Maximising Value from Data: Navigating the Opportunities and Challenges

A half day conference discussing the evolving public sector data landscape.

IPAA ACT, in partnership with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, invites you to register for a half-day conference on 'Maximising Value from Data: Navigating the Opportunities and Challenges' on Thursday 17 October.

Building on the appointment of the Interim National Data Commissioner in 2018 and data legislation expected to be introduced in 2020, it will showcase the progress being made in public sector data management, with a range of perspectives from across the sector. The conference will be future-focused, while linking to the Independent Review of the APS, where appropriate, recognising the importance of data to policymaking, program delivery and broader public administration. It builds on the Public Sector Data Integration: Unlocking the Value of Australia’s Public Data half-day conference held in November 2017.

Over two sessions, delegates will hear from leading experts in applied data and analytics, featuring Deborah Anton, Interim National Data Commissioner, Professor Abigail Payne from the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, and David Kalisch, the Australian Statistician.

See our In Brief on Public Data for further reading.

Deborah Anton (Opening Remarks)
Interim National Data Commissioner
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Professor Abigail Payne (Keynote Address)
Director, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
University of Melbourne

David W. Kalisch (Closing Remarks)
Australian Statistician
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Dr Jill Charker (Host)
Deputy Secretary, Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
IPAA ACT Councillor

Panel One: Data Usage and Community Expectations 

  • Rosie Hicks
    CEO, Australian Research Data Commons 
  • Marion Hemphill
    General Counsel, Red Cross Blood Service 
  • Dr Ian Oppermann
    CEO and Chief Data Scientist, NSW Treasury 

Panel Two: Private Sector Perspectives

  • David Masters
    Corporate Affairs Director, Microsoft Australia
  • Adam Gregory
    Senior Director, APAC, LinkedIn
  • Alex Burton
    Head of Data Decisioning Strategy, Commonwealth Bank of Australia 

Online bookings have now closed however seats are still avaliable.

Please contact IPAA if you'd like to attend.

Event Details

Event Date Thursday 17 October 2019
Formalities 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM AEST
Member Price $250
Non-Members Price $500
Venue Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia
All prices are in Australian Dollars and GST inclusive


Contact IPAA

ABN: 24 656 727 375
Phone: (02) 6154 9800
Unit 4A, 16 National Circuit,
Barton ACT 2600

Postal Address

PO Box 4349
Kingston ACT 2604

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