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Dr Agustin Chevez

Senior Researcher, Hassell Studio

Senior Researcher, Hassell Studio
Adjunct Research Fellow Centre for Design Innovation, Swinburne
Honorary Fellow – Management and Marketing, University of Melbourne

Dr Agustin Chevez is an architect, academic, workplace strategist and internationally recognised researcher. He has dedicated his career to the notion of work and uncovering environments that best support our working lives. He is driven to understand how work has shaped our civilisation and given purpose to our very existence.

His interest in the relationship between people, space and technology saw him pursue a PhD on the evolution of workplace architecture. Not limited to armchair research Dr Chevez recently walked over 900 km from Melbourne to Sydney to explore human purpose in an Artificially Intelligent world.

His work has been presented at various international forums and published in both, academic and industry publications.

Iguanas and Approaching the Human Asymptote

Session Outline

Dr Chevez’s TEDx talk “Soufflés, gymnasts and the workplace of the future” illustrates some of his ideas on the future of work.
In this next instalment Dr Chevez will share his latest research and the conclusions he drew from his walk of over 900 km from Melbourne to Sydney – which he undertook to explore human purpose in an Artificially Intelligent world.

Learning Outcomes

  • What is the Human Asymptote?
  • What could the future of work look like in an Artificially Intelligent world?
  • What could it mean to human purpose?
  • Where do iguanas fit in?!?

These and other questions will be addressed in what is sure to be a thought-provoking and entertaining talk.