7th Annual FST Government Australia Digital Summit

11 November - 12 November 2021
  • Virtual Conference

7th Annual FST Government Australia Digital Summit

In partnership with Queensland Government

The front face eGovernment was on full display during Australia’s ‘year of crises’, as citizens in lockdown reflexively sought out digital services for information, support, and solutions to maintain lives and livelihoods. While the Australian Government did, in large part, deliver a swift pivot to digital, the two-pronged crises of Covid and ‘Black Summer’ bushfires exposed some glaring gaps in service delivery.

The Federal Budget has aimed to address longstanding deficiencies in key front-line functions, including Medicare’s and Centrelink’s payments and assessments systems, digital credentialing, and the eHealth records system, MyHealthRecord. Yet, it is in the back-end where true innovation spawns, with cloud migration, agile development methodologies, and core legacy systems overhauls critical to enabling front-end transformation.

The 2021 FST Government Australia Digital Summit, brings together esteemed digital thought leaders and technologists from Australia and across the globe, exploring the Federal Government’s digital innovation pipeline, its frontline service and back-end infrastructure priorities, and systems architectures to support process efficiency and citizen service goals.

Among the key themes we’ll cover in 2021 include:

  • The Federal Government’s Covid response and tech-fuelled recovery
  • Cloud migration and the shift into multi-cloud environments
  • Cybersecurity for modern realities: tackling state-sponsored attacks
  • Data governance and privacy mandates
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and automation strategy – making the leap to augmented, predictive government
  • Agile-by-design methodologies
  • Omnichannel services and platforms

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  • Start Date
    11 November 2021 9:00 am AEDT
  • End Date
    12 November 2021 1:00 pm AEDT
  • Venue
    • Virtual Conference
2021 Speakers
Chief Information Officer & Cluster Director
GovTech Singapore
Chief Information Security Officer
NHS Digital
Chief Technology Officer
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Executive Director of Policy, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Chief Executive Officer
Digital Transformation Agency
First Assistant Commissioner
Australian Public Service Commission
Assistant Secretary - Aged Care Transformation and Quality Systems Branch
Department of Health
Chief Information Technology Officer
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Deputy Commissioner, Smarter Data Program
Australian Taxation Office
Assistant Secretary
Office of the National Data Commissioner
General Manager Data Integration Division
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Assistant Secretary Data Platforms and Education Systems
Department of Education, Skills and Employment
GM, Digital Services
Services Australia
Chief Information Officer
National Archives Australia
A/General Manager, Digital Innovation and Client Development
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
Chief Customer Officer
Service Victoria
Head Cyber and Infrastructure Security Centre
Department of Home Affairs
Director Security Operations
Department of Customer Service
Director, Pre-Sales
Federal Director
Domain Lead – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Chief Technologist, Federal Government and Public Sector - Australia and New Zealand
Director Regional Sales
Public Sector Lead
Smart Communications
Chief Security Officer - APAC
Vice-President, Solutions Engineering
Chief Information Officer
Global Strategist for Public Sector
Former A/Director, Digital Health
Department of Health and Human Services
Contact Us
For sponsorship enquiries:
Chris Daros
General Manager, Government
T: +61 2 8484 0906
To participate as a speaker:
Patrick Joy
Senior Conference Producer
T: +61 2 8484 0996
For delegate enquiries:
Rebecca Murphy
Head of Customised Events & Delegate Relations
T: +61 2 8484 0945
For event and marketing enquiries:
Vidya Gopinath
Head of Operations
T: +61 2 8484 0916