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7th Annual Police Technology Forum

Australia’s premier law enforcement technology and networking event showcases the latest capabilities that are being trialed and developed to enable our police forces to become more effective and efficient in the face of increasingly sophisticated organised crime.

27-28 March 2019 | Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

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The Police Technology Forum will take place on the 27-28 March, 2019 at the Hyatt Canberra.  Now in its 7th year, the forum is the annual platform for discussion on the developments in technology and innovation that is shaping law enforcement in Australia and abroad.

The forum will gather industry representatives ranging from government officials, senior law enforcement members, academics and technology providers to discuss emerging trends and latest capabilities that enable our police forces to become better equipped to tackle increasingly sophisticated levels of crime.





8:50 am

Opening remarks from the Chair

Gerald Berkovics, Sales Director, Cellebrite

9:00 am

Keynote: Innovation in Police Technology

Marianne Vosloo, National Manager of Technology and Innovation, Australian Federal Police

9:40 am

National Security Threats and Technology Advancements

Rochelle Thorne, Executive Director, Technology, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

10:20 am

Networking and refreshment break

10:50 am

  • Private industry application of technology to improve transport safety;
  • Educating law enforcement on lawful access new data points;
  • Supporting complex law enforcement investigations

11:30 am

  •  What impact does ballistic evidence have on criminal investigations into firearms
  •  Overview of new technologies that support traditional investigative techniques
  •  Understanding the value of technology to law enforcement

12:10 pm

Big Data Analytics for Law Enforcement

Dr. Brenton Cooper, CTO, Data to Decisions CRC

12:40 pm

Lunch & Networking


1:50 pm

  •  Transaction monitoring
  •  Current and future landscape in AML technology
  •  Biometrics and Electronic Identification & Verification

2:30 pm

  •  Overview of the Criminal intelligence sharing platform developed for the Australian criminal intelligence sector
  •  Outlining the key functionality of the of the platform
  •  How the use of blockchain allows information assets to be shared, tracked, searched and valued
  •  How the use of natural language algorithms combined with machine-learning techniques facilitate collaboration between users without compromising security


3:10 pm

  • How will it benefit law enforcement?
  • What are the potential risks?
  • Security and public safety aspects

3:50 pm

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair

4:00 pm

Networking Drinks


9:10 am

  •  The changing state of border control
  •  Identifying areas for automation
  •  The role of biometrics and borer control – Making the data work harder

9:50 am

  •  Big data technology and national security
  •  The role of defence capabilities in assisting law enforcement
  •  The role of big data in completing law

10:30 am

Morning tea and refreshments


11:00 am

  •  A brief introduction on what are cryptocurrencies
  •  Understanding the idea and technology behind cryptocurrencies
  •  Examples of criminal activities in the cryptocurrency sector and the level of sophistication in committing the crime
  •  What should be done

11:40 am

IOT ConvergenceIOT Convergence

Andrea Medico, CMO, Intellitronika

12:10 pm

Lunch and Refreshments

1:30 pm

Digital Transformation in Law Enforcement

Gerald Berkovics, Sales Director, Cellebrite

Patrick Lim, Senior Analytics Business Development Director, Cellebrite


2:10 pm

  •  Major public safety technology trends
  •  Lessons learned and outcomes from the Commonwealth Games
  •  Monitoring and surveillance technologies

2:50 pm

How to Successfully Implement a Drone Program, for Defence, Police & Emergency Services

Rob Sutton, Director, Mirragin Unmanned Systems

3:30 pm

Closing Remarks from the Chair

Daniel Drum, MD and Founder, Hardcat Pty Ltd

3:40 pm

Close of Conference


Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2595+GSTEarly Bird
Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1895+GSTEarly Bird

Standard Pricing (Industry Conference Rate)

  • Standard rate – $2595


Police Force/Government Agency/NFP Rate

  • Standard rate – $1895


Gerald Berkovics

Sales Director, Cellebrite

Marianne Vosloo

National Manager of Technology and Innovation, Australian Federal Police

Rochelle Thorne

Executive Director, Technology, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

Justin Gallagher

Law Enforcement Liaison Lead, Uber Australia and New Zealand

Anthony Morgan

Research Manager Serious and Organised Crime Research Lab, Australian Institute of Criminology

Dr. Brenton Cooper

CTO, Data to Decisions CRC

Dr John Coyne

Head of Border Security Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Adrian Kemp

Partner, HoustonKemp Economists

Professor Clive Williams

Centre for Military and Security Law, Australian National University

Assistant Commissioner Erin Dale

Strategic Border Command, Australian Border Force

Dr Richard Davis

Chief Technology Officer National Security, Department of Defence Science & Technology

Dr. Isaac Kfir

Director, National Security Program & Head, Counter-terrorism Policy Centre

Andrea Medico

CMO, Intellitronika

Patrick Lim

Senior Analytics Business Development Director, Cellebrite

Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski

Crime, Counter-Terrorism & Specialist Operations, QLD Police

Rob Sutton

Director, Mirragin Unmanned Systems

Daniel Drum

MD and Founder, Hardcat Pty Ltd

when & where

27 - 28 Mar 2019

Hyatt Hotel, Canberra
120 Commonwealth Ave
Yarralumla ACT 2600
02 6270 1234

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call on 02 8585 0808.


Still have a question?

Vanessa Iacomino
Conference Manger
+61 (02) 9080 4016

Andrew Sinkovich
Sponsorship & Exhibitions Manager
+61 (02) 9080 4008

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