26 - 27 March, 2019 | Sydney, Australia

William Confalonieri


CDO and Vice- President
Deakin University


3:50 PM How Deakin is Using Intelligent Solutions to Respond to Stakeholder Needs and Drive the Digital Frontier

Deakin University, established in 1974, is ranked in the top 2% of Universities in the world and prides itself on providing flexible and accessible higher education with a student-focused culture; the fastest growing campus is based in the Cloud, where over 13,000 students study predominantly online. Deakin is aiming to be Australia’s premiere University in driving the digital frontier – ensuring both students and staff develops the flexibility, skills and experience they need to meet the challenges of disruptive change, and research that makes a difference to the communities it serves. The University is delivering intelligent, future focused solutions that anticipate and respond to its stakeholders’ ever changing needs; such as Deakin Genie-a digital personal assistant powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning who simplifies the study experience and prepares students for an AI-powered future. In this session hear how William is driving the digital frontier at Deakin University, harnessing digital interruption through innovation and reinvention to future-proof the organisation and ensure its ongoing success:

  • The Deakin journey and lessons learnt implementing digital change
  • ‘Megatrends’ set to affect all industries
  • Organisational responses to future-proofing business
  • Emerging technologies that will change the game in customer engagement


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining William.

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