The 2022 VDIT Forum will be held on Friday the 25th of November at the University of Melbourne. This year’s event will again focus on strategic issues of specific interest to ICT professionals working in the higher education and research sector.

Plenary sessions will include talks from:

  • Mr Byron Collins University of Melbourne
    CIO and Executive Director, Business Services;
  • Mr Gerard Blood, LaTrobe University
    Executive Director, University City of the Future
  • Dr Abhik Banerjee, Swinburne University
    Senior Research Fellow and Associate Director, Digital Innovation Laboratory
  • Mr Mark Bunn, Mark Bunn
    Speaker, Author, Researcher, Podcaster

The Forum will also host two panel sessions with a focus on Post COVID strategies for dealing with:

  1. Changes in Technology, and;
  2. Changes in Culture and Workforce

In addition, table discussions over lunch will be hosted by VDIT Community of Practice Leaders around a number of themes covering issues such as:

  • Cyber security
  • Automation
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Digital Workspace and Collaborative Technologies
  • New Ways of Working and;
  • Other Topics of Interest to delegates

The VDIT Forum is a free event targeting the senior ICT professionals working in the sector in Tasmania and Victoria, as well as invited participants from other states and sectors. The (work-in-progress) program is available for download from

To further improve the professional networking value of the forum this year, VDIT will host drinks at the end of the programmed event. Please join with CIO/CDOs, industry analysts, commentators and the senior University ICT professional cohort to discuss these and other important issues.



Registrations: Please email

The Online Program

PDF Program

Campus Map

Free Parking is available for the duration of the Forum.

University Square Car Park: Entry: Entrance at 244 Bouverie Street or 206 Berkeley Street

Each registrant will be sent a unique QR code by email on 22 or 23rd November. The QR code will enable free parking for the day.