Briefing Details

2017 Public & Private Sector Technology Dialogue

08.00 - 08.30 Registration & Networking (Tea and Coffee)

08.30-9.30 PANEL: Innovation - What Can We Learn from Each Other?

Damon Rees, Chief Information and Digital Officer, NSW Government
Lesley Seebeck, Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Meteorology
Dean Economou, Chief Technology Officer - Products, Telstra
Moderator - Dr Peter Lawrence, Chief Information Officer, Department of Defence

09.30-10.30 PANEL: Finding the local talent/capability - How can we source the resources to implement the projects we need?

Tzipi Avioz, IT Director, Customer Solutions, AMP
Shane McLeod, Chief Information Officer, ICT Solutions Branch, Department of Veterans’ Affairs (TBC)
Dr Jack Dan, Global Enterprise and Services, National General Manager, Government, Telstra
Moderator - Ann Steward, Independent Consultant, Former Australian Government CIO

10.30-11.00 Morning Tea (tea/coffee with pastries)

11.00-12.00 PANEL: Cyber – the growing issue - Understanding and responding to this threat

David Schneider, Chief Information Officer, NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet
Mohan Aiyaswami, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Defence
Catherine Buhler, Chief Information Security Officer, BlueScope Australia and New Zealand
Moderator - Glenn Archer, Former Australian Government CIO

12.00 Move into luncheon venue

12.00-2.00 LUNCHEON PANEL: Keynote discussion - Preparing for the Black Swans
Gary Sterrenberg, Chief Information Officer, Department of Human Services
Robyn Elliott, Chief Information Officer, Fairfax Media
Dr Peter Lawrence, Chief Information Officer, Department of Defence
Moderated by - Ann Steward, Independent Consultant, Former Australian Government CIO


Mr Gary Sterrenberg

Ms Robyn Elliott Chief Information Officer
Fairfax Media

Dr Peter Lawrence

Ms Ann Steward Independent Consultant
Former Australian Government CIO


Theme: The Innovation Circle

City: Sydney

Date: Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Time: 08:30 AM  - 02:30 PM

Venue Details

Hilton Sydney: Room 2, Level 2, 488 George St, Sydney

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The Circle partners with our clients to build their strategic relationships, business insights and profile by developing customised programs for stakeholder engagement.


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