2nd August, 2017


Designing intelligent machines & keeping cyber threats at bay

General Information

Adept Technology presents “Opportunity & Danger: Designing Intelligent Machines & Keeping Cyber Threats at bay”.  The Lion Hotel – Wednesday 2nd August, 2017 with guest speakers

  • Seth Thuraisingham (CEO – Consilium Technology Pty Ltd)
  • Nick Kervin (Partner, Advisory – BDO)


Seth Thuraisingham

Seth Thuraisingham

CEO – Consilium Technology Pty Ltd

Seth Thuraisingham is the Chief Executive Officer of Consilium Technology and is highly credentialed in computer science and business. Modelling, Simulation and Machine Intelligence are at Consilium’s core and in the past two years, Consilium has expanded beyond Defence into the delivering intelligent predictions to the manufacturing and minerals sector.
Nick Kervin

Nick Kervin

Partner, Advisory – BDO

Nick Kervin, Partner in IT Advisory at BDO, will present the key threats, risks and emerging trends. He will also provide some case studies on recent cyber breaches and share the latest insights and learnings from the BDO Cyber Security Survey which is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest survey on businesses view of cyber security.

Post Event

Adept had the pleasure of hosting over 30 people at it’s second business leaders breakfast for glorious bacon & eggs!

It was an inspiring and fascinating event and one that is very much aligned to our mission: to contribute to the future sustainability of SA’s ICT economy. After another successful event, we look forward to seeing you at our next one in October.


Seth Thuraisingham - CEO Consilium Technology

Seth bought us an overview of Machine Learning and the ‘rise of the robots’. He gave us a fascinating look at how machines have progressed over the last 30+ years and where the may go in the future.

Nick Kervin - Partner, Advisory - BDO

Nick spoke about Cyber Security and how it is quickly becoming a key focus for many executives and managers (or if it’s not, why it should be).  Nick presented on past key threats and emerging trends in this area, and what we can do to safe guard our companies as much as possible.

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