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ACS Panel Session: Diversity & Inclusion Breakfast - Leadership equality during and beyond disruption

Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.

Registration End Date: Thu, 25 Feb, 05:00 PM

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  • where

  • National Portrait Gallery
    King Edward Terrace, Parkes
    Parkes ACT 2600
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 02 Mar, 07:15 AM
    Event Finish: Tue, 02 Mar, 09:00 AM
  • event price

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<span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;"><img alt="2021.03.02_Event banner v5" src="https://id.acs.org.au/servlet/servlet.ImageServer?id=0150o00000HS3qm&amp;oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1612754905000"></img></span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>ACS Canberra is hosting a Diversity &amp; Inclusion event on Tuesday 2 March 2021 at the National Portrait Gallery to promote &quot;<b><i>Leadership equality during and beyond disruption</i></b>&quot; as part of International Women&#39;s Day celebrations.<br><br><b>Speakers for this event are include (click on the hyperlink for their LinkedIn profile):</b></span></span></span></span> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span><a href="http://t.comms.acs.org.au/r/?id=h1c09fbb%2C1f4bb348%2C1f4bb0e1&amp;customerID=&amp;s=a4s91yfBd83nXHKqW1pZV6NIJP5UxuKKtURqpRTV2Cw" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank"><b><span><span style="color: #cc0000;">Peter Alexander</span></span></b></a>, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Digital Transformation Agency</span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span><a href="http://t.comms.acs.org.au/r/?id=h1c09fbb%2C1f4bb348%2C1f4bb0e2&amp;customerID=&amp;s=DwoR73j8QrrGZCXQBNmLNqvGafQlFuclatCPHBsdPNw" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank"><b><span>Galia Cornish</span></b></a>, Chief Executive Officer and Partner, Synergy Group Australia</span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span><a href="http://t.comms.acs.org.au/r/?id=h1c09fbb%2C1f4bb348%2C1f4bb0e3&amp;customerID=&amp;s=8jQxZzGvGPBZiOhDXCGAvhNwWMHcEs8eDoQ94lXZRRg" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank"><b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span><span style="color: #cc0000;">Antony Stinziani</span></span></span></b></a></span><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>, Executive Group Manager, Digital, Data and Technology Solutions, ACT Government, mentor and coach for women in ICT leadership, non-executive board director, and WICked Male Champion of Change 2020</span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span><a href="http://t.comms.acs.org.au/r/?id=h1c09fbb%2C1f4bb348%2C1f4bb0e4&amp;customerID=&amp;s=dJzTgIs59htqCyW5qvj6HSzePuXtFJsPO-SfYFcRRrA" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank"><b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span><span style="color: #cc0000;">Ashlea McKay</span></span></span></b></a></span><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>, Principal User Researcher / Senior Manager, Synergy Group Australia and ACS National Diversity &amp; Inclusion Councilor</span></span></span></span></span></li></ul> <span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>National Portrait Gallery has confirmed they will ensure all events have COVID safe seating including an allocated seating plan.</span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>This panel discussion is open to the wider professional community and seats are limited, we encourage you to register early to avoid disappointment.</span></span><br><br><b><span style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><span>* </span></span></b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>Tickets are available at $55/$65 for ACS Member/Non-member</span></span><br><b><span style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><span>* </span></span></b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>Group bookings are available at $440 incl GST for a Table (of 8)<br><br>For table (of 8) bookings, please use the <b>Promo code</b> “<b>ACS21IWDSP</b>” in step 3 (payment section) to receive a discounted rate (at the member rate for non-members).</span></span><br><br><b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span>Click </span></span></b><span style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><span><a href="http://t.comms.acs.org.au/r/?id=h1c09fbb%2C1f4bb348%2C1f4bb0e5&amp;customerID=&amp;s=xAv6_OdYZLr9AS_bc_SqocU03f9ajTTuH3UWAdPd1P0" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank"><b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span><span style="color: #cc0000;">here</span></span></span></b></a></span></span><b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span> to BOOK a table NOW. Registration closes 23 Feb 2021 5:00 PM</span></span></b><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;"><span>* <i>International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action to challenge. A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. So let&#39;s all choose to challenge.</i></span></span></span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;">#ACSCanberraIWD21<br>#ChooseToChallenge  <br>#IWD2021<br>#SynergyGroupAustralia</span></span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;"><span>This event is proudly sponsored by <b><a href="https://synergygroup.net.au/" target="_blank">Synergy Group Australia</a></b>!</span></span></span></span></span><br><br><b>Draft of event agenda </b>:  <br>7:15 AM – 7:40 AM (Registration, arrival tea &amp; coffee, breakfast),<br>7:30 AM – 7:45 AM (MC, ACS introduction)<br>7:45 AM -  8:45 AM (Presentation &amp; panel discussion)<br>8:45 AM – 9:00 AM (Networking &amp; event concluded)<br><br><b>*Cancellation and Refund</b><br>All individual booking cancellations must submit through the website via the membership portal. A refund will be offered if the cancellation is received <b>three (3) working days before the event</b>.<br><br><b>*Photography and/or filming</b> may take place during this event, by accepting these terms you consent to this. Please let the ACS event manager know if you do not want your picture taken.<br><br><b>*</b>Please contact [email protected] regarding group registrations or invoicing. 

