7th annual Risk Management in Government Congress

8-9 May 2024, Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney

In response to an ever-changing world, where risks and their challenges are constantly emerging and evolving, the public sector must learn to navigate risk with a strategic vision. The 7th Annual Risk Management in Government Congress is tailored for all three levels of the Australian Government, with an intricately designed agenda which centres on innovative and strategic risk management. Our aim is to provide actionable insights and exemplary case studies that will help you strategically identify, manage, and mitigate complex risk issues. Expect to hear from the brightest minds, who will delve into key topics including:

  • Championing risk as a decision-making tool to enhance your strategic vision
  • Assessing and responding to climate risk and opportunity
  • Managing cybersecurity risks in a dynamic threat landscape
  • Risk and Reward: Responsible AI in the Public Sector
  • Understanding and implementing successful risk appetite
  • Influencing your leaders to support and take accountability for risk management
  • Developing risk culture to enhance strategic objectives
  • Innovating risk management to reflect contemporary values
  • Transforming risk practice in complex environments
  • Comparing risk management approaches in the private and public sector
  • Communicating clearly and compellingly so risk resonates
  • Safeguarding against future and unanticipated risk events
  • Prioritising sustainability in supply chain risk management

Click here for the full draft agenda.


Our program will feature outstanding speakers from Australia and abroad, from all levels of government, with case studies from the private and public sector. Our agenda includes;

Two distinguished international keynote addresses: 

  • Trevor Marchant, Former Chair of the UK Cross-Government Risk Improvement Group and UK Government Departmental Risk Lead


  • Lakshmi Raman, Director of Artificial Intelligence, US Central Intelligence Agency


A unique insight into supply chain risk:

  • Gerry Buchanan, Head of Risk and Compliance, Toyota Australia

An amazing panel of regional experts:

  • Karmin Van Groesen, Chief Risk Officer, Australian Taxation Office
  • David Sutherland, Principal Advisor Internal Audit, Vice Chief Defence Force, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Narelle Smith, A/g First Assistant Secretary Integrity and Assurance Division, Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Paul Box, Social Architecture Science Lead, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation – Land and Water
  • Jacqueline Barr, Assistant Director-General Technical Threats and Visibility, Australian Cybersecurity Centre
  • Nisha Padmanabhan, Chief Risk Officer, University of Sydney
  • Catherine Ellis, Executive Director Risk, Strategy and Customer Support, Service NSW
  • Andrew Holt, Executive General Manager, Performance, Risk and Strategy, Transport Accident Commission Victoria
  • Maria Ross, Senior Manager Governance and Legal, Lifetime Support South Australia
  • Kristy Watts, Director Corporate and Community, Strathfield Council
  • Gavin Dyche, Risk and Business Continuity Manager, Asahi Beverages
  • Dr Gavriel Schneider, Principal Consultant and Chief Executive Officer, Risk 2 Solution
  • Christopher Leong, Co-Founder, AI Safety Australia and New Zealand
  • James Gauci, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ethe 

Don’t miss this chance to hear practical case studies from leading government agencies.

Click HERE to register now and secure your seats!


Email: register@intrepidminds.com.au

Call: +61 2 9279 2608