PAST EVENTS

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Past WIT Networking Events

WIT has been hosting networking lunches for women in the IT Industry since it was established in 1997. Each event focuses on a trending IT and/or business related topic. Explore our past WIT events below.

Past Networking Events

2011
  • Debate: Has globalisation negatively impacted Australia's future IT capability?
  • Meeting diversity targets
  • What impact will cloud computing have on the way in which we work?
2010
  • Is gender diversity a women's or men's issue?
  • Why is stakeholder management so difficult?
2009
  • Doing leadership differently: Post-GFC observations
  • Why do 70% of virtual teams fail?
2008
  • High performance teams
  • Current career opportunities on offer in Australia and how to secure them
2007
  • WIT’s 10 year anniversary
2006
  • Diversity, stability and performance: The story of the WA economy and its ICT sector
  • Do you hear me? Is there a relationship between communication styles and project success or failure?
  • The program management office – You need one and you need one now
  • An evening with Robin McClellan
  • X + Y + Boomer = Christmas treat
  • Breaking the code – women in technology
  • The woman or the machine
  • Do you hear me? Is there a relationship between communication styles and project success or failure?
  • Wise history: A history of women in information technology and science
  • Offshore vs Australia – How does Australia position its talents?
  • What does it take to be a leader
  • Where is the real commercial value in online social networks?
  • How can management make sound business decisions when they only receive 0.02% of the information they need?
  • Breaking the cultural mould – The key to a woman's career success
2004
  • Views at C-level IT
  • It’s time to put human capital on the balance sheet
  • Trends for the IT industry - 2004 to 2006
  • Has IT helped or hindered in the delivery of business strategy?
  • Be seen, get known, move ahead
  • Dress – Impress – Career – Success
  • How CEOs can address the issue of female retention in the workforce
  • Surviving at the top: reflections from a Gen X executive
  • Offshore vs Australia – How can Australia win?
  • When project meets process
  • Women in leadership; Do I have to play golf?
  • The digital divide
  • Delivering benefits from business and IT initiatives
  • Information security in the age of terrorism
  • Leading high-performance IS teams
  • Shifting CIO landscapes – Paradoxes for 2003
  •  Go-Girl Go for IT Career Showcase
  • The changing face of telecommunications in the bush
  • Making IT happen
  • Paperless business – Journey from fiction to fact
  • From Morse to multimedia messaging
  •  If you can't measure it, you can't manage it
  • The fun factor – Finding the fun in your daily grind
  • Emerging trends in the IT marketplace
  • Taking control – How to make an impact and manage difficult situations, influence outcomes and be recognised as a leader
  • Information warfare – from CEO to cyber-terrorist
2001
  • Telecommunications challenges and recent innovations
  • IT unplugged
  • IT growth in the new economy
  • The business of IT in 2001 – The prognosis of the five Ps
  • Professional presence
  • Holistic management
  • How will your career survive in the current economy?
  • The information economy in SA
  • Mining the new economy
  • The greatest IT result ever – How do you team 6,000 people from around the world to deliver the Olympic IT challenge?
  • On being time poor
2000
  • Women do IT better
  • Websites that work
  • The steamroller or the road – The local implications of global IT&T drivers
  • Women on boards
  • Knowledge management What is it and how does it add to your bottom line
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Communities – The challenge of online empowerment
  • Information security in the 21st century
  • The life and times of women in the IT industry
  • In conversation: Trudy Gartner
  • Opportunities to enter the North American marketplace
  • The internet social revolution
  • GST – An update
1999
  • Debate: Outsourcing is a complete waste of money
  • In conversation: Dr Jane Lomax-Smith
  • Communications and ecommerce reach out to regional Western Australia
  • Managing Generation X
  • Professional multimedia portfolios
  • Knowledge management
  • IT – Friend or foe for women
  • GST – Implications for the IT industry
  • Explaining the impossible to the unwilling: Managing business expectations for IT
  • Board Step: Positioning for board appointments
  • Y2K testing – When will it all end?
1998
  • Ecommerce
  • Explaining the impossible to the unwilling: Managing business expectations for IT
  • Leveraging your business by personal entrepreneurial skills
  • Y2K – Responsibilities, exposures, insurance and how to guard against litigation
  • Everything you want to know about e-business but ...
  • Leadership qualities needed to create and build successful IT companies
  • Year 2000 issues facing IT management
1997
  • I’m living proof – networking builds empires
  • In conversation: Gail Burke
  • How can women in IT become natural networkers with power and influence?
  • Girls will be boys and boys will be girls
  • Resourcing – the before and after of success
  • How to get ahead through self-promotion
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