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Association Partner


The ACS (Australian Computer Society) is the recognised professional association for those working in Information and Communications Technology, seeking to raise the standing of ICT professionals and represent their views to government, industry and the community. A member of the Australian Council of Professions, the ACS is the guardian of professional ethics and standards in the ICT sector, committed to ensuring the beneficial use of ICT for all Australians. It provides both members and non-members with opportunities for professional education, networking and certification, as well as enabling them to contribute to the development of their profession. Visit www.acs.org.au for more.


The Australia Information Industry Association is Australia's peak ICT industry body and advocacy group, providing representation, networking, brand awareness and thought leadership. For 35 years it has been our aim to advocate, promote, represent and grow the ICT industry in Australia. Our members are organisations (not individuals) including SMEs, listed Australian organisations, and global corporations. For further information visit www.aiia.com.au

Business Process Incubator

Business Process Incubator is the online resource for all things related to process. Free membership provides access to BPM, Change Management, Process Improvement, Lean and Six Sigma resources. Whether your challenge is to assess your organization’s readiness-to-change, prepare to participate in a process related project or obtain process modeling tools, we have the solution. www.businessprocessincubator.com

CIO Network

The CIO Network is forum that helps senior IT executives share best practice and leverage peer experience. We are not aligned to any vendor, media or research company. Our objective is to help our members share ideas and lessons learnt, thereby saving their organisations time and money. We believe knowledge sharing plays a major role in improving efficiency within organisations. Our current focus is helping CIOs and their direct reports improve capability within IT Lifecycle Management as well as Application, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure and PMO management. Further details on our website at www.cionetwork.com.au.

itSMF Australia

itSMF Australia is the only independent and internationally recognised peak industry body for IT Service Management professionals dedicated 100% to promoting best practice and standards in the management and efficient delivery of IT Services. Managed by members for members, itSMF Australia is one of 60 international chapters representing 70,000+ IT Service Management professionals globally supporting 2,000+ members across Australia from every industry, large and small, in both the public and private sectors. We provide access to expert ITSM education, opportunities to influence best practice and standards, professional skills development, global networking, industry awards, promotional opportunities and resources to members. www.itsmf.org.au

Media Partners

Gartner Media Partners are our publications and web portals of choice. They are carefully selected for their affinity with Gartner's products & services. Specifically, each partner provides valuable editorial, advertising & promotional coverage for our events in return for exposure to our delegates & sponsors. Our media partners cover a wide spectrum of readers including: IT, vertical industries and general management as well as a broad geographic reach.


The Australian Security Magazine is the country’s leading government and corporate security magazine. It is published bi-monthly and is distributed free of charge to many of the biggest decision makers in the security industry and also sold Australia-wide in selected newsagencies. It is a highly respected and sought after publication, incorporating investigative journalism, provoking editorial and up-to-date news, trends and events for all security professionals. www.australiansecuritymagazine.com.au


Asia-Pacific Banking & Finance Magazine (AB+F) is the flagship publication from Australian Financial Publications – a financial media company that produces, manages and delivers magazines, online newsletters, conferences, forums, briefings and custom communications. Through our in-house events team, we produce events ranging from large scale, 1000+ delegate industry conferences to bespoke corporate briefings and luncheons. AB+F has been published for over 20 years and is committed to driving the agenda and bringing to our readers and stakeholders the most in-depth and specialised coverage of the banking and finance sector. www.financialpublications.com.au

government news

Government News is Australia's preeminent independent source of trusted, timely and highly relevant news, insight, thought leadership and practical case studies for Australian government decision makers and professional public sector managers. Government News is read and respected in hard-to reach senior executive echelons, Government News combines in depth analysis, innovation and best practice from around the globe in all aspects of government operations, across increasingly interconnected Federal, State and Local jurisdictions. Visit www.governmentnews.com.au for more.


iTnews has been the leading online portal for Australian IT business decision makers for over 15 years, meeting the needs of IT professionals that demand trusted, factual authoritative coverage of the sector. iTnews attracts key technology decision makers – such as CIOs, CSOs, enterprise architects and infrastructure specialists – across a wide range of verticals, with a strong focus on the finance, government, mining and resources, health, FMCG and retail, science and research and telecommunications sectors. www.itnews.com.au for more.


The My Security website provides a multi faceted medium for security companies to engage with not only the Australian market but also one another. MySecurity.com.au provides a resource for the industry to stay informed on current events, news, jobs and a platform to advertise your security business! www.mysecurity.com.au

Technology Decisions

Technology Decisions provides senior IT professionals across Australia and New Zealand with an easy-to-use, readily available source of information, crucial to gaining valuable insight into the meeting place between business and technology. Technology Decisions comprises a bi-monthly magazine, twice weekly newsletter and website. Editorial coverage includes systems, processes, business-critical infrastructure and technology integration solutions. Subscription is free to qualified senior IT and business professionals. www.TechnologyDecisions.com.au

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