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ACS Summit: Early Career Professionals - Empowering Your Future

Targeted towards, but not limited to, students and other early career professionals, this half-day summit will highlight ways in which you can stand out and succeed as a skilled professional. This event contributes 6 CPD hours to your Professional Development portfolio.

Registration End Date: Tue, 03 Sep, 12:00 PM

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  • where

  • Auditorium, SAHMRI Building
    North Terrace
    Adelaide SA 5000
  • when

  • Event Start: Wed, 04 Sep, 09:30 AM
    Event Finish: Wed, 04 Sep, 02:00 PM
  • event price

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<p><img alt="User-added image" src="https://id.acs.org.au/servlet/rtaImage?eid=70190000001ua6h&amp;feoid=00N9000000EVCh7&amp;refid=0EM0o000001w0l2" style="height: 281px; width: 500px;"></img><br><br>This Early Career Professionals Half-Day Summit will improve your awareness and understanding of the IT sector in the South Australian context, and develop your overall skills in preparation to entering the workforce.<br><br>Continued professional development can deliver a deeper understanding of what it means to be a professional, and ensures that your knowledge stays relevant and up to date within the industry. Don&#39;t miss this special event.<br><br><br><b>Registration</b> | 9.30am<br><br><b>Session 1</b> | Keynote Speaker<br>Mr Gavin Artz<br>Director, Defence and Space | High-Tech | Creative Industries<br>Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment<br><b>&quot;The Future is Right Here&quot;</b><br><br><br><i>*ACS SA 2019 Young Professional of the Year Award Winner announced*<br><br>Special thanks to Hays for sponsoring this outstanding award</i><br><br><b>Session 2</b> | Interactive Session on Personal Branding with Bianca Holmes and Kate Burne, Hays Information Technology<br><br><b>LUNCH</b> | 12:00pm to 12:40pm<br><br><b>Session 3</b> | Guest Panel Discussion with<br><br>Aaron Hill : Partner, Deloitte Access Economics<br>Holly Dennis : Section Manager, Digital &amp; Software Development, Hays<br>Tony Vuong : General Manager, Pixelforce<br>Damien Hartwell : vCIO &amp; Managing Director, My Virtual CIO<br><br><br><br><b>Conference Close</b> | 2:00pm<br><br><br><br><br><br><u><b>Professional Year students - Attending the FULL half-day conference will count for all 6 CPD hours required to complete your studies. </b></u><br><br><b><i>Please note T&amp;C&#39;s when registering.</i></b></p>

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Professional Development

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  • SA/NT DataLink

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CPD HOURS

6

SFIA Category

Learning and development management (ETMG) - 3

Keynote Speaker

Gavin Artz

Gavin Artz

Director, Defence and Space | High Tech | Creative Industries
Dept for Trade, Tourism and Investment

I help to shape and grow innovation ecosystems that create a global competitive advantage for the industries I work with and the larger economy.

At the Department for Trade Tourism and Investment, I will manage a team of experts to facilitate trade and investment opportunities with a focus on Defence and Space, High-tech and Creative Industries sectors. This includes cybersecurity, AI, IoT, cyber-physicasl systems, robotics and qutomation, New Space, VR, AR and Mixed Reality, games and digital production (VFX etc).

Using my background in innovation, creative industries, tech startups, entrepreneurship, and cluster building, I creatively work with clients to develop strategies, and the connections they need to be successful while adding value to the ecosystems they are connected to.
 

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Panellist

Holly Dennis

Holly Dennis

Section Manager
Hays Information Technology


Holly Dennis is a Section Manager within Hays Information Technology and a specialist recruiter of Digital and Software Development positions. Having commenced at Hays in 2007, she initially specialised in the recruitment of positions within the IT Projects and Business Change area, with a particular focus on the recruitment of Business Analyst and Project Manager positions. She then moved to the Digital and Software Development team and now specialises in recruiting permanent and fixed-term positions within this exciting space.
Holly is passionate about IT recruitment. She has purely recruited IT positions for over 10 years in the Adelaide market and as a result, has built a strong network of candidates and clients. She has a proven track record of building successful long-term working relationships and understands the priorities of IT requirements. Prior to commencing at Hays, Holly completed two Bachelor Degrees at The University of Adelaide.

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Panellist

Aaron Hill

Aaron Hill

Partner, Deloitte Access Economics

I'm a partner at Deloitte Access Economics. I lead Deloitte Access Economics' practice in SA and the NT, where we specialise on projects at the intersection of the future of cities, economics and public policy. I work for clients across Australia and New Zealand ranging from global corporates, major universities and cultural institutions through to Commonwealth, state and city governments.
 

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Tony Vuong

Tony Vuong

General Manager, PixelForce

Tony is passionate about different forms of digital creativity. Having graduated with a Media degree, Tony has a deep understanding of varying disciplines in both traditional and digital media.
 

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Damien Hartwell

Damien Hartwell

vCIO  & Managing Director
My Virtual CIO

Energetic tech/business professional with over 24 years experience IT & Telecommunications industry and a passion for helping businesses get the most out of their technology. I have a flair for problem solving, am an effective leader and I’m not afraid to get my hands dirty.

Running my own consulting company now allows me to provide completely unbiased strategic advice to SMB's without the need to sell them any solutions, which I absolutely love!

When I'm not running around helping businesses I'm usually running around Adelaide training for my next Marathon or Ultra Marathon.

 

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Speaker

Bianca Holmes

Bianca Holmes

Consultant
Hays Information Technology

Bianca joined Hays Specialist Recruitment in February 2018 as a Resource Consultant focusing on candidate management in the IT Operations and Support. In October of 2018, Bianca became a Consultant where she continued recruiting across the IT Operations and Support discipline in the Private, Not-for-Profit, Health, Education and Federal Government sectors.

Bianca recruits for both permanent and contracting positions specialising in Service Desk Analysts, Desktop Support, Systems Administrators and Engineers, Network Administrators and Engineers, Cloud Specialists and Cyber Security Experts.

Bianca holds an Honours Degree in Sport, Health and Physical Activity from Flinders University where she wrote a thesis on ‘Recruitment and Selection Processes within South Australian Sporting Organisations’.

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Speaker

Kate Burne

Kate Burne

Senior Manager
Hays Information Technology

Kate joined Hays in 2004 and is a Senior Manager within Adelaide’s Information Technology Division and a specialist recruiter within the IT Operations & Support sector.
Kate initially came from a technical background and upon joining Hays spent 4 years specifically recruiting within the Infrastructure space across both Public & Private Sectors.
Having played an integral role in building and training a very successful Adelaide team, Kate relocated to the United Kingdom in 2008 to continue her recruitment career, where she specialised within SAP and executive level appointments.
Relocating home to Adelaide in 2010, Kate continued to recruit within IT Operations & Support whilst managing and significantly growing the IT Division. Since this time, Kate has also extended her area of expertise to recruit within Software Development & Digital arena.
Upholding a high standard of strategic selection, Kate’s comprehensive and thorough approach ensures the most appropriate candidate is identified for her client’s requirements.
Kate’s integrity and professionalism has enabled her to build long term relationships with her clients and candidates. She has built a strong reputation in Adelaide and has demonstrated her ability to successful recruit across the entire Information Technology sector.

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North Terrace,Adelaide,SA,Australia

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