Lama Nachman & Genevieve Bell in Conversation on Women in Tech and STEM

Lama Nachman, an Intel Fellow and the Director of Intel’s Anticipatory Computing Lab, will be joined in conversation with Genevieve Bell, Director of the 3A Insitute, to will reflect on their journeys through Silicon Valley as women and technologists. They will discuss their work, lessons learned, and their abiding interests in next-generation technology, human beings and culture.

Lama Nachman is an Intel Fellow and the director of the Anticipatory Computing Lab in the Intel Labs organization at Intel Corporation. Her research is focused on context-aware and proactive computing. Nachman is creating technologies that can gain a deep understanding of people through sensing and sense-making, then act on that context to help them in many aspects of their lives. She leads a team of researchers developing sensing systems, algorithms and applications to enable these compelling experiences and transfers those technologies to various Intel business units, where they can have a positive impact on future Intel products.

Genevieve Bell is the Director of the 3A Institute, Florence Violet McKenzie Chair, and a Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University (ANU) as well as a Vice President and Senior Fellow at Intel Corporation. Prof Bell is a cultural anthropologist, technologist and futurist best known for her work at the intersection of cultural practice and technology development. Prof Bell joined the ANU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science in February 2017, after having spent the past 18 years in Silicon Valley helping guide Intel’s product development by developing the company’s social science and design research capabilities.

 

Date & time

1.15–2.15pm 1 May 2018

Location

Room:Engineering Theatre

Contacts

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