Itree welcomes you to join our customers, government agencies and industry representatives for our inaugural ‘Community Forum’. 1.5 days to network, share similar challenges, hear industry perspectives and see the regulatory innovations that Itree is developing.


Thursday 27th July,
Innovation Campus,

The Central, Ocean View room, North Wollongong

8:15 - 9:45
Arrival and registration

10:00 - 12:00
Morning session.

  • Prof. Pascal Perez: Key note on “Smart Cities and Infrastructure: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly”.
  • Ben Hobby, CEO Itree: “Safer communities, protecting citizens, preserving environments”

12:00 - 1:00
Networking lunch.

1:00 – 4:00
Afternoon session

  • John Wall, Manager Road Safety Technology Centre: “Get up close with an RMS safety car”
  • David Borg, Head of Innovation at Itree: “Heartbeat of innovation”
  • MaritimeNZ: “Being Agile in Government”

Bus departing for Sydney

Harbour dinner cruise (departing King Street Wharf) - Places strictly limited.

Friday 28th July,
Sydney Business School,

The Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Pl Sydney


  • Option A: Itree Transport Safety Suite deep-dive.
  • Option B: Itree RegulationWorks deep-dive.

Deep-dives allow current and prospective clients an opportunity to view current, and shape future offerings. Itree Service Delivery Managers will be in attendance to facilitate.

Closing and a light lunch

Itree sponsored networking activities:

  • Option A: A Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.
  • Option B: Opera House tour.

Key Note Speaker

Professor Perez is a world leader in participatory modelling of complex systems. He is the co-editor of ‘Complex Science for a Complex World – Exploring Human Ecosystems with Agents” (ANU-E-Press). Before joining the University of Wollongong, he has been a Team Leader at CSIRO and an Associate Professor at the Australian National University. Professor Pascal Perez has 20-years’ experience working in South East Asia, Western Africa, Pacific Island Countries and Australia.

He is responsible for the management and delivery of all aspects of infrastructure modelling and simulation at the SMART Infrastructure Facility. As Director he is responsible for SMART’s academic governance and for establishing strategic scientific partnerships in Australia and beyond.

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