Conference sets new horizons*

Coffs Harbour City Council is organising the 21st Local Government Information Technology Conference at Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, 28-30 November 2018.

IT2018 provides a forum for Local Government Managers and support staff to network, learn and exchange ideas. 

The program will feature key speakers from government, the private sector, online organisations, and the broader computer and communications industries.

Representatives of local, state and federal government agencies, and business corporations will be in attendance from throughout Australia.

This year’s Theme ‘New Horizons’ is focused on exciting new technologies impacting Local Government. Enterprise Cloud, Virtual and Augmented reality, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Blockchain and IoT will all feature in
this year’s program. 

We would like to thank our gold sponsors: Simble, TPG Telecom, and Net Communications/LogMeIn as well as our 26 Silver sponsors. 

This year’s conference will feature high profile keynote speakers, including Anh Do, Vietnamese-born Australian author, actor, comedian, and artist; Stephen Scheeler, Former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand and Founder,, Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company, Executive-in-Residence, Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), University of NSW, Sydney; Kate Carruthers, Chief Data & Analytics Officer for UNSW Sydney, and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering;
Malcolm Auld, Director, Marketer, Mentor, Author, Educator, Presenter, Columnist, Copywriter, Fledgling Cryptomaniac, plus council case studies from Tamworth Regional Council, Southern Grampians Shire Council, Mackay Council and Moreland City Council to name a few. 

An extensive trade exhibition and fun networking functions form an integral component of the conference. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with industry suppliers and keep up to date with latest developments in industry products and services.

Visit for further information or contact Michelle Aubert from Countrywide Conference and Event Management – michelle[@] or 0408 791 492

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