26 - 27 September, 2018 | PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW

Cat Matson


Chief Digital Officer
City of Brisbane


9:10 AM Keynote Address: How Brisbane is Digitally Transforming to Create a Place Which Truly Belongs within the Digital Global Economy

Brisbane is setting it self up to be the leading digital city in Australia- the vision is to leverage technology to make it easier for all citizens to work, grow, learn, contribute to and live in Brisbane. This includes building the digital capability and capacity of Brisbane's business community; galvanising and showcasing the city's start-up ecosystem; and creating a strategy for a smart-connected Brisbane. In this session Chief Digital Officer Cat Matson will detail:

  • How the Digital Brisbane 1.0 strategy came to be developed and how the requirements of business and citizens were assessed and will be met through the digital evolution
  • The strengths of the Digital Brisbane 1.0 strategy and how this lead to the evolution of the 2.0 strategy
  • Achievement of the city’s digital evolution to date and the next steps in 2018