2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

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Day One 

Stream 1

Keynote: Smart Cities + Connected Places
Jannat Maqbool,
Principal Advisor at Ecosystm/Executive Council member at NZ IoT Alliance

Keynote: Architecting for Intelligence
Dr. Marcus Blosch,
Vice President Research, Gartner

Cyber Resilience - Think ahead and be prepared
Daniel R,
Head of the Cyber Threat Response Unit, National Cyber Security Centre

Keynote: Deakin and Genie: Opening a world of possibilities
Matt Benson,
Senior Analyst & Genie Partner Engagement Manager, Deakin University, Australia

Stream 2

Excellence in Innovation Finalist: Aronga Whanoke - A New Way of working
Ken Renz,
CIO, Environment Canterbury 

Excellence in Innovation Finalist: Journey to Cybersecurity best practice
Aamir Ismail,
Systems & Cybersecurity Administrator, Waimakariri DC

Stream 3

Best Technical Solution Winner: Automated building consents in Auckland
Dr. Matt Montgomery,
Head of Innovation, Auckland Council & Tom Young, CEO, uDrew

Best Technical Solution Finalist: To thin or not to thin client that was the question
Gordon Tupper,
Information Systems Manager, Ashburton DC

Best Technical Solution Finalist: Why we built our own city IoT Platform
Warren Davies,
Technologist, Auckland Council


Day Two

Stream 1

Keynote: Smart Cities for the real world
Adam Beck, 
Executive Director, Smart Cities Council Australia NZ


The digital local government partnership
Richard Templer,
CE, Manawatu DC & Chair of Central Local Government Partnership

ALGIM ICT Benchmarking Programme
Colin Andersen,
Founder & Executive Director, Effectus

Business Connect - Connecting Government and Business
Lisa Casagranda,
Director, Better for Business, Innovation & Employment & Phillipa Day, Director, Business Connect

Deepfakes and AI: The uncertain future of truth
Dr. Amy Fletcher,
Associate Professor (of Political Science), University of Canterbury


Resilience: Challenging life's challenges
Lance Burdett,
Managing Director, WARN International Ltd


Keynote: Driving a culture of Innovation
Stephanie Zieno,
Public Sector Manager, Amazon Web Services



Stream 2

Excellence in Innovation Finalist: EDRMS on a shoestring, shared services made it possible
Liz Law,
Records & Information Manager, Mackenzie DC & Scott Linton, Manager IT & Technology Services, Hurunui/Mackenzie/Kaikoura DC


Excellence in Innovation Winner: Northland Civil Defence Operational Overview
Rebecca Norman,
GIS Officer, Northland Regional Council


Excellence in Innovation Finalist: Auckland Airshare
Dr. Matt Montgomery, Head of Innovation, Auckland Council & Trent Fulcher, CEO, Airshare Ltd


Securing automated critical national infrastructure
Stephen Kraemer,
Chief Information Security Officer, Ports of Auckland


VMware, your fastest path to hybird cloud
Andre Oliver,
Solution Engineer, NZ & Pacific Islands, VMware



Stream 3

Bringing the best of the world to New Zealand
Lindsay Zwart,
Business Director, Vodafone NZ


Day Three


Stream 1

Want a kick ass employee experience?
Jason Poyner,
CEO, Deptive

Keynote: A world of possibilities
Mark Rocket,
CEO, Kea Aerospace


Stream 2


Robots in Local Government
Mike Manson,
CE, ALGIM

Stream 3

Understand SRE & DEV Ops & applying it to the cloud
Matt Brown,
Tech Lead for Customer Reliability Engineering, Google

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