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Industry Insights: Diversity, Innovation and the Skills for Tech [VIRTUAL]

Industry Insights: Diversity, Innovation and the Skills for Tech [VIRTUAL]

Event Start: Thu 01 Jun 07:30 AM
Event Finish: Thu 01 Jun 08:30 AM


Registration End Date: Thu 01 Jun 12:00 AM

The AFL is taking the sport to the next level with its latest innovation - the smart ball. With microchips embedded into the ball, coaches, players and fans can track its movement with centimetre-level accuracy.<br><br>This breakthrough technology could finally answer the age-old question of whether the ball touched the post, providing more accurate score reviews and eliminating the need for contentious umpire decisions. <br><br>For our next Industry Insights event, we are delighted to announce that Rob Pickering, the AFL’s CTO, will be presenting on Diversity, Innovation and the Skills for Tech. <br><br>Rob has led the AFL on the journey to embrace game-changing technology and will share his story and his wealth of experience to present on: <ul><li>Playing the field: How AFL&#39;s early adoption of new technologies is creating a winning customer experience</li><li>Advancing progress: How leaders can move the ball forward for greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace</li><li>Kicking goals: The key skills and tools tech professionals need to stay in the game in a rapidly changing job market</li></ul> Rob is a tech leader with a passion for making a difference. He has successfully led multimillion-dollar digital transformations in diverse industries, including digital education and financial services, and is currently leading a similar transformation in the sporting industry as CTO of the AFL. <br><br>Rob&#39;s expertise has been recognised with his inclusion in Australia&#39;s top 50 technology and digital chiefs in 2019, 2020, and 2022. In addition, he serves as a non-executive director for several not-for-profit organizations.<br><br>Rob is an insightful and entertaining speaker, and we highly recommend early registration. 

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