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Conference Program

The 2014 ACS Canberra Conference theme is "ICT – Shaping Our World"

The conference looks at how ICT shapes our professional careers across four streams – Shaping the Future, Shaping your Career, the Shape of ICT Security, and the Shape of Data.                                                                                  

Conference Day 1 – Tuesday – 23 September 2014

8:30

9:00

Arrival Tea & Coffee

9:00

9:10

Conference opening – Dr Tim Turner, Conference Chair, ACS

9:10

9:30

Shaping the ICT Conversation – Brenda Aynsley, President, ACS

9:30

10:05

C'mon Aussie! – Australian involvement in international ICT standardisation – John Sheridan, CTO, Australian Government

10:05

10:40

Computer Says no ... - Maria Milosavljevic, CIO, Australian Crime Commission

10:40

11:00

Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition

 

 

ICT – Shaping the Future (National Ballroom 1)

ICT – Shaping your Career
(National Ballroom 2)

The Shape of ICT Security
(National Ballroom 3)

The Shape of Data
(National Ballroom 4)

11:00

11:40

Wearable technologies: Google Glass

MySFIA

ICT Security trend

Lessons from the front line

Alexander Hayes

Andrew Johnson

Asher Jamieson

Dan Hookham

    
11:45
11:50
Change over

11:50

12:30

Creative Capital

 Beyond boundaries

 Defeating zero-day attacks

Untangling Complexity

Peter Dawson 

Yohan Ramasundran

Dr Gideon Creech

Tim Hosking

12:30

1:00

Lunch    & Exhibition

1:00

1:40

The Analytics Revolution - Randy Bartlett, CEO, Blue Sigma Analytics

1:40

1:45

Change over

1:45

2:25

Don't Take the Internet For Granted!

12 Rules to Better Code and Successful Projects

Topic to be confirmed

National Data Service Experiment

Tim Conway

Adam Cogan 

Speaker

Paul Wong

2:25

2:30

Change over

2:30

3:10

Preparedness for Cloud Computing

ICT as Skills for Life

IT Security - Same Same but Different

Information Analysis and Complexity

Susan Southerland

Denver Bunzel

Greg Mazzone

Clifford Heath

3:10

3:30

Tea & Coffee Break and    Exhibition

3:30

4:10

Information, it has always been about information

Jobs Design for Digital Canberra

COBIT 5

Insights from Big Data

Matthew Ryan

Dr Wendy Elford 

David Berkelmans

Monica Woolmer

4:10

4:15

Change over

4:15

4:55

Progressing to the next level in the ICT game - Don Easter, Director, Merewyn Partners

4:55

5:15

The Changing Shape of the ACS – Alan Patterson, CEO

5:15

5:20

Daily Close – Jeff Mitchell, Canberra Branch Chair, ACS

5:20

7:00

Social networking drinks

7:00

10:00

Conference Dinner – Andrew Barr, Deputy Chief Minister

Conference Day 2 – Wednesday – 24 September 2014

8:30

9:00

Arrival Tea & Coffee

9:00

9:10

Daily opening – Dr Tim Turner, Conference Chair

9:10

9:45

Collaborating for Impact - Sarah Pearson, Canberra Innovation Network

 

 

ICT – Shaping the Future
(National Ballroom 1)

ICT – Shaping your Career
(National Ballroom 2)

The Shape of ICT (National Ballroom 3)

The Shape of ICT Education
(National Ballroom 4)

9:50

10:30

Defending the Internet for Australia

What will they say about you?

Key roles in Data-Driven Agile

Online Continuing Professional Development

Keith Besgrove

Richard Lucas

Paul Byrne

Tom Worthington

10:30

11:00

Tea    & Coffee Break and Exhibition

11:00

11:40

Shaping Experiences: Life Lessons from a UXer

Industrialised Adhocracy

Measures of success

Is strategy being implemented through projects?

     Kim Chatterjee

John Young

Dr Kim Blackmore

 Raymond Young

11:40

11:45

Change over

11:45

12:30

Dare to succeed

Digital Government – Myth or Certainty?

Mobile Applications Strategy

Meeting the training needs of a volatile

Peter O'Halloran

David Mathews

Vincent Nguyen

William Nauenburg

12:30

 

Conference Close

Post-Conference Workshops – Wednesday – 24 September 2014

1:00

5:00


Introduction to Fact Based Modeling with Clifford Heath
(Boardroom)

Learn techniques on how to think more analytically about business problems and to participate in the modeling process to aid IT system design.  

Commonwealth Architecture Forum (National Ballroom 1)

A community of practice discussing IT Architecture issues in Australian Government

Fellows Focus Group – Research by Oliver Burmeister

Effective strategies for avoiding situations that can lead to unethical behaviour

  Post-Conference Workshops – Thursday – 25 September 2014

    8:30

   5:00

Strategy & Tactics for Business Analytics, Data Science & Big Data Workshop

Full Day workshop with Randy Bartlett
(Boardroom)

How to lead, organise and plan Business Analytics.  Practical advice on overcoming the barriers and increasing the value of data analysis and business intelligence in your agency.


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