March media wrap-up

By March 28th, 2019

This month, our work across robotics and blockchain took the spotlight.

Media highlights:

Other highlights:

  • Data61’s hosted Shine & Rise, an International Women’s Day Breakfast which featured talks from CSIRO’s Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley, Canva’s Liz Mckenzie, and Atlassian’s Fiona Kerr & Lily Serna followed by speed-mentoring. Catch up on the highlights in this video.
  • As part of International Women’s Day 2019, we launched a new filter for our Expert Connect tool, allowing users to search only for women listed as experts in specific topic areas.
  • Data61 staff proudly participated in the 2019 Mardi Gras, celebrating diversity and identity with thousands of other marchers – pics and videos here.
  • Minister for Human Services and Digital Transformation, The Hon Michael Keenan, spoke about our collaboration with the Digital Transformation Agency and the Australian Government to launch the next generation of open data platform