WEDNESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER

​5PM TO 7PM

Registration and Welcome function in trade area - Sponsored by NetApp 

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7PM TO 10PM

Seafood buffet poolside or Horizon's Restaurant if inclement weather - Sponsored by NetApp

THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER

8.30AM TO 8.45AM

Welcome to Country - Uncle Mark Flanders

Welcome from the Mayor of Coffs Harbour City Council - Cr Denise Knight 

8.45AM TO 9.15AM

The Building Blocks for Smart Cities and Smart Communities - Lorraine Tighe - Smart Cities Consultant

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9.45AM TO 10.15AM

A practical guide to emerging technologies- Microsoft - Matt Sinclair - IoT and AI Lead, Microsoft Australia

10.15AM TO 10.45AM

Morning tea & trade exhibition

10.45AM TO 11.45AM    

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Allan Sparkes CV,OAM,VA,FRSN - 'Risky Business' - Sponsored by Veritas 

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​11.45AM TO 12.15PM

GOLD SPONSOR:  IoT Use Cases for Australian Councils - Shervin Fathinia

Account Executive - Outcomex 

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12.15PM TO 12.45PM

EMERGING TECH: Flash Sponsor Presentations -  5 min updates from a select group of our event sponsors

12.45PM TO 1.45PM

Lunch & trade exhibition

1.45PM TO 2.30PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER -  Mark Pesce - Futurist - Among the machines: Trust & Capacity building in an era of                                                                pervasive artificial intelligence - Sponsored by The Missing Link

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2.30PM TO 3.15PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - The Habits of High Performers to achieve Stress free Productivity in a fast

changing world - Komal Thakkar - Productivity First 

3.15PM TO 3.45PM

Afternoon tea & trade exhibition

3.45PM TO 4.45PM

GTD Workshop:  Best practices for managing interruptions and Calendar!  - Komal Thakkar - Productivity First 

3.45PM TO 4.45PM

NSW LG IT SIG

FROM 6.30PM

Pre-dinner Drinks and Conference Dinner - Sponsored by Infor

10.00PM to 11.30PM

After Conference Function - Sponsored by TPG

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FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER

8.55AM TO 9.00AM

Comments from the Chair

9.00AM TO 9.30AM

Case Study: Using iAuditor to improve process and stop solving problems - Natalie Allan (Director) Natalie Allan Consulting and Malcolm Dillon (Team Supervisor – Certification) Shoalhaven City Council

9.30AM TO 10.00AM

DIGITAL DISRUPTION: Community news publishing  - Michael Gorey - Executive Officer Communication - Bundaberg Regional Council 

10.00AM TO 10.30AM

GOLD SPONSOR: Smart cities are CONNECTED Cities – How to be SAFE and SMART

at the same time. Pat Devlin, Director, Aruba Networks, a Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company

Australia and New Zealand

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10.30AM TO 11.00AM

Morning tea & trade exhibition

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11.00AM TO 11.30AM

Colocation for Councils – gain the advantage -  Trent Brennan, Client Relationship Manager  and Lisa Asquith, Director Technology Services - Department of Customer Service

11.30AM TO 12.00PM

Generating Real Outcomes from Smart City Initiatives - Joe Dantas - Pitney Bowes 

11.30AM TO 12.00PM

Our PCIDSS Compliance Journey - Adam Young - Team Leader ICT Support- Coffs Harbour City Council 

12.00PM to 12.30PM

Technology has nothing to do with corporate acceptance of a digital strategy.  - Michael Luhrs - Technology One 

12.00PM TO 12.30PM

Cyber Security – ‘The Bigger Picture’ - Richard Squires -Coordinator Business Improvement - Tamworth Regional Council

12.30PM TO 1.15PM

Lunch & trade exhibition

1.15PM TO 1.45PM

The real implications of 5G over the next decade - Geof Heydon - IoT Alliance Australia

1.45PM TO 2.15PM

The Human Firewall  - Simon Allen - IT Systems Administrator -Federation Council NSW

2.15PM TO 3.15PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Any Ordinary Day. Blindsides, Resilience, and What Happens After the Worst Day of

                                      Your Life - Leigh Sales AM 

3.15PM TO 3.20PM

Closing comments from the chair

FROM 3.20PM

Afternoon tea and Post conference networking drinks

Program is subject to change without notice

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