Ihaka Lecture Series 2021

For a general audience (with an interest in Statistics and/or Computing)


There are three lectures in the series on 10, 17 and 24 March – lectures commence at 6.30pm.

Registration for (free) in-person attendance:  https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/2021-ihaka-lecture-series-looking-on-the-bright-side-tickets-131958231623

10 March
Data Science in the Connected Era
Dr Simon Urbanek, Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics, University of Auckland
LIVESTREAM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C-l8PrO3z4&feature=youtu.be

17 March

Implementing a Machine-Learning Tool to Support High-Stakes Decisions in Child Welfare: A case study in Human Centred AI

Professor Rhema Vaithianathan, Centre for Social Data Analytics, AUT



24 March

Modelling to support the COVID-19 response in Aotearoa New Zealand

Dr Rachelle Binny, Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research and Te Pūnaha Matatini