A forum where IT professionals can learn how to maximise their organisations capabilities with their available resources. Whether you are working with clunky legacy systems, are grappling with mobility and agility, have upgraded your core infrastructure or have virtualised your entire network, this summit is for you.

Pick up techniques and strategies from heads of information and technology from across the Australian business landscape to help you design, plan and deploy ICT infrastructure with confidence and reap the maximum benefit from your existing systems.


DAMIEN TIMMS

Practice Leader, LegalVision



KATE CARRUTHERS

Chief Data Officer, UNSW



SAMIR MAHIR

Chief Digital & Information Officer, Vision Australia


MICHELLE BEVERIDGE

Chief Information Officer,
Intrepid Group



JOHN PARRY

Director, Enterprise Infrastructure (ICT),
La Trobe University



BILL GIANNIKOS

Data Centre Design Leader,
Aurecon



TIM RIPPON

Board Director,
Business Continuity Institute

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Who should attend:

  • CIO/CTO
  • IT Director
  • Head of IT Infrastructure
  • Chief Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Head of Data Management
  • Head of Networks
  • Head of Technology
  • Head of Technology Operations
  • Head of Applications
  • Head of Technology Delivery



Agenda:

Thursday, 30 March 2017


JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

1:50 | Transforming a global business without the mega budget

  • A digital mindset
  • Managing competing needs for scarce resources without the stress
  • Leveraging and developing cloud and off-shore capability

Michelle Beveridge, Chief Information Officer, Intrepid Group

2:30 | Operational Perspective on Infrastructure and Applications

  • Cloud-first strategy
  • Working through SaaS platform issues
  • Seamless, real-time integration and flexibility in academic program management

John Parry, Director Enterprise ICT, La Trobe University

2:30 | Architecting the Data Centre of the Future

  • Enabling extensibility and capacity to support growth
  • Integrated approach to efficient and renewable energy
  • Modular design and quick deployment
  • Cutting edge technology reshaping the data centre landscape

Bill Giannikos, Data Centre Design Leader, Aurecon


2:50 | Business Continuity Strategy for Enterprise Data Centres

  • Protecting against impending risks of cyber-crime, natural disasters and terror attacks
  • Increasing chances to emerge unscathed from crises
  • Cost mitigation and value creation from business continuity for datacentres

Tim Rippon, Board Director, Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

Afternoon Tea

3:50 | Tackling Concerns Around Data Sovereignty and the Cloud
  • Mitigate against risks of offshore personal data exposure
  • Secure rigorous security Service-level Agreements (SLAs) with cloud service providers
  • Outline audit rights, reporting, data location constraints, and access right provisions

Damien Timms, Practice Leader, LegalVision

4:10 | Hybrid Data Centre Approach - Case Study of Vision Australia
  • Analysing the needs and challenges of reform within the industry
  • Appreciating the needs of clients and identifying optimum support strategy
  • Considerations around finding the right hybrid mix for the organisation

Samir Mahir, Chief Digital & Information Officer, Vision Australia

4:30 | UNSW's Data Warehouse Migration Journey - On Premise to Cloud
  • Enabling seamless migration with strategic planning and stakeholder engagement
  • Selecting the right partner for the migration
  • Tackling legacy retirement issues
  • Archival and decommissioning of resources

Kate Carruthers, Chief Data Officer, UNSW