Final preparations

Final preparations are being made for the 7th CIO Leaders Summit Australia that is set to take place at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on 23 March 2017. There are just days left to register for what will be the must-attend CIO event for 2017. The CIO Leaders Summit Australia is the leading CIO event in Australia and attracts the key IT leaders from around Australia. The event is by invitation only and provides CIOs with an essential forum where they can come together with their peers to discuss the critical opportunities and challenges that currently affect the IT industry. Register your interest to ensure your seat at this prestigious event.

Organisers of the CIO Leaders Summit Australia, Focus Network, have been putting the finishing touches to what is set to be a stand out CIO event for 2017. The event will bring together the top IT executives from around Australia to discuss and debate the current trends, challenges and solutions facing the industry within Australia. “We are really excited about hosting the 7th CIO Leaders Summit Australia and from the incredible response and feedback we have had from delegates and sponsors about the calibre of the program in place, we are in for our strongest event to-date. The international and local speakers lined up for this event are certainly going to make it the key CIO gathering for 2017.” said Focus Network CEO, Tyron McGurgan.

Among the guests are a specialist list of speakers including:

  • Mark Schwartz – CIO, US Citizenship and Immigration
  • Bernard Wansink – CIO, Schiavello Group
  • Ajay Bhatia – Group CIO,
  • Craig Pitts – Global Information Security Architect Lead, Mondelez International
  • Iain Hart – Head of Technology & HR Risk, Macquarie Group
  • Alex Jones – CIO, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources
  • Samir Mahir – Chief Digital & Information Officer, Vision Australia
  • Graeme Dunn – CIO, AHPRA

The CIO Leaders Summit Australia will bring together over 150 of Australia’s leading CIOs to discuss critical issues facing their industry with delegates from some of the largest organisations in Australia including ANZ, Aussie, Bank of Victoria, Cancer Council NSW, Costa Group, Cover-More Group, Dentsu Aegis Network, Fair Work Commission, GSK, iSelect, John Holland, Kinetic Super, Melbourne Racing Club, Melbourne Water, MyBudget, NAB, Open Universities, Penguin Random House, Porter Davis, Probuild Constructions, QBE Insurance, Racing Victoria, Regis Aged Care, Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, Save the Children Australia,, St Vincent’s Health Australia, SuperChoice, Tennis Australia, Ticketmaster Entertainment, VicRoads, VicSuper, Village Roadshow, William Hill and World Vision Australia just to name a few.

The Summit is part of the admired CIO Leaders Pacific Series currently running throughout Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Japan and Singapore. For more information about the CIO Leaders Summit Australia or to register your interest please visit


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Thursday 23 March 2017, Melbourne



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