Dr Denis Bauer

Dr Denis Bauer is CSIRO’s Principal Research Scientist leading the Transformational Bioinformatics group. She is an internationally recognised expert in machine learning and cloud-based genomics, having keynoted AWS Summits (’18), Open Data Science Conference (India, ’18) and International conference on Bioinformatics (Indonesia ‘19). Her achievements include developing open-source machine-learning cloud services that are used by 10,000 researchers and contributing to Australia’s COVID-19 response.

Dr Hilary Oliver, Senior Research Software Engineer, NIWA

Dr Hilary Oliver is a Senior Research Software Engineer at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), Wellington, New Zealand. He holds a Ph.D. in Astrophysical Sciences (computational plasma physics) from Princeton University (1998), and now works on software infrastructure for climate, weather and weather-driven environmental forecasting systems – in particular, workflow orchestration for cycling systems. Hilary leads development of the Open Source Cylc Workflow Engine, and he co-chairs the Technical Advisory Group of the Unified Model Partnership (institutions that use the Met Office Unified Model atmospheric model around the world).

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