Connected Cloud & DC Edge Gold Coast – Agenda

12TH MARCH 2019

TUESDAY

Register Interest
16:00 - 17:30
VIP and Access all Area guests Digital Check-In
19:00 - 21:30
Exclusive VIP Buffet Dinner, Drinks & Informal Meet and Greet Jim Berry - CEO at ADAPT Trevor Clarke - Asia Pacifc Research Director at Tech Research Asia
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Connected Cloud & DC Edge Gold Coast – Agenda

13TH MARCH 2019

Wednesday

Register Interest
07:30 - 08:10
Registration & Check-In
08:10 - 08:30
Welcome to Connected Cloud & Data Centre Edge 2019 Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT
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08:30 - 09:10
Enabling the Future of Customer Experience - Transforming Data Flows to Create Dynamic Experiences for Your Customers Mark Thiele - Edge Computing Engineering at Ericsson (USA)
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09:10 - 09:45
Strategic Partner Insights from IBM Daniel Gagic - Asia Pacific Technical Leader, IBM Cloud at IBM Australia
09:45 - 10:15
2020 Connected Clouds and Data Centres: Top Trends and Directions Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT
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10:15 - 10:30
Refreshments Break
10:30 - 11:00
The shifting and dissolving boundaries between on-premises and cloud Nathan Wheat - Partner Success Manager ANZ at Amazon Web Services
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Digital IT Track
Matt Boon Director Strategic Research at ADAPT
Future Data Centre Track
Trevor Clarke Asia Pacific Research Director at Tech Research Asia
11:05 – 11:40
Insights from the Edge: Devising a Data Strategy that Reduces Total Cost of Operation (TCO) and Drives Business Outcomes Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT Dave Coombes - Director Engineering at Tyro Payments Dave Glover - Chief Technology Officer at Salmat
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Creating Sustainable, Energy Smart Data Centres Dan Brown - Partner for Energy & Infrastructure at Ashurst Jeff Van Zetten - Chief of Engineering at NextDC Megan James - Chief Executive Officer at Australian Data Centres Thomas Dargue - Director at Vena Energy
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11:40 – 12:10
Inside the Project: Migrating Blackwoods’ ERP To The Cloud Alan Perkins - Tech Visionary and Cloud Migration Expert
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Enabling Hybrid Data Models Robert Linsdell - Managing Director ANZ at Vertiv
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12:10 – 12:40
Transitioning to Digital, Managing Legacy and Maximising Budget – It Can Be Done Warren Prentice - Chief Technology Officer at eHealth Queensland
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12:40 – 13:5
Networking Lunch
13:50 – 14:25
Cloud Revolution to Hyperscale Evolution Robin Khuda - Chief Executive Officer at AirTrunk
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14:30 – 15:30
ADAPT Executive Insight Roundtables - share with confidence under Chatham House Rules
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RT 1 | Hybrid, multicloud by design - Accelerating the enterprise cloud journey. Daniel Gagic - Asia Pacific Technical Leader, IBM Cloud at IBM Australia
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RT 2 | How to thrive in the Multi-cloud World David Bate - Vice President for Cloud APAC & Japan at VMware Tim Dillon - Partner at TRA
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RT 3 | Software Defined Revolution – the case for SD-WAN Sean Kopelke - VP Solutions Engineering APJ at Riverbed Trevor Clarke - Asia Pacifc Research Director at Tech Research Asia
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Digital IT Track
Matt Boon Director Strategic Research at ADAPT
Future Data Centre Track
Trevor Clarke Asia Pacific Research Director at Tech Research Asia
14:30 – 15:00
The Why, When of How of Application Review in a Hybrid Environment Mike Andrea - Director and Consulting Partner at Strategic Directions
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Building Data Centre Hybrids into the World Around Us Charles Fortin - Managing Director at Collard Maxwell Architects
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15:00 – 15:30
Resourcing Your Digital Future: Operating a Two Speed IT Team Peter Grant - Technology Industry Thought-leader; Held Multiple Government CIO Roles
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Human Centred Design for Data Centres Matt Gurr - Technical Director at Aurecon
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15:30 – 15:45
Refreshments Break
15:45 – 16:20
How to Transform an Enterprise En Masse Paul Silver - Founder, Cloud Guild at NAB
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16:20 – 17:00
ADAPT Edge Keynote: Can technology make us more human? Simon Waller - Digital Champion, Author and Advisor
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17:05 – 17:50
POD Sessions (Practical Open Discussion) in private rooms for group of 10-20.
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POD 1 | Datacenter Clarity LC – lifecycle management for your DC operations success Alex Marotta - Senior Consultant at Maya HTT with Siemens
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POD 2 | Transform Your Data Center into a Do More Center Joao Almeida - DCG CTO at Lenovo
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POD 3 | A world of convergence, the coming together of Disaster Recovery, and Multi-Cloud will change the face of data protection. Rob Strechay - Senior VP of Product at Zerto
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POD 4 | Using Storage to unlock the value of data Peter Marelas - CTO, Global Technology Office at Dell EMC Alex Lei - Vice President for Data Protection Solutions for Asia Pacific and Japan at Dell EMC
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POD 5 | How to leverage the cloud ecosystem for modern security Nelson Da Silva - Chief Technical Architect at ZScaler
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17:45 – 18:45
Connected Cloud & DC Edge Drinks Reception
18:45 – 21:00
Connected Cloud & DC Edge Annual Quiz & Networking Dinner

