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ACS Panel: Future of Women in Tech

ACS Queensland together with San Francisco-based International Connector and Australian American Chamber of Commerce - San Francisco, are hosting an inspiring panel and networking event featuring international leading lights in tech

Registration End Date: Sun, 03 Nov, 10:00 AM

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  • where

  • ACS/RCL
    Level 3/315 Brunswick St, TC Beirne Building
    Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • when

  • Event Start: Mon, 04 Nov, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Mon, 04 Nov, 09:00 PM
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<img alt="User-added image" src="https://id.acs.org.au/servlet/rtaImage?eid=7010o000002JMNA&amp;feoid=00N9000000EVCh7&amp;refid=0EM0o000001feP6"></img><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">ACS Queensland together with San Francisco-based <a href="http://www.internationalconnector.com" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank"><span style="color: #0563c1;">International Connector</span></a> are hosting an inspiring panel and networking event featuring international leading lights in tech. This event supports the co-creation of best practices for changing the dialogue of women working in tech today. Our trail-blazing speakers will help lead the conversation around opportunities in tech and leadership, sharing their unique journeys, wins and challenges with candour. In addition, we will discuss strategies for building a strong pipeline of women entering the technology industries.</span></span> <p><br><b>Key learning&#39;s will include:</b></p> <ul><li>How women provide the competitive edge for Australia and the global economy</li><li>Best practices on building a gender equitable workplace today</li><li>Best practices to build a gender equity pipeline for new talent</li></ul> We&#39;ll be joined by a number of key leaders in ICT who will make up our interactive panel, including: <br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><b><u><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/janine-griffiths/" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank">Janine Griffiths</a> - </u></b></span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Managing Director - ANZ Public Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Lead, </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Accenture</span></span><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><b><u><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizmcmillan/" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank">Liz McMillan</a> </u>- </b></span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Former CEO, Dictionary.com </span></span><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><b><u><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/speterschlingmann/" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank">Sarah-Jane Peterschlingmann</a> - </u></b></span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Managing Director, </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">A-Tech</span></span><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/zak-hammer-7439011/" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline;" target="_blank">Zak Hammer</a> - </span></span></span>Head of Business Technology Operations, Qantas Airways<br><b><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/siobhan-hayden/" target="_blank">Siobhan Casey</a> - </span></span></span></b><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Director of Scale Up and Innovation Labs, ACS</span></span></span>

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Change implementation planning and management (CIPM) - 5

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Zak Hammer

Zak Hammer

Zak  is Head of Business Technology Operations for Qantas Airways leading the Office of the CIO team responsible for technology strategy, the portfolio office, vendor management and the technology operating model.

Zak is a values-based leader with a passion and commitment to unlocking people’s potential, attracting and retaining talent, and increasing the participation of women and young people in STEM related careers. With over 18 years’ experience in Aviation, she has a strong track record of delivering results in business transformation, optimization and cultural change. 

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Siobhan Casey

Siobhan Casey


Siobhan oversees the growth and commercialisation of River City Labs in Brisbane, Harbour City Labs in Sydney and Bay City Labs in Melbourne. All three are home to tech scale-ups with the labs also acting as accelerators for small companies delivering innovative technology solutions.
Siobhan, has been heavily involved in the startup ecosystem and was an inaugural judge in ACS’ RiverPitch television series earlier this year. With 20 years of specialist knowledge across trends, behaviours, customer patterns and technology within the Finance and Logistics sectors, Siobhan is an industry thought leader, presenting her bold ideas and informed insights in an engaging way across a range of platforms and events.
Prior to joining ACS, Siobhan was a Board Adviser and COO of fintech startup HashChing, Australia’s first online marketplace for customers to access verified mortgage brokers. During her tenure, HashChing successfully settled more than $1 billion worth of home loans.
Before starting at HashChing, Siobhan was the Chief Executive Officer of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), the peak industry body for Australian mortgage brokers, and held senior operations roles at Finware and Woolworths Ltd. She is a Director for Running for Premature Babies Foundation (RFPB) and an Education Advisory Board Member for SP Jain, Global School of Management.
 

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Sarah-Jane Peterschlingmann

Sarah-Jane Peterschlingmann

I am obsessed with business, investment and technology. I get a buzz from helping people to achieve success in their lives and careers through focus, belief, education, and dedication.

I am an experienced web developer, qualified commercial valuer, angel investor and entrepreneur.

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Liz McMillan

Liz McMillan

Liz McMillan is a tenacious digital executive who has consistently created value through strategic investment and culture transformation. In her tenure as CEO of Dictionary.com, Liz orchestrated a turnaround that culminated in the sale of the company with > 2x increase in valuation in 3 years.

Prior to Dictionary.com, Liz was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development across IAC Publishing, playing a key role in several high profile acquisitions, including an acquisition of About.com, Investopedia, and PriceRunner, and global social Q&A network, Ask.fm.Liz also served as Vice President of Revenue and Analytics at Ask.com, where she overhauled Ask.com’s web analytics system, spearheaded partnership strategies, and drove all analysis of revenue and traffic performance across a 100 million-plus user base.

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Janine Cheree Griffiths

Janine Cheree Griffiths

As the leader of some of the largest and most complex government transformations that Accenture has delivered, Janine brings her 24 years of experience and considerable expertise to bear to help clients succeed from initial planning to execution.Janine has worked with a number of cities to help them develop and implement the strategies and capabilities they need to become smart cities. That includes leading work with Australian Councils including a multi-year transformation program where she was responsible for a team of more than 400 as well as the design and development of a Smart City Blueprint and implementation plan.As a highly experienced business advisor and consultant, Janine helps public and private sector organisations to understand and implement the critical steps they need to address to achieve sustainable business transformation. Those include strategic design, governance, stakeholder engagement as well as organisational change, talent management and business process design. In particular, Janine helps governments to harness the power of data and analytics to transform their organisations and the services they deliver to citizens.As well as working with government and public services organisations, in Australia, New Zealand and more than 9 countries across the globe, Janine has also worked extensively with clients in the resources, mining, oil and gas industries as well as financial services, products, communications and high-tech industries. 

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Level 3/315 Brunswick St, TC Beirne Building,Fortitude Valley,QLD,Australia

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