This stream addresses the evolution of business models as companies adapt to the digital age. Agility, innovation and consumer-led initiatives are high on the agenda and will be discussed in this forum by leaders in operations, technology and strategy from startups, SMEs, large national organisations and multinationals.

Discover how collaboration tools, automation and digitalisation and other worktech innovations will help you to engage your workforce, ensure your organisation is prominent in the market and ultimately delivers exceptional products and services.

Alan Dee

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Moonshot



Lead Scientist, Victorian State Government



Senior Director, Analytics and Information Management, Boeing

Ken Medlock

Chief Information Architect, Leidos Australia

Barry fitzgerald

Cheif Executive Officer, Roy Hill Holdings



Who should attend:

  • CEO
  • CTO
  • CIO
  • CMO
  • Chief Digital Officers
  • Chief Innovation Officers
  • Founders
  • Head of Strategy

Why Attend:

  1. Discover technologies and methodologies that will make your business more efficient
  2. Understand the difference between change management and transformation in terms of business impact.
  3. Discover how other change leaders adapt and adopt new strategies to address continuous and complex change.
  4. Create an agile, data driven business that is responsive to market demands
  5. summitline your operations to maximise return from your technology and human capital


Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Chairperson: Paul Budde, CEO, BuddeComm; Strategic Advisor, Australian Smart Communities Association

11:10 | Creating a Culture of Autonomous Innovation
  • How to think about innovation "as usual" for your business
  • Navigating Government policies that support the business innovation process

Dr Amanda Caples, Lead Scientist, Victorian State Government

11:30 | The finish line is not the destination - Applying lessons learned from Formula 1 to the analytics journey

  • Identify and influence sponsors to go analytics from strategy to reality
  • Practices to build trust between business, technology and customers that live up to pace of change expectations
  • How to build robust and open data foundations that embrace rapid technology evolution
  • Approaches for ensuring stakeholders, influencers and teams are pursuing a common analytics goal

Ken Medlock, Chief Information Architect, Leidos Australia

11:50 | Case Study: Becoming a Truly Data Driven Organisation
  • Optimising an existing data program
  • Creating an open data program with business partners
  • How will better data analytics make you more agile?

Harish Rao, Senior Director, Analytics and Information Management, Boeing

12:10 | How Big Business Can Leverage Startup Innovation
  • Realise the imminent gains of investing in startups
  • Fail-fast benefits of advancing your business
  • Startup confidently- someone has to be the best

Alan Dee, Founder & CEO, Moonshot

12:30 | A Practical Approach to Innovation & Automation
  • Driving a culture of improvement and Innovation
  • Automation - optimising our Iron Ore Mining, Rail and Port Operations
  • The future workforce - what are Roy Hill doing now to prepare for tomorrow

Barry Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer, Roy Hill Holdings