Connected Cloud & DC Edge Gold Coast – Agenda

14 March 2019

Thursday

Register Interest
08:00 – 14:00
Exhibition & Demo Zones open
08:20 – 09:00
Insights from the Edge: Broadening Australia’s ICT and Telecommunications Availability Warren Prentice - Chief Technology Officer at eHealth Queensland Michael Whereat - Lead Advisor, Technical SCIBN Project at Sunshine Coast Council Simon Cooper - Chief Operations Officer at NextDC John Duffin - Data Centre Industry Thought-Leader (Singapore) Byron Wallace - Principal Advisor, Data Centre at Strategic Directions
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09:00 – 09:30
Thriving in the Multi-cloud World David Bate - Vice President for Cloud APAC & Japan at VMware
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09:30 – 10:00
A Hybrid IT world: the advantages, the challenges and the ongoing evolution of the Data Centre environment Andrew Kirker - General Manager, Data Centres at Schneider Electric
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10:00 – 10:10
Refreshments Break
10:10 – 11:10
ADAPT Executive Insight Roundtables – share with confidence under Chatham House Rules
RT 4 | Do you have the Digital Edge? Digital Transformation requires a Digital Edge Strategy Nicholas Hollings - Principal Solutions Architect at Equinix Australia Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT
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RT 5 | Operational excellence and the role of Critical Environment Management Kevin Ross - Regional Critical Environments Director APAC at Global Switch Trevor Clarke - Asia Pacifc Research Director at Tech Research Asia
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RT 6 | Multicloud: Why An Integrated Portfolio Benefits Your Cloud Strategy. Aidan Brecknell - Senior Solution Specialist, Digital Core at SAP Australia Tim Dillon - Partner at TRA
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11:15 – 11:45
Architecting Your Network Like A Smart City Matthew Schultz - Chief Digital Officer at City of Ipswich and President at Australian Smart Communities Association
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Accessing the World at the Speed of Light Michael Whereat - Lead Advisor, Technical SCIBN Project at Sunshine Coast Council
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11:45 – 12:15
The power of Automation: Why Cloud is not enough Robert Nikolouzos - Head of Cloud Services at PwC
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Toward 2022: Key Factors in Driving the Future of Connectivity in ASEAN John Duffin - Data Centre Industry Thought-Leader (Singapore)
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12:20 – 12:50
How will AI impact your business? A snapshot of the latest developments worldwide and in Australia Stefan Hajkowicz - Senior Principal Scientist, Strategic Foresight DATA61 | CSIRO & Director at Data61 Insight Team
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12:50 – 13:30
Insights from the Edge: Creating a Future focussed Tech House and architecting resilient Digital infrastructure Matt Boon - Director of Strategic Research at ADAPT Stefan Hajkowicz - Senior Principal Scientist, Strategic Foresight DATA61 | CSIRO & Director at Data61 Insight Team Mark Thiele - Edge Computing Engineering at Ericsson (USA) Alex Marotta - Senior Consultant at Maya HTT with Siemens Ganendran Gajun - Asia Pacific Channel Leader for Watson and Cloud Platform at IBM Gabriela Epuras - APAC Cloud Enablement and Compute Services Lead at EY Australia
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13:00
Closing Comments and Prize Draw Announced
13:30 – 14:30
Farewell Peer Networking Lunch
14:45 – 17:30
VIP Private Golf Event