2021 Australia tech conference and event guide

Computerworld Australia’s updated guide to in-person and virtual events for technology and IT pros.

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Computerworld Australia has compiled a list of upcoming technology events for the Australian IT industry taking place in the following weeks and months.

With the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person conferences and summits may be rescheduled or canceled unexpectedly, so be sure to verify an event’s status before scheduling travel.

This list will be updated as we hear of more events, so keep checking for updates.

August 2021

As new cases of COVID-19 emerge in Sydney and with lockdown restrictions in place, make sure you check with organisers regarding possible changes to events dates or location. 

24 August: CIO Summit 2021 Australia, Sydney. The mix of in-person and virtual sessions will focus on helping IT leaders invest in and implement technology strategies for the postpandemic ‘new normal’. Note: The date is likely to change to 28 August and perhaps later, depending on teh Sydney lockdown status.

September 2021

16 September: ARN Innovation Awards, Sydney. The black-tie event combines annonucements of Australia Reseller News’s winning entrants for technoklogy innovation in the channel with best-practices examples. 

20-21 September: Tech in Gov, Canberra. The conference offers senior public and private sector IT experts opportunities to learn, network, and source ICT solutions for the ongoing digital transformation within Australian business and government.

29 September: Higher Education ITS Summit 2021, Melbourne. The event brings together senior leaders from IT, client services and service delivery to discuss the key challenges in developing their information and technology capabilities.

October 2021

25-27 October: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo Australia, Sydney. The event combines analyst and vendor technology sections with an enterrise technology showcase.

November 2021

15-17 November: Australian Cyber Conference 2021, Melbourne. The annual conference from the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) seeks to build the capabilities of security professionals.

24-25 November: Techspo Sydney 2021, Sydney. The technology expo will be held at the ANZ Stadium, showcasing upcoming technologies and innovation.

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