BAPD 2019 - Melbourne

Vision 20|20: Prepare for the future of Business Analysis



bapd_2019_banner_final.jpgBusiness analysis is more important than ever in the enterprise’s quest of digital transformation. Agile teams are relying on BA to enable them to meet the needs of stakeholders. BAs have a holistic and detailed view of the customer, user, data, processes and systems. 

Rise to the challenge of 2020 and beyond by spending a day with industry leaders and peers who will share their knowledge, practical tips, and insights to take your profession to the next level.

Whether you’re just starting out towards IIBA certification or looking to maintain it, IIBA Professional Day is the place to be!

Take advantage of IIBA Business Analysis Professional Day 2019, order your ticket now.

Who Should Attend?

For all levels of professionals practicing all aspects of business analysis, who want to…

  • Stay current on industry trends.
  • Grow your network of industry leaders and colleagues.
  • Gain or maintain your IIBA Certification (receive 8 Professional Development Units by attending this conference)
  • Learn practical tips and deepen your skills in business analysis.

Get access to all areas of the conference, keynote sessions and workshops when you order corporate rate, individual, or non-member tickets today.

“Attending the Business Analysis Professional Day allowed me to refocus my view of Business Analysis not only in Melbourne but also on a Global level. This informed the areas I need to focus on in my future career development.”

- Jonathan Miranda, EnergyAustralia

Conference Details

Date: Thursday, 24 October 2019
Time: Registration from 8.30am
Conference: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Post conference Networking: 5pm to 7pm
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf 3006




Conference Agenda

Download the BAPD 2019 Melbourne Conference Schedule

Network the night away!

A post conference networking event will take place at Melbourne Public (South Wharf, downstairs from MCEC). Tickets are included with your ticket. Please register when you purchase your ticket.

Corporate Members and Groups

If you would like to purchase corporate member or group tickets via Company Invoice, please contact the Melbourne team at

Keynote Speakers

Do not miss the packed agenda of keynote and session speakers. This is Melbourne's best chance to learn and network with the leaders of Australia's business analysis community.

Glenn Campbell, DeakinCo

Glenn Cambell, CEO of DeakinCoGlenn Campbell is the Executive Director and CEO of DeakinCo. He has worked within the government and education industry as a senior executive, internal consultant and change agent, including operating his own management advisory business. He improves businesses and positions them for better performance.

His internationally known experience includes a primary focus on strategy, public policy, change leadership, stakeholder relations, product development, service delivery, governance and people and culture.

Glenn has held various board appointments related to his work, most notably in public policy (OECD, APO) and education (ANU, U.Can). Glenn currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of the Victorian Government’s Gippsland Waste and Resource Recovery Group, and is an Executive Director of Deakin University’s UniLink Pty Ltd.

Lawrence Leung, Actor and Comedian

Lawrence Leung Actor and ComedianLawrence Leung is an Australian actor, writer and a hilarious, award-winning stand-up comedian known for his personal story telling style and obsession with nerdy subjects.

Enormously talented, he created the ABC1 comedies 'Lawrence Leung's Unbelievable' and the AFI Award-nominated 'Choose Your Own Adventure'. Lawrence also co-wrote and played the lead in Matchbox/ABC2's comedy series 'Maximum Choppage'. The feature film 'Sucker' is adapted from his award-winning one-man stage show of the same name and won Best Narrative Feature at the St Lawrence International Film Festival (USA). Lawrence Leung has been nominated for AWGIES for both 'Sucker' (with director Ben Chessell) and 'Maximum Choppage'. He regularly plays the Melbourne, Perth and Sydney Comedy Festivals and was an awkward doctor on Offspring. His TV credits include, 'My Life Is Murder', 'House Husbands', 'Top of the Lake: China Girl' and 'Newton’s Law'.


 "Essential professional development opportunity for new and experienced Business Analysts. For nearly 10 years, I’ve been attending the Business Analysis Professional Day supported by IIBA within Australia and I can highly recommend it!"

