ECU Security Research Institute

Edith Cowan University
ECU-SRI Security Congress

2014 SRI Security Congress
"Security on the Move"

1-3 December, 2014
Perth, Western Australia

Keynote Speakers

David Campbell

David Campbell

Director, CERT Australia

Speaker biography

David has worked in Government security for the past fifteen years, and has held a range of positions related to electronic and cyber security. He developed the Defence Signals Directorate’s Infosec-Registered Assessor Program and managed Australia’s participation in the first International Cyber Storm exercise in 2006, and has participated in the Cyber Storm 2, 3 and 4 exercises. David led the Australian Government Computer Emergency Readiness Team ( as part of the Attorney-General’s Department, for four years. David has been in his current role as Director - CERT Australia, the national computer emergency response team, for the past five years. David has a Masters degree from the Australian National University, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor within Edith Cowan University’s Security Research Institute.

Don Newsham

Don Newsham

CEO, Canada's Health Informatics Association (COACH)

Speaker biography

Mr. Don Newsham is the CEO of COACH, Canada’s Health Informatics Association, the 1800 member association taking health informatics mainstream in Canada. His leadership is focused on advancing COACH as the voice for the health informatics profession in Canada and building the professionalism, practices and adoption of health informatics across the Canadian health care system.

COACH, under Don’s direction, provides the collaborative, career and connecting home for health informatics and telehealth professionals across Canada and co-hosts the highly successful annual eHealth conference featuring also next year the Global Telehealth 2015 Conference and Clinical, CIO and Emerging Professionals symposiums along with a renown keynote, concurrent session and trade show lineup. ¬†COACH also provides a set of professional leading practices in privacy, security, eSafety and other priority topics in health informatics.

Don is a health care executive, senior consultant, national and international health information and technology leader, featured eHealth conference speaker and a former CIO , CFO and Health Practice Director with over 37 years’ experience in Canadian and global healthcare, both in the public and private sectors.

He also currently undertakes numerous standards roles on behalf of Canada at ISO/TC215 as standard developer, expert lead and Head of Delegation, at the Canadian Standards Collaborative and Partnership and as a member of the international Joint Initiative Council of collaborating international standards development organizations.

Contact Details

Emma Burke
Congress Coordinator
(61 8) 6304 5176

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline
30 September 2014

Acceptance Notification
24 October 2014

Camera Ready Papers
3 November 2014

Early Bird Registration
2 November 2014


  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Security Magazine


  • Edith Cowan University