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7 Hickson Road, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000

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Become a Truly Connected Enterprise

Join us to learn how to empower your organization to turn data into value. No matter how many places your data lives – cloud, on-premises, mainframe, hybrid – you can liberate it to accelerate your digital transformation. Find out how to take your data projects to the next level to become a truly connected enterprise.

  • 08:30 – 09:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 – 09:30 Welcome & Lifting the Lid on the Hidden Data Problem
  • Speaker: Paul Milinkovic
  • 09:30 – 10:00 Single view of data (SVoD): Why it is so important to know, apply and democratise your data.
  • Partner Speaker: Matt Moore
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Have You Realised the Value of Your Data Yet?
  • Partner Speaker: Andrew Montgomery
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Break
  • 11:00 – 11:45 AI Is Changing Everything…
  • Keynote Session Speaker: Kate Carruthers
  • 11:45 – 12:30 Executive Roundtable
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

Executive Roundtables

Your keynote speaker will host the executive roundtable, continuing the conversation around their session’s topic. Through a guided discussion, you’ll debate the challenges, discuss success stories, and share strategies for growing your organization’s data and analytics maturity.

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Get to Know the Speakers

Paul Milinkovic | Software AG
Welcome Speaker

Session Title: Lifting the Lid on the Hidden Data Problem
Session Abstract: This session will unveil new research uncovering the hidden data problems faced by data practitioners and decision makers. Learn what your peers are saying about data friction putting the brakes on innovation and taking control of the data “wild west” while empowering lines of business.

Matt Moore | AWS | Senior Manager Global Software ISV ANZ
Partner Speaker

With over 25 years of experience in the exciting world of IT, Matt has taken on a range of high-octane roles from engineering to technical sales and partner management at some of the biggest names in the industry.

Currently, he’s shifting into high gear at AWS where he manages the Data and AI category for global software vendors across the Asia-Pacific and Japan regions.

But when he’s not tearing up the IT tracks, Matt can be found indulging in his other passion: hitting the open road on his trusty motorbike. And what’s better than a refreshing drink after a long ride? For Matt, it’s a smooth, velvety Pinot Noir, especially when it hails from the land of the long white cloud, New Zealand.

Get ready to ride alongside Matt and discover what fuels his passion for life!

Session Title: Single view of data (SVoD); Why it is so important to know, apply and democratise your data.
Session Abstract: Single View of Data is a concept that refers to the idea of having a complete, accurate, and consistent view of all the data that a business collects, stores, and processes. It is essential to have a clear understanding of what data a business holds, where it is stored, and how it is being used, to enable the organization to make informed decisions based on accurate and up-to-date information.

Andrew Montgomery | Snowflake | Leader RSI Partner Sales Engineering – APJ
Partner Speaker

Andrew Montgomery is a self confessed data geek and long-term data professional. His career has been dedicated to leading Data & Analytics implementation, strategy and thought leadership on what it means to truly be data-driven and how to help an organization to move the needle on their own data initiatives.

At Snowflake, Andrew is focused on working with partners to deliver solutions that solve business problems, using technology as well as the unique industry and subject matter expertise Snowflake’s partners are so well known for. He spends his days working with partners to build customized enablement frameworks and empowering internal champions, building joint GTM Solutions, as well as advocating their partner expertise to their customers and internal teams.

Session Title: Have you realised the value of your data yet?
Session Abstract: Explore how true value lies in transforming and serving data at the speed of need. Let’s go beyond just de-siloing data and talk about how to unleash the Data Engineer and maximize their impact on your organisation by drilling into the greatest hurdles that plague modern Data Engineering practices. This session has roots in engineering but in the end it’s all about value!

Kate Carruthers | UNSW Sydney | Chief Data & Insights Officer, Head of Business Intelligence, UNSW AI Institute
Keynote Speaker

Kate Carruthers is currently working at the intersection of data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, data protection, cyber and information security. She is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, is the Head of Business Intelligence for the UNSW AI Institute and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT across the finance sector, in the public sector, in retail and wholesale distribution, and in marketing, with expertise in data and digital. She has completed postgraduate studies in business; terrorism and security; and tertiary education. Kate has also co-founded several technology startups and currently advises several startups.

Session Title: AI Is Changing Everything…
Session Abstract: Kate Carruthers will be discussing how AI changes everything for data professionals.

With the advent of ChatGPT ordinary folks are starting to see how an AI application could be of use in their daily lives. This is driving a lot of interesting conversations across the world. Kate will give an overview of the AI landscape, talk about the organisational barriers to success with AI, and suggest some techniques to overcome these.

Then she will discuss the new architectures, new ways of working, and some emerging roles that will help us to set ourselves up for AI success. This will be an interactive session, so come ready to join in and share about your AI journey to date and your ideas about our AI driven future.

There is no fee to attend the Connected Enterprise Forum but space is limited. All requests will be reviewed and a response email will be sent within 24 hours. Not everyone will be accepted to attend.

Venue Details

Park Hyatt Sydney
7 Hickson Road, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000

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