Looking to the future: The program for CeBIT Australia 2017 is here!

The program for CeBIT Australia 2017 is here

We are looking to the future with the launch of our CeBIT Australia 2017 agenda. As the largest and longest running technology conference and exhibition in the Asia-Pacific, we pride ourselves on bringing together a diverse array of experts from around the world.

Running from 23–25 May 2017, at the brand new International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, we will be posing the question: What are the ideas and the technologies poised to shape our world? To discuss these matters, we’re thrilled to announce the participation of our keynote speakers:

Dennis Andrucyk
Deputy Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate

Eugene Kaspersky
Chairman and CEO
Kaspersky Lab

Amongst a host of fascinating topics and technology, here are also some of the program highlights. CeBIT Australia 2017 promises to be bigger, brighter and better than ever.

Find out more about each topic: Big Data | Cloud | Cyber Security | Mobility | eGovernment | FinTech | Digital Health

What: Big Data & Analytics 2017 @ CeBIT
When: Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Big Data is the component that drives the customer experience. It delivers deep insights and has become the exciting new battleground for business and government. Over the course of the program experts explore how organisations can:

  • Best leverage their data
  • Successfully create data strategies
  • Discover deep insights about their customers and processes to gain the competitive edge

Highlights included discussions on:

  • Data-Fuelled Business Intelligence presented by Mohammad Elteibi, The Head of Data Science, Ticketek

  • Augmented Reality: Big Data’s greatest asset delivered by James Bangay, Managing director, Fugro Roames

  • Customer-centric software development given by Renee Welsh, Co-founder and CEO, Booking Boss

Want to know more about the Big Data Analytics program? 

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What: Cloud 2017 @ CeBIT
When:Tuesday 23rd May 2017

The concepts of agility and intuitive systems have become defining components of an organisation’s success. Cloud technology certainly delivers these advantages, but its adoption isn’t without its challenges. Over the course of the program presenters will explore how business and government agencies can use this technology to innovate and thrive. Highlights include:

  • Build products not data centres led by Darragh Kennedy, Head of Cloud Services, Lonely Planet

  • Developing the cloud to unlock agility and innovation across the organisation presented by Christian Venter, General Manager, Consumer Digital Technology

  • Surviving in a disappearing industry — using the cloud to become more efficient, more responsive and cost-focused presented by Sandeep Dharni, Director, Information Services Australasia, Norske Skog

Want to know more about the Cloud Conference program?

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What: Cyber Security 2017 @ CeBIT
When: Tuesday 23 May 2017

We are all aware of the potential harm a cyber attack can cause. How organisations can anticipate and respond to these attacks will prove crucial in mitigating the costs of these breaches. Over the course of the day, experts will dissect how technology in this space can protect businesses, agencies and citizens from attacks. Highlights include:

  • Preparing our cyber defences for business and society presented by Sandra Ragg, Assistant Secretary Cyber Policy, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Cyber Security, Safety and Community

  • We’re all in this together led by Andrew Dell, Chief Information Security Officer, NAB  

  • A panel discussion titled: Australian Cyber Security: What! The panellists are:
    • Ty Miller, Founder & Director, Threat Intelligence
    • Daryl Peter, IT Operations Manager, Australia & New Zealand, Robert Walters (formerly NewStat)
    • Carl Woerndle, Executive Director at Elevate SSI (formerly CEO, Distribute IT)
    • Patrick Gray, Journalist, Risky.Biz

Want to know more about the Cyber Security program?

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What: Enterprise Mobility 2017 @ CeBIT
When: Wednesday 24 May 2017

Enterprise Mobility 2017 @ CeBIT Australia will examine how the right technological tools can help create a more productive and happy workforce, as well as investigate what challenges need to be overcome to make mobility an attainable business reality. Program highlights include: 

  • A presentation by Jonathan Rich, Head of Systems, Asset Management, UGL on mobility and app innovations for operational and maintenance environments
  • A panel discussion on future-proofing infrastructure for mobility and enterprise enablement with contributions from:
    • Berrys Amor, Director of Technology, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    • Hartley Olley, Head of Architecture & Governance, AIA Australia
    • Katherine Squire, General Manager, Application Development & DevOps, ASX
    • Carol Avis, Group Manager Information Services, MidCoast Water
    • Wendie Lee, General Manager Business Engagement & Solutions Delivery, Super Retail Group
  • A presentaion by Tenniele Press, Senior Manager Digital Security and Enterprise Mobility, ANZ Bank on App strategy and end-user experience.

Want to see the complete Enterprise Mobility program?

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What: eGovernment 2017 @ CeBIT
When: Wednesday 24 May 2017

eGovernment 2017 @ CeBIT Australia will focus on how emerging technology will be used to transform civic services and citizen engagement. Highlights include:

  • A panel discussion: Improving digital service standards: Post-Census Digital Government in Australia. Guests include: 
    • Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security
    •  Timothy Pilgrim, Acting Australian Information Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
    •  Dr Lesley Seebeck, Director, Information Systems and Services & CIO, Bureau of Meteorology

  • A panel discussion on Leveraging data for Improved Policy Decisions with Teresa Harding, Director, Open Data Policy, Digital Economy and Productivity and Services, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation QLD

  • A panel on Citizen engagement and the Digital User Experience. Guests include:
    • Ian Opperman, CEO and Chief Data Scientist, NSW Data Analytics Centre
    • Dr Kate Harrington, Director, Demography and Planning Statistics, Department of Planning and Environment NSW 
    • Teresa Harding, Director, Open Data Policy, Digital Economy and Productivity and Services, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation QLD
    • Martin Bradshaw, CIO, Department of Transport and Main Roads QLD

Want to know more about the eGovernment program?

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What: FinTech 2017 @ CeBIT
When: Wednesday 24 May 2017

FinTech is hailed as one of the fastest growing and most exciting sectors to watch, especially in Australia. We are currently ranked 5th in FinTech systems globally. If we want to continue to lead the pack, then we must ensure we are continue to look at ways to innovate and create the most agile, fast and secure customer experience. Highlights include:

  • The digital customer — understanding preferences and maximising business growth and loyalty presented by Ben Perham, Head of Personal Banking, Macquarie Bank

  • The CIO innovation panel: Thriving in an ever changing landscape, led by Ian Hill, Head of Innovation, Westpac, and Michael Eidel, Executive General Manager, Cash-flow and Transaction Services, CBA

  • Collaboration as critical for success delivered by Jost Stollman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Tyro Payments

Want to know more about the FinTech program?

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What: Digital Health 2017 @ CeBIT
When: Thursday 25 May 2017

Digital Health is in the midst of incredible changes with exciting applications in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Virtual Reality and Diagnosis. With an ageing population, these advancements will be critical in ensuring premium healthcare in the decades ahead. Highlights include:

  • Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) lead by Christian Guttmann, Associate Professor, School of Science and Engineering, UNSW, research fellow, Karolinska Institute Sweden

  • Robotic Surgery in Australia: Setting a new gold standard presented by Dr Daniel Moon, MBBS (Hon), FRACS, Urologist, Australian Urology Associates, Director of Robotic Surgery, Epworth Healthcare

  • Tele-assisted diagnosis and screening by Prof. Yogi Kanagasingam, Visiting Scholar, CRCS, Harvard University; Professor, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame; Research Director, The Australian E-Health Research Centre

Want to know more about the Digital Health program?

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If the thought of interacting with innovation, technology and ideas sounds exciting, then you can register for the CeBIT Australia 2017 conference today.