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    AI for SME's Evening Session

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    AI for Small-Medium Businesses with AWS 

    You’ve likely heard about AI and ML but aren’t sure what the differences are or how they can boost your business. With recent advancements, it’s an increasingly powerful and versatile tool, powerful enough to help you address critical business needs. Be inspired by Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world's largest cloud service provider, powering hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries. Join Adam Lynch, Head of Partner Sales Solutions Architect Australia and New Zealand, and hear how businesses can leverage AI and ML in exciting ways to reduce cost, increase productivity, and drive innovation. 

    Agenda - subject to change:

    • 5:00pm - Doors and registrations open, Networking + Light refreshments
    • 5:30pm - Welcome - Casandra Cazzulino, Smart Precinct NQ
    • 5:35pm - NBN Australia benefits of Business Fibre products for small to medium business with Luke Williams
    • 5:40pm - AI for Small Medium Businesses with AWS
    • 6:25pm - Q&A with Adam Lynch
    • 6:40pm - QLD Small Business Commissioner, Dominique Lamb
    • 6:50pm - On the Couch Q&A with QLD Small Business Commissioner, Dominique Lamb
    • 7:15pm - Networking opportunity

    Light refreshments will be included, please advise any dietary requirements.

    This event is part of the NBN Made for More Series, Smart Precinct NQ's Intelligent Futures Series and thanks to our partners QLD Government, Townsville City Council and QLD AI Hub Townsville Chapter.

    Who should attend this event:

    • Small and medium-sized business owners
    • Decision-makers in small and medium-sized businesses
    • Entrepreneurs interested in leveraging AI and ML technologies
    • Professionals seeking to understand the differences between AI and ML
    • Individuals curious about how AI and ML can benefit their businesses
    • Those interested in learning about AWS services for AI and ML implementations
    • Individuals looking to reduce costs and increase productivity in their businesses
    • Innovators seeking inspiration for integrating AI and ML into their operations

    About Adam Lynch:
    Adam Lynch is a highly accomplished technology executive and the current Head of Partner Sales Solutions Architecture at Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the Australia and New Zealand region. With over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, Adam has developed a reputation as an expert in cloud computing, IT architecture, and solution delivery. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and events and is known for his ability to simplify complex technology concepts for non-technical audiences.

    About Dominique Lamb, Queensland Small Business Commissioner:
    Dominique Lamb assumed the role of Small Business Commissioner in December 2022. With a robust background in industrial relations and employment law, she brings a unique blend of legal expertise and advocacy skills to her position.

    Dominique's primary objective is to enhance the operating environment for small businesses in Queensland and to reduce the time and costs associated with resolving disputes involving small business. In her capacity as Commissioner, Dominique has embarked on a proactive engagement strategy, collaborating closely with governmental bodies, industry organisations, and regional stakeholders. One of Dominique's notable achievements has been the significant expansion of the Small Business Friendly (SBF) Program, which now boasts participation from 48 Councils. Additionally, she has taken proactive steps to establish three new roundtables, providing platforms for industry representatives and regional stakeholders to voice their concerns and contribute to policy discussions.

    About NBN Australia:
    The National Broadband Network is the nation’s digital backbone, powering Australia’s digital future and transforming the way we live, work and play. The NBN is constantly evolving to enable Australians to thrive in a digital world.

    About Smart Precinct NQ:
    Smart Precinct NQ is the home of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in North QLD, supporting people with ideas to start and grow.
    The Innovation Ecosystem in North Queensland has shown considerable growth in the period 2019-2024. Smart Precinct NQ connects and empowers stakeholders to catalyse innovation and grow industry innovation, and economic outcomes for Townsville and Queensland. Smart Precinct NQ provides a central point of incubation and acceleration for idea generation, collaboration, problem-solving, commercialisation pathways and investment readiness. We connect and collaborate with entrepreneurs, SME’s, industry, government, researchers, investors and the wider community. www.spnq.org

    Event Terms and Conditions:

    Smart Precinct NQ (SPNQ) reserves the right to change the program at any time. Every effort will be made to ensure a program of equivalent standard and attendees are updated with changes. All dietary requirements are considered, however we cannot guarantee a 100% allergen free environment. Filming or streaming by attendees is not permitted. If an attendee is found to be doing so they will be asked to leave the event immediately and further action may be taken. Photography and/or filming may take place during this event, by accepting these terms you consent to this. Please let a member of SPNQ know if you do not want your picture taken. SPNQ reserves the right to prohibit entry or eject any person from an event based on behaviour deemed inappropriate by SPNQ staff, its agents and/or others working under its authority.

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