X-Sensing 2019

Cross-disciplinary Conference on Scientific Analytics.

23 - 27 September 2019, Coffs Harbour, Australia.



Fujitsu Australia NVIDIA Australia Office Chief Scientist SCU



Conference Organisers

The conference is being organised by a diverse group of researchers across several disciplines.

Name Organisation Specialism Role
Dr Cormac Purcell MQ, USyd Computer vision, radio astronomy Lead organiser
Dr Paul Butcher NSW DPI Shark monitoring & behaviour Co-organiser
Mr Andrew Colefax NSW DPI, SCU Shark behaviour, drone monitoring & automation Co-organiser
Dr Andrew Walsh GA, MQ Machine learning, python, remote-sensing, astronomy Co-organiser
Dr Brian Ballsun-Stanton MQ Data science, software engineering Brain trust
Dr Ilana Feain CSIRO Medical imaging, astronomy, commercialisation Brain trust
Mr Wilfred Gee MQ Robotic telescopes, software engineering, astronomy Brain trust
Dr Jane Kaczmarek CSIRO Astronomy, radio telescopes, interferometry Brain trust
Dr Nuria Lorente MQ-AAO Data science, survey-mode astronomy, scientific software development Brain trust
Mr Richard Miller MQ Scientific Information Technology Brain trust
Dr Ruth Oliver MQ Medical imaging Brain trust
Dr Louise Ord CSIRO Scientific visualisation & analytics Brain Trust
Ms Anita Petzler MQ Star-formation, Bayesian statistics Brain trust
Dr Michael Pracy UTS Data science, visualisation & analytics Brain trust
Dr Simon O'Toole MQ-AAO Data science for large surveys, astronomy Brain trust
Assoc. Prof. Shawn Ross MQ e-Research, archaeology Brain trust
Dr Lee Spitler MQ Space science, optical astronomy Brain Trust
Ms Odette Subijano MQ e-Research Brain trust
Ms Leigh Staas MQ Smart Green cities Brain trust
Mr James Tocknell MQ Astrophysical simulations, software engineering Brain trust

Organisation Key:

MQ = Macquarie University
USyd = The University of Sydney
MQ-AAO = Macquarie University - Australian Astronomical Optics
NSW DPI = New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
GA = Geoscience Australia
CSIRO = Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
UTS = University of Technology Sydney