Australia 3.0 Forum and Virtual Round-Table Discussion

Australia 3.0 Debates Digital Productivity – May 2013A�

IBSA CEO, David Brykman said today “I am looking forward to participating in this important event, that will help shape the thinking of our Industry”.Australia 3.0 represents a unique opportunity for informed and action-oriented debate prior to and on the day of the Forum. In 2013 this discussion is based on how the Australian economy can react to the age of digital transformation and positively shape its productivity and competitiveness for the future.

ICT experts are brought together with thought leaders from major economic sectors – to discuss how the Digital Economy might lift national productivity through innovative actions involving ICT.A�

The outcomes of Australia 3.0 are documented, published and presented formally to relevant federal and state government departments.

Interview Sitting at Table

2013 FOCUS – The Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is already causing massive structural impact in many industries, most notably evidenced in some high-profile sectors such as banking and finance, the media sector, retailing and music distribution. These are not one-offs. The pace of digital transformation effects will continue even more aggressively into the near future, accelerated by ubiquitous high-speed broadband and ever improving smart mobile devices.A�

In 2013 Australia 3.0 will examine what the obstacles to digital transformation are within the selected four streams below:

  • Resources including mining and agriculture
  • Infrastructure
  • Health
  • Government services

IBSA fully supports this joint initiative of AIIA, ACS and the Pearcey Foundation. For further information please visit