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IIBA Australia Chapter

16-20 October 2023

Adelaide | Auckland | Brisbane | Melbourne | Perth | Sydney & Online

Dr Darryl Carlton


How the f*ck did this happen?

Dr Darryl Carlton, Project management trainer, practitioner & researcher

Melbourne | Thursday, 19th Oct | 2.30pm

In today’s technology-driven world, cybersecurity is paramount to protecting critical systems and data from an array of constantly evolving threats.

In his presentation, Dr Carlton will discuss the ever-growing cyber risks facing organisations, give real-world attack examples and discuss the legal landscape governing cyber activities.

A must for anyone building or safeguarding today’s digital solutions, this presentation will equip you with insights to enhance your cyber resilience and bolster defences across your organisation’s infrastructure and products.

Dr Richard Stejer

Projects in Sustainability

Dr Richard Stejer, Sustainability trainer, facilitator and advisor

Online | Thursday, 19th Oct | 12.00pm

If you’re ready to learn how to deliver projects that are better for your organisation, people and the planet, don’t miss this enlightening presentation with Dr Richard Stejer.

Dr Stejer will discuss the ongoing challenges to Australia’s sustainability, highlight gaps in the ESG and CSR reporting frameworks and explore the BA’s role in sustainability reporting and project management.

With environmental and social issues looming large for many organisations, there’s never been a better time to learn how the project management profession will be affected in coming years.

Meet our expert speakers

Dr Darryl Carlton is a researcher and practitioner in the field of IT project management, with a particular emphasis on the causes of IT project failure, and the consequences and impact of failure on client organisations. Darryl holds a PhD in Business Information Systems, and is currently undertaking research in the School of Law at RMIT into the consequences of project failure and the role of arbitration, mediation and dispute resolution in project outcomes. Darryl has led more than 20 IT projects ranging in value from $1.8m to $1.5b, where he was responsible for program management, architecture, strategy, and commercial negotiations.

Dr Richard Stejer is a corporate trainer, facilitator and advisor with government agencies and organisations across the Asia-Pacific. His expertise includes project management planning and quality assurance. He has a longstanding interest in sustainability, having grown up near Yellowstone National Park. He has since taught regenerative grazing practices in arid climates and consulted on social responsibility and finance industry ethics in the aftermath of the Banking Royal Commission. He has a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Macquarie University.

About FoBA

The 2023 Festival of Business Analysis is a week-long program featuring speakers from around the world. With an online program as well as local in-person events in most major capital cities, this is an event not to be missed!

This year’s theme, ‘Empathise, Evolve, Emerge’ explores a strategic departure from conventional expertise, toward a fusion of forward-looking and trend-provocative methodologies.

Through a week-long program of keynotes and expert talks, FoBA invites professionals on a transformative journey to harmonise their established skills with innovative strategies.

Don’t miss this enlightening event!