2019 Program of Events

Innovation Month Program of Events

This page will be updated regularly with the national program of events for Innovation Month 2019. All the events listed here are open for anyone to attend, but please ensure you register for each event through the link provided as places are limited.

If you would like to host your own Innovation Month event, please head over to our 'For event hosts' page

Event

Date

Host & location

Thursday 27 June – Friday 5 July

Keynote presentation with

Dr Sarah Pearson

Thursday 27 June

10.30am - 12.00pm

Department of Employment, Skills, Small & Family Business

Canberra 

Innovation Month official launch event 

Monday 1 July 

9.30am - 11.30am

Public Sector Innovation Network              & Institute of Public      Administration Australia ACT

                  Canberra 

The Great Senior Executive Staff Debate - What drives innovation in the public sector? 

Monday 1 July

1.30pm - 2.30pm 

Department of Human Services

Canberra 

Introduction to Lego® Serious Play® Methodology

Tuesday 2 July 

10.00am - 12.00pm 

Department of Defence 

Canberra 

Accessing childcare community meet-up

Thursday 4 July

9.30am - 12.00pm

Digital Transformation Agency 

Canberra 

IP Data Platform Innovation Open Day

Thursday 4 July

10.00am – 2.15pm

IP Australia

Canberra 

Picking the right virtual hammer for the job 

Friday 5 July 

10.00am - 11.00am

Department of Defence 

Canberra 

What's actually involved in producing an immersive experience?

Friday 5 July 

2.00pm - 3.00pm

Department of Defence 

Canberra 

Monday 8 – Friday 12 July

Introduction to Lego® Serious Play® Methodology

Monday 8 July 

1.30pm - 3.00pm

Department of Defence 

Canberra 

Smart buildings and connected workplaces

Tuesday 9 July 

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Department of Defence 

Canberra 

Keynote presentation with Ian Oppermann - Harnessing big data to drive innovation 

Thursday 11 July

3.00pm - 4.30pm

IP Australia 

Canberra 

Exploring the Role of Government in Community-led Change

Friday 12 July

9.30am - 12.30pm

Collaboration for Impact

Canberra

What does the Hololens 2 and Mixed Reality bring to the table? 

Friday 12 July 

10.00am - 11.00am

Department of Defence 

Canberra 

Bringing Geographic Information System data to AR

Friday 12 July 

 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Department of Defence 

Canberra 

Monday 15 – Friday 19 July

Merging process transformation with digital automation 

Monday 15

9.30am - 10.30am

Automation Anywhere

Canberra

Using drones, 4D and Augmented Reality to bring Indigenous cultures digitally alive 

Monday 15 July 

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Department of Defence

Canberra 

DHS's Technology and Innovation Centre 

Monday 15 July 

2.00pm - 4.30pm

Graduate Data Network & Department of Human Services

Canberra

Optimise & automate decision making with machine learning

Wednesday 17 July

9.30 - 10.30am

Automation Anywhere 

Canberra 

Government Innovation & Design Labs Marketplace 

   Thursday 18 July

   9.30am - 12.30pm 

Public Sector Innovation Network 

Canberra 

Byte-sized Digital Summit

Thursday 18 July

1.00pm - 5.00pm

Digital Transformation Agency 

Canberra

Ethical Use of AI in Government

Thursday 18 July

11.00am - 12.30pm

Department of the Environment and Energy

Canberra

Innovation at the Australian Bureau of Statistics 

Thursday 18 July

2.00pm - 4.30pm

Graduate Data Network & Australian Bureau of Statistics 

Canberra

Advanced image processing with robotic process automation

Friday 19 July

9.30am - 10.30am

Automation Anywhere 

Canberra 

Research that changes things: challenges and new directions

Friday 19 July 

10.15am - 11.45am

Queensland Government's BiiG Network & Griffith Uni 

Brisbane & Online

Monday 22 – Friday 26 July

How to be a rebel in government

Tuesday 23 July

10.00am - 11.00am 

apolitical 

Online Workshop 

Beyond the future of work

Tuesday 23 July

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Citrix Australia 

Sydney 

Creating services for humans

Tuesday 23 July

10.00am - 1.00pm

Digital Transformation Agency

Canberra 

Psychological safety workshop

Wednesday 24 July 

2.00pm - 3.00 pm

3.15pm - 4.15pm

The Innovation Network at Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet

Melbourne 

The New Rules for High Performance with Gihan Perera

Wednesday 24 July 

7.15am - 8.30am

Landgate

Perth 

Introduction to Design Thinking

Thursday 25 July 

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Department of Defence

Canberra 

F@#k Up Night - Government Edition

Thursday 25 July

3.30pm - 5.30pm

Public Sector Innovation Network

Canberra 

Build it and they will come... maybe?

Friday 26 July 

9.30am - 10.30am

Queensland Government's BiiG Network

Brisbane & online 

'People are the Problem': Innovation through the lens of a behavioural scientist 

Friday 26 July 

10.30am - 11.30am

Queensland Government's BiiG Network

Brisbane & online 
Innovation sandpit 

Friday 26 July

1.30pm - 3.30pm

Department of Agriculture

Canberra 

Design system winter meetup

Friday 26 July

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Digital Transformation Agency 

Canberra 

How to give a TEDx presentation

Friday 26 July

1.30pm - 3.00pm

Department of Defence

Canberra 

Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 July

An introduction to the Global Innovation Exchange 

Monday 29 July 

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Canberra

Project Their: How We Designed a Solution for the Navy

Tuesday 30 July

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Department of Defence

Canberra 

Experimentation in government: a global perspective 

Tuesday 30 July

4.00pm - 5.30pm

Nesta & Public Sector Innovation Network 

Canberra 

Public Sector Innovation Awards Ceremony 

 

Wednesday 31 July

4.00pm - 6.00pm

 

Public Sector Innovation Network & Institute of Public Administration Australia ACT

Canberra 

GovX Life Event Journey Mapping Workshop 

Wednesday 31 July 

9.45am - 12.00pm

Digital Transformation Agency Canberra

An Introduction to the Global Innovation Exchange

Wednesday 31 July 

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Canberra

Developing an experimental approach inside government

Wednesday 31 July 

1.30pm - 2.30 pm

States of Change

Canberra