This virtual conference will provide insight on the progress of governments enabling effective data sharing across Australia and Internationally. Learn from the leading departments and agencies implementing frameworks to provide greater access to integrated data assets whilst building the community's trust. Walk away with a sound understanding of how to ethically demonstrate good data-sharing governance and how to build the confidence of your stakeholders and customers.
Why attend?• Hear from senior leaders within the government on how to implement frameworks for the DATA Scheme
• Maximise your learning outcomes by attending pre & post conference seminars facilitated by an expert
• Learn from case studies on how to leverage data sharing within department & agencies
• Share your thoughts & ask questions during live Q&A and an interactive roundtable discussion
Who will attendFederal, State & Local Government representatives with responsibility for:
• Data Governance
• Data Analytics
• Data Science & Mining
• Research & reporting
• Data Performance & Strategy
• Data Architecture
Benefits for attending
- Get the latest updates on how the Data Availability & Transparency Act is transforming data sharing
- Find out how APS government agencies are implementing frameworks for the DATA Scheme
- Learn how the Government of Canada is sharing data ethically
- Discover what integrated data assets are available & how to access them
- Build trust in the use of data through effective governance & stewardship
- Understand your due diligence & implications for privacy & consent
- Keynote Address: Reflections 12 months on from the passing of the Data Availability & Transparency Act
- Rapid data sharing between governments to inform policy decision making
- Using integrated job-related data to monitor the labour market & economy
- Data Sharing – how the process plays out in practice
- International Keynote: Ethnically & intentionally unleashing value in data sharing
- Institutional, social & economic barriers for data sharing
- Using frameworks to support data sharing while building the confidence of stakeholders
- International Closing Keynote: Unpacking Eruope’s new data privacy & security law: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Data Protection Authority of the European Union
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Ima, the Chief Data Officer at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), has over 22 years of experience in the field of data.
She has extensive experience with building the evidence base through the development of analytical databases and tools, implementing departmental data reporting and release strategies, data management, data privacy protocols and with forward-looking policy development and research.
Ima has an educational background in Mathematics, Computer Programming and Public Management and during her time with the Government of Canada, she has received several nominations and awards for her leadership and results.
She is passionate about helping organizations develop the capabilities required to ethically and intentionally unleash concrete business value from data.
Office of the National Data Commissioner
Susan Calvert is the Assistant Secretary at the Office of the National Data Commissioner (ONDC) which sits in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Susan leads the stakeholder engagement and implementation of the Data Availability and Transparency Act Scheme in the ONDC. She also leads two key ONDC initiatives; Dataplace, a whole-of-government data request platform to support Australian Government data sharing and the Data Discovery program, a new pilot program to deliver a government-wide data catalogue. Susan and her team also work closely with the ABS on the Data Inventories project.
Susan previously worked in the NSW Government where she facilitated data sharing across government agencies, driving a number of innovative approaches to data sharing in the NSW Government.
Australian Taxation Office
What People Are Saying
“Attending the conference with other agencies allowed me to understand the similarities and differences in our data sharing journey and we can learn from each other’s experiences.”Australian Tax Office, June 2022
“What a super informative and relevant conference, the information provided was up to date and the presenters knew their stuff. Sessions were run on time and we got to ask questions throughout each block.”Services Australia, June 2022
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