2021 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 2021

4-5 May: CommsDay Summit 2021, Sydney. The two-day event will have keynotes, plenaries, and a 5G panel featuring operators and vendors.

17-18 May: ICTI 2021, Sydney. The virtual and in-person International Conference on Technology and Innovation focuses on academic and industry reserach in tech innovations.

17-18 May: ICCC 2021, Sydney. The virtual and in-person International Conference on Cyberterrorism and Cyberwarfare is aimed at academic and industry researchers.

19-20 May: Intersekt, Melbourne. The annual fintech industry conference has national and international speakers discussing fintech and industry collaboration, growth pathways, and customers in the spotlight. It has free workshops, optional satellite events, and networking opportunities.

June 2021

8-9 June: Gartner Data and Analytics Summit APAC, virtual event. The conference explores ways to enable AI-driven analytics into business processes and decision support systems.

10 June: Open Banking Summit, Sydney. The summit facilitates networking for senior leaders to have strategic conversations about the progress and outcomes of a consumer data right (CDR) in Australia.

August 2021

10-11 August: 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.

23-27 August: Voxxed Days Downunder, Sydney and Melbourne. The community developer conference series and master classes will count on foreign and local speakers.

24 August: CIO Summit 2021 Australia, Sydney. The mix of in-person and virtual sessions will focus on helping IT leaders invest in and implement technology strategies for the postpandemic ‘new normal’.

25-26 August: Techspo Sydney 2021, Sydney. The technology expo will be held at the ANZ Stadium, showcasing upcoming technologies and innovation.

October 2021

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

November 2021

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

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