Agenda

May 12 – 09:30 am to 05:30 pm (AEDT)

9:20 am

Introduction | Virtual Welcome from Girls In Tech

Speaker(s): 
Christine Rodrigues – Strategic Alliances, Adobe APAC

9:30 am

Introduction | Welcome from Girls In Tech

Speaker(s): 
Jess Box – Managing Director, Girls In Tech Australia
Karen Katz – Board Member, Girls in tech Australia

9:45 am

Being in tech – What does it mean to be “in tech” in 2021 and beyond?

Theme – Business in tech

Speaker(s): 
Candi Castleberry – VP, Diversity Partnership Strategy + External Engagement at Twitter

10:15 am

Leading with diversity – why woke leaders know diversity is their key to long term success

Theme – Business in tech

Speaker(s): 
Sastry Durvasula – Partner & Global Chief Technology & Digital Officer at McKinsey & Company
Adriana Gascoigne – Founder at Girls In Tech

10:45 am

The future of design-led tech – building a design community

Theme – Creative in tech

Speaker(s): 
Carly Ayres – UX Community & Culture at Google Design

11:15 am

Morning tea break

Expo Hall and Networking

Speaker(s): 

11:45 am

Emerging tech – does this concept still exist? Or is it all just “tech” now?

Theme – Data & engineering in tech

Speaker(s): 
Steve Sammartino – Futurist, Technologist

12:15 pm

Authenticity in data science – What does trust mean in a cloud world?

Theme – Data & engineering in tech

Speaker(s): 
Jane Crofts – Founder at Data To The People
Agnes Schliebitz-Ponthus – VP of Product at Fluent Commerce

12:45 pm

Lunch break

Expo Hall and Networking

Speaker(s): 

1:45 pm

Workshop Session 1: Engineering

The ‘What’, “why” and “how” plus how quality engineering benefits all those involved.

Speaker(s): 
Patrick Tsang – Chief Technology Officer at DX Solutions

1:45 pm

Workshop Session 1: Creative

Connecting and influencing in a digitally distracted world.

Speaker(s): 
Jon Yeo – Curator at TEDxMelbourne

1:45 pm

Workshop Session 1: Data

Building a streaming data pipeline with AWS

Speaker(s): 
Rosyll Niranjana Xavier – Head of Data at Linktree
Stephanie McDonald – Data Engineer at Linktree
Clémence Lévecque – Data Scientist at Linktree

1:45 pm

Virtual Workshop Session 1: Engineering

“…Code is a superpower every young woman should be able to access” — Karlie Kloss

Speaker(s): 
Meggan Turner – Front End Engineer, General Assembly

3:15 pm

Afternoon tea break

Expo Hall and Networking

Speaker(s): 

3:45 pm

Workshop Session 2: Engineering

Savour the Serverless

Speaker(s): 
Supriya Parate, Servian
Mickey Huang, Servian

3:45 pm

Workshop Session 2: DevOps

DevOps and Continuous Delivery – 49 releases, 0 defects: Step by Step guide to Infrastructure as Code

Speaker(s): 
David Mackenzie – CTO, Crystal Delta

3:45 pm

Workshop Session 2 – Business

Speaking to your customers the right way – the power of email communication

Speaker(s): 
Georgia Cooper, RMIT Online

3:45 pm

Virtual Workshop Session 2 – Marketing

Building a Marketing Game Plan

Speaker(s): 
Angelique Schierz-Crusius, General Assembly

5:15 pm

The Great Debate

AI + ML – there’s no such thing as going too far

Speaker(s): 
Clémence Lévecque – Data Scientist at Linktree
Christine Rodrigues – Strategic Partnerships at Adobe
Joe Widing – Sales Director at Medallia

5:45 pm

Closing remarks

Thank you for joining us!

Speaker(s): 
Jess Box – Managing Director, Girls In Tech Australia
Karen Katz – Board Member, Girls in tech Australia

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