GitLab Connect: DevSecOps Forum

Full event details


Yarralumla, 19 June 2024

All times in AEST

8:00 am

Registration and breakfast

9:00 am

Opening from PSN & Acknowledgment of Country

9:05 am

Welcome from MC

Craig Nielsen, VP Sales APJ, GitLab

9:15 am

International Keynote: What CACI Learned from Experience, Complexity and Scale

Glenn Kurowski, Senior Vice President and CTO, CACI
  • Effective collaboration with clients and other service providers 
  • Accelerating digital delivery (citizens and staff) 
  • Efficiency/effectiveness outcomes achieved 
  • Talent attraction, onboarding and retention 
  • Plans for future success 

9:45 am

Welcome Keynote: The Evolution of DevSecOps

Lee Faus, Field CTO, GitLab
  • Learnings from US agencies 
  • Talent attraction, onboarding and retention 
  • Accelerating Digital Delivery (Citizens and Staff) 
  • Efficiency/effectiveness returns of migrating to GitLab – specific case studies with Customer metrics 
  • “Secure by design” and “Secure by default” consistency, patterns
    (templates) and automation

10:05 am

Government Keynote: Our DevSecOps journey

10:30 am

Morning Tea & Networking

11:00 am

Government Keynote

11:30 am

Government Keynote: Secure-by-design AND Secure-by-default'

11:50 am

AI Keynote: Innovating with AI development

Dan Riedel, Chief Product Officer, x-RD
Adam Morris, Senior Data Scientist, x-RD

12:10 pm

Accelerate Digital Transformation and Cloud Adoption, and Drive Cultural Change

Craig Fox, Cloud Executive Advisor, AWS

12:30 pm

Lunch & Networking

1:30 pm

Interactive Ask the Experts Q&A: DevSecOps, AI and ML

  • Integrating DevSecOps practices into government projects, leveraging AI and ML technologies to enhance security and efficiency. 
  • Exploring common challenges faced in deploying DevSecOps methodologies and adopting AI/ML solutions within government agencies. 
  • Discussing emerging trends and future innovations in the intersection of DevSecOps, AI, and ML, and their potential impact on the landscape of digital government services 

Rob Williams, Senior Solution Architect, GitLab
Donna Forlin, Trust Architect, National AI Centre
Dan Riedel, Director Product Development and Applied Research, x-RD
Ben Ridley, Public Sector Solutions Architect, GitLab

2:30 pm

Closing Remarks

2:45 pm