Neil is a sought-after keynote speaker, media commentator, data advisor and smart communities’ specialist. Neil’s speaking points include:
The social and economic innovation challenge of Australia.
Civic innovation and the smart city/region/Australia.
Open and transparent government.
Digital transformation and business disruption.
Data-driven decision making.
Data, privacy and ethics in the digital world.
Technology trends and directions.
Technology failure, truth, lies and reality.
Anatomy of a complex technology projects, why they have become so high risk.
Start, grow and run a business from a kitchen table.
Complex leadership from the front line to the boardroom.
Neil’s recent presentations:
Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, moderator Smart Infrastructure panel with Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, August 2019
Smart Cities Council - Civic Data: The Power of Collective Community Intelligence, August 2019
Australian Tax Officer Leadership Development - Data and a public purpose, July 2019
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (multiple locations) - Future of the economy 2019
Queensland Government – Agricultural productivity 2019
Public and private sector executive leadership forums (multiple) - data and insights.
Smart Cities Council (Data with a public purpose) 2019
Telstra Vantage (Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide) - Future of cities and Local Government 2019
Civic Innovation (Smart Cities) 2018
Transparency and accountability in government through data 2018
Data and democracy 2018
Smarter Infrastructure for Queensland through data 2018
Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Future Cities Summit, Cairns 2018
Queensland Small Business Week, Rockhampton 2018
Outback Aerodrone Symposium, Key note, Barcaldine 2018
LGAQ Annual Conference, key note, Brisbane 2018