8th Annual

Future of Western Australian Government Summit 2024

The Critical Forum for Strategic Transformation of WA's Digital Government
21 May 2024 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pan Pacific Perth
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Attendance Is For Public Sector Employees Only

The FSTGov Future of WA Government Summit 2024 returns for its 8th Edition, set for a timely debrief of May 2024’s State Budget, unveiling the strategic paths leading to the 2025 Election and beyond.

The start of 2024 not only marks Western Australian Government’s final term of its 2021-2025 Digital Strategy, but also a year since the launch of WA’s Digital Inclusion Blueprint.

This horizon finds the public sector amid rapid progress in its coordination of digital transformation, underpinned by a robust report of initiatives propelling WA’s digital readiness towards its highest results yet.

Together, FSTGov Future of WA Government Summit 2024 will engage in dynamic roundtable and stage discussions taking the execution of government service delivery to new levels, encompassing:

  • Navigating WA’s record funding mechanisms dedicated to ICT and digital projects.
  • Integrating digitally inclusive community support structures, harm minimisation and connectivity goals.
  • Unlocking the next iterations of connected, accessible and secure digital services.
  • Managing risks and benefits of emerging technology adoption.
  • Excelling the development of digital, data, and cyber professions and pathways in the WA public sector.
  • Establishing next-gen cyber capability uplift, awareness and response.
  • Evolving and enshrining key policy amid fast-moving ICT advancement.

Navigating Leadership Horizons: Cultivating Culture, Influencing Connections, and Crafting a Digital Strategy for Tomorrow

  • Uncover strategies for fostering innovation, collaboration, and adaptability.
  • Explore the role of leadership in spearheading digital transformation initiatives.
  • Outline practical steps for developing a digital strategy that meets diverse stakeholder objectives and ensures a future-ready organisation.

 

Leading a Connected WA Government: Fostering Inclusive Connectivity, Enhancing Digital Services, and Strengthening Capabilities for a Secure Digital Government

  • Accessibility, Connectivity and the WA Blueprint: how can we collaboratively address the challenges of connectivity, affordability and design to create a more inclusive digital environment for all citizens?
  • Improving Digital Services and Capabilities: how can the ongoing development and optimization of platforms like WA.gov.au and ServiceWA contribute to a more efficient, user-friendly, and citizen-centric government service experience?
  • Digital Identities: how can the Western Australian government strike a balance between innovation and security to deliver digital services?

 

Cyber-Secure Procurement: Safeguarding Business Future and Operational Resilience

  • Strategic Procurement Engagement: Establish stringent cyber security requirements, incident reporting mechanisms, and clear timelines for compliance within the supply chain.
  • Collaborative Supplier Network: Cultivate a culture of cyber security excellence by fostering collaboration between vendors, suppliers, and internal procurement.
  • Inclusive Procurement Practices: Integrate diverse perspectives into procurement strategies to address cyber security challenges comprehensively. Leverage a variety of insights to identify and mitigate evolving threats across the procurement lifecycle.

AI Assurance: Enhancing Efficiency Through AI Implementation

  • Uniting Policy and Implementation: Aligning AI strategy and technology for enhanced efficiency.
  • Combatting Bias: Addressing the challenge of inclusivity and fairness in AI technologies.
  • Balancing Act: Explore how AI can be safe but not stifled; consider the role of transparency in AI decision-making processes.

Unlocking Potential: Navigating Open Data Landscapes, Government Insights, and Collaborative Information Sharing Networks

  • Open Data Agenda: how can the WA government proactively address the challenges of data quality, accessibility, and privacy concerns?
  • Whole of Government Data and Insights: how can we strategically develop capabilities to harness information, ensure seamless integration, data interoperability, and gather valuable whole of government data insights?
  • Data Sharing Networks: what collaborative strategies and safeguards should be in place to build and strengthen a secure, efficient and ethical data-sharing ecosystem across WA government?
Founder and CEO
She Codes Australia
Chief Digital Officer
CSIRO
Chief Data Officer
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Chief Digital Officer
Department of Finance
Senior Director Digital Transformation and Platforms
Office of Digital Government, Department of Premier and Cabinet
Director State Records
State Records Office of Western Australia
Chief Cybersecurity Officer
East Metropolitan Health Service
Program Manager
State Records Office of Western Australia
Director CyberWest Innovation Hub
Edith Cowan University

Stay tuned for further speaker announcements...

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T: +61 416 394 326
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Head of Operations
T: +61 2 8484 0916
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