Connected Cloud & Data Centre Edge Agenda 2021

17th March 2021

Wednesday

Register Interest
07:45 - 08:30
Registration & Check In
08:00 - 08:30
Delegates to secure a seat at a table of peers in the keynote room - your office for the day
08:30 - 08:45
Welcome to the 9th annual Connected Cloud and Data Centre Edge Jim Berry - CEO at ADAPT
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08:45 - 09:05
ADAPT Research & Advisory Insights: The Collective Intelligence Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT
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09:05 - 09:50
An exclusive Q&A with Sri Shivananda - EVP & CTO at PayPal Sri Shivananda - EVP, CTO at PayPal Aparna Sundararajan - Senior Research Strategist at ADAPT
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09:50 - 10:20
Embracing and Advancing Innovation: What Does it Take? Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT Hillery Hunter - Vice President and CTO, IBM Cloud Andreas Spanner - Chief Architect, Australia & New Zealand at Red Hat
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10:20 - 10:35
Refreshments - served to your table
10:35 - 11:05
Solving the latency challenge: How Data Centres are powering and digitising Regional Australia Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT Chris Thorpe - Founder & CEO at Leading Edge Data Centres Mark Deguara - General Manager Data Centres at Schneider Electric
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11:05 - 11:25
Finding Cloud Nine: Elements of a Successful Multi-Cloud Strategy Mike Reddie - Senior Director - Cloud, ANZ at VMware
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11:25 - 11:45
Moving towards hybrid cloud, hyperscale and protected cloud services Simon Geraghty - Executive Director Government Technology Platforms at NSW Department of Customer Service
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11:50 - 12:50
1-1 meetings with qualified Strategic Partners
11:50 - 12:50
ADAPT Executive Insight Roundtables - share with confidence under Chatham House Rules
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RT 1 | Why Open Source is the Key to your Hybrid Cloud Strategy
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RT 2 | Cloud Economics: Making the Case for Cloud Wynand Strydom - Director - Cloud Economics APAC at VMware
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RT 3 | The Evolving Edge Guy Danskine - Managing Director, Australia at Equinix Australia Tamas Horvath - Principal Solutions Architect at Equinix Australia
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RT 4 | The Hybrid Cloud Playbook: Your guide to cost optimisation, performance and security in a remote hybrid IT world
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12:50 - 13:45
(lunch session)
Schneider Electric’s Edge Vision 2021
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12:50 - 13:50
Peer networking seated lunch
13:50 - 14:20
Changing the game: Transforming your Core Technology Alexey Goldov - Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company
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14:25 - 14:55
Edge: Putting Theory into Practice Robert Linsdell - Managing Director ANZ at Vertiv Duncan Clubb - Senior Director, IT Consulting EMEA at CBRE
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15:00 - 16:00
1-1 meetings with qualified Strategic Partners
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15:00 - 16:00
ADAPT Executive Insight Roundtables - share with confidence under Chatham House Rules
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RT 5 | The IT Automation journey – what worked? what didn’t? what’s next?
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RT 6 | Future Vision: Mapping a Better Path to a Hybrid Cloud Future
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RT 7 | Out with the old, in with the new. Future-proofing your data management infrastructure for tomorrow’s data growth Derek Cowan - Head of Systems Engineering ANZ at Cohesity Hugo Evans - IT Platforms and Security Manager at Sparke Helmore Lawyers Alex Vasilovski - Senior Account Executive at Cohesity
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16:05 - 16:35
CBA: Leading with Architecture Brendan Harrap - Chief Architect, Enterprise Architecture at Commonwealth Bank of Australia
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16:35 - 17:15
Global Expert: What is the Future of Decentralised Technology? Glenn Gore - Group CEO at Affinidi Group & Former Global Chief Architect of AWS
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17:15 - 17:45
CCDC Panel Session: How to Deliver Resilience & Agility across the Distributed Organisation? Aparna Sundararajan - Senior Research Strategist at ADAPT Glenn Gore - Group CEO at Affinidi Group & Former Global Chief Architect of AWS Steve Day - EGM Infrastructure, Cloud and Workplace at National Australia Bank Kathryn Jepsen - Head of Cloud & Infrastructure Operations at Domain Group Suneetha Bodduluri - Director of Channel Enablement at Service NSW
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17:45 - 18:30
Meet your industry peers informally
(with drinks and food served)
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18:30 - 20:00
Infrastructure Masons Presents: International Guest Fireside Chat & Australian Chapter Strategic Priorities
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