The 6th annual International Young ICT Professionals Conference will be held on the 3rd and 4th of September, 2009 at the Dockside Convention Centre, Darling Harbour in Sydney Australia. This year's theme is “Future of ICT - Lead, Transform, and Succeed“. The conference will combine a trade show and draw top ICT Professionals and Graduates in addition to international guests.
Key note speakers include Fiona Balfour (former CIO of Qantas and Telstra) and Graeme Wood (Founder of Wotif). The program will provide young professionals, recent graduates and university students around the world with the techniques, skills and confidence to advance their career in Information Communications Technology (ICT). A Panel Discussion is included as part of the 2 day program.
Other speakers include:
Dr Paul Scully-Power (Australia's first astronaut)
Glenn Wightwick (Director, IBM Australian Development Lab)
Neville Roach (Former Chairman Fujitsu Australia)
Varun Kapur (General Manager (ANZ) - Tata Consultancy Service)
Bianca Wirth (Green IT advocate)
Chris Johnson (Australian National University)
Sarma Rajaraman (CIO, Genworth Financial)
Debbie Timmins (Young Professional of the Year 2005)
Yohan Ramasundara (Immediate Past Director, Young IT Professionals Board)
Jill Noble (Principal, Pivotal HR)
Mark Lloyd (A National ICT Identity and Thought Leader)
Tom Worthington (Author of the book 'Net Traveller')
Julie Irwin (A Winner of IT's Million $ Babes Award).
Stephen Kowal (CIO, CSC Australia)
Inspirational presentations from a world-class selection of speakers provide an invaluable opportunity that should not be missed by young professionals all around the world! The conference incorporates opportunities to network with fellow participants, speakers, sponsors CIO’s, colleagues and potential future employers.
To register, please go to the Conference website at: http://www.acs.org.au/youngit/2009conference/