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Robot and Frank — special screening of award-winning futuristic comedy with panel discussion

Suitable for:
general public

Robot and Frank — special screening of award-winning futuristic comedy with panel discussion

When:
18th August 2016
Time:
6:00 pm
Where:

Palace Cinemas South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia

Cost:
$10

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Come celebrate National Science Week with the Australian Society for Medical Research at a special screening of the award-winning futuristic comedy Robot and FrankAnd after the film, enjoy a panel discussion about the science behind the story: sentient robots, cognitive therapies, and the future of personal healthcare. 

The evening’s host is Andi Horvath, podcaster and science writer for The Age.

Panelists include clinical neuropsychologist Kate Hoy, bioethicist Joelle Hawa, creator of emotionally-intelligent aged-care robots Rajiv Khosla, and futurologist Tané Hunter.

This event is sponsored by Swinburne University’s Australian Research Council Training Centre for Biodevices aka The Bioreactor.

For more information: contact Katharine at 92144934 or kadcroft@swin.edu.au