ITx 2018 Conference Programme

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The ITx 2018 Programme may change without notice

Tuesday, 10th July 2018

Masterclass Workshops

Masterclass 1
Shed 6
Masterclass 2
Shed 6
Masterclass 3
Shed 6
Masterclass 4
Shed 6
Masterclass 5
Shed 6
Masterclass 6
Shed 6
1:00pm

ITx Masterclass:

How to be a great Project Sponsor

Facilitated by Colin Ellis

ITx Masterclass:

IT Change Management: Getting Results

Facilitated by Greg Sanker

ITx Masterclass:

Does your content exclude potential customers?

Facilitated by Doug Kim

TBA TBA TBA

Wednesday, 11th July 2018

8:00am Registrations open - Tea and Coffee available
9:15am Powhiri and Welcome
9:25am Ministerial opening address
9:50am How to Create an Agile-Ready Culture
Colin Ellis, Project guru (Melbourne)
10:30am Morning Tea

ITP

itSMFnz

CITRENZ

Unconference

Future of Work

Agile Day

AI
Room 1
Security
Room 2
Service Management 1
Room 3
Service Management 2
Room 4
Teaching and Learning
Room 7
Machine Intelligence
Room 8
Meetups
Room 9
Future of Work
Room 5
Agile Day
Room 6
11:00am
Isuru Fernando, Shannon Thomas:
AI And its Role in The Digital Future of New Zealand
Lynley Lee:
Digital Threats Create Strategic Opportunities for IT Professionals
itSMFnz Open Floor
What do you want from these 3 days, from the itSMFnz conference?

We post the top 3 points in both rooms and get speakers to include as many as possible.
Arthur Valle, Prashant Khanna, Sunitha Prabhu:
Comprehensive learning incorporating Ako – A Tertiary Education Approach at Wintec
Nathan Rountree:
“Internet of Things” As a Capstone Project: Reflections on an Educational Initiative
Student meetup
A meetup for students attending the ITx conference under the Student Support Programme
TBA TBA
11:30am Changeover
11:40am
Igor Matich:
Artificial Intelligence in the Cloud
Tony Krzyzewski:
Cybersecurity: The Center for Internet Security & The Global Cyber Alliance - Making a Difference
Rebecca Wilson, Dean Barcham:
How do you make your horse a Unicorn? A practical guide to transforming the way you work
Lana Yakimoff:
Essence of ESM
Trevor Nesbit, Angela Martin, Melisa Chan:
Use of Facebook to Enhance Student Engagement in Undergraduate Higher Education
Sadia Afrin:
A Prototype Robot as an Example of Creative Repurposing of Accessible Technologies
ITP Branch Committee meetup
A chance for ITP Branch Committee members to meet members from other areas
TBA TBA
12:10pm Changeover
12:20pm
Nicolás Erdödy:
The Internet of Things and High Performance Computing: Are They Teaming Up to Work Together?
Daniel Merriott:
Where are the Cybersecurity Skills?
Sanjeev NC:
Selfless Service - A Service Management mindset to improve User Experience
Lou Hunnebeck:
Outcome-based Reporting for Processes and Projects: Remembering the Why
Mapping the system: Innovation, Technology, Education
Ayesha Hakim:
Predicting and Improving the Recognition of Emotions
TBA TBA TBA
12:50pm Lunch
1:40pm AI, Robotics, Ethics and You
Dr Amy Fletcher, Associate Professor, Canterbury University
2:20pm Changeover

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CITRENZ

Unconference

Future of Work

Agile Day

Strategy
Room 1
Opportunities
Room 2
Service Management 1
Room 3
Service Management 2
Room 4
Māori in IT
Room 7
Networking and Security
Room 8
Unconference
Room 9
Future of Work
Room 5
Agile Day
Room 6
2:30pm
Ian Apperley:
Sun Tzu and the Art of IT Strategy
Rohan MacMahon:
How to Turbo-Charge ICT in NZ’s Regions
James Gander:
Using DevOps when you don't do Dev
Akshay Anand:
Using Cynefin to make sense of ITSM
Scott Morton:
Is Change on The Horizon For Maori and Pacific Female High School Students’ When It Comes To ICT.
An Overview of Multimedia QoS in SDN-Enabled IP Networks
Unconference session 1
TBA TBA
3:00pm Afternoon Tea
3:20pm
Andreas Drechsler:
Starting the Digital Journey Safely – The Bare Minimum for IT Strategy Development and IT Risk Manag
Ernie Newman:
Health - A Digital Laggard - Diagnosis and Treatment Plan
Jim Weaver:
Going ‘Paperless’: Enterprise Service Management puts the Customer First.
Daniel Merriott:
Preparing for Service Integration
Kevin Shedlock:
A Conceptual Model of Knowledge Applied To the Indigenous IT Artefact Construction
Thomas Hartley:
Comparison of Windows and Linux as Docker Hosts
Unconference session 2
TBA TBA
3:50pm Changeover
4:00pm
Ray Delany:
Be the Disruptor, Not the Disrupted
Sam Mulholland:
The Middle East: An opportunity for NZ IT organisations?
Zlatko Horvat:
What should you tell your boss about Software Asset Management (SAM)?
Ripzem Lepcha:
Developing Customer Centric Service Catalogue
Attracting Māori to the IT Profession: Key factors from the Literature
Cybercrime concerns and readiness for New Zealand businesses 2016-2017
Unconference session 3
TBA TBA
4:30pm Changeover
4:40pm Resilience and mental wellbeing: How to protect you and your staff
Jacqui Maguire, Clinical Psychologist and Managing Director, Umbrella
5:20pm Closing Comments
5:30pm Conference Networking Drinks

