Scientific Future of Drones in Australia - Fireside Chat with Dr. Catherine Ball, Associate Professor
Join us in a Fireside Chat with Dr. Catherine Ball, scientific futurist, speaker, advisor, author, founder, executive producer, and executive director
Join Dr. Catherine Ball, scientific futurist, speaker, advisor, author, founder, executive producer, executive director, company director, and charity patron working across global projects where emerging technologies meet humanitarian, education, and environmental needs.
She is the 2020 Patron for the Tech Girls Movement aka 'Tech Girls are Superheroes', a #SheFlies ambassador for Girl Geek Academy, and a mentor and advisor to the CEO of New York-based Women Who Drone, as well as a mentor to the #SuperstarsofSTEM project by Science and Technology Australia.Read more on her bio on her Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Ball) or her website (https://www.drcatherineball.com/about).
Dr Catherine Ball is a businesswoman and futurist with a focus on environmental science and technology. She is an associate professor at The Australian National University (in the Practice of Engineering within the School of Engineering) and Honorary Associate Professor at the 3AI Institute.
Ball has worked with drone technology, and her team operated a drone that could fly hundreds of kilometres. They flew it off the west coast of Australia to study and track turtle habitats. During this 'voyage' they found endangered animals that had not been seen for years