Objective

Promoting Women in Information & Communication

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event sponsors

  • Synergy Group Australia

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CPD HOURS

2

SKILL

Performance management (PEMT) -> Level 5

Panellist

Antony Stinziani

Antony Stinziani

Antony Stinziani
Executive Group Manager, Digital, Data and Technology Solutions, ACT Government

Antony moved into the role of Executive Group Manager, Digital, Data and technology Solutions at the ACT Government in February 2021 after being a CIO for 10 plus years, more recently for three years at Australian Parliament House.  Antony’s move is an opportunity to have an impact locally after more than 25 years in federal government.  Antony is an experienced mentor in leadership and for women in ICT and is currently a member of the committee of the ACT Women in ICT organisation.  Antony has also held non-executive director roles in the non-for-profit sector and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Panellist

Galia Cornish

Galia Cornish

Galia Cornish,
Chief Executive Officer and Partner, Synergy Group Australia

Galia is a transformation executive/strategy consultant with deep expertise in organisational development and large-scale socio-technical change. An innovative, scientific and humanistic thinker with the ability to successfully design, achieve and sustain the realisation of outstanding value.

She has a track record of delivering enterprise change programs and advisory services across a range of sectors with multiple drivers including digital/technology disruption, compliance/culture/business improvement, growth/turnaround/merger/diversification, new business and service delivery models, employee and customer experience modernisation, commercialisation, globalisation and new ways of working.

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Panellist

Peter Alexander

Peter Alexander

Peter Alexander
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Digital Transformation Agency

Peter was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the Digital Transformation Agency in January 2021 and prior to that the Australian Government Chief Digital Officer from June 2017. He joined the DTA as its Chief Operating Officer in October 2016.
In his current role, Peter is responsible for whole of government digital delivery including the Australian Government’s Digital Identity program, myGov, user-journey approaches to service design, digital product and service platforms, emerging technology and secure compute solutions for Australian Government agencies.
Peter was previously the Chief Information Officer at the Treasury and a senior executive at the Department of Finance.

Peter has extensive experience across Australian Government leading and delivering policy, strategy, change programs, government collaboration, financial and corporate management and security.

He holds a Master of Business Informatics (IT), a Graduate Diploma in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is a Fellow of Certified Practising Accounts. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra.

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Panellist

Ashlea Mckay

Ashlea Mckay

Ashlea McKay
Principal User Researcher / Senior Manager, Synergy Group Australia and ACS National Diversity & Inclusion Councilor

Ashlea McKay is the Principal User Researcher at Synergy Group Australia. She is a User Experience (UX) professional who has enjoyed a diverse career in ICT spanning both the public and private sectors. Ashlea is a late diagnosed autistic person who is proud of her neurodivergent identity. She is a keynote speaker and writer who regularly shares her lived experience onstage and on social media to build empathy, understanding and acceptance of autistic people exactly as they are. A passionate volunteer advocate, Ashlea is a member of the ACS National Diversity & Inclusion Council (NDIC) and is the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Lead for the Digital & Technology practice at Synergy.

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King Edward Terrace, Parkes,Parkes,ACT,Australia

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