Australian Information Industry Association
AIIA Sundowner@Qld May 2019
Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019
Where: Telstra Building, Level 4, 275 George Street, Brisbane City Qld 4000
Contact Name:Emma Slater
Price Non Member:$40.91
Table Price Member:$
Table Price Non Member:$
The AIIA Queensland Council invite you to attend the May Sundonwer@Qld event with special guest speaker Michael O'Leary, Assistant Director-General, Information and Technologies and Chief Information Officer, Department of Education.
Open to AIIA members and non-members, these intimate monthly events provide the perfect foundation for networking with industry leaders whilst gaining priceless real-world insight from our guest speakers. Chatham House rules apply so you won’t get this opportunity anywhere else.
The evening will include drinks, refreshments and an opportunity to connect with other AIIA members and industry colleagues.
Tickets will sell quickly, so please secure your tickets early to avoid disappointment. We hope to see you there.
Assistant Director-General, Information and Technologies and Chief Information Officer, Department of Education
Michael O’Leary is the Assistant Director-General and Chief Information Officer in the Information and Technologies Branch of Queensland’s Department of Education (DOE).
Michael provides strategic advice to the Director-General and statutory agencies on the best use of ICT for the department.
Being in the role since October 2015, he leads a diverse portfolio; incorporating application development, policy creation and information management, ICTs for learning, business support, as well as overseeing the provision of ICT services to over 650,000 state school students and staff members across Queensland.
Prior to this role Michael was the Executive Director, Web and Digital Delivery and was responsible for the outward facing platforms including and web and eLearning eco-systems.
Michael has spent three decades in the education sector, as a teacher and principal in regional and metropolitan areas as well as in state wide strategic policy. He holds a Masters in Education (Information Technology) from Deakin University.
Michael believes we are on the precipice of another evolution in digital learning and practice, and is currently working with his department to prepare for the next stage of technology enhanced learning.
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