About Our Speakers


10 November, 2020

Live Webinar: APS Data Professional Stream


Lisette Aarons is Program Manager (Acting), Data Integration and Data Professional Stream Branch, at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Lisette is currently leading the Data Professional Team team to develop and implement a program of work to uplift data capability for the Australian Public Sector workforce. Lisette's early career has focused on development of household surveys, with expertise in crime and justice statistics. Over the past four years, she has focused on data governance, leading these functions within the ABS' data integration program. 


20 October, 2020

Live Webinar: Artificial Intelligence Trends and Use In Government

Rebecca Mialkowski has spent the last 17 years working with Federal and State Governments to transform their IT systems and help bridge the gaps between business and information technology.  

During her career, Rebecca has had the opportunity to work for world leading IT companies, Microsoft, IBM and CSC as well as smaller consulting firms. Rebecca’s current role at Microsoft sees her working in Data and Artificial Intelligence where she is responsible for driving adoption of the Microsoft Azure Data and AI platform across Government. 

Rebecca is also a guest lecturer for the University of Canberra, presenting to students on contemporary issues in IT (cloud, data and AI).

Join Rebecca to hear how Artificial Intelligence is being currently used across the Australian Government.