2nd Annual
Unlocking the benefits of data integration for the public sector
Conference Date
27th & 28th May 2020
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Equip yourself with the tools to embrace the new era of data sharing

With the Data Availability and Transparency Act due to be introduced this year, now is more crucial than ever for government agencies to address how they will prepare to leverage the opportunities that data sharing offers. Preparation will also be key in overcoming the barriers that prevent effective data sharing, including the need for buy-in, and a lack of staff data literacy. From improving service delivery outcomes, to driving decision making, data sharing ultimately has the potential to deliver better results to the public.

Join peers and subject matter experts at the 2nd Annual Advancing Data Sharing in Government conference, Australia’s only national conference specific to the opportunities and challenges inherent to information sharing in the public sector. Gain insights into how you can make the most of available datasets to drive efficiencies in decision-making and service delivery, and take away strategies and practical tools to prepare your organisation and its datasets to enter an era of data-driven change and transformation.

What you’ll take away by attending
  • Lessons learned from real-world data sharing case studies
  • The confidence to embrace key legislative changes
  • Pathways to develop a data-centric organisational culture
  • Advice on how to gain the buy-in necessary to engage in data sharing
  • Tools for overcoming data sharing related challenges and obstacles
  • Key contacts gained through networking opportunities

Who will attend? Senior Leaders from Federal, State and Local Government with responsibilities for:
  • Data Governance
  • Data Sharing
  • Data Management
  • Information Management
  • Data Integration & Data Linkage
  • Data Risk & Privacy
  • Information Architecture
  • Law

Attend to learn how to

  • Build a mutually beneficial business case for meaningful data sharing
  • Implement data governance frameworks to share data safely & effectively
  • Maintain trust in the privacy, quality & integrity of data when sharing
  • Overcome challenges in using shared data for decision making

Key Speakers

Tammy Braybrook
Chief Data Officer
IP Australia
Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist
NSW Department of Customer Service
Marcel van Kints
General Manager, Statistical Data Integration
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Rachel Dixon
Privacy & Data Security Deputy Commissioner
Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner


What People Are Saying

  • “The pace of data management is accelerating. Anyone considering improving data management and data sharing in government should get themselves a seat at this conference.”

    Greg Glynn
    City of Parramatta & Data Sharing in Government Conference 2019 attendee
  • “Bringing together State and Federal agencies to learn from experiences of data sharing, and the benefits that can come from it, was very informative.”

    Andrew Irwin
    Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development & Communications & Data Sharing in Government Conference 2019 attendee


  • Date: 2 Mar 2020  By: Criterion Content Team

    While Australia is ranked as one of the most-ready countries in the world for Open Data,  organsiations will need to continue adapting to new data sharing legislation and work to integrate data sharing as business as usual. While policies and processes are important, complete integration is difficult without a culture shift. When a culture of …

  • Date: 23 Feb 2020  By: Criterion Content Team

    As data sharing becomes the new norm and we move towards open data domains, questions are being raised around information privacy and whether it has a place in this new era. We compiled the statistics on this growing issue. View the infographic below or download the high res version here: With the Data Availability and Transparency …

  • Date: 9 Aug 2019  By: Criterion Content Team

    Comparable to the industrial revolution, the rapid advances in data and analytics, machine learning and big data are causing dramatic shifts across sectors, including the public service.  With a proposed $1.5 billion in cuts to the public sector over the next four years, delivering outcomes with less resources requires more efficient use of data.  There …

  • Date: 16 Apr 2019  By: Ash Natesh

    The Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) have announced that it is working together with the NSW government to transform how they operate and support people with the services that they need. The effective use of data across departments will be at the core of this transformation process. The DFSI have towards the end …

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