After two extraordinary years of transformation, reconnect with Australia’s most influential channel partners to explore new ways of maximising revenues.

Core Themes

The skills crisis and other trends that will impact partners’ abilities to maximise revenues from core business opportunities.
Likely new medium term investments by business and government and how this could benefit partners.
The building blocks of Web3, which will drive the next wave of technology and business transformation.
Emerging opportunities for partners as ESG policies drive spending in technology and changes in processes.

Meet the Speakers

CRN Pipeline will be hosted and curated by senior editors and personnel from CRN, and will feature key Australian channel practitioners and thought leaders.

Bridget Gray

Vice President IT
Korn Ferry

Nick Abrahams

Global Leader of Technology & Innovation
Norton Rose Fulbright

Richard Coleman

Head of HSE
Laing O'Rourke

Michael Salvatico

Head of Asia, Pacific, Middle East & Africa ESG Solutions
S&P Global Sustainable

Dean Calvert

Calvert Technologies

Craig Simms

Managing Director

Kristin Boesenberg


Joe Perrone

Head of Market Development -Technology,
Macquarie Bank

Stephen Koukoulas

Managing Director
Market Economics Pty Ltd

VB Templeman

nextmedia B2B

Brad Bond

Head of Emerging Technology
Mantel Group

Andrew Birmingham

Group Managing Editor
B2B - nextmedia Pty Ltd

William Maher

Editor in Chief

David Norris

Managing Director
Nortec IT

The CRN Impact Awards celebrate the technology providers delivering outcomes for customer organisations and building Australia’s innovation economy for the future.

Event Agenda

* subject to change

DAY 1: Tuesday 23 August

3:00 pm Guests arrive to check into hotel
5:00 pm Registration of delegates
7:00 pm Welcome dinner sponsored by


DAY 2: Wednesday 24 August

8:30 am Welcome by CRN Editor
8:45 am Core Business Keynote - Bridget Gray APAV VP Korn Ferry - The hottest spots in the IT Skills Market. Trends and outlook for Australian tech Skills and capabilities
9:30 am Core Business & Skills Panel - Bridget Gray (Korn Ferry), David Norris (Nortec), Owen Johnson (CV)
10:00 am Sponsor Keynote 
10:20 am Morning Tea
10:50 am Growth Keynote - Steve Koukolous.  Outlook for the economy and implications of the change of government for business
11:30 am Growth Panel - Dean Calvert (Calvert)
12:00 pm
Sponsor Keynote
12:20 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Web3 Keynote - Nick Abrahams, Global Co-leader Digital Transformation Practice, Norton Rose Fullbright.  Business use cases for Web 3 - the next great transformation 
2:40 pm Web3 Panel - Nick Abrahams (Norto Rose Fulbright) Kristin Boesenberg (KPMG), Brad Bond (Mantel Group)
3:10 pm Sponsor Keynote
3:30 pm Afternoon Tea
4:00 pm Breakout session
5:00 pm Free time
6:30 pm Pre-dinner drinks followed by dinner sponsored by


DAY 3: Thursday 25 August

8:45 am Welcome and day briefing
9:00 am Sustainability Keynote - Michael Salvatico, Head of APAC, EMEA, ESG Solutions, S&P Global.  How Sustainability drives business outcomes.
9:45 am Sustainability Panel - Michael Salvatico (S&P), Bridget Gray (Korn Ferry), Richard Coleman (Laing O'Rourke)
10:15 am Sponsor Keynote 
10:35 am Morning Tea
11:00 am Roundtable sessions
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Experiences
5:00 pm Free time
7:00 pm Pre-dinner drinks and canapes
7:30 pm
10:30 pm Afterparty


DAY 4: Friday 26 August

11:00 am Checkout day