Innovative practices to link data & improve capability
Conference Date
26th & 27th July 2017
Location
Hotel Realm, Canberra
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Day 1 - Wednesday 26th July, 2017

8:00
Registration, coffee & networking
8:30
Opening remarks from the Chair
Effectively sharing & linking data sets
8:40
KEYNOTE: Linking data sets for an innovative government
  • Unleashing the power of data to change lives
  • Developing strong partnerships across government
  • Harnessing social license for data sharing and use
Evelyn Wareham
General Manager, Customer Support & Development
Statistics New Zealand
9:20
Dell EMC Presentation
Dan Brassington
Head of Big Data Practice & Professional Services, Asia Pacific & Japan
Dell EMC
9:50
SPEED NETWORKING

In this interactive session you will have the opportunity to exchange business cards and set up valuable conversation for the rest of the event

10:20
Morning tea & networking
10:50
Driving towards an accessible data government
  • Enhancing accessibility for the end user
  • Systems to interact with data at the source
Pia Waugh
Open Data Specialist
Australian and New Zealand Governments
11:30
Exploiting Digital Transformation with Data Fabric and Data Science Platforms
Adrian Smolski
Head of Solutions Engineering
MapR
12:00
Networking lunch
1:15
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
2:15
How to utilise data to drive change in the real world
  • Case studies: Compulsory Third Party Insurance, Out of Home Care & Community Modelling
  • Managing privacy concerns as data sets are linked
Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist
Data Analytics Centre
2:55
Afternoon tea & networking
Protecting privacy in an open sourced environment
3:25
How to take on the big data challenges
  • Managing privacy concerns as data sets are shared and linked
  • Unstructured data, including dark web and recent tax data case studies
  • Building regulation technology
Leif Hanlen
Researcher & Business Development
Data 61
4:05
KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: Protecting privacy as government moves towards being open sourced
  • Identifying high quality data sets
  • Strategies to link data sets
  • Improving collaboration
  • De-identification processes
  • Reducing the risk of re-identification
Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist
Data Analytics Centre
Evelyn Wareham
General Manager, Customer Support & Development
Statistics New Zealand
Leif Hanlen
Researcher & Business Development
Data 61
Warwick Graco
Analytics Professional
5:00
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of day one followed by networking drinks

Day 2 - Thursday 27th July, 2017

8:00
Welcome, coffee & networking
8:30
Opening remarks from the Chair
Improving data literacy & skillset to drive decision making
8:40
Drawing on data to drive protection of vulnerable children
  • Enabling sophisticated and regular use of data sharing, linkage and analytics
  • Driving meaningful change in operations, strategy and policy
Peter Worthington-Eyre
Chief Data Officer
Department of the Premier & Cabinet, SA
9:20
Building internal capabilities for innovation in a large organisation
  • What is needed for effective data culture
  • Effective measurements of your data capabilities and how to improve them
Dr. Amy Shi-Nash
Head of Data Science
Commonwealth Bank
10:00
Meeting the challenges of a big data analytics journey
Andrew Park
Head of APJ Solutioning & Sales Big Data
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
10:30
Morning tea & networking
11:40
Advanced profiling and pattern recognition through combining open source and closed source data set
  • Featuring case studies: Financial environment, Panama Papers & Emergency Services
  • Tips and tricks on dynamic visualization
  • Developing and applying a system to system approach to big data sets
  • Using digital hash’s to compress data for digital fingerprinting
11:00
Harnessing data to drive business decisions
Jenny Donovan
Executive Director, Centre for Education Statistics & Evaluation
Department of Education NSW
12:20
Utilising big data to place people at the centre of Government work
  • Utilising big data to place people at the centre of Government work
  • Better utilising your data to inform policy and programs
  • Methods to reduce the cost of your analysis
Emily Mason
General Manager, Engagement
Social Investment Agency
1:00
Networking lunch
Bringing data to life through innovative visualisation techniques
2:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Techniques to draw insight from your data
  • Interpreting your data
  • Driving change
  • Developing business insight
  • Visualisation techniques
Emily Mason
General Manager, Engagement
Social Investment Agency
Peter Worthington-Eyre
Chief Data Officer
Department of the Premier & Cabinet, SA
Colin Brown
First Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer
Parliamentary Budgetary Office
Dr Nick von Sanden
Statistical & Analytical Support
Australian Institute of Health & Welfare
2:40
Applying data science in your organisation
  • Establishing your set up: Building a team, getting the right tools, and developing organisational skills
  • Converting good analysis into good decisions Speaker
Jason Collins
Senior Manager – Data Science, Strategic Intelligence
ASIC
3:20
Afternoon tea & networking
3:50
The Data Cube: Developing an innovative approach to organising & analysing data
  • Linking your data sets
  • Understanding front end users need
Dr Stuart Minchin
Chief of Environmental Geoscience Division
Geoscience Australia
4:30
How to generate models from your data
  • Sourcing the data for your policy questions
  • Extracting significance from your data sets
Colin Brown
First Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer
Parliamentary Budgetary Office
5:10
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of conference
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Key Speakers

Evelyn Wareham
General Manager, Customer Support & Development
Statistics New Zealand
Dr. Amy Shi-Nash
Head of Data Science
Commonwealth Bank
Emily Mason
General Manager, Engagement
Social Investment Agency
Peter Worthington-Eyre
Chief Data Officer
Department of the Premier & Cabinet, SA