Succeed in the boardroom: WOBMeet Canberra
Date Wednesday, 22 February 2023
Time 22 Feb 17:30 - 22 Feb 19:30 AEDT
Venue McGrathNicol Level 9/60 Marcus Clarke Street Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
Pricing Full Member
$ 35 Full Member
Corporate Member
$ 35 Corporate Member
Premium Member
$ 35 Premium Member
Champion Member
$ 35 Champion Member
Basic Member
$ 55 Basic Member
Guests Allowed
Register by Wednesday, 22 February 2023

It is time to become re-acquainted and network again at our WOBMeet event in Canberra.

This is a great opportunity to bring a  friend / colleague and for those who are new to WOB to be introduced to our terrific network. 

To bring a guest, please register your guest when checking out in the shopping cart. Friends will be charged at the member rate. If you have already registered and would like to bring a guest, please email WOB at wob-aus@womenonboards.net.

Tickets include drinks + light finger food.

Cyber... are you aware of your obligations?

In this session, Dave will talk about how boards can ask the right questions around cyber and get the level of oversight they needed about the risk their organisation is facing. 

Event Schedule
5:30 pm - Arrival and registrations (welcome drinks and canapés)
6:00 pm - 'Cyber - are you aware of your obligations?' with audience participation
7.00 pm - 7.30 pm - Keep the conversation going with post-event drinks


Guest Speaker: Dr Dave Ormrod

Director at McGrathNicol and Associate Professor in Cyber Security

Dr Dave Ormrod specialises in providing expert cyber-security strategy and risk management advice. He has over 25 years of experience securing organisations from advanced persistent threats, managing blue and red security teams and enhancing the resilience of Federal Government agencies and commercial organisations.

Dave is an experienced cyber-security program manager and information systems assessor. He excels in bringing together multi-disciplinary teams to effectively translate strategies into tangible business outcomes. He is experienced in risk management, strategic thinking and dealing with complex problems in uncertain environments.

Dave is a long-term member of the Information Security Registered Assessors Program and has delivered training as a subject matter expert on behalf of the Australian Signals Directorate and the Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre. He is an Associate Professor in Cyber-Security, with a Doctorate in Computer Science, a Project Management Professional, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dave has led various successful software development and engineering teams to build custom solutions as well as providing security outcomes with blue and red teams. Dave’s roles have included stakeholder management on enterprise transformation projects, co-ordination of Defence and Federal government accreditations, incident response, and implementation of security controls and solutions. This has included case management, monitoring and detection, vulnerability management, scanning, penetration testing, security orchestration, and cyber threat intelligence solutions. Dave has worked with European, United States, United Kingdom and Australian government representatives.

Hosted by: Dr Kath Hall

Workshop Presenter & ACT Representative, Women on Boards
Non-Executive Director, Women's Justice Network

Dr Kath Hall is an internationally recognised legal academic and writer. She has worked with and advised a number of leading international organisations including the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit, International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Committee, Safra Centre for Ethics Harvard University, Anti-Corruption Academy Vienna, and the International Standards Organisation (ISO).

Kath is also an award winning legal educator with significant experience teaching and mentoring law students. She was one of the first Australian academics to conduct empirical research on student wellbeing and was the Australian National University (ANU) College of Law's inaugural Director of Student Wellbeing. Kath is also the co-author of the Law Student Survival Guide (3rd ed) with Professor Claire Macken.

In 2020 Kath was appointed an Honorary Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law, and since that time she has continued to engage in academic research and writing. In 2021 Kath founded Law School Success to support law students around Australia in their studies and future careers.

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