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ACS Panel: Are You Board Ready?

Is your career goal in 2022 to find a board position? Do you have the skills and the time to be part of a board?

Registration End Date: Sun, 13 Mar, 05:00 PM

  • where

  • ACS Melbourne Innovation Hub
    Level 14, 839 Collins Street
    Docklands VIC 3008
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 15 Mar, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 15 Mar, 07:00 PM
  • event price

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<p><b>*Please note this is an <u>in-person event </u>and <u>will not be held virtually</u>*</b></p> <h6><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><span><span><span style="color: black;">Is your career goal in 2022 to find a board position?</span></span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><span><span>If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to become and remain, the best board member you can be, please join Jo Dalvean, ACS Vice President and experienced board member, Anna Leibel, author of &#39;The Secure Board&#39; as they share their diverse experience on boards and address the key leadership competencies required to becoming ready to step into a board role.</span></span></span></h6> <img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1646895860000"></img><br><b>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ATTENDEES</b><br><i>We take the health of our members, staff and the community seriously. Therefore, all necessary COVIDSafe steps will be taken in order to keep you and other guests safe at ACS events. Due to the importance of contact tracing for COVID-19 purposes if required, it is important to have your attendance registered. <br><br>On arrival at registration, please make sure to have your event confirmation e-mail with QR code ready to present where your attendance will be recorded. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.</i><br> 


Strengthening the Profession, Ensuring the skills; Connect members & professionals


 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM  Registration                          
 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM  Panel Discussion                          
 06:45 PM - 07:00 PM  Audience Q&A                          
 07:00 PM - 07:00 PM  Event Close                          

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Learning and development management (ETMG) -> Level 5


Jo Dalvean

Jo Dalvean


Anna Leibel

Anna Leibel

Anna is an experienced non-executive director and senior executive across the financial services, management consulting, telecommunications and technology industries.  Anna provides a unique perspective on deriving value from technology through digital transformation and business models that balance customer, shareholder, employee and community outcomes.

Anna was previously the Chief Delivery and Information Officer with $110 billion superannuation fund, UniSuper, with accountability for IT, portfolio delivery and customer operations.  Her 28-year cross-industry career spans all aspects of IT - Digital, Data, Cyber, Cloud and Legacy systems - and launching new IT services to global markets. She has extensive experience in balancing commercial interests with risk management in complex regulated sectors including Telstra, PwC, NAB, IBM and Seek.  

During 2021, Anna co-authored and published her first book on cyber security risk management for Boards. She provides advisory services in digital and cyber to Boards, Chief Executives, regulators and service providers throughout Asia Pacific.  
Anna is a Board member with SERV, Alfred Health and Ambulance Victoria.  She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed two executive management programs at MIT in the USA.  She is a Chief Executive Women Scholar and in 2019 was named in Australia’s Top 50 CIOs. She mentors elite sportswomen as a volunteer with the Minerva Network. 


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Professor Matthew Warren

Professor Matthew Warren

Matthew Warren is a Professor of Cyber Security at RMIT University and Director of the RMIT University Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation. Professor Warren is a researcher in the areas of Cyber Security and he has authored and co-authored over 300 books, book chapters, journal papers and conference papers. He has received numerous grants and awards from national and international funding bodies, such as Australian Research Council (ARC); Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the UK; National Research Foundation in South Africa and the European Union. He is a former research theme leader in the CyberSecurity CRC (Cooperative Research Centres) a partnership between academia, industry and government. The CyberSecurity CRC is the biggest investment in Australian Cyber Security at $140 million dollars over seven years. Professor Warren gained his PhD in Information Security Risk Analysis from the University Of Plymouth, United Kingdom and he has taught within Australia, Finland, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Professor Warren is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society.

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Level 14, 839 Collins Street,Docklands,VIC,Australia

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