Smart Cities and Infrastructure Executive Series

November 9th – 18th 2021
Sydney | Melbourne | Brisbane | Adelaide | Perth | Wellington

Event overview

Public Sector Network’s Smart Cities and Infrastructure Executive Series 2021, in partnership with KPMG, is about providing an invaluable opportunity for local and state government to come together with industry to deliver exemplary smart infrastructure projects.

Join this exclusive invitation-only event to form critical partnerships and strategise the cross-agency integration of smart infrastructure technology.

By sharing modern solutions and best practice, all tiers of government can leverage smart infrastructure technologies to build future cities.

Reasons to attend

Join this exclusive in-person event to build critical partnerships with 20+ local and state government leaders, laying foundations for coordinated project delivery between stakeholders

Network and benchmark with your peers to achieve socio-economic and sustainability outcomes through smart infrastructure initiatives

Engage in live and interactive Q&A panel sessions to identify emerging technologies that help enable smart infrastructure design, delivery and development

Agenda at a glance

  • Welcome from PSN

  • 9.00am – 9:15am 
    The Public Sector Network will open the event and provide general event information as well as our aims and purpose as an organisation

  • Introduction from Chair

  • 9.00am – 9:15am 
    Collaborating between levels and sectors of government to maximise infrastructure investment

  • Government Keynote

  • 9:30am – 9:50 am
    Maximising infrastructure investment using Digital Engineering technologies in project forecast and delivery

  • Partner Keynote

  • 9:50am – 10:10am
    Sydney: 5G and IoT at Scale | Presented by ENE.HUB
    Melbourne/Adelaide: Turning the technology big wheels – how fleet and plant is delivering organisational value in the digital economy | Presented by Teletrac Navman

  • Government Keynote

  • 10:10am – 10:30am
    Driving citizen outcomes with place-based smart technology implementation

  • Panel Discussion

  • 10:30am – 11:15am
    Bringing together public, private and community stakeholders to deliver exemplary smart infrastructure projects

  • End of Event

  • 11:15 am
    Closing remarks by Chair

Speaker Line-up

Sydney: Tuesday 9th NovemberMelbourne: Wednesday 10th November (VIRTUAL)Brisbane: Thursday 11th NovemberAdelaide: Tuesday 16th NovemberPerth: Wednesday 17th NovemberWellington: Thursday 18th November (VIRTUAL)

Chair: Meredith Hodgman

Associate Director, Place + Partnerships,

Monica Barone

Chief Executive Officer,
City of Sydney

Simon Hunter

Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation,
NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Joanna Kraatz

Future Innovation Officer,
Wollondilly Shire Council

Robert Matchett


Wayne Patterson

Director Spatial Operations,
Department of Customer Service

Chair: Caitlin Keating

Director, Planning & Infrastructure Economics,

Lou Boyle

National Manager, Local Government,
Teletrac Navman

Natalia Kacperek

Claire Ferres MIles

Alison Leighton

Deputy Chief Executive Officer,
City of Melbourne

Julian Lyngcoln

Deputy Secretary, Planning,
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Wayne Mack

General Manager Business Transformation,
Bass Coast Shire Council

Llewellyn Reynders

Director Research and Economics,
Infrastructure Victoria

Chair: Keirstyn Spencer

Director Advisory, QLD Local Government Lead,

Louise Dudley

Chief Executive Officer,
Urban Utilities Queensland

Chris Isles

Economic Development Manager,
Brisbane City Council

Emma Thomas

Chief Executive Officer,
Sunshine Coast Council

Amanda Yeates

Deputy Director-General, Infrastructure Management and Delivery,
Department of Transport and Main Roads

Chair: Christiane Brendel

Partner, Engineering & Asset Management,

Lou Boyle

National Manager, Local Government,
Teletrac Navman

Susan Fueyo

Executive Director, North – South Corridor,
Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Scott Lusted

Director Assurance,
Infrastructure SA

Chris Menz

Chief Executive,
Renewal SA

Clare Mockler

Chief Executive Officer,
City of Adelaide

Chris White

Chief Executive Officer,
City of Prospect

Chair: Jacqueline Burger

Director, Commercial Advisory & Transactions,

Michelle Andrews

Director General,
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Phil Helberg

Chief Executive Officer,
Infrastructure WA

Noelene Jennings

Director Corporate Strategy and Performance,
City of Wanneroo

Stuart Nahajski

General Manager,Regional,
Development WA

Malcolm Osborne

Chief Executive Officer,
City of Bunbury

Chair: Stephanie Ward

Partner, Infrastructure and Government Advisor,
Department of Conservation

Lian Butcher

A/Deputy Director-General, Partnerships,
Department of Conservation

Dawn Braxendale

Chief Executive,
Christchurch City Council

Bryn Gandy

Deputy Chief Executive, System Strategy and Investment Group,
Ministry of Transport

Jo Miller

Chief Executive,
Hutt City Council

Register to Attend

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Any registrations made without an invitation will be cancelled and sent a notification.

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