Conference Day Two - Thursday, 15 October

09:20
Opening remarks from the chair

Ingrid Mcalpin
Chief Information Officer
Wollongong City Council

09:30
How emerging technology can offer government new ways of delivering services and products
  • Embracing innovative technology to grow and diversify local economies
  • Providing new channels to the community to engage with government
  • Empowering the constituents to self-service and get the information they need

Nabil Saleh
Chief Information Officer
Woollahra Council

10:00
CIO Panel Discussion: Transforming technology services in local government
  • How do you overcome the challenges of legacy applications and an aging IT infrastructure?
  • Are partnerships and collaboration the answer to transformation?
  • Is there a way to manage risk and technology decisions to become fast and agile?

Moderator:

Ingrid Mcalpin
Chief Information Officer
Wollongong City Council

Panellists:

Nabil Saleh
Chief Information Officer
Woollahra Council

Simona Dimovski
Chief Information Officer
Sutherland Shire Council

Fresia Segovia
Chief Information Officer
Georges River Council

10:40
Future of Data Protection, Backup & Recovery

As the volume of data continues to grow at an exponential rate, local government is increasingly aware of the potential impact of this growth and risk to their operational continuity.  Local government must approach data management expertly and look to new approaches to transform their operations and thrive in the digital economy.

Bill Hansen
Sr. Product Manager - Cloud
StorageCraft Technology Corporation

11:05
Meet the latest tech, product and service suppliers in our virtual exhibitor lounge

11:25
Take a break, make tea and make connections with other attendees and speakers in our interactive virtual networking lounge

11:40
CASE STUDY: Council amalgamation: making it a success

Discover how following a council amalgamation, Fresia and her team delivered 28 transformation programs in just 30 months. All the while continuing to deliver frontline services and bringing together council teams to achieve objectives.

Fresia Segovia
Chief Information Officer
Georges River Council

12:10
Strategies for making informed decisions to reduce risk
  • What tools can you access to get the big picture?
  • What quality of information do you need to make informed decisions?
  • How do you stay up to date?

Geoffroy Thonon
Operations Manager
AusCERT

12:25
CASE STUDY: How Mitchell Shire Council began their digital transformation
  • Delivering transformation across the customer experience
  • How focusing on the right resourcing is delivering success
  • Working through budget / resourcing challenges

Sarah Clark
Manager Information & Business Transformation
Mitchell Shire Council

12:50
Transforming modern workspaces in a post-COVID environment
  • Transitioning from legacy models to modern workplaces through technology
  • Collaboration tools that help drive efficiency and innovation
  • Leveraging partners in the channel to deliver cost-effective outcomes

Adrian Mead
Business Development Manager – State & Federal Government
Samsung Electronics Australia

Paulo Mpliokas
Co-Founder and Director
Olympus Technology Services

13:05
Virtual Roundtables

Join our virtual breakout rooms for a 2-way deep dive into the topic that means the most to you. 

1. Digital transformation: Putting the customer into the centre of everything you do

Ingrid Mcalpin
Chief Information Officer
Wollongong City Council

2. Choosing the right projects to deliver value quickly

Simona Dimovski
Chief Information Officer
Sutherland Shire Council

13:55
Closing remarks from the Chair

14:00
End of DigiTech.Local.Gov 2020