ICCM 2017

Cloud Technology

2pm Tuesday 10 October – Midday Thursday 12 October.

(Earlybird registration closes August 28th)

Keynote Speaker
Help Needed

Venue: Golden Grove

Golden Grove is located at the north end of Newtown (behind King St) adjacent to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Sydney University, and a short bus ride (5-10 min) from the Sydney CBD. They have two auditoriums seating 135 and 40 people, three breakout rooms, a dining room and commercial kitchen. They also have a number of ensuite and shared bedrooms. Breakfast is provided for all guests.

Accommodation includes linen and bedding.

This is a Missions Interlink ICT Network event.

Keynote Speakers


Dr. Bernard Wong

Bernard Wong

Bernard Wong has agreed to speak about the cloud for ministry, especially from the perspective of a Board member. The beginning of his LinkedIn profile says

IT and business transformation specialist with extensive global experience from multinational companies. Proven expertise in Consulting, Project Management, Enterprise Architecture and over 10 years of senior leadership experience. Has also spent over 20 years in academia and research as an adjunct professor. 

Bernard is heavily involved in Christian ministry, and is a great strategic thinker and communicator. Your business manager is going to want to hear him!

Rob McDonell

Rob McDonell is Business Manager of Global Recordings Network Australia, and Coordinator for GRN’s Global Information Systems Team.

Rob will present a session on the cloud from the perspective of a Business MAnager.


Apart from Keynote sessions we will have a mix of technical and management sessions of varying length from 30 mins to an hour.

  • David Miller and David Nolan (GRN Australia) will talk about a technical perspective of implementing cloud solutions
  • Sam Wighton who helps organisations use cloud technology speaking on ‘Learning from data’ answering questions such as ‘ How can we better engage our audience online?’
    • Deciding on a clear and definable goal
    • Understanding what metric to use
    • Collecting the data (and what data to collect)
    • Creating a regression model that is reliable
    • Turning the regression model into actionable insights
  • Isaac Foulkes – MAF International – Implementing Spiceworks
  • ….

Schedule – TBC

The conference will start at 2pm on Tuesday, with registrations open from 12 noon. Attendees are encouraged to get lunch together in nearby cafes.

The conference will finish by noon on Thursday, and again attendees are encouraged to go to lunch together in nearby cafes.


Registration includes meals from Tuesday dinner until Thursday Breakfast, and shared accommodation. There are options for single rooms and ensuites (in single and shared rooms).

Register online

Your help needed.

  • Doing something interesting? We’d love to hear about it. Topical sessions are small, informal and low pressure. They can be about any issue we encounter, technical, managerial or relational. Email us your idea

This is a Missions Interlink event