Brisbane 2017 Agenda

Friday 20th October 2017

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Merivale St & Glenelg Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Please find below the agenda for the 2017 Business Analysis Professional Day in Brisbane.

TimeStream 1
Stream 2
Stream 3
Presentations &
Quick Bites
Stream 4
8:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome + IIBA Global News with the Asia-Pacific Regional Director for the IIBA
9:15 - 10:00 Opening Keynote: Rosemary Vilgan – Director at Commonwealth Bank Group Super
10:00 – 10:30 Morning networking break (morning tea provided)
10:30 – 11:30Julie Graefe -Stakeholder engagement on a tax reform program in AfghanistanBill Oakes - Business Analysis in a Changing WorldJosh Barnett - Transforming the BA Practice: Beyond Business AnalysisGwen Pinnington - BA as Coach and Strategist
11:30 - 12:30Pascale Weir - Customer Experience: How to be a better Customer AnalystAndrea Tappe - Reducing the Cost of Compliance through InnovationDr Mark Griffin - Has my project been effective? An introduction to survey design and program evaluation
12:30 – 13:30Lunchtime networking break (lunch provided)
13:30 – 14:30Dana Malcova - Delivering Unique Value with Customer-Focused Business ArchitecturePeter Stanford - The Art and Science of Business Analysis; It's more than just a few pertinent questions and answersLesley Cooper - Today's business analyst, dinosaur or dynamo?Gareth Jones - How to Develop a Business Analysis Practice
Gina Davidovic - Hacking the Role of the Business Analyst: Practical Benefits Management
14:30 - 15:30Melissa Nicholls - A Change Practitioner's Journey, Mines to VinesKirsty Smith - VUCA this! A BA in a changing worldBA in a changing world Malini Jayaganesh - The BA as Strategic Partner: Lessons from the field
Amanda Lee - Demonstrating Impact: Social Missions and For Profit Enterprises
15:30 - 16:00Afternoon networking break
16:00 - 17:00 Closing Keynote: Toni Powell – Stress Less, Enjoy More

Note – Whilst the session program is not expected to change, small amendments may be made to accommodate speaker availability.

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