Thursday, 12th July 2018

8:30am Tea and Coffee Available

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itSMFnz

HiNZ Health

PMINZ

CITRENZ

Unconference

General Interest
Room 1
Tech and the Law
Room 2
Agile/DevOps
Room 4
Service Management 1
Room 3
Health IT Today
Room 5
IT Project Management Day
Room 6
IT and Society
Room 7
Software Development
Room 8
Unconference
Room 9
9:20am Opening Comments
9:30am The human side of Digital Transformation
Greg Sanker, CIO, Oregon Department of Administrative Services (USA)
10:10am Morning Tea
10:40am
Caroline Paver:
A Key Part of Your Business is Broken - And You Don't Even Know.
Mei Fern Johnson, Chris Curran :
Top 5 Legal Tips When Introducing Tech Innovation
Carl Weller:
How To Make Sense Of Your Role As A Project Manager or Sponsor On An Agile Project
Lean Coffee
Richard Medlicott:
Introducing the National Care Primary Data System
Horia Slusanchi:
Agile over two decades
Stephanie Day:
Digital Divide Experiences from the Chatham Islands
Web Intelligence in Tourism: User Experience Design and Recommender System Case Study: Southland Tou
Unconference session 4
11:10am Changeover
11:20am
Nitish Verma:
Data Governance in Practice - Integrating with Organisation Decision Making
Tom Maasland:
Technology Systems Transformations - Lessons Learned from a Legal Perspective
Nataliya Alkhimova:
Applying Agile to Analytics and Business Intelligence: What it is like. Why do it. Making it Work.
Akshay Anand:
Learn About The ITIL Update!
Lloyd McCann:
Now, near and next: a private healthcare perspective
Cillin Hearns:
The Psychology of Leadership
Sarah Snell, Catherine Snell-Siddle:
Divers IT y: Putting Gender on the Agenda
Frina Albertyn :
Expanding Business Intelligence using Internet data
Unconference session 5
11:50am Changeover
12:00pm
Duncan Watson:
A Practical Technical Reference Model
Renee Stiles:
Smart Contracts – What On Earth Are They And How Should They Work?
Rob England:
Project Management Was The Worst Thing That Ever Happened to IT
Lawrie Kirk:
Service management in the digital world - VeriSM
Peter Jordan:
Why HL7 FHIR is HOT and SNOMED CT is COOL for Digital Healthcare
Darcy Mellsop:
Key principles for leaders adopting a continuous improvement approach
Katherine MacCallum:
Supporting Māori Language Learning using Augmented Reality
Minjie Hu:
A Case Study of Using Scrum in Teaching Software Process
Unconference session 6
12:30pm Lunch

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HiNZ Health

PMINZ

CITRENZ

Unconference

Case Studies
Room 1
Education
Room 2
Architecture
Room 4
Service Management 1
Room 3
Health IT Today
Room 5
IT Project Management Day
Room 6
CITRENZ
Room 7
Supporting Students
Room 8
Unconference
Room 9
1:20pm Mental Health Panel
A panel of experts discuss mental health in the tech sector. Panelists TBC.
2:20pm Changeover
2:30pm
Robyn Kamira:
Incredible Skies - Activating Drone Tech Development in NZ / Aotearoa
Lars Oliver Dam:
Strategies to Support Interest in a CS/IT Career Among Middle School Students
Andrew Dingfelder:
Key Drivers in Successful Continuous Delivery
Jan Schilt:
How simulations can increase your ITSM performance
Jon Herries:
Innovation in Healthcare Technology - making it go faster
Clarke Ching:
Agile
SIG Meetup
A meetup of the CITRENZ Special Interest Groups
David Skelton:
From Reference-desk to Help-Desk: The crossover between library services and information technology
Unconference session 7
3:00pm Afternoon Tea
3:20pm
Maurice Dubey:
The Rise of Robotic Process Automation in New Zealand
Michael Gat:
Can You do That On A Raspberry Pi? (aka, education using the simplest environments possible)
Duncan Watson:
Who makes Architectural Decisions?
itSMFnz Panel - TBC
Lori Hand:
Mobile Health – Leveraging AI and Mobile design to Improve Outcomes
Mike Roberts:
You’ve been landed with that project, now what do you do?
Head of School Meeting
Bi-annual meeting of the CITRENZ Heads of School
Evaluating Student Support Systems for International Information Technology Students
Unconference session 8
3:50pm Changeover Changeover
4:00pm
Gareth Cronin:
Conversational User Experience Lessons: Building a Startup with Tech at the Peak of the Hype-cycle
Murray Wills:
Seoul Accord Degree Accreditation
Bill Ross:
Moving From Legacy To The Future – Can You Get There From Here?
Ivor Macfarlane:
Intelligent Disobedience - A service dog idea for service management
Gabe Rijpma:
Rise of the Machines – the impact of applying AI to some of our most pressing healthcare problems
Matt Harris:
"No "ferry tale" ending: IT Project Management on the Hauraki Gulf"
Jamie Vaughan:
Continuing Professional Development: Returning to study with Work-Based Learning
Unconference session 9
4:30pm Changeover
4:40pm Riding the exponential wave of change
Kaila Colbin, Ambassador, Singularity University
5:20pm Closing Comments
6:30pm NZ Excellence in IT Awards Gala Dinner

