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NEC Invites you to join us at IMMERSION 2021

On the 9th November, IMMERSION will be live streamed and is the highlight of the Australian transformational leadership calendar. This free virtual event will bring together the game changers of enterprise and government, to ignite the conversation on uniting the best of humanity and technology.


Tap into the latest knowledge and leadership from some of Australia’s most influential and innovative business leaders at IMMERSION

Designed to stimulate game changing ways of thinking, this year’s program sparks optimism, and paves the way for leaders to future-proof new ideas and lead customer-centric, adaptive organisations in a world of accelerating change.

The line-up includes panel discussions, interviews and briefings from futurologists, e-commerce masterminds, and game changers, making this an event not to be missed.

Experience Game Changing Keynotes and Panel Discussions

Andrew 'Billy' Baxter
Andrew ‘Billy’ Baxter – Founder of Billy
Gabby Leibovich
Gabby Leibovich – Co-Founder of Catch, Scoopon EatNow / Menulog
Rocky Scopelliti
Rocky Scopelliti – Adjunct Professor
Duncan Challen
Duncan Challen – General Manager Business Development, Celestino
Geoff Roberts AM
Geoff Roberts AM – Chief Commissioner of the Greater Sydney Commission and Chief Investment Officer of Investment NSW
Mike Mrdak AO
Mike Mrdak AO – Chair of NEC Australia
Roch Cheroux
Roch Cheroux – CEO of Sydney Water
Charles Weiser - Head of CX Digital, Optus
Charles Weiser – Head of CX Digital, Optus
Helen Hamilton-James - Western Sydney Office Managing Partner, Deloitte (moderator)
Helen Hamilton-James – Western Sydney Office Managing Partner, Deloitte (moderator)


Catch Of The Decade

Changing the game through digital disruption, Andrew ‘Billy’ Baxter goes 1-1 with Gabby Leibovich, Co-Founder of Catch, Scoopon EatNow/Menulog. Hear from Gabby on how he approaches disrupting traditional markets, and his biggest lessons of entrepreneurship.


Adapting In A World Of Accelerating Change

What does the future of humanity and technology look like? Adjunct Professor Rocky Scopelliti, world-renowned futurologist reveals how the 4th Industrial Revolution will impact society, the coming technological shifts that will fuel disruption this decade, and deliver game changing 2030 predictions.


Game Changing Cities

How we envision Australia’s smartest, safest, and most sustainable city.

  • Western Sydney: A Smart ‘Digital’ City success story in the making
  • Bringing together the best of public and private for game changing outcomes
  • Water: reinventing our most volatile resource
  • How future technology will enable people to live, work and play in Smart City of the Future

A thought provoking panel discussion with:

Draw on the panel’s experience and uncover the real value of smart cities and the meaning of intergenerational planning for sustainable city development. Hear how embedding technology delivers a liveable city, enabling the development of industry and jobs to improve quality of life.


Building customer-centric communities and brands

Rethinking possibilities for customer and citizen-centred design.

Explore new thinking and what’s possible:

  • Beyond the user experience – building customer-centric communities and brands
  • Elevating data-led personalisation
  • How Digital Twin is shaping our future ‘personalised’ digital experience

Panel discussion with:

Discover what the future holds for customer experience, and how it plays into the development and design of communities and brands, putting customers and citizens at the centre.

Streamed Live 9th November

Register in advance and receive access to exclusive pre-event content

Walk away inspired, challenged and armed with new ways to create value. 

Register now for your complimentary seat.



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