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Digital Pulse Report Launch - Queensland

Join us at the Queensland launch of the ninth Digital Pulse report, where we will be releasing the report to leaders across Australia’s business, government and education sectors and drilling down into Queensland-specific findings.

Event Start: Tue 12 Mar 05:00 PM AEST
Event Finish: Tue 12 Mar 07:30 PM AEST


Registration End Date: Mon 11 Mar 09:00 AM

<em>*If you are not a current ACS member, you will be asked to &#39;create an account&#39;. Your details will be used for registration processes only. If you experience technical issues, please contact <strong></strong></em> <div style="text-align: center;">---</div> <br>Australia is facing major changes as artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies rapidly change the economy and our workplaces.  ACS’ annual Digital Pulse report has been tracking the challenges for the past nine years and the 2023 report is the most important to date.<br><br>How Queensland will fare in the face of these changes will be the focus of our state launch in Brisbane and we’d like to invite you to join us as we explore the report’s Queensland-specific findings. <br><br>The 2023 report will be calling for a holistic overhaul of the nation’s skills, training and immigration programs to meet the challenge of adapting to the rapid pace of technology change.<br><br>We will be laying out a robust, practical roadmap to build the nationwide tech skills Australia needs while highlighting the need for the nation’s leading groups to come together to build a strong coalition to meet the challenges ahead.<br><br><br>Key statistics from this year’s Digital Pulse include: <ul><li>The pace of technology investment in Australia is projected to skyrocket from $171B in 2023 to $259B by 2030, this rate of growth is three times faster than overall business investment;</li><li>By the end of the decade, half of Australian businesses will be using Ai, data analytics and Internet of Things technologies while the emergence of Generative AI means businesses will need to do more to keep up with their employees;</li><li>75% of working hours for Australian workers will be affected by key technologies, heralding a significant skill shift across industries.</li></ul> <br>Emceed by <strong>Mat Eames</strong>, CIO, Protech and ACS Qld Branch Executive Committee Chair, we’ll be joined by special guest speakers <strong>Sam O’Connor MP</strong>, Shadow Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef; Shadow Minister for Science and Innovation and Shadow Minister for Youth; <strong>Siobhan O&#39;Sullivan</strong>, Chief Growth Officer, ACS; <strong>John O&#39;Mahony</strong>, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics and <strong>Helen McHugh</strong>, ACS President.

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Siobhan O Sullivan (Casey)

Siobhan O Sullivan (Casey)

Chief Growth Officer, ACS

With over 25 years of experience spanning fintech, mortgages, logistics, and retail, Siobhan O’Sullivan is a dynamic force in Australia's innovation landscape. Currently serving as the Chief Growth Officer at ACS, she drives strategic initiatives to propel the nation's tech sector forward.

Siobhan's influence extends beyond her role at ACS. She serves as a Director/Advisory Board member for Wych (Banking as a Service) and Silicon Beach Australia, the esteemed innovation community. As an Innovation Mentor and Lecturer at the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School (AFTRS), Siobhan shares her expertise with aspiring creators and entrepreneurs. She also contributes her insights as an Education Board Advisor to SP Jain Global School of Management and a Board Advisor to BrainSTEM, shaping the future of STEM leadership.

Her commitment to fostering global connections is evident in her role as an Advisory Board Member and Mentor with Enterprise Ireland, guiding Irish businesses in scaling operations across Australia.

Siobhan holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), complemented by a Diploma in Project Management and a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. Additionally, her Associate Degree of Applied Science in Hospitality Management underscores her diverse skill set, while her Black Belt in Hap Ki Do reflects her disciplined approach to challenges.

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Level 2, 315 Brunswick St,Fortitude Valley,QLD,Australia

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  • Stair Stadium, The Precinct, TC Beirne Building
    Level 2, 315 Brunswick St
    Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
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  • Event Start:
    Tue 12 Mar 05:00 PM AEST

    Event Finish:
    Tue 12 Mar 07:30 PM AEST
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