What should the future of ICT Procurement look like?
With government agencies undertaking large scale ICT transformation programs such as moving to the cloud and digital transformation, questions are being asked about the future of ICT procurement. As pressure grows from within government to increase the work with small to medium sized vendors, to enable greater agility, it is a time for change.
The ‘Driving Change in ICT Procurement’ conference will bring together leaders from across the sector to network and discuss future strategies for success.
Enhance your conference experience with:
- 14 fantastic speakers discussing their case studies around ICT procurement change
- Speed Networking session: get ready to meet new people, make connections & build your network
- Roundtable sessions to hear about leading technologies and business processes
- Panel of Vendors analysing how Government could change to improve the relationships with vendors
- Spotlight session: to get all of your pressing questions answered
Who will attend?
Leaders from the Public Sector including:
- Chief Information Officers
- Chief Procurement Officers
- Heads of Vendor Management
- Heads of Contract Management
- Heads of IT Procurement
- Heads IT Sourcing
- Heads of ICT
- Heads of Category Management
Attend to learn:
- Changing the ICT procurement landscape
Processes to improve ICT sourcing
Strategies to enhance vendor relationships
Cultural changes & skill gaps
Angus entered politics in 2013 when he was elected as the Liberal Federal Member for Hume in NSW.
Building on his background in economics, Angus was appointed to parliamentary committees on employment, trade and investment, and public accounts. He was also chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties.
Angus was promoted to Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister with special responsibility for Cities and Digital Transformation in February 2016. He was reappointed to the frontbench after the 2016 Federal election.
Angus’ portfolios stretch across the whole of government to improve city liveability and tackle long standing issues of traffic congestion, housing affordability and the need to create jobs closer to where people live. He has a focus on regional cities and outer suburban cities.
With a passion for cutting edge technology and the benefits for citizens of the digital age, Angus authored an essay The Promise of Digital Government which was published by the Menzies Research Centre in 2016.
He has gained a reputation amongst his constituents as a keen problem solver, focusing in his electorate on growth opportunities for regional communities and improving telecommunications.
Prior to entering parliament in 2013 Angus was a Director at Port Jackson Partners where he was a strategy and business advisor on the resources, agriculture, energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to this he was a partner at global consulting firm McKinsey & Co.
Angus has a Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours and University Medal) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Sydney. He also has a Master of Philosophy in Economics from Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. His thesis was in the field of competition policy.
In his private capacity Angus has founded or advised a number of small, fast growing start-up businesses, particularly in the agriculture sector.
Digital Transformation Agency
Department of Human Services
Anthony Barac has over 18 years experience operating in customer focused Government organisations delivering a range of Information Technology and Communication services within both the Commonwealth and ACT Government.
Anthony is currently performing the role of National Manager, Vendor Management for the Department of Human Services. This role includes developing and implementing strategies for engagement with vendors and managing vendor relationships strategically to simplify and standardise ICT in line with market trends.
Additionally, Anthony oversees the development and management of all ICT Contracts for DHS, which includes all ICT Services, Software and Hardware.
Australian Taxation Office
Prior to joining the ATO as Assistant Commissioner Strategic Procurement and Contracts in August 2016, Adam held a range of senior procurement roles across the Asia-Pacific, spanning the FMCG, pharmaceutical and automotive sectors. Prior to joining the ATO, as GlaxoSmithKline’s Hub Head of Procurement ANZ/North Asia, Adam led a team of in-country procurement heads and regional category leads through multi-tiered SRM rollouts, integrated M&A deals, BPO projects and strategic category management implementation.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Business (with Distinction) from Swinburne University and is a recognised expert in strategic sourcing, category management, business risk management, transformational leadership and BPO.
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