AWISE 2020

Reflect, Adapt, Thrive

AWISE 2020 Innovation Summit

The future Robots in the Workplace

Wednesday 25th November @ 10:30am

Many people fear that robots or full automation may someday take their jobs, and others argue this is simply not the case. Robots have the potential to bring more advantages than disadvantages to the workplace. They can enrich an organisation’s ability to succeed while improving the lives of real, human employees who are still needed to keep operations running smoothly.

What are some of the benefits of robotics? Safety, Speed, Consistency, Perfection, Productivity. What about Job Creation and Happier Employees? What industries are successfully adopting and using robots and robotics for better outcomes?

Presenter: Nicci Rossouw, Founder and CEO of Exaptec

On Wednesday 25th November @ 10:30am we heard from Nicci Rossouw , CEO of Exaptec, who will shared her vision of how Robots are changing the modern workplace and the opportunities that are emerging to leverage them in new and adaptive ways.

Here is a link to a video recording of the session

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Session Presenter

Nicci Rossouw – Founder and CEO of Exaptec

Nicci Rossouw is a robotics solution innovator and disrupter with considerable practical experience and an infectiously optimistic outlook on life and the future of Robots in the Workplace and Home.

We were pleased to welcome Nicci Rossouw to the virtual AWISE stage on the 25th November. The above video was a quick interview with Nicci ahead of the session where we asked what motivates Nicci to work with Robots and what make her Optimistic?

AWISE 2020 Sponsors

The line up of AWISE 2020 events, speakers, and workshops has been made possible thanks to the support of the following sponsors.


AWISE (Albury-Wodonga Innovation Summit & EXPO) is an annual event hosted from Wodonga in North East Victoria to explore, celebrate, and learn about
advancements in Innovation locally, nationally, and globally.

In previous years we have run a full day event bringing together industry, business, and education institutions; however, due to the present lock downs and social distancing, we are planning to run the program over a series of webinars and workshops throughout the months of October and December. 

If you have any queries the AWISE event please contact Regional Business Hubs or drop in to TheHUB Wodonga.

Would you like to participate in AWISE or other similar events as a speaker, exhibitor, or sponsor? If so, please get in touch and we’ll be pleased to keep you in the loop regarding upcoming opportunities to engage in the region.

AWISE is run annually to coincide with the Victorian Government’s Digital Innovation Festival (DIF). This year DIF will run from Friday 21st August to Saturday 5th September.

For more information about DIF and the other events running during the festival please visit the DIF Website