Unlocking insights & innovation in a data-centric government
Conference Date
28th & 29th November 2017
Sydney Boulevard Hotel
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Data is driving the future of government

The public sector has moved beyond using data to illustrate what we know today we are leveraging analytics to inform the future. Join the next stage in the government data conversation and learn how to boost analytics capability to support process optimisation, discover new insights and drive transformation within an increasingly digitised government.

In a time where data is reshaping the way the public and private sector do business, the Advancing Public Sector Data Analytics conference will highlight innovative case-studies from senior data analysts and thought leaders across the Australian government.

Attend & learn strategies for:
  •  Communicating the value of data & aligning this with organisational strategy
  •  Boosting analytics capability to unlock new insights
  •  Increasing data sharing and linkage through open data
  •  Encouraging innovation through new trends, tools & technologies
  •  Utilising data to drive a digital government
  •  Creating a powerful message through visualisation & data storytelling

Who will attend?
State & federal public sector representatives with responsibilities for:
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Sharing, Linkage & Reform
  • Business Analytics & Insights
  • Research & Reporting
  • Performance & Strategy
  • Information Architects
  • Statistics

Attend to learn:

  • Communicate the value of data & align this with organisational strategy
  • Encourage innovation through new trends, tools & technologies
  • Explore how data is driving a digital government
  • Gain out-of-sector insights to apply in the public sector
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Key Speakers

Kevin Jeffery
Chief Data Officer
IP Australia
Amen Ra Mashariki
Former Chief Analytics Officer
City of New York
Sarajane Hansen
Chief Information Officer
Cancer Institute, NSW
Jeremy Moon
Data Analytics Centre, NSW


What People Are Saying

  • “A great forum to share ideas with active practitioners in the field. We’re all facing similar challenges – it’s great to see the different solutions in different contexts!”

    Chief Analytics Officer
    Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand (Past attendee at Data Analytics conference, 2016)


  • Date: 22 Jun 2017  By: Emily Mason

    Policy makers and service designers are always striving to find out ‘what works’, but traditionally this has been a time-consuming and expensive process.  We’ve also been limited to using small, specifically collected data sets to produce aggregated results, which can’t easily be used to improve services. The upshot is we’ve been using data to represent …

  • Date: 30 May 2017  By: Jessica Farrelly

    The Government is set to invest $130 million in data analytics teams over the next three years, under the newly announced Data Integration Partnership for Australia (DIPA) initiative. Financed by the Public Sector Modernisation Fund, the DIPA will maximise use of the Government’s vast data assets, allowing cost effective and timely insights into data that …

  • 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 …

  • 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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