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Conference - 11 October 2017

ABSIA's second Bi-annual Conference for 2017 was held at the Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday, 11 October 2017, included a number of high profile speakers and detailed presentations by ABSIA SIG Convenors & Members.


Opening Remarks by Conference Chair

Matthew Prouse, Xero/ABSIA


President’s Address
Highlights of the last year
Karen Lay-Brew, ABSIA

9:15am - 9:45am

Morning Session: Opening Address
Watch Video
Hon. Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Digital Transformation

9:45am -10:15am


“Cloud Accounting as an exemplar of  the power of Digital Transformation” Trent Innes, Managing Director, Xero Australia

10:15am - 1.00am

Ocean-side Chat - The challenges and benefits of enabling
government digital transformation together with software developers.

John Dardo, CDO for Australian Taxation Office
Interviewed by Trent Innes, MD Xero Australia

11.00am - 11.30am Morning Tea

1:30am - 12:15pm

Single Touch Payroll
Implementation Case Study:

Brett Reed, Managing Director, e-PayDay
Michael Karavas (ATO), Mick Ferris (ATO), Matthew Addison (ICB), Brett Reed (e-PayDay)
Moderator: Deanne Windsor, ABSIA/Pendragon Consultants

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Practitioner Lodgement Service]
Mike Behling, ABSIA/MYOB
Andrew Watson, Assistant Commissioner, ATO

12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch

12:30pm - 1:50pm

Link to Presentation

Matthew Addison, Vice-Chair, Digital Business Council and Executive Director, Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

2:50pm - 3:10pm

How the Medical Software Industry addresses Data Protection and Cyber Security Emma Hossack, Chair of Strategy, iappANZ, President, Medical Software Industry Association

3.10pm - 3.40pm Afternoon Tea

3:40pm - 4:10pm

Securing Australia’s Digital Health Records
Link to Presentation

Tony Kitzelmann, CISO, Australian Digital Health Agency

4:10pm – 4:25pm

Roles and responsibilities of the
ATO CISO & Team.
Stuart Coulson, CISO, Australian Taxation Office

4:25pm - 4:50pm

PANEL: ATO's Operational Framework Update
Martin Mane, Australian Taxation Office

Stuart Coulson, CISO, Australian Taxation Office
Moderator: David Field, ABSIA

5.20pm Close

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Drinks & Canapes
The Parlour (Level 1), State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane