Australian Web Awards

CyberWest 2021

  June 24 2021 - June 25 2021

The showcase for cutting edge cyber companies and thought leaders from industry and government.

​24-25 June 2021  |  Pan Pacific Perth  |  ​​​Cyber Enabled Industry​

|  Critical Infrastructure  |  Law enforcement and Defence  |

|  Finance  |  Health  |  Education  |  Data Science  |


Day One - Thursday 24 June 2021​


​Welcome to Country

​Official Opening (Tanya Finnie MC)

​Minister’s Address (Minister Don Punch, MLA)

​Platinum Sponsor’s Address (Commonwealth Bank)

​The New Industries Fund Hubs (WA Chief Scientist Prof. Peter Klinken)

​New Industries Fund Panel (Dr. Tracey Wilkinson, Kate McGilvray, Simon Carabetta)

​Keynote Address – Michelle Price, CEO AustCyber

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Stream 1 | Stream 2)

​Critical Infrastructure Bill panel led by former Australian Defence Minister, Stephen Smith (critical infrastructure)
​Jeff Mills – Executive Manager for Cyber Attack Response, Commonwealth Bank (finance)

​Christian Frichot, Director Application Security, Cyber CX – Why do we want to Shift Security Left? (data science)
​Eleanor Hughes, Principal, Joseph Banks Secondary College – Developing Cyber Pathways (education)

​Bex Nitert, Managing Consultant, Paraflare – Outsourcing Cyber Crime (law enforcement)
​Alice White, Security Training Manager, Atlassian – The Forecast is for High Cloud Security (education)
BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Stream 1 | Stream 2)

​Daisy Sinclair, CEO Cyber8 Lab and Shafique Dawood – WA Threat Landscape (critical infrastructure)
​Prof. Craig Valli, Security Research Institute – 2 out of 3 Ain’t Bad (talking to all topics)

​Adam Bennett, CEO Red Piranha – The Need for XDR to Drive Efficiencies in Detection and Response Capabilities (defence)
​Steve Simpson, CIO ES2 – A Matter of Culture (education)

​Paul Nevin, CTO CyberMerc – Visibility into Cyber Attacks Against Australian Defence (defence)
​Michael Woods, CEO Tannhauser – Lessons Learnt from Red Team Exercises in  the Finance Sector (finance)

​Keynote Address – Dan Grant, CEO MTP Connect

​Cyber West Day 1 Closing Remarks and Business Card Draw

​Day 1 Sundowner Event – Women in Cyber Security Panel Discussion

Day Two - ​Friday 25 June 2021


​Day 2 Welcome (Melissa Langdon MC)

​Keynote Address – Sophia Pace and Priyal Bhosale, Avertro

​Keynote Address – Tim Watts MP, Shadow Assistant Minister Cyber Security

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Stream 1 | Stream 2)

Nick Buenen, National Indigenous and Corporate Affairs Manager, Baidam Solutions (law enforcement)​
Dr. Ian Martinus, International Economic Development Specialist, The World Bank (finance)​

Glenn Murray and Rochelle Fleming, CEO and COO Sapien Cyber, Cyber Security Evolved (critical infrastructure)​
Silvana Macri, Liz Del Borello, Kyfer Bush-Jones – How One Bowtie Can Ruin Your Reputation (critical infrastructure)

Chris Bolan, CEO Seamless Intelligence – Desperately Seeking SOC (data science)​
Helge Janicke, Research Director, Cyber Security CRC – Securing Future Digital Health Systems (health)

​Live Demo Showcase – 5 Australian Cyber Security Companies showcase their capabilities in 8 minute pitch spots including the award for Top Showcase 2021

​Keynote Address – Alastair MacGibbon, Chief Strategy Officer Cyber CX

​Keynote Address – The Honourable Malcolm Turnbull AC, 29th Prime Minister of Australia (via video conference)

​Cyber West Closing Remarks and Business Card Draw

​Day 2 Sundowner Event and Networking Drinks
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