Change management strategies that minimise disruption & help embed new ways of working
Conference Date
19th & 20th February 2019
Location
QT Canberra
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Day 1 - Tuesday 19th February, 2019

8:00
Registration, coffee & networking
8:30
Welcome remarks from the Chair
8:40
KEYNOTE OPENING ADDRESS: Digital Transformation for 2019 – Looking to the future of digital transformation & what this means for the APS
  • What are the plans for digital transformation moving forward?
  • What does this mean for government services?
Alana Walsh
Director, Future of myGov
Digital Transformation Agency
9:20
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Estonia – The most advanced digital society in the world
  • Becoming one of the only countries where 99% of public services are available online
  • Reaching an unprecedented level of transparency in governance & building trust in digital society
  • Establishing an innovative environment providing integrated e-services for a more efficient implementation of state administration, legal & criminal policy
Ingmar Vali
eGovernment Expert
Centre of Registrars and Information Systems (RIK) Estonian Government
10:00
Unleash the power of DevOps across hybrid IT, embracing and including your critical, core systems
  • Allow your team to innovate at the pace your customer demands
  • Evolving DevOps to scale beyond team success
  • Hear a related customer DevOps case study
  • Ultimately help government drive towards delivering world-leading digital services for the benefit of all Australians
Aaron Bernays
Chief Technologist - APJ
Micro Focus
10:30
SPEED NETWORKING

In this fun, interactive session, you will have the opportunity to meet fellow attendees & speakers in 2 minute bursts, to exchange business cards & set up conversations for the rest of the event.

10:50
Morning tea & networking
11:20
BLOCKCHAIN – The future of Blockchain in Australia
  • Opportunities for blockchain inside government
  • When to use blockchain & distributed ledger technologies to deliver productivity benefits & drive innovation
  • Delivering significant benefits to clients & the business community
Mark Staples
Senior Principal Researcher
Data61, CSIRO
12:00
PANEL DISCUSSION – Data driven transformation
  • The role of data in digital transformation
  • Enabling data-driven innovation
  • Safeguarding the data that we are using
Kevin Jeffrey
Chief Data Officer
IP Australia
Ole Nielsen
Director of Scientific Computing at Geoscience Australia
ACT Government
12:40
Networking lunch
1:40
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
  • Distributed Ledger Technology and it’s benefit in inter agency collaboration, provenance and security hosted by Chrysalis Software Solutions
  • How can we make digital transformation easier hosted by Icemedia
  • How can agencies align their people to deliver the mission – each day – at scale? hosted by Signavio ANZ
2:40
Lessons (and confessions) from the digital transformation front line
  • Building real user relationships – smart phone apps in indigenous communities
  • Creating value with Government platforms – GovPass and the inter-customs ledger
  • Slaying the monster that eats the money – micro-services in a very large federal portfolio
Steven Capell
Managing Director
GoSource
3:10
Afternoon tea & networking
3:40
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Applying AI to improve Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing
Leanne Fry
Chief Innovation Officer, CIO & CISO
Austrac
4:20
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – The importance of correctly structured data
  • Understanding how to prepare & structure your data for Artificial Intelligence
  • Ensuring the right data is used to ensure accurate & descriptive analytics
  • Analysing the best method to model, test, train & deploy Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics
Manasa Kesharaju
Lead Data Scientist
Department of Human Services
5:00
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of Day One
5:10
NETWORKING DRINKS

Day 2 - Wednesday 20th February, 2019

8:00
Welcome, coffee & networking
8:30
Welcome remarks from the Chair
Joachim Cohen
Schools Technology Innovation Lead
NSW Department of Education
Embedding a customer centric culture
8:40
Integrated service delivery: Lessons learned at the innovation lab
  • Providing people with easy access to public services, designed around them, when they need them
  • Achieving the government’s goals for Better Public Services,
  • Creating opportunities for new ways of working together
Glen Thurston
Service Design Lead
Department of Internal Affairs
9:20
How to retain your legacy systems and bridge the silos that are preventing great digital experiences
  • How to maintain existing essential systems and provide a modern user experience
  • Where to being and how to prepare for whatever future technology is to come
  • What does success look like and who is already doing it
Adrian Johnson
General Manager
Liferay Australia and New Zealand
9:50
SPOTLIGHT

In this interactive session you will gain a better understanding of all stakeholders present within the room and the different challenges they face.

10:10
Morning tea & networking
10:30
Transformation & change is constant
Marianne Vosloo
National Manager Technology & Innovation (CIO)
Australian Federal Police
11:10
Embedding a customer-centric culture on over 80 locations worldwide
  • Strengthening client service delivery informed by understanding client needs
  • Embracing digital first through intuitive client focussed digital platforms
  • Delivering valued services to a broad group of clients operating internationally
Jordan Hatch
Deputy Chief Digital Officer
Austrade
11:50
Time for a change – redefine records management with AvePoint
  • What happens when your users want to transform but your systems and processes aren’t quite up to the task?
  • How does a records manager still maintain oversight with the rapid growth of content created in SharePoint and Office 365, and ensure it is managed compliantly?
  • Learn how you can have your records management cake and eat it too!
Alyssa Blackburn
Director, Records & Information Management Strategy
AvePoint
12:20
Networking lunch
Change Management in a digital world
1:20
PANEL DISCUSSION: Change management: The key to successful digital transformations
  • Increasing buy in & advocacy around the change, & curating conversations around how teams will be working differently
  • Implementing new ways of working, including agile, autonomous working, innovation & learning
  • Enabling management to lead & cultivate a digital culture founded on consistent change & innovation
John Kelleher
Lab Leader & Principal Engineer
Service NSW
Paul Gloyne
Manager, Digital Communications
The Treasury
Ole Nielsen
Director of Scientific Computing at Geoscience Australia
ACT Government
2:00
OUT OF SECTOR CASE STUDY: Realising the potential of new technologies
Angela Donohoe
Chief Information Officer
BPAY
2:40
Unpacking PTV’s transformation program
  • Co-design your ‘transformation narrative’
  • Narrative is just the beginning. It takes 3 to transform 
  • Is there a formula for success?
  • ‘People’ as the hero, and deserving of the spotlight
Michael Deichsel
Business Transformation Manager
Public Transport Victoria
Jason Gindidis
General Manager, Organisational Development & Business Partnering
Public Transport Victoria
3:20
Afternoon tea & networking
3:40
Establishing the ACT Data Analytics Centre
  • Focusing on empowerment & co-location of multidisciplinary team & the customer
  • Driving a cultural change around data sharing & analytics aimed at tangible outcomes
Ole Nielsen
Director of Scientific Computing at Geoscience Australia
ACT Government
4:20
Merging a small VIC Government Agency into a larger Commonwealth Department’s ERP
  • Transitioning from a small team into the ANSTO team of 1200+
  • Harmonisation from a small fit for purpose system to the ERP system utilised at Lucas Heights
  • Steps ANSTO took to make this transition as smooth as possible
Allison Medhurst
Program Manager, Value Chain Improvement
ANSTO
5:00
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of Conference
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Key Speakers

Alana Walsh
Director, Future of myGov
Digital Transformation Agency
Marianne Vosloo
National Manager Technology & Innovation (CIO)
Australian Federal Police
Ingmar Vali
eGovernment Expert
Centre of Registrars and Information Systems (RIK) Estonian Government