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AIIA Queensland Cyber Security Luncheon

Wednesday, 13 September 2017


MARGOT FURLONGER | margot@holymackerel.com.au

Price Member: $125.00

Price Non-Member:  $175.00

Table Price Member: $1125.00

Table Price Non-Member: $1575.00


Table sponsorship now available

Become a table sponsor at this event and gain brand exposure.  Table sponsorship can be purchased for $1625.00 (inc GST) members & $2075.00 (inc GST) non-members.  Contact Margot Furlonger, 0422 548 323 for further details.


11.30amRegistration and pre-lunch drinks
12pm Opening remarks, AIIA Qld Council Chair, Mark Nicholls
12.10pm Martin Holzworth, Super Retail Group
12.15pm David Anders, Flight Centre Travel Group
12.20pm Mandy Turner, Cyber Security Commentator
12.25pm Emeritus Prof. Bill Caelli OA, QUT
12.30pm Main meal served
1pm Q&A Panel discussion with all speakers
2pm Close


Cyber Security is a complex and rapidly changing field.  Staying ahead of the game is more crucial than ever. Join us to hear the latest issues and trends from leading Queensland-based cyber security experts:

  • David Anders, Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Marty Holzworth, Super Retail Group
  • Mandy Turner, Cyber Security Commentator
  • Emeritus Prof Bill Caelli OA, QUT

Speakers will cover a range of relevant topics including:

  • The role of the CSIO, and what they are NOT responsible for
  • Whey cyber security is a business/board problem, not an IT problem
  • Security liability for software – emerging trends in liability as driverless cars and robotics become a reality
  • Security and critical infrastructure, implications for government and private sector
  • Education and training in Cyber – why it’s not good enough!

Each of the speakers will give a short presentation followed by a panel discussion and an open question and answer section.

With such a great line up of speakers and topics, this promises to be the most informative and entertaining luncheon this year. Don’t miss it!


Martin Holzworth

Group Security Manager
Super Retail Group


Martin has over 25 years’ experience in Information Technology across the public and private sector. Martin assists organisations on all ICT related matters with specialist skills in Cyber Security and Risk Management. Martin has worked in Australia, USA, Europe, Asia and the UK. As an active person in the Australian IT sector, Martin works on a number of Boards and Industry groups.

David Anders

Group Chief Information Security Officer
Flight Centre Travel Group


David has over 20 years information technology and security experience and currently is responsible for information security across the Flight Centre Travel Group, which consists of over 40 companies across over 100 countries.


Prior to FCTG, David worked at BHP and a number of consulting firms and has significant national and international experience.  This experience taught David that a pragmatic approach to protecting business assets is crucial should an organisation want to be successful.  David also has IT Forensics and Fraud investigation experience and has been called upon as an expert witness for a number of cases involving corporate fraud, computer crime and other criminal activity.


David has served as a Director on the Board of ISACA and is currently a Board member of the Australian Network for Art and Technology, an organisation which merges with leading edge technologies with innovative artists.

Amanda-Jane Turner

Cyber Security Commentator


Mandy Turner works as an advisor in cyber security for the Australian Government, engaging with representatives of systems of national interest and critical infrastructure. She is also the Branch Executive Chair of the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) Brisbane branch. Mandy has many years’ experience in diverse roles including management, IT security, fraud prevention, fraud forensics, risk control, communications and stakeholder engagement.


Her passion for her work has led to her volunteering for the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN), writing articles on a variety of topics for media and online use.  Mandy is a strong advocate for diversity, creativity and inclusiveness in the infosec industry and mentors several people to support them in their career path.

Bill Caelli OA

Emeritus Professor, QUT
Adjunct Professor, Griffith University


Bill Caelli is an Emeritus Professor of the Queensland University of Technology and an Adjunct Professor at Griffith University. He has over 44 years’ experience in all aspects of information/cyber security, including public policy, and over 53 years’ professional experience in ICT. Bill’s distinguished career includes being a Director/Founder of International Information Security Consultants (IISEC) and a co-founder of ERACOM, as well as the Foundation Director of the Information Security Research Centre (ISRC) at QIT/QUT in 1988. He chairs the Safety and Stability Advisory Committee of Australia’s Domain Name Authority (auDa).


During his career Bill has provided extensive infosec, technical, policy and business development consultancy services to both the public and private sectors in Australia/New Zealand and internationally. He has acted as a technical due diligence consultant in corporate acquisition and development activities internationally as well as an expert witness in appropriate ICT relevant cases.


He now acts as a cybersecurity consultant and independent researcher. He has authored/co-authored five books and many research papers on all aspects of cybersecurity as well as numerous book chapters. His long list of industry awards most recently included being the first non-US citizen to receive CISSE Founders Medal for Exceptional Service to Cybersecurity Education (USA) in June this year.

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Sponsorships are available

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event. You can find the sponsorship prospectus here. To discuss sponsorship, please contact Margot Furlonger on 0422 548 323 or email margot@holymackerel.com.au.

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