EngageTech Forum 2018: Australia


Thursday 1st November 2018, 9:30am to 3:30pm

The Dixson Room, The State Library, Sydney

Get tickets

Buy online using your credit card or email info@engage2.com.au for an invoice.

An interactive forum to help government staff find the right technology for engagement

Do you know the most effective technology options for engagement with your community?

The EngageTech Forum is an interactive event designed to help public servants understand the technologies available for community and stakeholder engagement.

It’s a technology showcase with a difference, where participation and peer-to-peer sharing is encouraged. You won’t just be presented to or pitched at. It’s designed so that you can share your lessons, ask questions and discuss opportunities with others experimenting with tools for engagement in Australia. We’ve even used experience design methods to make sure it’s actually engaging!

You’ll see a spectrum of technologies available for consultation and engagement. We’re not just talking about online engagement and social media, the EngageTech forum will cover all the different ways you can use technology to understand, engage and work with community.



Become a sponsor

EngageTech Australia speakers


Executive Director Policy & Innovation at Department of Finance, Services and Innovation


Public Purpose Facilitator,  advisor on government policy, technology and innovation.

Iain Kendall

Acting Manager, Strategic Policy Branch, The Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science


Founder and Managing Director of engage2


Manager, Strategic Community Consultation at City of Sydney


Executive Director for Digital Government at NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Alison Crocker

Director of Community Relations, NSW Department of Industry


NSW Information Commissioner

Recommended for government staff and leaders

This practical and engaging program allows public servants to understand technological changes within government. They can also learn how to improve public engagement through innovation and effective technologies.

Anyone in government who wants to improve their engagement through technology especially those who manage:

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Community consultation
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Online engagement
  • Community management

  • Policy development
  • Urban and regional planning
  • Placemaking
  • Program delivery

  • Web managers
  • Social media
  • Data analytics
  • Public relations

What participants say about engageTech

What you will learn

The EngageTech Forum is an engagement technology showcase and workshop with a collaborative peer-to-peer format that facilitates intimate engagement between government technology users and technology providers.

You’ll see the full spectrum of technologies available for consultation and engagement at this five-staged event. We’re not just talking about online engagement and social media, the forum will cover all the different ways you can engage and collaborate using technology.

At the EngageTech Forum, you will see and hear about the ways technology can help you to:

  • Understand and reach representative samples of communities
  • Invite participation, recruit samples and facilitate engagement
  • Improve your public engagement strategy implementation
  • Collect, analyse and report data collected during consultation and crowdsourcing
  • Build and manage relationships and communities


What your investment includes

Morning tea and lunch

What to bring

Just your open mind and willingness to share your experiences and lessons

Getting to the venue

EngageTech Forum NSW is held at the NSW State Library, Mitchell Building, in the Dixson Room. Best access is via the Grand Entrance on Shakespeare Place. Avoid access via Macquarie Street, unless you know your way through the underground tunnels.

Any comments or questions?

Please contact Amelia Loye on 0411 960 585 or email info@engage2.com.au