Roadmap to Net Zero for Industry, Future Series

NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte presents 'Roadmap to Net Zero for Industry'

April futures armidale

NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte will highlight the pathways for industry to achieve net zero and other major transformations as outlined in the NSW 20-Year R&D Roadmap. The Roadmap identifies areas where NSW has a competitive advantage and provides a vision for the state to produce world-leading technologies, products and services. The format for this presentation will include a keynote address followed by Q and A.

Professor Durrant-Whyte is a world-leading authority on machine learning and robotics, and applications in areas including cargo handling, mining and defence. He has published over 300 research papers, graduated over 70 PhD students, and has won numerous awards and prizes for his work, including being named 2010 NSW Scientist of the Year and 2008 Engineers Australia NSW Engineer of the Year.

In his career he has worked with many major companies and has co-founded three successful start-up companies. He is particularly well known for his work with Patrick in delivering the automated container terminals in Brisbane and Port Botany, and for his work with Rio Tinto in pioneering and delivering the automated “Mine of the Future”. He is an honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia (HonFIEAus), a Fellow of the IEEE (FIEEE), Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA), and a Fellow of the Royal Society of London (FRS).

This event is proudly funded by the NSW Government under the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund and delivered in association with Armidale Regional Council.

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