Connect with a Qld AI Hub Chapter in your region.

Cairns Chapter

Cairns will be headed up by Dr Samantha Horseman. Dr Horseman is a globally recognised inventor, entrepreneur, innovation ecosystem developer and activator, which is reflected in her current role with James Cook University in the Founders-in-Residence Portfolios. 

Mackay Chapter

Kirra Tully is the Mackay Chapter Director, and is a a dynamic professional with a rich background in facility and event management, community engagement, and entrepreneurship. Kirra is currently managing Split Spaces Coworking and Innovation Hub in Mackay. She is eager to discover and grow AI/ML activity in the Mackay, Isaac and Whitsundays regions. 

Bundaberg Chapter

Toowoomba Chapter

In Toowoomba, Chris Mills is leading the AI Hub Chapter along with effective applications of advanced digital technologies to maximise the potential of Queensland businesses through his company Strategenics. You can find out more about the Toowoomba Chapter here.

Townsville Chapter

The Townsville Chapter is lead by Dr Dianna Hardy. Dr Dianna Hardy is a Senior Lecturer and researcher at JCU. Dianna’s research focuses on leveraging ML approaches in industry and community projects. Dr Hardy is highly engaged in the tech startup ecosphere and is a nationally recognised researcher at JCU. Her research  includes a wide range of technologies including AI and ML.


Your next Chapter begins here.

Upskill your AI capability and meet like-minded people at your local AI Hub Chapter!

There are currently five Queensland AI Hub Chapters in Cairns, Mackay, Bundaberg, Townsville and Toowoomba

Each Chapter is run by a Chapter Director that is dedicated to delivering educational and social events in their region.

Keep an eye out for events and workshops in your region.

Queensland AI Hub Chapters provide local opportunities for you to learn new technical skills, meet like-minded people build a greater understanding of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

How you can get involved:

 Attend a local event or workshop
 Join your local Chapter Meetup Group
Become a mentor at your local Chapter
Access and watch past webinars 
 Sponsor a regional Chapter event
 Request further support from the AI Hub HQ
 Enquire about starting a new Chapter in your region

Interested in expanding your corporate reach and connecting with AI ecosystems across Queensland? Enquire today about sponsoring the Queensland AI Hub Chapters Program.

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