- Tim Coventry, Business Analysts Pty Ltd

Session Speakers

You’ll also learn about...

  • Business Analysis – Evolution of the Profession
    Ken Fulmer, CEO & President IIBA Global.
  • Agile strategy - avoiding the dark side of 'Agility'
    Philip Owens, Agility coach at The Bigger Game.
  • Data Analysis and Data Science are the future!
    Tim Coventry, CEO at Business Analysts Pty Ltd
  • Leading Blind: Work in a future we can't see yet
    Katy Cooper.
  • The Future of Legacy
    Suke Ridler, CEO & Founder of BioJars
  • Value of Business Architecture
    Imran Merchant, Senior Consultant at DWS
  • Why I am a proud Business Analyst
    Arvind Arcot, Business Analysis Practice Lead at Yarra Valley Water
  • BA’s role does not have to be a lonely one
    Lawrie Kirk, Business Development Manager at APMG International
  • Innovation and Disruption - The Chinese way
    Susan Yu, Senior Business Analyst    at Flexigroup Pty Ltd
  • AI - BA's friend or competition
    Neeti Arya Bhutani, Senior Business Analyst/Product Owner at MYOB
  • Anyone can be a BA?
    Damian Wilson and Sheila Broadley.
  • Cybersecurity and the Business Analyst role
    Ian Tan, Senior Business Analysts at Australia Post.
  • IIBA certifications - future proof your skill-set for the Digital Age
    Briana Ertanin, BA Practice Lead at Toyota Financial Services.
  • Staying relevant as a business analyst in complex environments
    Alexandra Cordes, Business Analyst at University of Queensland
  • Systems thinking to the rescue: the magic of value stream mapping in DevOps transformation
    Arash Arabi, Founder and CEO at Sprint Agile.
  • Why I don't believe in resistance to change, and why you shouldn't either
    Victor Zalakos, Communications and Engagement Lead at Department of Jobs and Small Business
  • The Mindful BA – Using mindfulness to build resilience
    Kathy Berkidge.
  • Challenges of a BA operating in multiple environments
    Sam Woldemar.
  • Unlock your BA potential - Craft a Professional Development Plan (Workshop)
    Michael Augello
  • 5 traditional skills for a Modern Business Analyst(Workshop)
    MCraig Brown




Other Information

For general enquires please email us at

Professional Development: This event has 8 professional development points for participants. 
Special Dietary Needs: If you are registered and you have special dietary needs, please email us at by October 11.
Workshop Registration: Workshop registration will be from early October – all registered participants will receive an email when the workshops go live to register – each workshop is limited to 48 people.


Sponsors of BAPD 2019 - Melbourne

The IIBA® Australia Chapter is proud to present the Business Analysis Professional Day 2019 in Melbourne with the support of our sponsors.


DeakinCo Logo DeakinCo. are the workplace learning and recognition specialists. We presents new possibilities – not just for individuals and organisations but for the whole world of business. While traditional academic qualifications are evidence of an ability to study, DeakinCo. provides Workplace Solutions that assess and build workplace skills and capability for organisations and individuals. DeakinCo. workplace products are designed for the 21st century, to improve workplace performance and future employability.

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Capsify logoCapsifi provides a cloud based platform for intelligent business transformation. We achieve this by creating a dynamic and reusable business model that becomes a core strategic asset that incrementally evolves with the business. Capsifi incorporates solutions that support business analysis practices and frameworks (including the IIBA BABOK ). With Capsifi everything is consistent, everything is connected, everything is aligned.



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Sprint Agile

Sprint Agile is a boutique agile training and coaching provider. Sprint Agile is known for running exceptionally engaging and inspirational globally recognised certified Agile courses. Our goal is to equip professionals with the Agile and Leadership skills required to be the star performer in senior roles in organisations.