliance

MEDIBANK GROUP 

David Baker | Melbourne Business School

Technology Strategist

Microsoft

Leo Lopes Profile - Centre for Business Analytics

Head of Data Science 

Seek

Rob Pickering
General Manager Technology

AFL
Naomi Shepherd Profile | Centre for Business Analytics

Group Industry Director

Meta

Rowena Westphalen | Centre for Business Analytics

Senior Vice President

Solution and Customer Advisory

Salesforce

Ben Hassing | Melbourne Business School

Chief Digital Officer 

Coles

Melina Cruickshank | Centre for Business Analytics

Chief Product & Audience Officer

REA Group

2024 Conference Partners

NAB

EY

The Centre for Business Analytics Practice Prize

Established in 2022, the Centre for Business Analytics Practice Prize recognises the best applications of advanced analytics that have resulted in significant and measurable organisational impact with a $10,000 honorarium.

Established in 2022, the Centre for Business Analytics Practice Prize recognises the best applications of advanced analytics that have resulted in significant and measurable organisational impact with a $10,000 honorarium.

The work must be analytically sound, innovative (either in terms of a new methodology or application in a new problem context), and appropriate to the problem and organization. The work is also expected to provide evidence of verifiable and quantifiable impact on the organisation’s performance. The implementation of the work should be completed within the three-year period prior to the year of the competition.

The competition welcomes successful advanced analytics applications in business, government, healthcare, education, and non-profit.

2024 Venue

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

123 Collins Street, Melbourne

A Melbourne icon, the Grand Hyatt is located in the heart of the city along the prestigious Parris end of Collins Street surrounded by the city’s high fashion and fine dining.

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