DEX 2019 program

Browse our line-up of amazing speakers from across Australia and around the world, then click through to learn more:

TimeStream 1Stream 2
Tuesday 17 September
12:30-2:00Lunch with international speakers - Step Two Forum members only
Day 1: Wednesday 18 September
8:45-9:00DEX 2019 kick off
James Robertson, Step Two
9:00-9:45

Using cutting-edge microservices to go beyond the fundamentals
Christy Punch, Wells Fargo (US)

9:45-10:30The journey to the what & why of DEX
Pete Johns, NRMA
10:30-11:00Morning tea
11:00-11:45Living in the clouds - moving a business to Office 365
Delia Cato, Foodstuffs (NZ)
Learning to laugh – using humour to cut through and strengthen engagement
Monique Zytnik, ATO
11:50-12:35How to create a new digital environment
Tatiana Russinova, Bank of Russia (Russia)
Watch this space: announced soon!
12:35-1:30Lunch
1:30-2:00Suncorp’s intranet community of practice case study: from zero to hero in under a year
Susan McAndrew, Suncorp
Watch this space: announced soon!
2:05-2:35Incorporating an intranet into a tiered service model
Kenny Helyer, Queensland University of Technology
Data visualisation to support informed employee decision-making and engagement
Kat Fricker, Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
2:40-3:25How to find and build your enterprise social muscles
Rita Zonius, The Enterprise Social Engineer
From the humble intranet to the cutting-edge enterprise front door; lessons learnt from a decade of intranet evolution
Matthew Bickham, Step Two
3:35-4:00Afternoon tea
4:00-5:15Inspiration session
6:30-lateNetworking night
Day 2: Thursday 19 September
9:00-9:45Re-thinking ROI for Office 365: stop trying to save time
Michael Sampson, The Michael Sampson Company Limited
9:45-10:30Watch this space: announced soon!
10:30-11:00Morning tea
11:00-11:45Watch this space: announced soon!Outback Steakhouse Intranet: Everything is on the Table
Andréa Migliori, Outback Steakhouse/Badaro Agency
(Brazil)
11:50-12:35How the Department of Education share and curate information resources across NSW using Office 365
Pip Cleaves, Department of Education (NSW)
Be part of something: why employee comms is key to a connected company and culture
Abby Guthkelch, Workplace by Facebook (UK)
12:35-1:30Lunch
1:30-2:00Using design thinking to evolve company purpose and structure
Alison Sharp, Meld Studios
Empowering employee engagement: The significance of analytics to ESN success
Emily O'Brien, SWOOP
2:00-2:30Watch this space: announced soon!Behavioural gamification: building thriving workplaces
Dr David Ireland, PentaQuest
2:30-3:30Speaker sit-down
3:30-3:50Afternoon tea
3:50-4:35Closing keynote: Five things to move you towards DEX
James Robertson, Step Two
4:35-5:00Conference close (and prize draw)!
Day 3 Workshops: Friday 20 September
9:00-12:00Workshop A (full day):
Taking a business-first approach to Office 365
Rebecca Rodgers (Step Two)
Workshop B (half-day):
Designing a modern intranet homepage
Adele Ezzy (Step Two)
12:00-1:00Lunch
1:00-4:00Workshop A (cont)Workshop C (half-day):
Creating a compelling business case
James Robertson (Step Two)