2021-22 Australia tech conference and event guide

Computerworld Australia’s updated guide to in-person and virtual events for technology and IT pros.

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Computerworld Australia has compiled a list of upcoming technology events for the Australian IT industry taking place in the following weeks and months.

With the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person conferences and summits may be rescheduled or canceled unexpectedly, so be sure to verify an event’s status before scheduling travel.

This list will be updated as we hear of more events, so keep checking for updates.

October 2021

As new cases of COVID-19 emerge in Australia and with lockdown restrictions in place, make sure you check with organisers regarding possible changes to events dates or location. 

14 October: IDC ANZ DX Summit, virtual. The event covers new customer requirements, developing new capabilities, and building digital infrastructures that support resilient operations and pervasive experiences in the new digital economy.

20 October: Nearmap Navig8, virtual. The event focuses on how innovations in aerial technology are helping organisations solve real-world problems.

25-27 October: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo Australia, virtual. The event combines analyst and vendor technology sections with an enterprise technology showcase.

25-29 October: Cyber Week 2021, virtual with COVID-safe in-person events in Western Australia, South Australia, and Tasmania. The AustCyber event has opportunities for Australian cybersecurity organisations to showcase their capabilities and network with peers, potential investors, and customers.

November 2021

15-17 November: Australian Cyber Conference 2021, virtual. The annual conference from the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) seeks to build the capabilities of security professionals.

24-25 November: Techspo Sydney 2021, Sydney. The technology expo will be held at the ANZ Stadium, showcasing upcoming technologies and innovation.

30 November: 2021 WA Cyber Security Leadership Summit, Perth. During the event, global perspectives on security attacks, threats, trends, solutions, and regulation changes will be presented, helping attendees to put preventative measures in place and remaining ethical as they continue to protect their organisations and customers.

February 2022

9-10 February: Tech in Gov, Canberra. The conference offers senior public and private sector IT experts opportunities to learn, network, and source ICT solutions for the ongoing digital transformation within Australian business and government.

15 February: Higher Education ITS Summit 2021, Melbourne. The event brings together senior leaders from IT, client services, and service delivery to discuss the key challenges in developing their information and technology capabilities.

March 2022

23-24 March: Fintech 2021, Melbourne. Industry leaders will discuss smart receipts, payments gateways, blockchain solutions, business innovation, digital currencies, and automated financial services. 

30-31 March: SMB Digital, Sydney. For business owners to better understand how to use new technology to fortify their organisations for the future.

July 2022

25-26 July: Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, Sydney. The event promises to teach skills to build and execute a world-class data strategy.

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