Schedule of events

Jump in and be part of Australian Cyber Week 2020. Participate in our events and/or contribute to the discussion online.

Monday 26 October

Impact of the Australian cyber security sector

Tuesday 27 October

Buying and investing in Australian cyber capability

Wednesday 28 October

Australia’s cyber security sector – vibrant, competitive and delivering economic value

Thursday 29 October

OSINT/National Missing Persons Hackathon

Friday 30 October

Pushing the boundaries and the future of cyber

Innovation Node events

Our National Network of Cyber Security Innovation Nodes will be hosting a combination of online and in-person events (complying with COVID safe guidelines) during Australian Cyber Week. These online events will not be livestreamed from AustCyber's virtual conference platform and you will need to register using the external links below.

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    Innovation Node Western Australia

    Join us at the Westin Perth as the WA AustCyber Innovation Hub launches Australian Cyber Week in Western Australia. This event will bring together cyber security leaders for a discussion about the state's security capabilities and the path forward amidst an evolving and complicated geopolitical arena.

    Monday 26 October 2020

    7:30am-9:30am | IN PERSON (AWST)

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    Innovation Node Western Australia

    Hosted by Simon Carabetta, WA AustCyber Innovation Hub Project and Engagement Coordinator, part 1 – ‘Many paths, many stories’ – focuses on the broad roles and types of positions available in cyber security. 

    Monday 26 October 2020

    12:30pm – 1:30pm | ONLINE (AWST)

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    Innovation Node Western Australia

    Hosted by Simon Carabetta, WA AustCyber Innovation Hub Project and Engagement Coordinator, part 2 – ‘Foot in the Door’ – focuses on recruitment and tips on making a career change.

    Tuesday 27 October 2020

    10:00am – 11:00am | ONLINE (AWST)

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    Innovation Node Canberra

    Aimed at school leavers, current and potential tertiary students, career transition candidates and the general public, this event highlights careers and opportunities within the sector.

    Tuesday 27 October 2020

    10:00am – 2:30pm | ONLINE (AEDT)

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    Innovation Node South Australia

    Cyber security students from across SA’s universities and TAFEs are invited to meet industry representatives and obtain insights into current workforce needs and the predicted skills and roles of the future.

    Tuesday 27 October 2020

    2:00pm – 5:00pm | IN PERSON (ACST)

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    Innovation Node Western Australia

    Simon Carabetta of the WA AustCyber Innovation Hub and Andrea Dearden of ES2 host a Q&A on cyber security for small businesses.

    Tuesday 27 October 2020

    5:00pm – 7:00pm | IN PERSON (AWST)

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    Innovation Node Western Australia

    Hosted by Simon Carabetta, WA AustCyber Innovation Hub Project and Engagement Coordinator, part 3 –  ‘Hackademia’ allows our audience to hear from students, lecturers and TAFE's about the student pathways and the skills available to prepare you to enter the industry.

    Wednesday 28 October 2020

    10:00am – 11:00am | ONLINE (AWST)

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    Innovation Node Queensland

    BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students to help them obtain more information about ICT and technology careers to make better informed decisions about their future. This event features Heinrich Viljoen, Head of IT Governance & Cyber Security from Youi Insurance. He'll discus 'Why is cyber security a thing?'

    Wednesday 28 October 2020

    11:00am – 12pm | ONLINE (AEST)

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    Innovation Node Western Australia

    Simon Carabetta of the WA AustCyber Innovation Hub, along with a panel of industry and academic representatives, host a Q&A from Year 9, 10 and 11 students about careers in cyber security.

    Wednesday 28 October 2020

    12:00pm – 1:00pm | IN PERSON (AWST)

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    Innovation Node South Australia

    Providing industry readiness support through 101 Splunk training, giving students access to Fundamentals 1 & 2. Limited space is available for SA’s cyber students.

    Friday 30 October 2020

    2:00PM – 4:00PM | IN PERSON (ACST)

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    Innovation node Tasmania

    The Tasmania Cyber Security Innovation Node presents Big Cyber Ideas – a bootcamp and demo day for the best early-stage cyber startups. Participants will learn startup business basics using global best practice tools from ideation through to pitching during the month of October and winners will be announced at this event.

    Thursday 29 October 2020

    3:00pm – 4:00pm | ONLINE (AEDT)

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    Innovation Node Western Australia

    Key stakeholders and members of the WA cyber security industry will gather in the CBD to network and discuss activities from Australian Cyber Week. 

    Friday 30 October 2020

    3:00pm – 5:00pm | IN PERSON EVENT (AWST)

Partner events

We have partnered with several organisations during Australian Cyber to host additional events. These online events will not be livestreamed from AustCyber's virtual conference platform and you will need to register using the external links below.