8th Annual FST Government Victoria 2023

26 July 2023

Crown Towers Melbourne


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Attendance Is For Public Sector Employees Only


As the ramifications of the last few years persist, so has the Government’s reprioritisation of digital transformation for public service functions, with commitments to building future-ready and resilient industries, investing in the digital infrastructure and skills, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous learning, ensuring digital inclusivity, and facilitating seamless digital interactions between Government, businesses and the community.

Addressing these issues and more, FST Government is delighted to host our 8th annual Victoria 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:

  • The state’s Whole-of-Government Digital Transformation Program
  • The re-engineering of Victoria’s Digital Resources and Capabilities
  • The Advancement of Omni-Channel Services and Platforms for Citizens
  • Data Governance and Adaptive Cybersecurity
  • And much more
Event Information
26 July 2023 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Minister for Government Services, Minister for WorkSafe and the TAC, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Assistant Treasurer
Victorian Government
Chief Executive Officer
Information Commissioner
Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner
Chief Information Officer
Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions
Chief Information Security Officer
Department of Justice and Community Safety
Executive Director Infrastructure Services
Former A/Director, Digital Health
Department of Health and Human Services

Stay tuned for further speaker announcements...

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 20 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.

Building a Future-Ready Victoria: Embedding Citizen-First Approaches in IT Strategy to Supercharge Digital Transformation 

  • Digital Transformation Strategy: How do we prioritise transformation and operating model redesign in line with the Future Ready Victoria: Digital Strategy?
  • Evolving Transformation: How is the Victorian Public Service evolving and adapting to meet the changing needs and demands of citizens, employees and businesses?
  • Accessibility: How can we best engage and provide citizens with government services, resources and tools?
  • Government Capability: How do we create an environment to improve current workforce capabilities and attracted skilled employees to join the public sector? 

Developing a Data-Driven Public Sector: Accelerating Innovation and Citizen Outcomes with Data on Your Side 

  • Data Security: What can organisations do to keep citizens data safe while complying with Victorian government frameworks and guidelines?
  • Data Driven Decisions: How can we best leverage data and predictive analytics to improve citizen services, decision making, processes and systems and proactively anticipate the need for new ones?
  • Information Management Innovation: How can government modernise information management processes, programs and systems?
  • Skills and Talent: How does data fuel more skilled employment in the public sector? 

From Reactive to Proactive: Understanding, Strengthening and Evolving Cyber Security Capabilities and Risks

  • Cyber Expectations: How do we ensure security services comply with organisational and government strategies and uphold citizen expectations and trust?  
  • Proactive Processes: What should organisations when shifting from reactive to proactive policies, programs and processes? 
  • Threat Identification: What can we do to prioritise cyber security threat identification, risk response and understanding across the Victorian public sector? 
  • Cultivating Capabilities: How do we attract and build on cyber skills, talent and rescources within Victorian government? 

Building Cyber Resilience in an Evolving Threat Landscape

  • Steps to raising the cyber maturity consciousness of the industry base
  • IT modernisation: Updating vs Replacing?
  • Best practices for protecting DHS data and moving the U.S. towards zero trust principles
  • Updates on Hack DHS and cyber hygiene initiatives
For sponsorship enquiries:
Damien Yong
Senior Sponsorship Sales Manager
T: +61 2 8484 0927
To participate as a speaker:
Jasmine Haw Alverez
Conference Producer
T: +61 2 8484 0918
For event and marketing enquiries:
Vidya Gopinath
Head of Operations
T: +61 2 8484 0916

Delegate attendance is reserved for Government Officials ONLY (includes local, state, federal government, utilities and university employees).

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact govsales@fst.net.au or +61 2 8484 0918.

FST Media reserves the right to decline registration and entry to the event.

By agreeing to the Terms and Conditions for complimentary VIP Registration, you acknowledge that to qualify for that complimentary VIP pass the delegate needs to be currently employed by a public sector organisation.

Should you be unable to attend on the day of the conference, a ‘like-for-like’ substitute is welcome to attend in your stead at no extra charge, provided we are informed of the change up to 14 days prior to the conference. Any cancellations made within 14 days of the conference, with no relevant substitute provided, will incur a $150+ GST non-attendance fee. This fee will be used to cover delegate material costs and catering costs incurred by FST Media on submission of delegate numbers to the conference venue.

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