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ACS Tech and Employability Skills Half-Day Conference: Preparing yourself with essential assets for the future of the ICT Sector

The ACS Tech and Employability Skills Half-Day Conference is targeted towards, but not limited to, students currently completing their studies. This online event will allow participants to keep abreast of their professional development through several industry-led sessions that will highlight how students and graduates can stand out and succeed in the tech world.

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Mon, 05 Oct, 10:00 AM

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  • Event Start:
    Tue, 06 Oct, 01:00 PM

    Event Finish:
    Tue, 06 Oct, 05:00 PM
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<p>The virtual event will consist of 4 sessions where our industry experts will share their knowledge on what job opportunities are out there and how to keep up to date with the ICT industry. Attendees will hear more about professions in-demand such as project managers and data analysts. Further, we will deep dive into some strategies on how to enrich your online profile to assist with your employability prospects. As well as look at the value in having assertive communication skills when entering the workforce. <br><br>In attending this event you will receive 4 CPD hours if all 4 sessions are attended. You are still required to complete all event reports during the Professional Environments online course to document your participation and key learning outcomes for these professional development events.<br><br>ALL 4 SESSIONS MUST BE ATTENDED TO RECEIVE 4 CPD HOURS. </p> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Bonnie Roche, AI Impact Manager, SparkBeyond talking about <u><b>Top things to know about data when you are starting your career</b></u></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Ankita Sareen, Project Manager Suncorp, talking about <u><b>The role of a project manager</b></u></span></span></li><li><font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 14.6667px;">Ben Hall, Assistant Director, Department of Home Affairs talking about <b><u>How to kick-start your career as a business/systems analyst</u></b></span></font></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Rachel Rayner, Senior Media Analyst, Andiron Group talking about <u><b>The importance of efficient communication in the ICT industry</b></u></span></span></li></ul> <p><b>Notice for ACS Professional Year Students</b><br>When attending virtual events, in order to claim and qualify for the required CPD hours, Professional Year students need to attend the online event in its entirety which will be tracked by the ACS events team. Please ensure you don&#39;t minimise your window when attending a virtual event.<br><br>If a cloaking software program is used when connecting to an online event, your attendance cannot be recorded and CPD hours cannot be allocated. This does not include the use of VPN.<br><br><u><b>Please allow up to 2 weeks for CPD hours to be allocated to your membership profile.</b></u><br><br><i>For the sole purpose of registering you for this event, your registration details have been shared with Redback conferencing. Please refer to the Redback Data Policy at https://www.redbackconnect.com.au/privacy-policy/ for confirmation that the data will not be used for any other purpose outside of this webinar.</i></p>

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CPD HOURS

4

SKILL

Learning and development management (ETMG) -> Level 3

Keynote Speaker

Ankita Sareen

Ankita Sareen

Ankita is a management professional with 8+ years’ experience in leading teams to deliver on strategic goals, senior stakeholder management. Her top skills include senior stakeholder management, strong communication skills, analytical bend of mind, business analysis & process analytics. Ankita’s professional career spans founding and running boutique digital marketing, public relations & advertising agency. Her passion remains in solving real world customer problems through deploying best practices in analysis, innovation and technology. In her current role, as the Project Manager in Suncorp Labs she is at the heart of managing and delivering multiple concurrent transformation and innovative projects that deploy cutting edge technology (AR, Machine Learning, Automation & Data Analytics).

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Benjamin Hall

Benjamin Hall

Benjamin is a dedicated and ambitious young leader who is always looking for a challenge professionally and personally. Benjamin graduated with a Bachelor of Technology and is currently undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Business majoring in Public Sector Management.Benjamin has worked across several large-scale ICT digital transformations such as the Government of the days $1B commitment to Delivery Modernisation (WPIT) whereby he was the lead systems analyst which delivered a modular automation framework for claim processing of social service benefits. He currently is an Assistant Director of ICT for an Australian Federal Government department. 

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Bonnie Roche

Bonnie Roche

Bonnie is a Melbourne based AI Impact Manager for an Israeli start-up, who over the past 10 years has worked her way from change management consultant to a market research and insights manager and then into advanced analytics and AIThroughout her roles, Bonnie has been focussed on ensuring that she makes an impact with analytics and is passionate about the importance of business acumen, data literacy and creativity in ensuring the success of analytics efforts.Bonnie will be sharing her journey into analytics, some lessons she thinks every business person and data scientist should know and some advice to people who are new or finding their place in the industry     

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ACS Tech and Employability Skills Half-Day Conference: Preparing yourself with essential assets for the future of the ICT Sector