Australia's Chief Scientist

Smallwood Oration

Smallwood Oration - 16 August

“The AI will see you now”

How would you feel about a medical robot with artificial intelligence (AI) examining, diagnosing and treating your cancer? How will AI and robotics shape our healthcare ecosystem?

Join Dr Alan Finkel, AO FSTE, Australia’s Chief Scientist on Thursday 16 August at the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg VIC and contemplate a possible future.

The Smallwood Oration is an annual public lecture honouring the immense contributions made to Australian Medicine and Austin Health by Professor Richard Smallwood AO.

Tickets to the event are free and open to the general public – reserve your place at

Event details

Where: Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road , Heidelberg

When: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Thursday 16 August 2018