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8:30 - 9:20Registration 
Arrival tea and coffee
9:20 - 9:30

Opening Address and Welcome by CSO

9:30-9:40Headliner, Rachael Leighton
Principal Advisor, Cyber Strategy & Engagement | Whole of Victorian Government
9:45- 10:20Opening Keynote, Manal Alsharif

The activist cybersecurity specialist: My career in cybersecurity and how it shaped my life as a woman in the most segregated society on earth. This is the true life story of the woman who is recognised as the first female to specialise in cybersecurity and achieve CISSP in Saudi Arabia, and how she found her voice through her career.
10:25 - 10:45Brianna Malcolmson from Atlassian, TedTalk 

Maximising red team effectiveness by hacking with transparency & consent.

10:45 - 11:15

Morning Tea & Networking


Fatemah Beydoun from SecureCode Warrior, TedTalk 

Mentoring for the future: How we can all do better in fostering female cybersecurity talent.


Olivia Grandjean-Thomsen from AustCyber, Project Friedman Speaker 

How to humanise the way we talk about cyber for greater influence and impact


Melissa Wingard, Project Friedman Speaker

Can the law help cybersecurity?

12:15 - 13:30Lunch & Networking

Industry Keynote, Sarah Young, Azure Cloud Security & Compliance Specialist at Microsoft

Sarah will discuss moving to the cloud and deploying containers as well as diversity in Security

14:00 - 14:30

Publishers Panel

14:30 - 15:10Afternoon Tea & Networking
15:10 - 17:00AWARDS CEREMONY
17:00 - 17:30Closing remarks, prize draws, networking