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

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
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)
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
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
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
Creating Sustainable, Energy Smart Data Centres Dan Brown - Partner for Energy & Infrastructure at Ashurt Jeff Van Zetten - Chief of Engineering at NextDC Megan James - Chief Executive Officer at Australian Data Centres Thomas Dargue - Director at Vena Energy
11:40 – 12:10
Inside the Project: Migrating Blackwoods’ ERP To The Cloud Alan Perkins - Tech Visionary and Cloud Migration Expert
Enabling Hybrid Data Models Robert Linsdell - Managing Director ANZ at Vertiv
12:10 – 12:40
Transitioning to Digital, Managing Legacy and Maximising Budget – It Can Be Done Warren Prentice - Chief Technology Officer at eHealth Queensland
12:40 – 13:5
Networking Lunch
13:50 – 14:25
Cloud Revolution to Hyperscale Evolution Robin Khuda - Chief Executive Officer at AirTrunk
14:30 – 15:30
ADAPT Executive Insight Roundtables - share with confidence under Chatham House Rules
RT 1 | Hybrid, multicloud by design - Accelerating the enterprise cloud journey. Daniel Gagic - Asia Pacific Technical Leader, IBM Cloud at IBM Australia
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 with insights from VMware
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
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
Building Data Centre Hybrids into the World Around Us Charles Fortin - Managing Director at Collard Maxwell Architects
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
Human Centred Design for Data Centres Matt Gurr - Technical Director at Aurecon
15:30 – 15:45
Refreshments Break
15:45 – 16:20
How to Transform an Enterprise En Masse Paul Silver - Founder, Cloud Guild at NAB
16:20 – 17:00
ADAPT Edge Keynote: Can technology make us more human? Simon Waller - Digital Champion, Author and Advisor
17:05 – 17:50
POD Sessions (Practical Open Discussion) in private rooms for group of 10-20.
POD 1 | Datacenter Clarity LC – lifecycle management for your DC operations success Alex Marotta - Senior Consultant at Maya HTT with Siemens
POD 2 | Transform Your Data Center into a Do More Center Joao Almeida - DCG CTO at Lenovo
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
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
POD 5 | How to leverage the cloud ecosystem for modern security Nelson Da Silva - Chief Technical Architect at ZScaler
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
09:00 – 09:30
Thriving in the Multi-cloud World David Bate - Vice President for Cloud APAC & Japan at VMware
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
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
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
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 with insights from VMware
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
Accessing the World at the Speed of Light Michael Whereat - Lead Advisor, Technical SCIBN Project at Sunshine Coast Council
11:45 – 12:15
The power of Automation: Why Cloud is not enough Robert Nikolouzos - Head of Cloud Services at PwC
Toward 2022: Key Factors in Driving the Future of Connectivity in ASEAN John Duffin - Data Centre Industry Thought-Leader (Singapore)
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
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
13:00
Closing Comments and Prize Draw Announced
13:30 – 14:30
Farewell Peer Networking Lunch
14:45 – 17:30
VIP Private Golf Event