Regional Development Australia Central West (RDA Central West) are inviting Central West businesses of all sizes, and other interested parties, to come along to their Small Business Month event in Bathurst on 19 October and learn how to utilise the power of artificial intelligence (AI).

RDA Central West director Steven Bowman said that using AI to save time, streamline processes and elevate social media content is a trending topic, and that all businesses should learn how and when to implement technology in this growing space.

“The utilisation of AI in business is growing every day, and this technology is not going anywhere,” said Mr. Bowman.

“This is right time to learn the basics of harnessing the power if AI for your business, as the use of this technology by your competitors will only continue to grow.”

“Knowing how to successfully use applications such as ChatGPT is paramount to keeping up with marketing trends and saving time and money for your business.”

The three-hour workshop hosted at Charles Sturt University’s Centre for Professional Development includes a networking lunch and will be delivered by leading Australian digital marketing agency, the Melbourne-based Digital Picnic.

Participants will leave with a solid understanding of the basics of ChatGPT, how to leverage ChatGPT in relation to a social media marketing strategy, how to use AI for creative marketing and the risks and considerations all businesses should be aware of when using AI.

“The workshop will include a talk from CSU Wagga Associate Professor Sam Bowker on generative AI, which is a fascinating look at current applications of AI and the future of generative AI for all of us,” said Mr Bowman.

“We are so excited to be bringing two experts to our region to educate business owners and employees on AI and encourage you to register your attendance now.”

Time: 11.30am-2.30pm
Date: Thursday 19 October 2023
Where: CPD Room, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
Cost: $25 Including Lunch

To find out more and register your attendance, visit www.rdacentralwest.org.au. Tickets are just $25 and can be purchased via Humanitix.