IAPA Advancing Analytics 2021 

Join the analytics community in the Festival of Analytics Goodness: a celebration of analytics goodness across the globe.

Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 November 2021

Data and analytics stands on the cusp of reinventing  businesses, industries and economies. That’s a powerful place to be.

That power is being used to benefit not only the bottom line but customers, citizens, communities, society and countries.


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With a nod to the covid circumstances of today, the “Festival of Analytics Goodness” brings together all members of the analytics community to celebrate analytics goodness in all its guises. It’s a knowledge-sharing, diversity-embracing and connection-building two days for anyone working in data, analytics or data science.

Don’t miss this chance to learn from leaders, be part of the community and discuss key issues. 

Sessions will not be recorded; clear your schedule so you can attend live! 

Five reasons to attend

1. Get inspired
Find inspiration from the global and local leaders using data and analytics to change the world

2. See analytics through a new lens
Get a new perspective on analytics through radically different use cases and approaches

3. Network with like-minds
Virtually connect with professionals just like you, share experiences and build your network

4. Explore key issues
Expand your understanding of key issues in analytics today as part of thoughtful roundtables

5. Find your community within the community
Discover community groups that align to your interests and career progression

We'll be covering these analytics topics in expert presentations, interactive roundtables and fireside chats.

  • Data monetisation and the value of data
  • Data science improving child welfare
  • Fighting bushfires with deep learning, IoT & data analytics
  • Can we use analytics to find and keep talent?
  • Ethics & bias in algorithmic decision-making
  • Building a data culture from boardroom to shop floor
  • Analytics improving the world of prosthetics
  • Addressing climate change with AI
  • People analytics and the future of work
  • How to build diversity in your analytics team 
  • Does AI have a fairness problem?
  • Analytics for good across the globe
  • How to mitigate bias in algorithms
  • Pitfalls and lessons to help scale analytics
  • How to convince & influence the c-suite & boards
  • Building a career in analytics, from entry level up
  • Soft skills, data visualisation & the art of the story
  • Data sharing, customer centricity and privacy

Be a part of our Festival full of doing good with data & analytics. Register for your Festival Pass and book your calendar  


Patron Partner

Victoria has an exciting and cutting-edge data ecosystem and digital economy.

Home to Australia’s largest cohort of data scientists and researchers, Victoria has attracted many private sector centres of excellence which operate alongside leading public sector centres such as the Victorian Centre for Data Insights, Digital Twin Victoria, the Centre for Data Linkage, and the Doherty Institute, among others.

Data analytics offers enormous opportunities for the Victorian economy across some of our most important industries from medical research and health, to manufacturing, agriculture, fintech and retail. The Victorian Government recognises that data-driven decision making and innovation are key to building a thriving digital economy.


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Sponsorship Opportunities

Play an active part in the community and support the Festival of Analytics Goodness as a corporate sponsor.
Email contact@iapa.org.au to get a sponsorship prospectus, or call IAPA on 02 9277 5400.