Friday, 13th July 2018

8:30am Tea and Coffee Available

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itSMFnz

TechCommNZ

CITRENZ

Unconference

NZOSS

Tech Women

Skills and Talent
Room 1
Testing and QA
Room 2
Service Management 1
Room 3
Service Management 2
Room 4
TechCommNZ
Room 6
Educational Practice
Room 7
Unconference
Room 9
Open Source Day
Room 5
Women in Tech
Room 8
9:30am Opening Comments
9:40am Can you feel that? Empathy in an A.I. world
Doug Kim, Snr Content Editor, Microsoft (USA)
10:20am Morning Tea
10:50am
Jane Wharton:
Skills And Culture For The Digital Age (Transforming the Transformers)
Judy Mckay:
Quality is Key
Linda McCarthy:
Communication Gobbledegook and how to untangle It
Rob England:
A Four Stage Model For How Organisations Adopt DevOps
Tony Self:
That’ll Never Happen: Impossible Documentation
Jamie Vaughan:
Learning Frameworks: Practical Application of Self-Assessment Tools
Unconference session 10
NZOSS Update
TBA
11:20am Changeover
11:30am
Daniel Merriott:
Introducing SFIA7
Bevan Mccabe:
Test Automation - You're Doing It Wrong
Renata Pellino-Porter:
Shaping the Culture of your Team
Pete Yates:
ITSM and Agile a match made in heaven - really?
Catherine Caudwell:
From user experience to user relationship
TBA
Unconference session 11
Kristina Hoeppner:
Who creates open source software?
TBA
12:00pm Changeover
12:10pm
Amanda Santos:
Why We Have to hire Interns And Keep IT Talent In NZ
Martin Gordon:
The Evolution of Testing
Brett Moffett:
Taking Out the Trash! Automating basic Service Management tasks
Beth Coleman:
Enterprise-wide KCS Adoption - a case
Shelly Davies:
Even techie peeps can write like humans (and why you freaking should!)
Samuel Ekundayo:
Modelling tertiary students’ flow experience in a mobile learning environment
Unconference session 12
TBA TBA
12:40pm Lunch

ITP

itSMFnz

TechCommNZ

CITRENZ

Unconference

NZOSS

Tech Women

Skills and Talent
Room 1
Case Studies
Room 2
Service Management 1
Room 3
Service Management 2
Room 4
TechCommNZ
Room 6
Educational Practice
Room 7
Unconference
Room 9
Open Source Day
Room 5
Women in Tech
Room 8
1:20pm Tahi Rua Toru Tech - Launch of full programme
Come along to the full launch of Tahi Rua Toru Tech, New Zealand's school-based digital challenge.
1:40pm Not Yet 20: Inside the minds of NZ's next generation of leaders
Alexia Hilbertidou, Founder, GirlBoss NZ
2:20pm Changeover
2:30pm
Sam Jarman:
Start Your Career Right
Nicolás Erdödy:
SKA: The Ultimate Big Data Project
Lou Hunnebeck:
Oh, You Meant That? Setting and Managing Expectations
Ivor Macfarlane:
30 years in ITSM: totally changed and completely the same
Doug Kim:
Doug Kim talks Microsoft Style
Samuel Ekundayo, Tony Clear, Alison Clear, Sam Mann:
Choosing, Mentoring and Assessing Team Work in Computing Education
Unconference session 13
TBA TBA
3:00pm Afternoon tea
3:20pm
Terry Chapman:
How To Get That Next Big Pay Rise (or soft skills for techos)
Sanjay D'Souza, Clare Toufexis:
Life Events: Transforming Government Online Service Delivery
Tristan Boot:
The Holy Grail - A Trilogy in 4 Parts
Greg Sanker:
TBC
Tony Self, Shelly Davies, Doug Kim:
Unconference with TechCommNZ
TBA
Unconference session 14
Cut-Copy-And-Paste
TBA
3:50pm Changeover Changeover
4:00pm
Sally Lai:
Millennial Leaders: Give Them a Reason to Stay
Guy Kloss:
Kauri ID - A Self-Sovereign, Blockchain-based Identity System
Open Floor
CITRENZ Best Paper Awards
Presentation of the awards for the CITRENZ conference papers and posters
Unconference session 15
TBA TBA
4:30pm Changeover
4:40pm Living in the Disruption Economy: Why our customers are screaming for change but we’re not listening
Julie Mohr, International speaker and author (USA)
5:20pm Closing Comments