Big Data & Analytics

Wednesday, 6 October 2021 | 11:00am – 1:00PM AEDT | Online

Curating Data to Derive Actionable Insights & Improve Citizen Outcomes

Predicting natural disasters, responding to emergency situations, countering cyber attacks, or even managing a global pandemic – the use cases for public sector data sets are almost endless.

With the public sector increasingly aware of the value of big data, it has become a critical asset. However in light of increasing volume, velocity and variety of data, coupled with a need to promote and protect information privacy, extracting actionable insights remains a challenge for many government departments.

To help your department harness analytics and glean actionable insight from big data sets, join us at the complimentary ‘Big Data & Analytics’ virtual Event which has been carefully curated to showcase tangible use cases of big data to help you deliver citizen-centric outcomes.

Key Takeaways

A must-attend event for public sector organisations looking to:

Explore best practice approaches to roadmap your big data and analytics journey

Hear real case studies from local and international government data leaders

Discover the techniques and technologies helping you derive actionable insights from data

Your Expert Speakers

Chair: Gavin Whyte
Public Sector Consulting

Fang Chen
Distinguished Professor & Executive Director, Data Science Institute
University of Technology Sydney

Natalia Kacperek
Data and Analytics Lead
Office of Digital Government WA

Mireille Laroche
Assistant Commissioner & Chief Data Officer
Canada Revenue Agency

Kate McGilvray
Program Lead
WA Data Science Innovation Hub

Minh Nguyen
Public Sector Director – NSW Government

Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist
NSW Department of Customer Service

Emma Urli
Director of Customer Experience, APAC

Agenda at a glance

  • 11:00 AM AEDT

    PSN Welcome

  • 11:10 AM AEDT

    Chair Opening: Understanding the seven V’s of Big Data and how they affect your strategy

  • 11:20 AM AEDT

    Extracting actionable insights from Big Data to deliver citizen-centric outcomes

  • 11:35 AM AEDT

    Event Partner Session: Data Stories – The core to creating contextual and actionable insights

  • 11:50 AM AEDT

    Insight vs. Privacy: How to maintain public trust while deriving insight from data sets

  • 12:05 PM AEDT

    Event Partner Session: Why Efficient Data Sharing is Vital for Effective Emergency Management

  • 12:20 PM AEDT

    Big Data in Action: Breaking down siloes and delivering improved data outcomes

  • 12:35 PM AEDT

    Refreshment Break

  • 12:40 PM AEDT

    Panel Discussion: Discussing the opportunities of data sharing and data donations to advance outcomes in Government

  • 1:00 PM AEDT

    End of session


What’s included in your registration:

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and exploring how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear  from solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content after the conference on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Complimentary for public sector employees only *

Event Partners

Data Management and Analytics Community Prospectus

Data is increasingly becoming the world’s most important currency. According to the CSIRO’s Data61, by unlocking data insights, and capitalising on our nation’s strengths in data science, Australia has a $315 billion economic opportunity in digital innovation, underpinned by Data Analytics, AI and related technologies.

Over recent years the public sector has become increasingly aware of the potential value that can be gained from big data, but the sector still struggles with effective methods to extract true value from insights. To help public sector departments and agencies across the ANZ region drive data maturity Public Sector Network has developed a monthly event series.

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