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The SEQ Data Leadership Summit will gather leading policy makers and practitioners in data leadership, urban growth and city management to discuss our journey to a 2030 SEQ. Join us.


Brisbane Business Hub

Level 2/155 Queen St, Brisbane


Wednesday 2 June



A day filled with critical discussion, knowledge sharing and networking around data leadership and regional growth.



  • Data Leadership and Regional Growth

  • Open Data, Data Sharing + Data Exchange Platforms

  • Digital Twins and Data Trusts

  • Smart Precinct Development

  • Privacy, Security, Analytics and AI

  • Data Resilience and Economic Development


9:00AM-12:00PM - The New Data Leadership

  • Opening keynote: Data resilient cities - What COVID-19 taught us about data, people and our communities | Carlos Rivero, Commonwealth of Virginia, USA

  • An interview with the Mayor - Regional growth and the data opportunity | Mayor Teresa Harding, Ipswich City Council

  • The 'new horizons' panel - Data diversity, activation and opportunity in an un-equal world

  • Through the looking glass - a panel on video analytics, artificial intelligence and urban management


12:00-1:00PM - Networking lunch on the rooftop

1:00-3:00PM - What now for Boom Town?

'What now for Boom Town' is our mega-panel dialogue on all things urban growth, post-COVID planning and what is needed for the region to embrace data as critical infrastructure. And to make things even more interesting - can a 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games help supercharge the digital and data pre-legacy needed?


3:00-5:00PM - Data Solutions to Shape SEQ

Join us for the final dialogue and networking session that will see the latest data activation platforms and solutions showcased. This session will mix networking with a highly interactive dialogue among the leaders in open data portals, dashboards, data trusts, web-based 3D visualisation, data exchanges, digital twins and more. Which ones, when and why? Let's explore.