2022 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.

May 2022

2 May: future.nsw, Sydney and virtual. The New South Wales Customer Service Department’s event will bring industry stakeholders together to discuss how the state government can plan its digital future, provide open data without compromising privacy and cybersecurity, and strengthen partnerships with the private sector, industry, and academia.

4-5 May: Women in Tech Talk Summit 2022, Sydney. The inaugural event will bring leaders and professionals across STEM for a number of talks, case studies, and networking opportunities.

5 May: Expert panel: AI, Facial Recognition Technology, and Law Enforcement, Sydney. The discussion will focus on the search for a good governance framework, speakers will discuss the potential benefits and risks of using AI and facial recognition technologies for law-enforcement applications.

11-12 May: Tech in Gov, Canberra. The event connects IT buyers from federal, state, and local government with IT providers.

10-13 May: AusCERT 2022 Cyber Security Conference, Gold Coast or virtual. The conference will focus on what needs to be done for a sustainable and empowered cybersecurity function across the organisations.

18-19 May: Fintech 2021, Melbourne. Industry leaders will discuss smart receipts, payments gateways, blockchain solutions, business innovation, digital currencies, and automated financial services. 

23-24 May: Gartner CIO Leadership Forum, virtual. In this event Gartner will share plans and tools to help CIOs support the most critical priorities, there will also be interactive learning sessions and peer-to-peer idea exchange.

June 2022

2 June: CIO Summit 2022, ICC Sydney. The summit will discuss “Digital Resilience: Harnessing Change for a Digital-first World” and CIOs will hear from local and global peers about adaptive digital resilience, cyberresilience, supply chain resilience, and more.

2 June: 2022 SA IT Leadership Summit, Adelaide. C-level executive will share their business-transformation progress where technology, people, and collaboration are in the centre of the journey.

21-22 June: Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, Sydney. Gartner’s analysts will share insights into strategic imperatives, such as establishing an agile security program, fostering a human-centric, security-conscious culture, devolving risk ownership, and establishing a new simplified cybersecurity mesh architecture.

November 2022

7-8 November: Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, Sydney. The event promises to teach skills to build and execute a world-class data strategy.

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