DefenceWatch Meet the Chiefs - CIOG 2022

Unfortunately this event has been rescheduled to 12th April, 2022.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

C3I is pleased to announce the next “Meet the Chiefs” Defence Watch Industry Briefing, featuring the Chief Information Officer Group. 

The program and agenda are being finalised and will be avised soon.

Keynote Presentation:     Mr Stephen Pearson, Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) The Defence CIO is accountable to the Secretary of Defence and the Chief of the Defence Force to set the strategic ICT direction for the entire portfolio. The mandate of the CIO is to provide a modern, secure, sustainable and scalable Single Information Environment (SIE) to enable ADF operations and support Defence business. The SIE is expansive; it includes Defence’s computing networks, cyber security capability, military and business applications and the data that they generate and carry, as well as the strategic communications and spectrum required for warfighting networks. The authority of the CIO encompasses all aspects of the SIE capability management including strategy, planning, prioritisation, development, implementation and support.

CIOG Panel Discussion and Q&A:
          Mr Jeff Goedecke, First Assistant Secretary, ICT Service Delivery and Reform:

FAS ICT Service Delivery and Reform (ICTSDR) is responsible for managing enterprise ICT business operations, encapsulating governance, risk, performance, budget, strategic workforce and commercial capabilities. He leads the enterprise ICT transformation program, and oversights Group performance.

          Mr Justin Keefe, Chief Technology Officer:
The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is responsible for the Defence ICT architecture and delivering ICT systems and applications in line with Defence's corporate goals and strategies. The CTO also provides guidance and support to Defence on projects of strategic significance, promoting technology awareness and competence throughout the organisation and ensuring applications are built and integrated in line with CIOG's architecture for applications, infrastructure, and information.

          Mr Dean Welsh, First Assistant Secretary, ICT Delivery:
The FAS ICT Delivery (ICTD) is responsible for the delivery of new and enhanced business solutions into the Defence Single Information Environment through program, project and service management.

          MAJGEN Murray Thompson, Head ICT Operations (HICTO), Strategic J6:
The Head of ICT Operations / Strategic J6, is responsible for delivering the Single Information Environment as a global end-to-end capability including the provision of satellite communications, electromagnetic spectrum and networks to support military operations. He is the principal strategic adviser (Strategic J6) to the CDF and Chief of Joint Operations on communications and information systems and electromagnetic spectrum.


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Event Properties

Event Date 12-04-2022 12:30
Event End Date 12-04-2022 15:30
Registration Start Date 10-12-2021
Cut off date 07-04-2022 17:00
Individual Price $295.00
Location The National Press Club

Group Rate

#Registrants + Rate/Person ($)
3 265.50
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