Sydney 2017 Agenda

Thursday 26th October 2017

Luna Park
1 Olympic Drive
Milsons Point NSW 2061

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

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:15Welcome - Ken Fulmer, President and CEO of IIBA International
9:15 - 10:15Opening Keynote - Yvonne Butler, CEO of the Australian Institute of Project Management
10:15 – 10:45 Morning networking break (morning tea provided)
10:45 – 11:45
The Modern BA in an ever changing LandscapeBA as Leader and InfluencerGrowing as a BA
Dr Bradley Rolfe - Modelling the Future: Business IntelligencePhilip Dove - Role of the BA in designing, developing and maintaining an Enterprise Business Capability FrameworkLouisa Leung - Myth busting the role of the BA as a Facilitator
12:00 - 13:00
Session 1Session 2Session 3
Mike Boutel - “Having a Whale of a Good Time” Product Owner As BA – a Larger than Life OpportunityDana Malcova - Delivering Unique Value with Customer-Focused Business ArchitectureNeil Bazley - BA2: From Analyst to Designer
13:00 – 14:00Lunchtime networking break (lunch provided)
14:00 – 15:00
Session 1Session 2Session 3
Kristine Howard - The Campsite Rule: Leaving the Tech Industry Better than We Found ItJoseph Ling - Strategy and the Business AnalystBriana Ertanin – Get Certified! WHY every business analyst should aspire to become CBAP certified and HOW to achieve that
15:15 - 16:15
Session 1Session 2Session 3
Mohamed Ali – Why User Stories Fail and How to Jump start your Agile TransitionLawrie Kirk – You will never walk alone - a BA’s role does not have to be a lonely onePeter Stanford – The Art and Science of Business Analysis; It’s more than just a few pertinent questions and answers
16:15 - 16:45Afternoon networking break
16:45 - 17:45Closing Keynote - Ken Sheargold, CEO of PM-Partners Group
17:45 - 18:00Goodbye and thanks - Glenn Brule, Chairperson, IIBA Sydney Branch
18:00 - 19:00Cocktail Reception