Dr Natalie Rens
Dr Natalie Rens is a neuroscientist, artificial intelligence strategist, and space enthusiast.
Natalie works as the Artificial Intelligence Specialist for the Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, implementing strategies to advance AI capability in Queensland. She is the organiser of Brisbane.AI, an AI meetup with over 2,000 members. Recently, Natalie also founded her own company Spaceport AI with the goal of developing AI technologies that will enable sustainable human life in space.
Natalie holds a Bachelor in Biomedical Science (honours), Master in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, and a PhD in Neuroscience. Her research focused on the use of machine learning and computational models to predict human voluntary decisions.