ACS Canberra 25th Annual Conference
4 September | Hyatt Hotel Canberra

2018 Gold Sponsors

Robinson Ryan offers a clear and trustworthy path through the complex landscape of data management. To help Australian companies thrive through effective and self-sufficient data management.

Our mission is to help Australian companies thrive through effective and self-sufficient data management. As an integrity-driven organisation, Robinson Ryan assists our clients in creating effective data management systems.

We achieve this through applying our extensive experience in the industry, commitment to clear and jargon-free communication and our outcome-focused solutions.


Callida Consulting is a rapidly growing Canberra-based consultancy firm with over 90 experienced consultants dedicated to providing independent and professional services to the public sector in the areas of ICT consulting, financial management, assurance and audit, and management consulting.

Our success is underpinned by our corporate values that enable us to focus on delivering quality outcomes for our clients and developing and supporting our consultants.  We have assisted a number of agencies to measurably increase value from their ICT investment, and to manage the change associated with ICT-enabled projects.  We have established methods and a successful track record in improving the way agencies govern, operate and manage their ICT operation and assets.  


2018 Silver Sponsors

UNSW Canberra is the only national academic institution with an integrated defence focus. Its strength is in defence related, security and engineering research. UNSW Canberra has the highest teacher to student ratio in Australian higher education. UNSW Canberra graduates almost double of postgraduate students compare to undergraduate students, reflecting our growth and strength as an excellent, full service university campus.



Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Offering apprenticeships and certificate level training through to diplomas, bachelor degrees and graduate certificates, CIT offers the full gamut of the tertiary experience and can help you identify a training pathway to help you reach your goals, whether you are new to study or already hold qualifications.




2018 Exhibition Booths

The Australian National University (ANU) is a world-leading university in Australia's capital city, Canberra. Our location points to our unique history, ties to the Australian Government and special standing as a resource for the Australian people.

Our focus on excellence in research and education ensures our graduates are in demand the world-over, well-prepared to address complex contemporary challenges



The Digital Metrix Tool (DMT) provides insight into an organisation’s digital transformation technical and leadership capabilities.

The results of the DMT provide a narrative of an organisation’s digital leadership strengths and the potential areas for improvement in comparison to their peers.  Repeated organisational assessment via the DMT allows executive leaders to track progress, plan, and resource their organisation’s digital transformation to make them both competitive and efficient.


Professional Partners

DAMA (Data Management Association) is a not-for-profit, vendor independent association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices for data resource management and enterprise information.  The primary purpose of DAMA is to promote the understanding, development, and practice of managing data to support business strategies.  DAMA has chapters and members throughout the world.




The Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML) is a non-profit Membership organisation and the gold standard-setting professional body for management and leadership competence and excellence. We passionately believe that great leadership is the first step towards a better world and for 76 years, we have been supporting professionals on their leadership journey in keeping with our vision – “Creating better managers and leaders for a better society”.



Information Technology Educators ACT (InTEACT) is the professional association for educators of ICT and Computer Science in the ACT. InTEACT members are from all educational sectors - early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary - and from government, catholic and independent organisations.  The association's purpose is to provide members with professional learning and networking opportunities to improve their pedagogy, practice and knowledge of ICT and Computer Science, and the application of both in the educational context. We also advocate for the interests of our members to ACT and National organisations on issues such as curriculum and teacher professionalism.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Why should you become a sponsor?

Participating in the ACS Canberra 2018 Conference provides an unprecedented opportunity to:  

• Strengthen relationships with key decision makers in the industry;
• Develop partnerships & associations with like-minded industry professionals;
• Build awareness and maximise exposure of your organisation’s products and services to your target audience;
• Find out about market trends and industry directions by attending conference sessions;
• Promote your business and brand to members of the public interested in a career in the ICT industry, or who are looking for technology solutions.

Who will your sponsorship reach?

ACS is the largest community of ICT professionals in Australia. The ACS membership demographic is made of many organisations and individuals. ACS has over 40,000 members nationally of which more than 2,600 are in the Canberra region. Catering for all ICT professional roles, attendees will include students and graduates, individuals early in their careers, through to senior managers and executives. Our annual conference is in its 25th year, and is expected to attract more than 300 delegates. At the 2017 ACS Canberra Conference sixty (60) per cent of attendees were from Federal Government and six (6) per cent from ACT Government. Eighteen (18) percent of attendees were from private consulting and sixteen (16) per cent from the Education sector.

Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner

The Cocktail Reception also offers a unique opportunity for sponsors in our exhibition space to connect with Federal Government Senior ICT Executives who attend the keynote session, followed by the Cocktail Reception. A successful activity with both executives and sponsors commenting on the value of the function.

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