In the rapidly evolving world of IT, public sector organisations are turning to containerization for its promise to enhance efficiency, scalability, and agility. Despite its clear benefits, integrating this technology on a larger scale presents unique challenges. Public sector IT leaders are keenly exploring practical ways to adopt containerisation within their specific operational contexts.

The sector's cautious approach, while understandable, risks missing out on optimising infrastructure and services. As demand grows for agile and cost-effective IT solutions, the imperative is clear: not just to understand containerisation but to implement it effectively in the public sector's unique IT landscape.

To address this, our upcoming event is designed to bridge the gap between the potential of containerisation and its practical application in the public sector at scale. We will focus on strategic integration, tackling fundamental challenges, and offering actionable insights.

Key topics discussed include:

  • Strategies for Scalable Deployment: Discover effective deployment practices tailored for public sector IT, maximising containerisation benefits.
  • Security and Compliance in Containerised Infrastructure: Learn how to maintain robust security and strict compliance within a containerised framework, a crucial aspect for public sector operations.
  • Real-world Case Studies and Applications: Gain insights from successful public sector projects using containerisation, providing practical examples and lessons learned.

Register now to secure your seat!

This event includes an optional morning tea in the form of light food and beverage valued at $45.00 AUD per person. 




Arrival & Refreshments


Welcome & Introduction                                                                                                                                                 


What's new in Cyber Security and how can Containers help?

Understand what's new in Cyber Security for public services and how to securely deploy containerisation at scale whilst maximising your efficiency and compliance.

Kate Healy, Cyber Security and Risk Thought Leader - AltoSec, ex. Google


Panel Discussion:
Unlocking Real-World Security Benefits: Scalable & Effective Container Deployment for Public Services 

Explore effective deployment practices for scaling containerization in the public service while ensuring maximum security and compliance. Delve into real-world applications and successful case studies from the public sector, offering practical examples and key lessons learned.

Peter Lees, Head of Solution Architecture, Asia-Pacific - SUSE
Kate Healy, Cyber Security and Risk Thought Leader - ex. Google

Ian Ward, Customer Engineer - Application Modernisation - Public Sector - Google Cloud


Session Conclusion
Networking & Morning Tea


Event Closed


Kate Healy

Cyber Security and Risk Thought Leader,

ex. Head of Security Google

Ian Ward

Customer Engineer - Application Modernisation - Public Sector 

Google Cloud

Peter Lees

Head of Solution Architecture, Asia-Pacific


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