2nd Annual
Unlocking the benefits of data integration for the public sector
Conference Date
27th & 28th May 2020
Location
Live Stream
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Day 1 - Wednesday 27th May, 2020

8:30
Registration
8:45
Opening remarks from the Chair
Building a mutually beneficial business case for meaningful data sharing
9:00
Transitioning into the next era of data sharing
  • Exploring what government-wide data sharing looks like in practice, and insights from the NSW experience
  • Unpacking what outcomes are possible through effective data sharing
  • Priorities in moving towards data sharing reform across government
Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist
NSW Department of Customer Service
9:30
Enterprise Data Privacy and Protection
  • The challenges brought about by digital transformation
  • A Data Privacy Protection Framework for
    • Privacy Risk Awareness – identifying the who, what and where the risk lies
    • Data Protection – privacy is about lifecycle management and not just security
    • The technology to prepare data that is ready for sharing and collaboration
  • The Micro Focus Approach
Abdullah Noman
Information Management and Governance Presales
Micro Focus
10:00
KEYNOTE: Embracing data sharing through strong leadership at the enterprise level
  • Working towards a cohesive, agency-wide approach to data collection, use and management
  • Preparing for intra-agency and inter-agency information exchange
  • Identifying where data can be better used to achieve strategic goals and policy-driven outcomes
Tammy Braybrook
Chief Data Officer
IP Australia
10:30
Morning break
11:00
Developing compelling business cases to engage other agencies in sharing
  • Insights from the Data Integration Partnership for Australia (DIPA) program in encouraging collaborative inter-agency sharing practices
  • Developing strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Highlighting the positive potential that can result from the sharing of information
Marcel van Kints
General Manager, Statistical Data Integration
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Implementing data governance frameworks to share data safely & effectively
11:30
From theory into reality: putting data sharing into practice
  • The importance of strategic leadership when actioning data sharing frameworks
  • Understanding what practical steps should be taken
  • Best-practice strategies for data governance and management when operationalising a given set of guidelines
Geoff Neideck
Group Head Data Strategies & Integration
Australian Institute of Health & Welfare
12:00
Developing an organisation-wide strategy for effective data sharing
  • Encouraging an organisation to embrace data sharing for the opportunities it provides
  • Highlighting the importance of effective collaboration and communication between technical and operational divisions
  • Maintaining a high standard of infrastructure development to ensure the ongoing security and privacy of information
Tim Beard
Manager, Data Strategy
Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources
12:30
Lunch
1:20
GROUP SPEED NETWORKING VIA ZOOM

In this fun, interactive session, meet fellow attendees and speakers in small groups. Get to know each other and set up value connections for the rest of the event and beyond!

2:00
Piecing together the interoperability puzzle
  • Insights from the National Archives’ Data Interoperability Maturity Model (DIMM) in supporting interoperability through good information and data governance
  • Considering all the relevant puzzle pieces when sharing information and data
  • Applying a consistent, systematic and reliable approach to optimise interoperability maturity
Linda Macfarlane
Acting Assistant Director-General, Collection Management
National Archives of Australia
2:30
Identifying potential challenges around data sharing & gaining the buy-in to overcome them
  • Creating a whole-of-government strategy to overcome barriers to data sharing
  • Highlighting specific areas of focus that will allow data sharing to happen
  • Developing strategic partnerships to mitigate the effect of challenges encountered
Peita Bonato
Lead, ACT Information & Data Sharing Taskforce
ACT Government
3:00
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of Day One

Day 2 - Thursday 28th May, 2020

8:30
Registration
8:45
Opening remarks from the Chair
Maintaining trust in the privacy, quality & integrity of data when sharing
9:00
Understanding data sharing frameworks & how they can be implemented
  • Insights into the practicalities of sharing data, and the challenges that can arise
  • Key considerations when exchanging with a variety of stakeholders
  • Options for oversight and enforcement in the event of breaches, both deliberate and unintentional
River Paul
Chief Economist & Statistician
Australian Financial Security Authority
9:30
Building & maintaining trust amongst stakeholders around privacy & security
  • Leveraging communication as a key strategy for building trust
  • Exploring the role of consent in data collection and subsequent sharing
  • Developing a comprehensive data governance strategy to carry an organisation through periods of change
Rachel Dixon
Privacy & Data Security Deputy Commissioner
Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner
10:00
SPOTLIGHT SESSION VIA ZOOM

In this interactive session, you will have the opportunity for reflective discussion with other delegates and discuss key takeaways from the conference so far

10:40
Morning break
11:10
Balancing privacy with opportunity when sharing information
  • Understanding where the law needs to be considered when sharing data
  • Linking the notions of privacy, governance and management in the context of data
  • Insights from real-world linkage of health data and information
Peter Leonard
Professor of Practice, School of Information Systems & Technology Management
UNSW Business School
11:40
INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: What are the legal & ethical considerations when sharing data?
  • Identifying key legal and ethical concerns
  • Making the most of data sharing while balancing legal considerations
  • Centralising ethics within efforts to improve staff data literacy
Lisa Keeling
General Counsel
Services Australia
Peter Leonard
Professor of Practice, School of Information Systems & Technology Management
UNSW Business School
Rachael Fay
Data Governance Specialist
Australian Federal Government
12:20
Lunch
1:00
INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSION
  • Transitioning towards cloud-based data services
  • Determining ownership and responsibility in the warehousing of data
  • Developing data literacy amongst non-data specialists
Overcoming challenges in using shared data for decision making
1:30
Addressing the issue of data lineage in a rapidly changing environment
  • Working with legacy systems in the face of technological advancements
  • Identifying when existing systems need to be modified or upgraded
  • Assessing the financial and operational implications of working with outdated systems
Jeffrey Popova-Clark
Data Advisory Services
2:00
From data into knowledge: leveraging data stewardship to drive policy & decision making
  • Understanding the role & responsibility of a data steward
  • Identifying where a lack of data can also tell a story
  • Highlighting how data can be mapped and operationalised to align with business purposes
Rob Wilkins
Projects Leader Information Management Systems
Department of Education NSW
2:30
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of Conference
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Key Speakers

Tammy Braybrook
Chief Data Officer
IP Australia
Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist
NSW Department of Customer Service
Marcel van Kints
General Manager, Statistical Data Integration
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Rachel Dixon
Privacy & Data Security Deputy Commissioner
Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner