Keynote speaker announced for OUTLOOK 2017
Parking Australia has announced the first Keynote Speaker for the 2017 OUTLOOK conference, which takes place from 18-19 September at Sydney’s Star Casino.
Tané Hunter is part of a global movement of scientists, technologists, hackers and creatives using their diverse knowledge to provide unexpected perspectives on the world, through the lenses of science, technology and social theory, with the goal of fostering intelligent, optimistic thinking about the future, and empowering people to contribute to it.
Tané is a science communicator, futurist and bioinformatician who works with big data in the biological realm. He is the co-founder of Future Crunch and Lighthouse Data Science. His interest in medical genomics, big data, and evolutionary biology eventually led him to the University of Melbourne where he completed a Masters in Bioinformatics in 2013.
He has worked for the Royal Children’s Hospital diagnosing rare genetic diseases in children and is currently completing his PhD at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, using molecular biomarkers and artificial intelligence to better understand, diagnose and improve treatment for people suffering from cancer.