2012 WA IT Leaders Summit
30 July 2012 to 31 July 2012
Joondalup Resort WA
The Summit is an “exclusive resort-based getaway” attended
by industry experts, practitioners and solution providers. The
Summit is designed to facilitate maximum learning and business
development, with a minimum time commitment.
This space-limited, exclusive, learning-focused Summit provides
delegates with a powerful opportunity to focus on the key areas
that challenge their businesses, and meet with industry leading
solution providers. Developing robust IT leadership skills is more important than ever.
Successful organisations thrive because of their ability to respond to
change. They understand that they must leverage change to their
advantage and IT leaders recognise that they are no longer simply a
support mechanism to the business — they are the business.
In this new reality, this response is more than a fine-tuning of
existing processes and platforms. It requires a complete and dramatic
rethinking of their approach and organisational infrastructures.
IT professionals need to understand that leadership is about the
facilitation of change. This means that IT must learn how to invent
new ways to ensure value creation is the major outcome of their
What are the key success factors? How can the technology platform,
coupled with process management, make a difference? What are
the lessons learned and the common opportunities that can help
organisations find their way as they evolve?
The 2012 WA IT Leaders Summit is more than just a conference; it is
an intense learning experience designed especially for IT leaders. This
summit with experts, practitioners and peers will facilitate maximum
learning with a minimum time commitment. This space-limited,
exclusive, learning-focused program will provide you with a powerful
opportunity to focus on the key areas that challenge you in your role.
2012 WA IT Leaders Summit presents you with the best opportunity
to begin the process to becoming a successful new generation IT
leader. KEY TOPICS INCLUDE
The skills shortage - competition for skilled workers is always an issue and
is greater during the mining boom this state is experiencing. Insights into
attracting, developing and retaining IT professionals.
Cloud Management - what challenges an enterprise IT department encounters
when monitoring and managing their cloud applications.
Bring your own devices - what policy and procedures need to be made in order
to support these devices.
The future role of the CIO - corporate strategist.
Aligning IT strategies with business plannning and ensuring IT strategic
planning meets your company’s needs.
Crisis Management - CIO’s role in planning for the worst.
The importance of building business skills into the IT department and creating a
strong talented team.
Corporate governance - the IT management’s role in providing quality
Social media strategy - social networking a key medium for interacting with
colleagues, contacts and customers. What challenges are encountered in
implementing a successful social strategic plan.
Enterprise Risk - the importance of implementing the right systems in order to
reduce risk, ensure IT continuity and compliance.
Security and Privacy - the biggest threat is from within. An insight into the
strategies needed to be implemented in order to limit this problem.
Change management - the IT environment in the workplace is forever changing.
Educating your organisation’s workforce is a key role IT management must
handle in order to meet company objectives.
Balancing technical innovation and return on investment with IT virtualisation,
consolidation and IT outsourcing.
Business Intelligence - highlighting the importance of information and how it
can deliver greater revenue, create customer loyalty and new market segments.
Green IT - no longer optional, it is now an investment and tool for increased
financial return. CONFIRMED SPEAKERSJim Ellis OAMVP Community Boards ACS Andy Weir
CIO Bankwest Martin Kirk
IS Manager Chevron Vito Forte
CIO Fortescue Metals Group Brenton Corbett
Former CIO BGC Mike Disbury
CIO Programmed Group Justin Scanlan
Partner PwC Rob Roe
MD ANZ Airwatch Dr Mary Davies
Director of Information Management UWA Craig Ward
CIO WA Police Peter Acheson
Business Insights Australia
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