GitHub Galaxy Sydney


About this event

Join us for an invite-only VIP summit in Sydney for GitHub Galaxy

Date: 07 June 2023
Time: 12:00pm - 8:00pm AEST
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 140 George St, The Rocks

You’re invited to a special VIP summit of GitHub Galaxy. Join us in Sydney at the stunning Museum of Contemporary Art Australia to explore how improving your efficiency, security, and collaboration leads to happier developers and more productivity. You’ll hear from industry leaders and GitHub experts, as well as the opportunity to network with stunning views across the harbour.

You can find a full agenda and registration below.

See you there!

Time Session & Speaker
12:00pm Doors open
1:00pm Welcome & Keynote
Sharryn Napier - VP, Enterprise Sales - APAC
Scott Densmore - Vice President, Software Engineering

In this session, Scott Densmore will talk through some of the challenges we see right now in the world of software development, the opportunities afforded by the power of AI, and how GitHub's Enterprise Platform can help organisations meet the needs of today and stay ahead of the innovations of tomorrow.
2:00pm Product updates
Julian Dunn - Senior Director, Product Management
Justin Hutching - Director, Product Management

In this session, Julian and Justin and will take a deeper dive into the core pillars of GitHub's Enterprise Platform - Collaboration, Security and Productivity - where you can learn more about how we enable an improved developer experience, leading to increased productivity and ultimately, developer-driven innovation.
2:30pm Connect & Energise
Take a quick break to connect with other attendees and our team, enjoy a cup of coffee, and get ready for the next round of exciting sessions
3:00pm Expert Panel
Host: Roger Brooker - Regional Sales Director, South APAC, GitHub
Belen Garcia Fava - Head of Dev Platforms, Canva
Helen Lau - Chief Engineer, CBA
Thomas Rizos - Chief Architect, Aristocrat

This is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the most forward-thinking individuals in software development. Our panelists will discuss their innovative approaches to software design, development, and deployment, and share how they have successfully navigated the ever-evolving software landscape.
3:45pm Customer Spotlight: Cracking the Code: Assessing the Productivity of AI-Assisted Pair Programming
Helen De Ornellas - Head of Innovation & FinTech, Westpac
Kristian Peacocke - Chief Engineer Enterprise DevOps , Westpac

Through a carefully designed experiment, Westpac compares the performance of AI pair programmers to traditional coding approaches. This presentation will show how coding with AI not only enhances efficiency but also helps developers upskill and problem-solve. By analysing metrics such as code quality and speed, as well as assessing the developer experience, the experiment uncovers the strengths and limitations of AI-pair programming. Join us as we share the results and discuss the implications for development teams and the future of software engineering
4:15pm Brain Break
A quick pause before we dive into the final and highly anticipated session on AI
4:30pm The ROI of AI
Whether you're new to AI or looking to enhance your existing capabilities, this session will focus on the reality of AI in your business strategy.

(20 Minutes) Snapshot of the AI landscape and Microsoft's solutions
Sarah Carney - Chief Technology Officer - Enterprise Commercial, Microsoft

(20 minutes) The reality of implementing AI - stories from the field
Velli-Matti Vanamo - Chief Technology Officer, APAC, Insight

(20mins) The ROI of AI - Audience Q&A
5:30pm Closing remarks
5:45pm - 8:00pm Networking reception
Finish your day overlooking the stunning Sydney Harbour and spectacular lights courtesy of Vivid Sydney. With prime views of the Opera House, connect with your peers and our team for illuminating conversation to wrap up an enlightening day.

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