Q4 2019 ICT Event Calendar

December 17, 2019 in Events

Q4 2019 ICT Event Calendar

We’ve created a list of all of the events that are coming up in Australia and New Zealand for Telco’s, Wholesalers, MSPs and VARs in Q4 2019.

Did we miss anything? Let us know by emailing marketing@emersion.com.


1st | Dell Technologies Forum | Sydney
7th – 9th | Australian Cyber Conference | Melbourne
9th | Customer Engagement Summit | Melbourne
15th | Dell Technologies Forum | Perth
15th | Future Work Summit| Sydney
15th – 16th | IoT Impact | Sydney
22nd | Ingram Micro Cloud Summit | Sydney
23rd | DATTO – PSA Service Delivery Management | Sydney
23rd | Dell Technologies Forum | Melbourne*
24th | Ingram Micro Cloud Summit | Melbourne*
24th | Something Digital | Brisbane
24th | AI Summit VIC | Melbourne
25th – 26th | Small Business IT Professionals National Conference | Adelaide
28th | NetThing | Sydney
29th – 31st | CEBIT Australia | Sydney
28th – 31st | Gartner Symposium ITxpo | Gold Coast


6th – 8th | Women in Technology Festival | Brisbane
12th | Datto – PSA Service Delivery Management | Auckland
12th | Dell Technologies Forum | Brisbane
12th – 13th | Customer Advocacy and Complaints Resolution | Sydney
13th | Datto RMM | Auckland
20th | Datto – PSA Contract Management – The Next Steps | Sydney
21st | Datto RMM | Sydney
27th | ConnectWise IT Nation Share | Perth*
29th | Dell Technologies Forum | Auckland


2nd | YOW! CTO Summit | Brisbane
3rd | Oracle Modern Cloud Day | Sydney *
3rd – 5th | COSAC | Melbourne
4th | ConnectWise IT Nation Share | Auckland*
12th | YOW! CTO Summit | Melbourne

*Emersion will be attending this event

Business Innovation

Vendor: Oracle
Date: 3rd December
Cost: Free

Emersion’s CTO Martin Edge will be speaking at Oracle’s Modern Cloud day.

“Are you ready to experience the future of cloud technology and digital innovation, today? Secure your complimentary pass for Oracle Modern Cloud Day and hear about Oracle’s Generation 2 Cloud, here now in Sydney.”

Vendor: CEBIT
Dates: 29th – 31st October
Cost: $0 – $499 AUD

“CEBIT Australia showcases the dynamic merger of business with technology, where it’s going AND how it can help you”

Vendor: Bright Humans
Date: October 24
Cost: $399 AUD

Something Digital “…is designed to celebrate our digital ecosystem and help organisations in Brisbane and SE QLD to strengthen their digital capabilities across various business areas including marketing, business analytics, technology, leadership, customer design and operations.

Built as a collaborative initiative, the content is curated to challenge and support the entire digital ecosystem from startups and small businesses to government & enterprise.”

Vendor: Future Work Summit
Date: 15th October
Cost: $495 AUD

“The FW Summit gives delegates and their teams the opportunity to learn from diverse industry experts who have already taken action to ” future proof” their businesses and workers. You will learn how to maximise productivity, create a forward-thinking workplace culture, streamline business processes and gain insight into the technology and data driving the workforce of the future.”

Vendor: Gartner
 Gold Coast
Dates: 28th – 31st October
Cost: $4,600 AUD

“At Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™, our refreshing and imaginative approach has changed the way innovative CIOs and IT executives think about digital leadership, business strategy, and information and technology. Impressed? We haven’t even started yet.

If your 2019 key initiatives include transforming organizational culture, improving productivity and efficiency, enhancing customer experience, growing revenue or powering digital transformation, Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2019 will arm you with the data-driven insights, tools and practical advice needed to deliver a winning strategy.”

Vendor: VMware
 19th November
Location: Sydney
Cost: Free

“vFORUM 2019 captures the momentum of today’s rapidly changing IT environment and puts it within your grasp so you can accelerate your cloud journey to support your business. Transform networking and security for speed and flexibility. Deliver digital workspaces for amazing mobile experiences. Whatever you need to know, you’ll find the best information, tools, and partnerships to take IT— and your power to shape it — to the next level.”

Vendor: YOW!
 2nd December
Sydney: 4th December
Melbourne: 11th December
Cost: From $340 AUD

“Whether you’re a team lead, engineering manager, VPE or CTO, you need to be at this full-day, single track summit. Many leading technologists agree that people problems are harder than technical problems. The CTO Summit is an opportunity to share the challenge and experience of engineering leadership with your peers.

You can learn how to hire smarter, refine your culture, improve your processes, manage more effectively, and adopt better engineering practices or architectures.”

Vendor: A.M. Meetings Plus Pty Ltd 
 25th – 26th October
Location: Adelaide
Cost: From $799

“The (SMB IT Pro National) Conference is designed to be the premiere networking and education event for IT Businesses and IT Professionals servicing SMBs across Australia and will feature extensive educational content and networking opportunities plus dinners on the Friday and Saturday nights.

Commencing at 8.30am on Friday 25th October and running for two full days, the Conference Agenda will consist of both business and technical presentations designed to help you grow your business.”

Customer Experience

Vendor: PEGA
Date: 9th October
Cost: Free 

“What separates winning brands from just-OK brands? Customer experiences. But moving the dial from mediocre to holy-s!#@-is-that-even-possible experiences takes more than great people. It takes great technology.”

