Upcoming events

Sep 23

American Chamber of Commerce's Great AI Debate

K&L Gates, Level 31, 1 O'Connel Street, Sydney

Gradient Institute’s Bill Simpson-Young will be partaking in AmCham's Great AI Debate: Mankind vs Machine Learning on 28th September, 2023 in Sydney. Moderated by journalist and Head of Content at Ausbiz, Nadine Blayney will lead this fast paced and interactive debate where industry leading thought leaders go toe-to-toe to outline everything you need to know about the pros and cons of an AI...

Past events

Sep 23

2023 Advancing AI Sydney

Sofitel Hotel, Sydney

Gradient Institute’s Bill Simpson-Young will speak on the panel "Responsible, ethical AI- How can we program ethical principles into AI" chaired by Dr Ian Opperman, Chief Data Scientist, NSW Department of Customer Service and Industry Professor, UTS.

Aug 23

Gradient Institute presents webinar to National AI Centre's Responsible AI Network


Gradient Institute is presenting the webinar "Connecting Principles and Practice: Implementing Responsible AI in Business" to the National AI Centre's Responsible AI Network (RAIN) at 11am on 31 August, 2023.

Jul 23

Generative AI Summit 2023

Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney

Gradient Institute’s Bill Simpson-Young will be presenting at the Generative AI Summit 2023, 25-27 July. The presentation will be held on on 27th July at 1.20pm. Bill Simpson-Young and Omid Karr, Chief Executive Officer at Ambiata, discuss the game-changing role AI will play in tailoring your customer's journey, from boosting engagement and driving loyalty to reducing churn and increasing sales...

Jul 23

NSW AI Summit Panel

UTS, Sydney

Gradient Institute’s Bill Simpson-Young will be on a Panel at the NSW Government's AI Summit: "Advice for NSW Government on data protection, cyber security, responsible use with Samantha Gavel & Sam McKay. The panel is on the 20th July at UTS between 8.30am - 12.30pm.

Jul 23

2023 ADM+S Symposium

USYD Law School, Sydney

Gradient Institute’s Bill Simpson-Young will speak on the plenary panel "Automation: A New Regulatory Agenda?" chaired by Gradient Institute fellow Professor Kim Weatherall.

Jul 23

Tech Council Australia Webinar


Gradient Institute's Bill Simpson-Young and Dr Lachlan McCalman will present to Tech Council Australia around the opportunities and risks of large language models.

Jul 23

National AI Centre's RAIN Webinar


Gradient Institute is presenting the webinar "Responsible operation of generative AI in organisations" to the National AI Centre's Responsible AI Network. A full recording of the RAIN LLM webinar can be found here.

Jun 23

Powerhouse Late: AI

Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

Bill Simpson-Young, the CEO of the Gradient Institute, will participate in a panel discussion of Artificial Intelligence and the arts.

Jun 23

Women in AI Awards 2023 Asia-Pacific

The Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

The Women in AI Awards is on 16th June, 2023 in Sydney. Gradient Institute is a proud Community Partner and will be awarding a prize to a finalist in the Responsible AI category. WAI Awards 2023 will honour the top Women in AI in the Asia-Pacific. Committed to supporting and rewarding excellence to Women in AI, the WAI Awards 2023 will be prestigious in their recognition and vital in building...

Jun 23

Morgan Stanley 4th Annual Summit

Sydney, Australia

The Morgan Stanley 4th Annual Summit will be held on the 7th June, 2023 in Sydney. Gradient Institute, CEO Bill Simpson-Young will be on a panel talking about responsible AI best practices and what should investors consider in the accelerating AI Wave.

May 23

Risk Management Association (RMA) Australia


Schellie-Jayne Price from Stirling & Rose and Simon O'Callaghan from Gradient Institute are looking forward to presenting at this closed event for the Risk Management Association (RMA) Australia on May 3 about the "novel risks posed by AI and the emergence of generative models" in Sydney. The talk will examine:

Mar 23

AI Leadership Summit

Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney

The National AI Centre will be hosting their inaugural AI Leadership Summit in Sydney. This invite-only event will bring together 100 leaders from across industry, academia, government and community. 57 members of the three National AI Centre Think Tanks (Responsible AI, Diversity and Inclusion in AI, AI at Scale), will participate in a full day of workshops and discussions to pivot the output...

Nov 22

Digital.NSW 2022 Showcase

Royal Randwick, Sydney

The NSW Government Digital.NSW 2022 Showcase will be taking place in Sydney on 30 November, 2022. The event aims to present some of the government's current activities and future plans relating to their use of digitial technology. CEO of Gradient Institute Bill Simpson-Young will be sitting on the "Web3 and its Impact on the Public Sector" panel alongside Victor Dominello MP, Sandie Matthews &...

Oct 22

The 2022 French Dialogues

Perth, WA

The University of Western Australia Law School and the UWA Minderoo Tech & Policy Lab invite you to attend the 2022 French Dialogues. The French Dialogues is a facilitated discussion between members of a panel consisting of experts from a variety of disciplines who discuss a contemporary and far-reaching issue. The French Dialogues are to honour the Hon. Robert French AC, a distinguished...

Sep 22

Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Sydney, NSW

We're excited for this important event run by our long-time collaborators The Ethics Centre!

Aug 22

AIES Conference

Oxford, UK

The fifth AAAI/ACM conference on Artificial intelligence, Ethics, and Society will be taking place at Oxford on the 1-3 August, 2022.

Jun 22

ACM FAccT Conference 2022

Seoul, South Korea

The fifth annual ACM FAccT conference brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, and transparency in socio-technical systems. ACM FAccT 2022 builds on the success of the 2021 conference, which was held online. The 2022 conference will be held both in-person and online. The in-person conference will take place in the COEX exhibition centre in Seoul,...

May 22


Sydney, Australia

This thought-leadership event will support the building of a smarter, customer centric and fully digital NSW. We will work together with NSW residents, the private sector, industry and business leaders to harness the power of technology to deliver smarter, faster and easier services.

Apr 22

50 Years of Computing at ANU

Canberra, Australia

Fifty years ago, 260 students enrolled in an introductory course called ‘Computer Science B01’. Nowadays, ANU has over 1200 full time students. In between, they grew from a sub-department of the Department of Statistics to their own department (1976), and now, a School – the School of Computing at ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science. Just as they did five decades ago, their alumni...

Apr 22

Women in AI Awards 2022 Australia – New Zealand

Sydney, Australia

The fifth AAAI/ACM conference on Artificial intelligence, Ethics, and Society will be taking place at Oxford on the 1-3 August, 2022.