Infrastructure: Victorian Digital Asset Strategy

Infrastructure: Victorian Digital Asset Strategy

Aug 13
CEDA welcomes Victorian Chief Engineer, Dr Collette Burke, to share insights on innovative and new ways we can use technology and digital engineering to enhance the value and performance of public infrastructure.


Dr Collette Burke, Chief Engineer of Victoria, Office of Projects Victoria
Jeff Sharp, General Manager, Techology Partnerships & Innovation, Transurban
Aneetha de Silva, Managing Director, Government, Aurecon

Event overview

What are the opportunities to transform the way we deliver and maintain a growing pipeline of infrastructure projects?

We take a closer look at the recently released Victorian Digital Asset Strategy, what it means for sector, and the opportunities to integrate new technologies such as real-time sensors, the Internet-of-Things, augmented and virtual reality, and predictive maintenance.

Event presentations

Dr Collette Burke, Office of Projects Victoria MP3 | PDF

Moderated discussion MP3

Delegate handout PDF

Meet the keynote speaker

Dr Collette Burke
Chief Engineer of Victoria, Office of Projects Victoria

Dr Collette Burke is the inaugural Victorian Chief Engineer, with more than 25 years of engineering and construction industry experience in roles such as Site Engineer, Executive Manager and Managing Director. In addition to her role as the Victorian Chief Engineer, she acts as the Managing Director of Exner Group and Karsta in the Middle East and has been appointed as a Director for VicTrack.

Meet the panel

Jeff Sharp
General Manager, Techology Partnerships & Innovation, Transurban

Jeff Sharp is driving technology innovation at Transurban, leveraging partnerships to bring diverse and innovative solutions to market. As General Manager - Technology Partnerships & Innovation, he’s charged with advancing and commercialising emergent technologies such as IoT (Internet of Things) and Data Analytics utilising cutting edge Artificial Intelligence applications.

Meet the chair

Aneetha de Silva
Managing Director, Government, Aurecon

Aneetha is an infrastructure professional with over 22 years’ leadership experience in the private and public sectors, and is experienced in developing, procuring, delivering and managing large-scale infrastructure assets and services. She has led commercial, legal, project finance, planning, environmental and sustainability, governance, risk, community and stakeholder relations functions.

Additional participants to be confirmed.


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