Vendor: International Quality and Productivity Centre
 12th – 13th November
Location: Sydney
Cost: From $2,999 AUD

Australia’s only dedicated conference for Customer Advocacy practitioners and leaders. With poor customer service costing Australian businesses $40 billion p.a. according to The EY Customer Experience Series™, and $720 for each negative customer experience, effective customer advocacy and complaints resolution is vital for organisations to remain competitive and profitable.

Diversity, Inclusion and Empowerment

Vendor: Quest Ignite
 6th – 8th November
Location: Brisbane
Cost: From $3,295 AUD

“Over 3 interactive days, Women in Tech. Fest will combine discussions around leadership and career development with in-depth content focused on the opportunities for tech and ICT current and future leaders across all industries. This is not your average conference – our event model connects attendees through interactive knowledge sessions, social events and activities, drinks, dinner – they don’t just sit and listen – they bond, laugh, learn, empower and succeed. Attendees will be hanging out with Australia’s most successful tech founders, leaders and role models from diverse industries and skill sets covering devops, systems, digital, IT, ICT and STEM in an inclusive and supportive environment.”

Vendor: ARN
 22nd November
Location: Sydney

“The ARN Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) provide a program that promotes and recognises the professional achievements of female talent in the tech channel. 

In its eighth year, the Awards program recognises and celebrates the achievements of top female talent who have become influential figures in the ICT industry. The awards also recognise the rising stars, women who are quickly growing in importance in our industry, and women working towards improving gender diversity in the ICT workplace.”

Vendor: Community Driven
Date: 28th October
Location: Sydney
Cost: Free

NetThing will focus on:

  • Building a diverse and inclusive Internet community in Australia.
  • Exploring national and international Internet governance policy issues.
  • Sharing technical expertise and policy understanding in a way that people with less technical experience can understand and relate to.
  • Acting as an apolitical and non-partisan forum advocating the benefits of the Internet and related services and technologies.

It functions as a symposium where a diversity of views and perspectives are shared but will not itself seek to formulate final positions or make decisions.

Emerging Technology

Vendor: Forefront Events
Date: 24/10/2019
Cost: $495 AUD

Forefront’s AI Summit Victoria 2019 provides in-depth insights and case studies exploring how organisations can establish effective AI deployment strategy, leverage data to enable AI success and understand AI ethics to responsibly drive their business into the digital future. It brings together AI, technology and data experts to enable AI-driven strategies and excel your organisation into the next frontier of Artificial Intelligence.”

Vendor: IOTA Alliance
Dates: 15th – 16th October
Cost: From $65 AUD – $995 AUD

“IoT impact is the only Australian IoT conference driven by the industry. IoT Alliance Australia is the peak industry body representing IoT in Australia. Over 450 participating organisations and 850 individual participants are working to accelerate the adoption of IoT across the Australian economy and society. The content of this conference has been carefully crafted from experts who are designing and implementing IoT in their industry.”


Vendor: AISA/ ACSC
Dates: October 7th – October 9th
Cost: $440 AUD

“The Australian Cyber Conference 2019 will provide business leaders with insights and best practices taught by the industry’s top experts through keynotes, panel sessions and live demonstrations. Attending the conference will enable you to network with these practitioners to help you better understand and manage current threats, as well as identify and prepare to meet emerging challenges. An interactive format of workshops, plenary sessions and the opportunity to network with expert practitioners in the field of cyber security is a must for all organisations in the current business environment.”

Vendor: The SABSA Institute
 3rd December – 5th December
Location: Melbourne
Cost: $2,390

For 26 years COSAC has delivered a trusted environment in which to deliver information security value from shared experience and intensive, productive, participative debate and development. Sales content is strictly prohibited and there is no vendor exhibition to distract from opportunities, allowing delegates to focus on professional innovation.

Vendor Driven Events

Sydney: 22nd October
Melbourne: 24th October

This year’s Cloud Summit will bring together both our Cloud and Advanced Solutions partners to discover new, disruptive technologies fueled by the cloud (Infinite Possibilities), explore ways that they can benefit from category-leading cloud solutions (Infinite Ecosystems) and grasp the challenges of transforming their business in the digital economy (Infinite Growth).

Ingram Micro is taking today’s emerging technologies and turning them into real-world solutions that generate real revenue. At our Cloud Summit 2019, partners can explore our revolutionary vision for SaaS, IaaS, XaaS, IoT and the channel. Hear from early-stage ISVs that are just starting to commercialise these advanced technologies.

Perth: 27th November
Auckland: 4th December

IT Nation Share “…user groups bring together a close-knit community of partners ready to connect, collaborate, and grow. Once a quarter, members meet to hear can’t-miss content, discuss challenges, and share ideas and advice. With different content themes offered each quarter, everyone in your organization can learn something from attending IT Nation Share.”

Topic: Product Training – PSA Contract Management – The Next Steps
Brisbane: 10th October
Auckland: 12th November
Sydney: 20th November

Topic: Product Training – PSA Service Delivery Management
Sydney: 23rd October

Topic: Product Training – Datto RMM
Auckland: 13th November
Sydney: 21st November

Sydney: 1st October
Perth: 15th October
Melbourne: 23rd October
Brisbane: 12th November
Auckland: 29th November

Discover how Dell Technologies, with our global sponsors Intel® and Microsoft, can help you reshape the future at this free, one-day event. See, touch, and discover the latest products, solutions and strategies that enable real transformation from the edge to the core to the cloud. Together we’ll lay the foundation for your digital future.

  1. This post was originally published on the Emersion website on the 1st of October 2019. It has been migrated to the new site, hence the post date of the 19th of December.

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