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Be Inspired, Collaborate, Disrupt.

CDAO Brisbane gathers together the region's leading data analytics professionals to drive and inspire your future strategy. Leading the data analytics division has never been easy, but now the challenge is on to remain ahead of the competition and reap the massive rewards as a strategic executive.
Do you want to leverage data governance as an enabler? Are you working at driving AI/ML implementation? Do you want to hear how others are leading their cloud transformation? Want to stay abreast of data privacy and AI ethics requirements? Are you working hard to push predictive analytics to the limits? 
With so much to keep on top of in such a rapidly changing technology space, collaboration is key to success. You don't need to struggle alone, network and share your struggles as well as your tips for success at CDAO Brisbane. Discover how your peers have tackled the very same issues you face daily. Network with over 140 of your peers and hear from the leading professionals in your industry. Leverage this community of data and analytics enthusiasts to advance your strategy to the next level. 
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Confirmed Speakers

Tess Pham

Data Scientist, Analytics QFES Futures, Strategic Services Directorate , Queensland Fire and Emergency Services


Debbie Henderson

former Chief Data Officer, QUT


Satyam Priyadarshy

Technology Fellow and Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton USA


Noel Jarrett

Chief Data Office Executive, Telstra


Adam Skinner

Chief Data & Technology Officer, Fitness & Lifestyle Group


Virginia Wheway

Data Systems and Strategy Manager, Thiess


Bill Esteves

Chief Transformation Officer & Group General Manager HSEQ, Kings Group


Sasenka Abeysooriya

Senior Strategic Adviser (Data Strategy & Governance), The University of Queensland


Miranda Patten

Head of Data & Analytics Platform, Bank of Queensland

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Tony Laing

General Manager, Analytics and Data Services, Auto & General

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Bruno Braga

Director of Analytics and Transformation Hub, Mater Group


Felipe Flores

General Manager of Data & Digital and Group Chief Data Scientist, Liberty Financial (Australia)


Gavin Soebiantoro

AI Software Engineer, carsales.com.au


Dr David Stockdale

Deputy Director - Infrastructure Operations and Director, AusCERT, The University of Queensland

Vibhor Pandey

Chief Data Officer, Grand Company


Tristan Perez

Research Lead in Autonomos Systems, Boeing Research & Technology Australia

Dr Piyush Madhamshettiwar

Practice & Capability Lead - Data Science & Analytics, Department of Transport Victoria

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Sinead Grant

Enterprise Analytics Enablement, NAB

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Philip Green

Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Information Commissioner

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Adam Holster

Director, Customer Research & Analytics, NAB


Jim Hogan

Associate Professor - ‎Science and Engineering Faculty, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, QUT


Dan Myers

Principal, IQMatters.com & President, IQ International


Brett Born

Senior Information Quality Analyst – Data Quality and Governance , Telstra

Rick Andrews

Rick Andrews

Senior Data Quality Analyst, Data Reporting and Analytics, Telstra

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Nathan Bines

Director, Insights and Analytics, Department of Housing and Public Works Queensland


Dr Renato Iannella

Technology, Strategy & Architecture, Airservices Australia


Michelle Kempster

Head of Data Governance, Tabcorp

Sharleen Flanagan

Sharleen Flanagan

Quality Assurance Manager, ERM Power

Tim Morrison

Associate Partner & Regional Lead Queensland, Servian

Anand Ramamoorthy

Director and APJ Head of Data Governance and Data Security, Informatica

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Alan Riesenweber

Practice Director, Data & Analytics - GHD Digital, GHD


Julie Lockner

Executive Director, DataOps and Portfolio Operations, IBM Data and AI


Chris Day

Director, APAC Sales Engineering, Denodo

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30+ Speakers

Case Led Presentations

Interactive Networking

2020 Key Themes

ScalesD&A Ethical and Responsible AI: D&A influencers will share how to invest and innovate to harness disruptive technologies.

LightbulbInsight Based Decision Making: Leading with data at the helm. Showcasing how organisations have put data in the driving seat.

DiagramRobust and Transparent Governance: The essential pillars for data governance. Our Data Governance Track will cater to those ready to deep-dive into leading solutions.

Arrow-3Scaling Business Opportunities for Tomorrow: Deep dive Interactive Sessions enable the sharing of pitfalls, wins, secrets of success and effective partnerships.

ContactFuture Data Talent and Skills: Upskill, adapt and evolve. Learn how organisations are enabling change through our Delivering through Diversity; Data Literacy; Talent Gap; Leadership: Human Science focus sessions.

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Why Invest Your Time?


More of the "how to"

Less waffle, more substance. Through our lightening talks and use-case led presentations, you will be able to take real, practical tips, tools and strategies to apply to your own projects. Discover exactly how others are implementing their projects. 

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Interactive formats

Our events are geared towards a discursive, inclusive environment. We believe that collaboration is key. Onsite you'll be contributing to discussion groups, panels, roundtables - tailoring your future strategy with a room of visionary data leaders. 
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Mix + mingle

Relax, continue the conversation during an informal and fun cheers with peers. Build a lasting network of industry connections over a drink at the cocktail reception end of day one (26 February). With over 140 delegates, this is the event of the year!

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If you are interested in sponsorship, please contact our Sponsorship Director, Andrew Hodder. 
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What People Are Saying

  • "Totally immersing with exceptional content, giving speakers and well spaced networking opportunities for connection and calibration."

    Thomas McDade, Senior Director of Innovation and Commerce, Affinity Education

  • "Great variety of speakers across so many industries and high calibre speakers. So many common themes that I left with a clear idea of what we need to do next.."

    Virginia Wheway, Manager Data Science & Analytics, Thiess

  • "I appreciated connecting with professional across industry and the public sector. It’s the variety of participants that make this conference worthwhile - nice job Corinium."

    Adam Holster, Director Customer Research & Analytics,National Australia Bank

  • "A very relevant conference and discussion for Data professionals who are all experiencing similar issues. "

    Denis Asnicar, Head Analytics and Business Intelligence, QICGlobal Real Estate

  • "It was great to hear a group of like minded individuals talking about their very real experience and find that there is a collective thought."

    Rachel Fojtik, Director Analytics and Performance, Mater Health

Come and Join Us

CDAO Brisbane is the best event on the calendar to get inspired and make new contacts with the people that can help you drive your data analytics projects forward. It's also a lot of fun so don't miss out - book your place now!
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