FST Gov WA Virtual Digital Panel Discussions

06 May, 2020
Venue: Online

Adapting to the New Ways of Working in the Times of a Global Pandemic: The Public Sector Perspective

As government and businesses worldwide are responding to the continuously changing situation amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial to examine how our world of work is being disrupted and what we can do to react to these changes.

This discussion looks to explore the world of work in the public sector during the current health crisis and how government across Australia can fast-track digital transformation initiatives to enable remote work, collaboration, and productivity to minimise the risk of COVID-19 on its services.

Join us and ServiceNow on Wednesday 6 May 9:00am AWST to learn:

  • What are the key challenges that government departments are facing at the moment?
  • How can we leverage the right tools and resources to support employee collaboration, communication, and productivity?
  • What is the importance of private and public sectors collaborating in the times of crises? 
  • How is the technology industry responding to help organisations to continue operating effectively whilst employees are being asked to work from home?

Featured Speakers:
Greg Italiano, Government Chief Information Officer, Office of Digital Government
Jodi Cant, Director-General, Department of Finance
Steve Mitchinson, Executive Director, Department of Transport
David Dans, Chief Information Officer, Department of Education
John Asquith, Head of Innovation for Government, ServiceNow
Moderator: Paul Cooper, Former A/Director, Digital Health, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services


Creating Seamless Citizen Service Experiences Through Uniting the Many Realms of Data in Government

Join us and Pure Storage on Wednesday 6 May 12:00pm AWST to learn:

  • What are the key challenges right now for using data to facilitate collaboration and better decision-making in public sector?
  • How are government departments working together in uniting the data across government?
  • How can organisations architect platforms so data and applications can be moved seamlessly and what challenges stand in the way of relocating technology outside of a datacentre or cloud?
  • What pressures are placed onto an organisation when critical data is sprawled across different locations?
  • How can data-driven approach assist in overcoming the current health crisis?

Featured Speakers:
Damian Shepherd, Director, State Records Office
Dr Liz Dallimore, Director, WA Data Science Innovation Hub
Matthew Oostveen, Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific & Japan, Pure Storage
Moderator: Paul Cooper, Former A/Director, Digital Health, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services