Program

The program for Digital Summit 2019 will provide opportunities to develop skills, increase knowledge and make connections to further collaboration.  

This program is subject to change at the discretion of the organisers.

Time Main summit
8.00am–9.00am
  • Participant registration
  • Industry and Government exhibition
9.00am–9.20am

Welcome to the Summit

  • Yvonne Adele, Master of Ceremonies
  • Welcome to Country, Paul House, Ngambri Custodian
9.20am–9.40am

Opening remarks

  • Randall Brugeaud, CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency
9.40am–9.55am

Keynote address

  • Peter Woolcott, Australian Public Service Commissioner
9.55am-10.30am

Keynote: 'Are human beings redundant? Hype and reality in the future of work'

  • Dr Hugh Bradlow, Futurist and President of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
10.30am-11.00am

Morning tea

11.00am-11.50am

Experts Panel: 'What are the opportunities and challenges of digital?'

  • Renée Leon, Secretary of the Department of Human Services
  • Randall Brugeaud, CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency
  • Dr Julia Powles, Associate Professor of Law and Technology, University of Western Australia
  • Ron Gauci, CEO of the Australian Information Industry Association
11.50am-12.00pm

Break

12.00pm-1.00pm

Stream sessions: skills, knowledge, collaboration

1.00pm–2.00pm

Lunch

  • Includes topic tables in lounge area
  • 1.30-2.00pm – Sharing circle: attendees come together to informally share their stories and build connections
2.00pm–3.00pm

Stream sessions: skills, knowledge, collaboration

3.00pm-3.30pm

Afternoon tea

3.30pm-4.10pm

Fireside chat

  • David Thodey, Chair of CSIRO and APS review
4.10pm–4.30pm

Closing remarks: 'Back to the future'

  • Yvonne Adele, MC
4.30pm–5.30pm

Networking event

Digital awards

We will hold the first Australian Government Digital Awards following the Digital Summit.

Get in touch

For more information on the Digital Summit 2019, please email summit@dta.gov.au