Events in 2017 for public servants



Events in 2017

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit
February 19 to 21, Sydney

Highlights for public sector employees include: finding real nuggets in the public sector open data goldmine; Workshop: We can do it … with data! A roundtable on the opportunities and challenges for government chief data officers

Together, data and analytics are taking centre stage as the single most powerful catalyst for change in the enterprise. This year, the event embraces the full range of information and analytics challenges you face, including: Building and executing an effective, holistic data and analytics strategy; preparing for trends such as AI, Hadoop, IoT and Blockchain and establishing effective information governance for better quality, privacy and security.

Unbounded information. Limitless connections between enterprises, people and things. Pervasive technology capabilities. The opportunities to generate business value from data and analytics are infinite. 
ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo Australia
May 9 and 10, Melbourne

ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo Australia 2017 is the only dedicated event for the cleaning and hygiene industry in Australia. This two-day Expo will host the top tier Australian manufacturers and suppliers showcasing the latest in cleaning technology and creative innovation through product demonstration and expert presentations on their stands.

The ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo education program will feature expert advice on business management and winning tenders for building service contractors; the important issues surrounding OH&S and the introduction of GHS when cleaning with chemicals; course-specific IICRC restoration training modules taught by a Master Trainer from the Restoration Industry Association (RIA); and the technological advancements in the FM sector with a guest speaker from Facilities Management Association (FMA).

There will be a robust seminar and workshop program; networking opportunities. Co-located events including the Safety First Conference & Expo and National Manufacturing Week.


Independent Living Expo
May 24, Brisbane

The Assisted Technology Suppliers Australasia Independent Living Expo will have over 100 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services in assistive technology, mobility solutions, pressure care, employment support, accessible recreation/holiday ideas, modified motor vehicles and a lot more.

ATSA Independent Living Expo is open to visitors of all ages, including those with a disability, seniors and their families, friends and carers.

A key feature of the Expo is the FREE Conference Program – run in rooms conveniently located next to the exhibition floor. Sessions include wheelchair design; mobile showers; deregulation and independent living; smart assisted technology and the NDIS.

Admission is free to therapists, the general public, end users & ATSA members.


Connect Expo
March 29 & 30, Melbourne

Connect Expo is a major trade show combined with multiple industry and technology tracks. Held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre over 29 – 30 March 2017 – the Connect Expo is focused on how to stimulate innovation, increase collaboration and drive growth through investment in technology.

Connect Expo brings together 8000 attendees, 100+ speakers and 200+ exhibitors that makes this one big innovation festival.

Email for any general enquiries regarding the event. Otherwise, contact John Hyland at for sponsorship or exhibition enquiries.


Digital Earth Symposium & Locate17
April 3 to 6, Sydney

The International Symposium on Digital Earth is a flagship event of the International Society for Digital Earth. Founded in Beijing in 2006, ISDE is a non-political, non-governmental and not-for-profit international organisation principally promoting academic exchange, science and technology innovation, education, and international collaboration towards Digital Earth.

ISDE also explores Digital Earth as an enabling technology to play key roles in economic and social sustainable development, environmental protection, disaster mitigation, natural resources conservation and improvement of living standards.

About Locate17

The Locate Conference (Locate17) is the national conference of the spatial and surveying industries of Australia and New Zealand. The event is an initiative of the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) and Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA).

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