Day 1


08:30- 09:00

Registration, Coffee & Networking

09:10- 09:35

Keynote Presentation: Using Big Data to support Strategic Policy Development in Government

Developing compelling data projects to support key government decisions. Working across organisations to get the right questions, the right data and influence the right decision makers. Understanding how senior bureaucrats and politicians use data to drive decisions.

Duncan McIntyre
Assistant Secretary (Branch Manager), Data and Digital - Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

09:35- 09:45

Audience Interactive Icebreaker: How Do You Do Data?

Let’s start how we mean to go on, in discussion making valuable industry connections.

09:45- 10:10

International Keynote Presentation: Building Internal Bridges Across Multiple Silos to Create a Culture of Data and Analytics

Defining the reality of becoming a data driven organization within the US Federal Government. Harmonizing all data related silos to capitalize on the strategic and tactical benefits that come with a data-driven approach to problem solving. Supporting your cross organisational data initiatives by delivering the right outcome to your key internal customers. Speaker Announcement Coming… Read more.

10:10- 10:35

Data & Analytics as the Lifeblood of Public Sector Strategy – Pain Points & Progress in Reengineering Your Business Model

Understanding data and analytics innovation (DAI) when implementing new technologies; How new technological advances are bringing more powerful analytics and changing analysis possibilities; How Data and Analytics Innovation has improved data access, validation of new data and generation of new analytical models; How Data and Analytics Innovation will impact key societal goals in areas such… Read more.

10:35- 11:05

Coffee & Networking Break

11:05- 11:40

Keynote Data Leaders Panel: Public Sector Pioneers – Small Steps…Giant Leaps

Understanding existing initiatives – From data inventory to the end goal of uninterrupted and responsive services; Facing the challenge of short term gains to ensure long term success in your data strategy; Identifying opportunities for synergies – Why information sharing and transparency amongst your teams and third party bodies is crucial to secure success in… Read more.

John Wallace
Chief Data Officer & Senior Executive, Specialist Services - ASIC
Elizabeth Milne
Assistant Secretary of the Data Science and Engineering Branch - Department of Defence

11:40- 11:50

Audience Interactive: How are you Driving Data and Analytics Innovation in the Public Sector?

Confident on your data quality? Benchmark your outputs; Keeping pace on regulations and ethical principles? How are you ensuring sustainable good governance and security throughout the analytics lifecycle?

11:50- 12:15

Keynote Update: Becoming More Data-Driven & Intelligence Led- ASIC’s Investment in Data

Revealing the context/drivers for the Commission to establish the CDO function in ASIC ASIC’s data strategy. An overview of analytics projects in action.

John Wallace
Chief Data Officer & Senior Executive, Specialist Services - ASIC

12:40- 13:50

Buffett Lunch & Networking in the Exhibition Area

12:40- 13:50

VIP: Data Driven Champions Lunch

Hosted by SAS

Day 1 Track A – Let’s Engage: Building Data Strategy & Capability

13:50- 14:25

Discussion Group: Data Management – Critical Success Factors in Managing Data

How to foster a collaborative approach to data management? How can data positively improve to your organisation’s success and reputation rate internally and externally; Designing a citizen-centric ICT system and creating a unified enterprise vision of data as asset to cement any Data Governance initiative;

14:25- 15:00

Discussion Group: Overcoming Roadblocks to Effective Data Governance and Quality

Dealing with conflict! What are the most effective ways of communicating the importance of compliance to governance standards at grass roots level? Successful strategies to champion data standards and best practice processes to uplift the data usage and quality throughout the organisation; How to foster creativity- data management, governance and analysis on a shoe-string;

15:00- 15:35

Discussion Group: Overcoming Reluctance to a Data-driven Culture within Public Sector Organisations

What impact does data and analytics have on the agency mission? Building trust and relationships within your organisation while coping with high expectations and limited knowledge around information management by internal users; What is the impact of traditional organisational structures and its potential disruption when trying to deliver innovation?

Day 1 Track B – Let’s Explore: DATA INSIGHT & INNOVATION

13:50- 14:25

Analytics Journey – Skin in the Game

Taking a different approach to data visualisation; Sharing key insights, wins, challenges and gains from the journey so far;

14:25- 15:00

Artificial Intelligence – Powering IoT with AI and Context-Awareness

Arkady Speaker Public Sector Data Analytics Conference Canberra Australia
Dr Arkady Zaslavsky
Senior Principal Research Scientist, Professor - Data 61 | CSIRO

15:00- 15:35

A Case Study – Analytics in Social Services

Sharing insight and considering the Priority Investment Approach in Australia.

Jillian Moses Department of Social Services
Jillian Moses
Branch Manager Policy Analysis and Reporting - Department of Social Services

15:35- 16:05

Coffee & Networking Break

16:05- 16:30

Transforming your Departmental Operations by Leveraging Smart Data and Analytics Strategies

Bring value to the data and analytics office by identifying key data stakeholders to deliver actionable insight for them; Providing back-end analytics that generate immediate front-end insight for senior decision makers; Converting data into actionable insight to improve the overall organisational performance and information intelligence;

16:55- 17:30

THE PROJECT: Have you Realised Spectacular Value from your Analytics?

An opportunity for your department or team to be recognised Three short-listed entries will present for 10 minutes each and Inspire us! The audience will vote on their favourite project presented, no standard metrics just based on audience chills and thrills. Awarding the winner the all important bragging rights, and our ‘Data Champions Public Sector’ trophy 2018.

17:30- 18:30

CDAO Public Sector 2018 Networking Drinks