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Invitation to the ACS Queensland & International Connector Future of Women in Technology evening event,

Monday 4 November, River City Labs

ACS Queensland together with San Francisco-based International Connector are hosting an inspiring panel and networking event featuring international leading lights in tech. This event supports the co-creation of best practices for changing the dialogue of women working in tech today. Our trail-blazing speakers will help lead the conversation around opportunities in tech and leadership, sharing their unique journeys, wins and challenges with candour. In addition, we will discuss strategies for building a strong pipeline of women entering the technology industries.

Date: Monday 4 November 2019

Time: 5:30pm for 6pm start – 9pm

Venue: ACS Queensland’s new home - River City Labs, The Precinct, TC Beirne Building, Level 3/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley.

Cost: $25 for ACS members and $35 for non-members.

Special discount code (for WiT members) is WiTDiscount.

Canapes and refreshments will be served.

Register here

Confirmed speakers so far:

Janine Griffiths, Managing Director at Accenture - ANZ Public Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Lead, Accenture. As the leader of some of the largest and most complex government transformations that Accenture has delivered, Janine brings her 24 years of experience and considerable expertise to bear to help clients succeed from initial planning to execution.

Liz McMillan, former CEO, Dictionary.com. Liz McMillan is a tenacious digital executive who has consistently created value through strategic investment and culture transformation. In her tenure as CEO of Dictionary.com, Liz orchestrated a turnaround that culminated in the sale of the company with > 2x increase in valuation in 3 years.

Sarah-Jane Peterschlingmann, Managing Direction, A-Tech. Sarah-Jane is an experienced web developer, qualified commercial valuer, angel investor and entrepreneur who is obsessed with business, investment and technology. She works with software providers, airlines, banks, government, real estate, construction, health, digital agencies, corporate and medium to large enterprise, businesses look to ATech when being online is mission-critical.


Women in Tech. Fest 2019 provides an immersive, supportive and

uplifting learning environment connecting leaders and future leaders with industry trailblazers,

solution providers and technology experts.

Now in its 4th year – Women in Tech. Fest is a proven, high level, fun and immersive event for forward thinking women who want to learn, expand their networks and realise their full potential.

The conference is taking place in Brisbane 6-8 November, 2019, over 3 interactive days, Women in Tech. Fest will combine discussions around leadership and career development with in-depth content focused on the opportunities for tech and ICT from current and future leaders across all industries.

Attendees will be hanging out with Australia’s most successful tech founders, leaders and role models from diverse industries and skill sets covering devops, systems, digital, IT, ICT and STEM in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Key themes include:

  • Lessons and inspiration from some of the world’s most successful and innovative women in tech
  • Developing an authentic leadership style
  • How to reach board positions
  • What Australia needs to do to thrive in tech in the next decade
  • Trends in technology - Blockchain, AI, drones, big data and more

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr. Joanna Batstone, Vice President, New Offerings and Emerging Technology, IBM Data and AI (US)
  • Audrey Tang, Digital Minister, Taiwan
  • Rhody Burton, Head of Cloud Partnerships and Alliances, Google
  • Melissa Verner Green, National Agency Lead / Board Director, Facebook / Essendon Football Club
  • Hon. Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Australian Federal Government

10% discount is available to all WiT members.  Please use VIP code WiT10 to access.

For more details or to book go to https://www.womenintechfest.com.au/




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