Innovative practices to link data & improve capability
Conference Date
26th & 27th July 2017
Location
Hotel Realm, Canberra
Early Bird - Save $400
Book by 26/05/17

Overview

The recent March 2017 publication from the Productivity Commission ‘Data Availability and Use’ is pushing Government Departments and Agencies to help create an open data sourced Australian Government.
The 'Data Analysis for Effective Decision Making' conference provides all the practical information on how to link and share data sets while maintaining privacy concerns, and ultimately drive the Australian Government to be a smart data Government.  

This event will focus on:

  • Understanding the impact of data sharing & the privacy landscape
  • Improving analytics capabilities
  • Improving data quality and therefore decision making

Who will attend?

Federal & State government representatives with responsibilities and roles of:

  • Data Analytics
  • Data Science & Mining
  • Research & Reporting
  • Performance & Strategy
  • Project Officers
  • Information Architects

Attend to learn:

  • Learn how to better link & share data sets

  • Improve your analytics capability

  • Understand the data privacy landscape

  • Improve the visualisation of data

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Key Speakers

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Pia Waugh
Project Manager for NFIC International & Strategic Initiatives
AUSTRAC
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Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist
Data Analytics Centre
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Emily Mason
Lead – Products and Services
Social Investment Unit, NZ
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Peter Worthington-Eyre
Chief Data Officer
Department of Premier & Cabinet, SA

What People Are Saying

  • “A great conference for organisations who are looking to leverage their data assets and invest in future analytics capabilities.”

    Chris Clapp
    Department of Education & Training Attendee at Data Analytics for Effective Decision Making July 2016

Blog

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    Date: 23 Nov 2016  By: Jessica Farrelly
    Chris O’Dell, Manager of Planning Statistics at the Department of Planning & Environment NSW shared his insights into building an analytics team at the Data Analytics for Effective Decision Making conference in Sydney this week. The Planning Statistics team is newly formed and was built based on ‘4 Ps’: purpose, position, people and product. Purpose …

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    Date: 3 Nov 2016  By: Jessica Farrelly
    Australian government agencies must take a more contemporary approach to sharing and releasing data, according to a new draft report from the Productivity Commission. Proposing significant reforms, the report recommends a new Data Sharing and Release Act, a National Data Custodian and a suite of sectoral Accredited Release Authorities to improve transparency and confidence in …

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    Date: 16 Oct 2016  By: Che Tibby
    “Privacy By Design”, “Social Licence”. If you say them often enough they become mantra by which an agency can start to embed a culture of data safety among its people. The world of public sector ICT is littered with the corpses of high-spend projects that died from a thousand cuts of outrage because no-one asked …

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    Date: 10 Oct 2016  By: Peter Way
    Successful asset management of infrastructure is highly dependent on data, be it technical or financial data. Most organisations struggle to gather that data and adequately translate the data into useful information on which to make informed decisions. Similarly, most organisations struggle when it comes to articulating the condition of their assets and the levels of …

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