Pre-Conference Masterclasses – Tuesday 29 October

day one agenda  day two agenda



The pre-conference masterclass provides attendees with morning and afternoon tea breaks and a 1-hour lunch break allowing for extra networking opportunities.

The masterclass starts at 09:00 and finishes at 17:00.

Masterclass A: How to leverage generative AI for public sector innovation

This intensive one-day Masterclass is tailored specifically for public sector leaders eager to understand and harness the capabilities of generative AI to meet and exceed the unique demands of public service.

Participants will learn about  the fundamentals of generative AI, gain essential data preparation techniques, and explore advanced concepts such as neural networks and natural language processing. By engaging in practical exercises and interactive discussions, attendees will learn how generative AI can drive innovation, enhance public service delivery, and improve community engagement.

By attending this Masterclass, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the core principles of generative AI, including its potential to transform public sector operations and services
  • Learn how to effectively prepare and manage data, focusing on privacy, security, and compliance with public sector regulations
  • Dive into the architecture of neural networks and discuss practical applications in various public services such as healthcare, transportation, and urban planning
  • Explore how natural language processing can improve communication between government bodies and the public
  • Engage with AI experts and public sector innovators to discuss real-world applications, ethical considerations, and the future of AI in government
  • Gain a robust understanding of how generative AI technologies work and their implications for public policy and services
  • Acquire hands-on skills in data handling and model training tailored to the needs and constraints of the public sector
  • Learn to identify opportunities where AI can significantly enhance efficiency, transparency, and engagement in government operations

This Masterclass provides public sector leaders with the tools and knowledge necessary to champion AI-driven innovations within their agencies, fostering a culture of technological advancement and increased responsiveness to public needs. Don’t miss the chance to transform your organisation with the power of generative AI.


Dr Kellie Nuttal
Strategy and Business Design Leader
Deloitte AI Institute

Masterclass B: Navigating the regulatory, legal, & ethical landscape of generative AI in government

Generative AI has emerged as a transformative force, redefining regulatory compliance and legal innovation parameters. This exclusive Masterclass is designed especially for government leaders, governance and risk professionals, in-house legal experts & policymakers navigating Australia's intricate landscape of AI law and policy.

By the end of this Masterclass, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the global and Australian regulatory environment for generative AI, identifying key legal frameworks and ethical considerations
  • Recognise legal and ethical challenges of generative AI, including intellectual property rights, privacy laws, and data protection
  • Implement compliance strategies to navigate the complexities of AI regulation effectively, ensuring ethical AI development
  • Engage in policymaking processes related to AI regulation, contributing to the development of fair, transparent, and inclusive legal frameworks
  • Forecast future regulatory trends and prepare for emerging legal challenges in generative AI

Join us to investigate how AI applications can revolutionise your approach to compliance, invigorate policy development, and drive your organisation forward in the era of digital governance. Engage with the forefront of AI regulation and take away the insights needed to ensure your strategies are as innovative as they are compliant, setting a new benchmark for excellence and success.