Event: Technology and the Commonwealth Games

Interested in hearing more about how technology is being utilised at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018?   The IT Forum Gold Coast (ITFGC) are hosting an event in the evening of Tuesday, August 15th at Metricon Stadium in the Chairman’s Lounge with special guest Mathew Peterson, Head of Technology for the Commonwealth Games.

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Anticipated Attendance: 60-80


Come hear Mathew Peterson, Head of Technology at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, when he highlights the technology that is used in the Commonwealth Games.  Mathew has a long history in ICT having worked for NCR, IET Group, and the Macquarie Group.  He was the Program Manager Venue Technology for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation.

Mathew is currently responsible for the Technology Department which provides all technology infrastructure, systems and services which are identified as necessary and appropriate to plan, support and operate the Games major deliverables, inclusive of planning and Games-time operations.

The position entails being largely a service provider to all other functional areas and client groups across the organising committee.
The Technology Department incorporates the following Program Areas:

  • Games Management Systems
  • Technology Infrastructure Services
  • Technology Results Services
  • Technology Communications Services
  • Technology Planning and Delivery
  • Venue Technology Services

Registration includes one drink ticket and a small tour of various parts of Metricon Stadium.

Date: Tuesday 15th August
Venue: Metricon Stadium, Chairmans Lounge
Address: Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211, AU
Time: 6.15pm – 7:30pm
Price: $35
Register: IT Forum Gold Coast Website


The IT Forum Gold Coast are celebrating their 20 year anniversary on the same night and holding their AGM prior to this event from 5 – 6 pm.   (Note: ITFGC is taking nominations to be a committee member).

This event is free – if you would like to celebrate with them, please register separately at: https://itforumgoldcoast.com.au/events/#!event/2017/8/15/it-forum-gold-coast-agm

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