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Innovative Tech Expos to Attend in 2015

Australia plays host to some of the most impressive tech conferences in the world. From consumer to enterprise, general technology to industry-specific, it’s easy to fill up a calendar with these must-attend events.

A good conference is a wealth of information, inspiration, and ideas. It’s the ideal way to learn about innovations and developments happening within a market, and the ability to network with peers and potential business partners cannot be underestimated.

Below you’ll find a list of 2015 tech events to add to your calendar now.

Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics & Information Management Summit

When: 23-24 February
Where: Hilton Hotel, Sydney

Big data and analytics are set to be one of the biggest tech trends in 2015, and the early timing of Gartner’s comprehensive expo will help attendees prepare themselves for the impact this technology is going to have on people. Topics include delivering game-changing predictive analytics, modernising core IM and MDM capabilities, and data governance in the digital age.


When: 27-28 March
Where: Grace Hotel, Sydney

The 4th  International Conference on Computer Science, Information System & Communications Technologies is a highly specialised conference that offers big ideas. Designed for researchers, engineers and academics, the conference offers delegates a deep opportunity to network, exchange ideas, and find business or research relationships with professionals from around the world.

Connect Show

When: 21-22 April
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne

One of the biggest technology conventions in Melbourne, Connect brings together the government, technology, and investment industries. The purpose is to to show off the newest innovations, network, and highlight how creative IT solutions can solve real problems. 2015 has a truly impressive range of international and local speakers.


When: 5-7 May
Where: Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney

Arguably Australia’s largest tech event, CeBIT generates crowds of in excess of 20,000 people, brings together 81% of the country’s largest 200 companies, and has over 450 exhibitors. In addition, the event brings together technologists from all around the world for a number of keynotes that will inspire and entertain.

Solar 2015

When: 7-8 May
Where: Melbourne Conference & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne

As the name suggests, Solar 2015 is a conference for exhibiting the latest & greatest solar and renewable technologies. With the conversation around sustainability reaching a fever pitch, this is a rapidly growing event, drawing delegates and speakers from around the world. In 2014, 3,200 people attended from 25 different countries.


When: 2-4 June
Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane

Education is one of the biggest opportunities for technologists at the moment, with all kinds of innovations becoming a major part of the way teachers and students interact and learn. EduTECH is the biggest conference specifically focused on technology in education, and a must-attend opportunity for anyone involved in the space.


When: 25-27 August
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne

For professionals in the AV and Systems Integration space, Integrate is the conference for you. This expo showcases the most exciting innovations, and facilitates collaboration between those involved in this dynamic space. Technologies on display at the event cover a wide range of products, including digital signage, building automation and control, and the most exciting of entertainment tech for the home theatre enthusiast.

Gartner Symposium/ ITxpo

When: 26-29 October
Where: Gold Coast, Australia

One of Queensland’s largest technology gathering, the Symposium has a robust agenda across a wide range of technology issues. This event aims to bring together CIOs and senior IT executives for some high powered discussions between the industry influencers.