Returning to the Sky Stadium in May 2023, the 7th Annual CIO, Digital Transformation & Data in Government NZ Summit is an exclusive invitation-only event that brings together digital transformation leaders across New Zealand's public sector to deliver better citizen outcomes.    
Modernising the public sector with digital technologies through a whole-of-government approach has been a core focus in delivering individualised services and closing the digital divide.   
Join us this May to learn how senior government leaders are tackling whole-of-government transformation, transformative technologies, the digital divide, data sharing and stewardship to improve the digital future of Aotearoa.  
What's new for 2023?    
  • Hear directly from the UK Government Digital Service on their latest digital and service delivery initiatives to improve citizen outcomes  
  • Exclusive IT leadership insights – more than 45% of speakers on the 2023 program are C-Suite Digital, IT and Security executives. Discover how they are fostering innovation to improve digital services. 
  • Customise your learning experience with our designated Digital Transformation, Data and Cyber Security streams 
Mark the dates in your calendar! Join the discussion with over 300 leading public sector digital and technology leaders to create a more equitable digital Aotearoa. Limited seats available. 

Co-located with: 


Featured Speakers

Tom Read

Chief Executive Officer

UK Government Digital Service

Ngapera Riley

Chief Executive Officer


Rachael Milicich

Deputy Government Statistician / Deputy Chief Executive – Insights and Statistics

Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa

Suzanne Stew

Deputy Chief Executive Te Whakatairanga Service Delivery

Hīkina Whakatutuki Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Bill Moses

Chief Information Officer

Public Service Commission

Robert Chiu

Chief Data Officer

Commerce Commission Te Komihana Tauhokohoko

Murray Young

DCE Digital Delivery

Toitu Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand

Tony Eyles

Executive Director, Government Cloud Programme

Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua

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2023 Sponsors

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Reasons to Attend

  • Hear from the UK Government Digital Service on how they are strategically progressing their digital initiatives and navigating partnerships with government departments for success 
  • Connect, network and engage with more than 300 digital, data and technology leaders and experts, and take away tangible lessons to implement in your organisation 
  • Unearth how Stats NZ is creating a systematic approach to data with the Data Investment Plan – Where are we now? 
  • Discover how the Department of Internal Affairs and Transpower are enabling digital transformation agility through cloud and digital tools 
  • Learn how Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Figure.NZ, Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade are managing data stewardship, equity, and accessibility. 
  • What can the public sector learn about tackling transformation and managing change from other industries? Hear from the Southern Cross Health Society, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Defence Force and WorkSafe NZ on what they are doing to meet future citizen and customer needs 
  • Gain insights into how organisations can navigate the ethical concerns associated with AI with Callaghan Innovation and Auckland Council 
  • Hear from over 20 different government departments and crown agencies as they unpack the lessons learned from their digital transformation journeys over the last 18 months 

Who Should Attend?

The 7th Annual CIO, Digital Transformation & Data in Government NZ Summit is the perfect platform to meet your key digital transformation objectives. Engage with like-minded peers to build a more equitable digital Aotearoa. 
Meet Chiefs, Heads, Directors, General Managers and Senior Managers from all levels of New Zealand’s public service involved in:  
  • Digital Transformation  
  • Technology and Innovation 
  • Information Systems and Management 
  • Business Intelligence   
  • Business Transformation 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Data Access 
  • Data Security 
  • Data Science  
  • Cyber Security 
  • Business Enablement 
  • Continuous Operational Improvement  
  • Customer Experience   
  • Customer Engagement  
  • Corporate Services 
  • Service Delivery 
  • Digital Channels 
  • Agile Transformation 



Sky Stadium
105 Waterloo Quay, Pipitea, Wellington, 6140 
T: +64 4 473 3881
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