As part of our continual commitment to promoting the ICT sector, Diversus are proudly Silver Sponsors of the 2017 ACS WA State Conference. ACS WA’s flagship annual event brings together professionals from a range of sectors for an engaging journey looking at the latest trends and developments in all things ICT. The State Conference is being held at the Pan Pacific on Thursday 16th of March.

This year's exciting agenda covers the following topics:

Virtual and Augmented Reality

The ability to bring computing into the real world, or to take you into a virtual world, is tantalisingly close.  Big industry names including Facebook, Google, Apple and Microsoft, are all working towards VR and AR solutions for consumer and business use.  How will this technology affect you and your business?   The barrier to access is getting lower, and soon may be via the ubiquitous smartphone or tablet device.  Learn what this could mean for you, and get excited about the potential of the new Reality.


Driverless Cars / Drones

Autonomous machines such as Driverless Vehicles, or Delivery Drones are gaining attention for both good and bad reasons.  Leading companies are looking at how they can utilise these new technologies to provide a more efficient, cost-effective service to their customers.  What is the social impact?  Who is to blame if an autonomous vehicle crashes, causes an accident and harms someone?  Is it the owner, or the developer? While the debate around the laws, regulations and guiding principles for use are ongoing, the reality is that these technologies are already here in WA.


Big Data / Analytics

Big Data and Analytics are now commonplace in business whether in retail, production or primary industry. Having availability of information, captured across many points in your business, can give a competitive edge and get added value from your information.  Data Analytics is now being outsourced.  Integrated with the cloud services, the barrier to entry is lower than ever.  Listen, and learn from case studies on business transformations through the use of Big Data and Data Analytics.


Keynote speakers

  • Ryan Beckmand, Founder & Managing Director at Sciosity
  • Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie, Founder & Creative Director of Games We Play and ACS Disruptor ICT Professional of the Year (2016)

Additional presenters

  • Matt Schneider, Managing Director at Optika Solutions
  • Anne Still, General Manager of Public Policy at RAC
  • Graeme Speak, CEO/Founder, A Cyber Technology Company