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Connecting You to What's Next in Data

Welcome to our 5th annual Chief Data & Analytics Officer Sydney! Our 2019 event boasts an inspiring speaker line-up with a really comprehensive agenda covering the biggest strategic concerns for leaders in the data and analytics space. Chief Data & Analytics Officer Sydney will gather Australia's senior executives responsible for championing the data agenda, to share insights on the infrastructure, governance, privacy, innovationculture and leadership required to effectively harness data as a strategic asset. Focusing on the biggest challenges faced by data and analytics leaders today, CDAO Sydney tackles how to lead and drive data and analytics strategies to improve operations and services. Discover how Chief Data and Analytics Officers are driving change and shaping their organisations to become analytically mature, business-driven enterprises that outperform their competitors.
Australia’s Largest Gathering of Senior Level Data and Analytics Executives 


50+ Speakers

300+ Attendees

New Contacts Guaranteed


An Inspiring Speaker Faculty

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Teams, Talent & Diversity


Teams, Talent & Diversity is a pre-conference event dedicated to your biggest priority – sourcing talent and building high-performing teams that embrace diversity for the best results. Over the course of the morning the expert speaker faculty will address your common challenges in building teams, retaining talent and strategies to improve employee tenure. You’ll also hear from experts at UTS and the University of Sydney on how universities can help in bridging the talent gap. With ample opportunity for networking and discussion, embrace this opportunity to shape the future for data and analytics talent.


Choose From Two Expert-Led Workshops

CDAO Sydney Workshop

Book onto a small group, in-depth workshop to troubleshoot your biggest obstacles and get an action-plan to implement in the office, designed with the help of our expert facilitators. Choose from two topics:

A) Building an Analytics Practice from Ground Up. Analytics Myths & Best Practices

Facilitator: Dr. Abhi Seth, Senior Director, Data Science & Analytics, Honeywell Aerospace USA

B) Project Management – Embedding Data Governance into Your Delivery Lifecycle

Facilitator: Ai-Hua Kam, Head of Data & Technology, Compliance Program, Standard Chartered Bank


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Why Invest Your Time?

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Be inspired

Hear how data and analytics professionals are leading change, impacting the business and deriving value through a data centric culture. A unique opportunity to benchmark, ask questions and share your story.

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Get Informed

Corinium's approach of visionary keynotes, strategy based panels & discussion groups fosters a discursive, inclusive environment. This is the platform to discover the latest from your industry both locally and internationally.
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New for 2019

Brand new, interactive formats including the Data Talent Gap, Aussie Innovators, ‘Let’s Talk’ meet ups, round tables, live poll analysis, meet the speakers lounge, and expanded speaker tracks for maximum learning.

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2019 Key Themes

AUSTRALIA'S DATA AGENDA -  Building a powerful economy underpinned by data, analytics, AI and machine learning. Bridging industry, academia and government to drive innovation.
THE DATA DRIVEN C-SUITE - Evaluating data analytics investment, prominence and acceptance in the boardroom. 
DATA FRAMEWORK: MANAGED AND GOVERNED - Data governance, quality, privacy and ethics. Supporting data driven decision making across the enterprise with robust and evolved data strategies that support the current and future needs of the enterprise. 
DATA SCIENCE AND INTELLIGENCE - Adopting and evaluating data-driven approaches and tools to support the move from data insight to execution. Practical experiences on the future of analytics: open source and advanced, predictive and experimental analytics. 
CULTURE & LEADERSHIP - Defining, fostering and embedding a culture of data analytics and insight based decision making. Democratising analytics to foster insight and co-operation throughout the organisation.
  THE SMART ENTERPRISE - Driving innovation, agility and business value. Monetising data to deliver strategic worth to the business.
FUTURE DATA TALENT - Understanding innovative approaches to data staff training, increasing expertise and building effective teams.
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What People Are Saying

  • "A fantastic conference to share learnings about data in real life, connect with people from the industry, and understand current challenges ahead."

    Florence La Carbona, Data Operations Senior Manager, BTFG

  • "A great opportunity to learn what other organisations are doing in the analytics space as well as talk to vendors"

    Chris Caley, National Customer Insights Manager,Property, Lendlease

  • "A very valuable conference which enables industry and suppliers to collaborate. It also provides the industry to meet likeminded people that are passionate about data and analytics."

    Louise Barber, Head of Data and Decisioning, AGL Energy

  • "Very relevant with interesting content and great representation across all industries. It has provided me with the external insight I was looking for. "

    Sinead Kennedy-Guy, Portfolio Manager Internal Audit, IAG

  • "Amazing neural and social networking opportunities for data and analytics leaders"

    Swee Ee Bruggisser, Senior Manager,Planning Data and Analytics, Coca Cola Amatil

  • "It was a wonderful conference with great variety of speakers sharing the wonderful things you can do with the right data."

    Trisha Lee, Head of Data Risk and Compliance , ANZ

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The Innovation Game

How Data is Driving Digital Transformation

As part of our ongoing commitment to data and analytics professionals, we interviewed 100 senior data and analytics professionals. The study was commissioned by Paxata, Accenture and Microsoft and the results are presented with commentary from our advisory board members and sponsors.

The following report is designed to give an overview of the challenges, opportunities and technology requirements facing those responsible for accelerating data and analytics within their organization.

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Come and Join Us

CDAO Sydney is the best event on the calendar to get inspired and make new contacts with the people that can help you drive your data analytics projects forward. It's also a lot of fun so don't miss out - book your place now!