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You're invited to be a part of THE IT event of 2017!

05 Jul 2017

Event: The Australian CIO Summit
Date: 19 - 21 July 2017
Location: RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

The Australian CIO Summit is the premium forum bringing together leading IT professionals with the most renowned solution providers.

As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the summit offers Australia’s CIOs and IT consultants an intimate environment for a highly focused discussion on the latest strategies for achieving optimal business efficiency and innovation.

Taking place at the RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 19 - 21 July, the Summit includes presentations on aligning technology, upgrading capabilities and redefining processes, implementing the correct cloud model, rethinking IT organisational structures and navigating legacy systems.

Distinguished speakers Include:

  • Tom Soderstrom, CTO, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Glen Willoughby, GM IT, Downer New Zealand
  • Dr Kristine Dery, Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Alexander Johnston, Director of Client Technology, Pacific, Thomson Reuters
  • John Sheridan, First Assistant Secretary Technology and Procurement, Australian Government Department of Finance
  • Tim Cybulski, Head of IT, ANZ, GSK
  • Brian Adams, APAC Head of Operations Governance, BMW
  • Samir Mahir, CIO, Vision Australia
  • Ian Gibson, CIO, SuperChoice
  • Sharon Hakkenes, CIO, Barwon Health

To receive the full attendee list and Summit programme, please email us at or read more here.

Developed via a profound dialogue with key market players and our extensive proprietary research, the Australian CIO Summit programme offers indispensable insights on:


Aligning technology and adopting the right frameworks to outsmart an unpredictable threat landscape


Upgrading capabilities and redefining processes to keep up with internal and external expectations on digital delivery


Pinpointing and implementing the correct cloud model to retain control, mitigate risks and fully utilise opportunities offered by virtualisation


Rethinking IT organisational structures and in-house versus outsourced skills to maximise value added for the business


Navigating legacy systems alongside new technology to optimise functionality for the organisation


Materialising cutting-edge technology to add real business value via practical applications of new capability


Utilising agile to accelerate the pace of delivery while keeping down cost toward a more efficient operation


Pinpointing ways to harness the potential of big data toward a significant benefit for the organisation


Seizing possibilities in line with the national agenda on innovation to propel your organisation forward


Helping the business gain competitive advantage through a sizable value add for the individual consumer

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