DIGITAL CAPABILITIES, INCLUSION & TRANSFORMATION | DATA MANAGEMENT & SECURITY | EVOLVING CYBER & TECHNOLOGIES | LEADERSHIP & CHANGE
As a state with immense cultural complexity, it comes as no surprise that WA has its priorities set on increasing digital inclusivity, accessibility and transparency in order to connect its many communities.
We’ll examine this approach and much more at FST Government’s seventh annual Western Australia conference in 2023. We welcome esteemed technology and digital innovation thought leaders from the public sector to discuss trends that are shaping the future of digital government.
Join us where we’ll explore:
- Digital inclusivity and the social impacts of technological enhancement
- How important digital accessibility is across people, businesses and communities
- Whole-of-government digital transformation
- Data governance and adaptive cybersecurity with the onset of open data
- Omnichannel services and platforms powered by digital innovation
- The influences of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) amid the new face of augmented, predicted government
Stay tuned for further speaker announcements...
- Alex EvansManager Customer and Information ServicesCity of Wanneroo
- Prof. Peter KlinkenChief ScientistGovernment of Western Australia
- How the WA Government is utilising and sharing information and collaborating to further innovation, meet citizen needs, improve digital services and keep up with international standards.
- The role IT, data and cyber security play in transformation, innovation and technology evolution.
- What can organisations do to encourage, develop and implement innovative projects and programs?
- Prashanth SreeSenior Value Creation ManagerZscaler
- Delivering Value for Government with the World's Largest Security Cloud
- The Cloud Effect - learnings from the world's largest security cloud
- Security transformation underpins and accelerates Business Transformation
- Delivering Value for Government
Our peer to peer roundtable discussions enable you to engage with other attendees as they rotate from table to table.
Each discussion features one of 16 distinct topics and is hosted by a technology expert together with a government co-host to drive an engaging conversation amongst the participants.
This year's top themes span across Digital Leadership, Workforce Transformation & Development, IT Capabilities, Evolving Technology, Cyber Uplift, Advanced Data & Analytics, and more.
- Jonas PetersenChief Digital OfficerOffice of Digital Government
- Karen OwensFormer Chief Information Security OfficerWA Police
- Rich BaylissDirector of Systems Engineering, APJArista Networks
- Yordan PetrovskiChief Digital OfficerDepartment of Finance
Embedding Citizen-First Approaches in IT Strategy to Supercharge Service Delivery and Drive Engagement
- Whole of Government Roadmaps and Strategies: How can departments, agencies and organisations leverage whole of government strategies and capabilities for their projects and plans?
- How is the WA Government evolving and adapting to meet the changing needs and demands of citizens, employees and businesses?
- Implementation, collaboration and transformation priorities: What are the key factors departments and organisations need to consider when developing statewide projects, plans and programs? (Such as the ServiceWA App)
- Capabilities and Government Skills: How can the WA government attract more skilled employees to join the public sector and what can departments do to improve current workforce capabilities?
- David NoonanManager of Data ReformPublic Sector Commission
- Jagjit SinghHead Data and Analytics Public Sector, Data EvangelistTata Consultancy Services
- Michael CarrollChief Data OfficerDepartment of Communities
- Natalia KacperekDirector Data Analytics and InsightsDepartment of Premier and Cabinet
- Sarah MewettDirector Analytics and InsightsRoad Safety Commission
Optimising Information Management for Improved Data Security, Government Collaboration and Citizen Experience
- Data Security: What can departments do to keep citizens data safe while complying with Government frameworks and guidelines?
- Data Sharing and Collaboration: With interdepartmental collaboration on the rise across the WA government, what can organisations do to effectively share, utilise and protect data?
- Developments around information and records management: The State Records act is over 20 years old, how can the government modernise information management processes, programs and systems to suit current threats and risks?
- Business Improvement and Recruitment: How are organisations leveraging data for business improvement processes and systems? How does data fuel more skilled employment in the public sector?
- Mike de HenninRegional Vice President, Public Sector APACSalesforce
Delivering on the mission and providing the best service for Western Australia’s citizens, while also complying with legislative rules requires sound professional judgment in the public sector: technology alone is not the answer. Learn how many of your Public Sector counterparts from around the country are equipping employees to be both efficient and effective while making informed decisions.
- Cecily RawlinsonDirector CyberWest Innovation HubEdith Cowan University
- Chad MadaffariManager, Cyber Security (CISO)Water Corporation
- Corne MareChief Information Security OfficerFortinet Australia
- John EdwardsDirector Cyber SecurityOffice of Digital Government, Department of Premier and Cabinet
- Steve WoodsManager ICT Security, Risk & ComplianceDepartment of Justice
Strengthening WA’s Cybersecurity Capabilities and Building Resilience Against Evolving Threats
- Proactive Security Protocols: How can the government move from a reactive to a proactive cyber security system?
- Information and Privacy Protection: What can organisations do to improve their systems, meet government security standards and protect citizens information? With programs like Service WA, how does the WA government ensure citizens identity and information is safe?
- Diverse Customer Experience: WA is geographically the biggest state in Australia, how do departments ensure information security across different end users, environments and experiences?
- Cyber capability and skills: How do organisations encourage skills and talent development across security roles and the public sector?
- Alison McCubbinCoordinator, Education and CommunicationsOffice of the Information Commissioner
- Damian ShepherdDirector State RecordsState Records Office of Western Australia
In this lightning keynote Catherine and Damian will highlight the critical role of access to quality information in building and maintaining trust in government.
- Chi Ling ChanDeputy Director Open Government ProductsGovTech Singapore
- Bottlenecks to innovation: succeeding with the adaptive challenge of bringing a diverse workforce together
- Integrated teams: how leadership can prioritise new mechanisms that enable collective accountability & ownership
- Scaling by mitosis: propagating success beyond experimental units with the understanding of different organisational structures and operating models