24. January 2019 - 19:00 till 21:00

Sunshine Coast Emerging Technology Meetup, Australia, Thursday, 24. January 2019

Join us for our first meeting with special guest Sonja Bernhardt who will be demistifying Artificial Intelligence in an action packed presentation that anyone walking off the street will enjoy. If you love cruising you are likely to bump into Sonja Bernhardt presenting emerging technology topics on your ship. Never one to ‘retire’ Sonja has taken her life long technology interest to the high seas. She is also a popular ABC Radio technology commentator, as well as a published author.In her ‘day job’ Sonja is chief executive officer of software development house ThoughtWare, where they are developing blockchain solutions for the aged care industry.A big believer in getting involved via volunteer activity has meant that throughout her career Sonja has served on technology related committees for the United Nations, APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation), Ministerial Advisory Boards, as well as prestigious national and state-based organisations. By so doing she has contributed significant efforts to the technology industry. This earned her a prestigious Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) on Australia Day in is the recipient of many awards for both her business and herself as a businessperson and as an industry identity. Including being inducted into the Women In Technology International Hall of Fame (Silicon Valley - 2005).Sonja bases her life and all activities on a reality and reason based philosophy and certainly presents in this style pointing out some facts and realities then reasoning through what can be done. She is extremely happily married to a mad scientist (biotechnologist) and is a mother of 3 and grandmother of 3.We can't wait to see you soon.

Thursday, 24. January 2019, Australia, Sunshine Coast Emerging Technology Meetup

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