Top Tech Events 2019

Not sure which tech events to attend in 2019? We’re here to help. Our guide to the very best tech events in Australia will take you on a whistle-stop tour of what we believe are the must-see tech expos, conferences and trade shows over the next year.
Top tech events 2019


1.  Pause Fest

Date: 6-8 Feb 2019

Location: Fed Square, Melbourne

Australia’s leading innovation event is now in its 10th year and in 2019 it promises to be bigger than ever before. The event attracts major players in Australia’s tech and creative sectors as well as figures from the global IT industry, with speakers, workshops and lively debates on the issues facing the tech sector today.

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2. Innovate Expo 2019

Date: 7 March 2019

Location: GMHBA Stadium, Geelong

This one-day event is the largest regional conference and exhibition focused solely on manufacturing technologies in Australia. Attendees will learn how businesses can gain a competitive advantage from technologies such as automation, the Internet of Things and data analysis, with powerful ideas shared by business leaders and world-class speakers.

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3. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Date: 18-19 February 2019

Location: International Convention Center, Sydney

Discover the future of data analytics and interact with more than 1,000 of your peers at the business intelligence tech event of 2019. Receive thought-leading guidance and practical tools to create a future based on data that you can trust and agile analytics you can rely on to drive digital transformation, create new monetisation opportunities and improve the customer experience.

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4. AIME Melbourne

Date: 18-20 February 2019

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center, Melbourne

AIME is one the most important trade exhibitions in Australia for the business conferences, events and meetings industry. It features service providers who have something to offer for events, whether it’s the latest tech or hotel packages. Attendees include event planners from agencies and marketing managers.

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5. Intelligent Automation 2019

Date: 26-27 February 2019

Location: Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney

Australia’s largest intelligent automation summit focuses on leveraging cognitive automation to deliver scaled efficiencies, risk management and personalised customer experiences. This Australian tech event features more than 20 experts from industry leaders like ANZ Bank, Credit Suisse and Mastercard.

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6. Run The World 2019

Date: 1 March 2019

Location: Federation Square, Melbourne

This all-day conference shines a light on the female industry leaders and the work of women in tech. It will showcase those who are building the products of the future and leveraging software, virtual reality, digital publishing and more to create global brands and businesses.

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7. Sydney ad:tech

Date: 12-13 March 2019

Location: The Hilton, Sydney

Learn how to market smarter in a digital world with the help of Australia’s premier marketing tech event. Discover what trends are changing the landscape, uncover the latest techniques to boost your business and network with the people that matter, all over two days. ad:tech is famous for putting some of the biggest names in the industry on stage and will continue to do so in 2019.

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8. DevOps Talks Conference

Date: 21-22 March 2019

Location: Convention and Exhibition Center, Melbourne

This two-day tech event invites world-class speakers from businesses such as Google, JFrog and GitHub to discuss a variety of subjects, including DevOps, cybersecurity, serverless, blockchain, SRE and other high-tech enterprise technologies.

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9. Digital Disruption X

Date: 26-27 March 2019

Location: Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney

The 5th annual Digital Disruption X summit features more than 30 expert speakers who focus on helping businesses create and retain a competitive advantage through corporate innovation. From learning how to become an ‘agile’ company to enhancing the digital capabilities of your workforce.

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10. Ci2019

Date: 1-3 April 2019

Location: Sofitel Melbourne, Melbourne

Creative Innovation 2019 brings together hundreds of leaders from business, academia, government and not-for-profits to explore the key drivers of the technological changes that are taking place and the implications for future strategies and thinking.

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11. TESTCON 2019

Date: 4 April 2019

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center, Melbourne

This tech event showcases the latest trends, innovations and challenges in the world of automated testing. The premier conference for test automation professionals invites experts in the industry to discuss the disruptive trends and advancements to facilitate knowledge sharing and networking.

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12. APAC Fraud Summit

Date: 9-11 April 2019

Location: Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney

This summit brings together leading experts to deliver insights, case studies and cutting-edge tools to help businesses safeguard against fraudulent attacks. It explores ways to detect and prevent fraudulent activities, increase cyber capability through and analytics and implement cross border collaboration.

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13. Pivot Summit 2019

Date: 3-4 May 2019

Location: Geelong (TBA)

What’s helpful and what’s harmful in the world of tech? Pivot Summit 2019 focuses on the balance between technology and humanity, encouraging an open discussion about the implications of AI and how we need to think carefully about accepting the decisions made for us by algorithms.

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14. Tech Inclusion Melbourne

Date: 22 May 2019

Location: Whitehouse Institute of Design, Melbourne

The 2nd annual Tech Inclusion conference brings together voices of innovation to focus on new solutions to increase diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. You can spend the day meeting diverse people and learning about new tools to advocate for change.

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15. IoT Festival 2019

Date: 30 May 2019

Location: Melbourne (TBA)

With more than 20 billion devices now connected to the internet, this one-day tech event explores the dramatic transformations and new world opportunities presented by the Internet of Things. Discover the latest developments that define the future of your business through presentations and keynote speeches delivered by industry experts.

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16. EduTECH

Date: 6-7 June 2019

Location: International Convention Center, Sydney

EduTECH is one of the largest education technology events anywhere in the world. It features some of the leading names in tech, such as Amazon, Microsoft, Fujitsu and Dell, all gathering under one roof to showcase the latest products and share ideas with schools, education experts and technology suppliers.

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17. Technology and Gadget Expo

Date: 28-30 June 2019

Location: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center, Melbourne

The Technology and Gadget Expo is the leading technology experience in Australia, featuring new and future technologies from more than 200 companies and innovators. The featured tech includes augmented and virtual reality, medical technologies, gaming, business-to-business solutions and more.

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18. Technology in Government 2019

Date: 6-7 August 2019

Location: Canberra ACT, Canberra

This two-day event brings together leaders of the Australian government and the public sector to learn, network and source ICT solutions to drive large-scale digital transformation.

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19. Australian Cyber Conference 2019

Date: 7-9 October 2019

Location: Melbourne Convention Center, Melbourne

Organised by the Australian Information Security Association (AISA), the 12th annual Australian Cyber Conference will bring local and global thought leaders and industry experts together to advance the cybersecurity agenda and improve the safety of businesses, government and the Australian public. Attendees include everything from company directors and managers to lawyers, software architects, risk professionals and technical security specialists, all from a broad range of industries.

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20. CEBIT Australia 2019

Date: 29-31 October 2019

Location: International Convention Center, Sydney

One of the biggest tech events in Australia returns for its 18th year. With a broad remit of showcasing the dynamic merger between businesses and technology, CEBIT welcomes start-ups, SMEs, big businesses, public sector organisations and everything in-between. It will feature hands-on activations, accessible content and international thinkers and speakers to help you advance your business through tech.

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