Archive of past events including presentation media where available.
Each year TelSoc hosts the Henry Sutton Oration in Melbourne to commemorate the distinguished Victorian scientist, engineer and inventor from Ballarat, Henry Sutton - who is scarcely known, but had a string of accomplishments and innovations in many areas.
We are pleased to have as the Orator distinguished innovator ...
The telecommunications industry is growing and changing at a very high pace. The growth is not only in terms of volume but also in terms of changing needs and technology. To keep up with this high pace and fast changing technologies countries need strong legislation and an efficient regulatory system to promote fair competition in industry. This presentation is a review of existing telecommunications’ legislation and regulations in New Zealand.
Jose will explore and discuss Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) solutions based on LTE-NB, LoRaWAN and Sigfox for IoT services in the Australia/New Zealand region.
By 2050, the UK, Germany and several other countries will only allow new electric passenger cars to be registered. Toyota will phase out petrol and diesel cars by 2050. If all cars are electric vehicles, the electric-power demand will double.
The Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) is the peak industry advisory body that services the wide ecosystem of automated vehicle activities across Australia and New Zealand. Noel O’Callaghan, will be speaking on “Driverless Vehicles and how they will impact our roads” and will include details on what’s been happening nationally over the last 12 months and where the driverless space is going, plus impacts on society, regulators etc.
Smarter cities and innovation are on the national agenda, but how does a city get smarter and why does it matter?
Smart cities and innovation are on the national agenda, but are they enough to ensure Australia captures the full economic opportunity?
This presentation will compare international broadband prices, and then suggest five factors that influence the price differences. The analysis also clarifies where Australia sits in relation to global broadband prices.
TelSoc invites all members and industry professionals to celebrate the end of year 2016. There will be little in the way of formalities, just a focus on getting as many people as possible connected around any topic of interest. You will find us in a designated area of the main bar. Please share this invitation with all your industry colleagues and friends.
This MEMBERS ONLY event incorporates a sandwich lunch, the TelSoc's Annual General Meeting and a presentation about the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) presented by Carolyn Phiddian - GM Technology Strategy / CTO at nbn.
Visit to the University of Adelaide, John R. Prescott Environmental Luminescence Laboratory (PELL) in “The Braggs” building. Luminescence induced by ionising radiation can be used for the quantification of both ambient radiation and total absorbed radiation dose. Such "environmental dosimetry" has unique applications to Defence, National Security and Public Health.
You may be surprised to know that Australian residential fibre access to not exclusive to the nbn, and that competitive access has been in place since before the nbn.
The TelSoc is privileged to host Phil Smith from Opticom, an Australian pioneer in deployment of fibre explain the competitive fibre access environment in Australia and outline the pros and cons in the existing model.
The Networked Society Symposium showcases the breadth of research occurring at the Melbourne Networked Society Institute. It provides an opportunity to connect, engage and debate the matters essential to the networked society. The symposium also provides an opportunity to network with researchers, industry, policy makers and the community.
This is a limited opportunity for TelSoc financial members to visit nbn's Network Operations Centre (NOC). The NOC is the nerve centre of the nbn network providing state of the art network monitoring 24 hours a day, 365 days a year of the entire national multi-technology network. It is a single point of contact for all of nbn partners to activate services, manage enquiries and to rectify nbn network faults. The NOC offers multi-tiered support for customers and the network.
What is VHA’s role in the Australian mobile market going forward? How is Australia placed to take advantage of advances in mobile technology such as 5G and IoT??Hear from the CEO of VHA, Iñaki Berroeta, as he draws on his more than 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry globally.
Students from our three universities present their final year projects whilst competing in the IET Rex Jones Student Presentation Prize. IEEE Student Subject prizes will also be presented at this meeting.
Professor Farzad Safaei will present and demonstrate the next generation of immersive multimedia collaboration services including large scale multiperson-to-multiperson meeting places for groups of people to work, play, teach, exhibit or socially interact.
Dr Karina Gomez Chavez will be presenting about how an RMIT course is teaching students about Software Defined Networking (SDN) technologies using the Zodiac board from Northbound Pty Ltd. There will also be an opportunity for discussion about the RMIT SDN testbed, which provides a connection to eight other universities and CSIRO for testing new services and applications.
Tour of the REDARC Electronics state of the art design and manufacturing facility.
The Pearcey Oration is presented each year by an eminent Australian reflecting on critical contemporary issues impacting our nation that are driven by the introduction of advanced technologies into our society.
This year the Pearcey Foundation is delighted that Dr Amanda Caples, Lead Scientist to the Victorian Government has accepted our invitation to present this year’s Pearcey Oration, on 6 September as part of the Digital Innovation Festival.
Markus Volkmann will provide a number of uses-cases for the connected car and provide a technical overview of the supporting platform ecosystem that provides seamless roaming across service provider networks.
LPWAN technologies offer dramatically lower cost for sensing which unlocks business cases for data collection and enables virtual real-time and persistent monitoring. Discover what it can mean for industry, how it can be exploited and dig into the pros and cons.
Blue planet is a software defined networking environment designed to facilitate this network transformation and automation. This presentation will outline the Blue Planet platform from a technology stand-point, and will examine its unique composition and paradigm of adoption of opensource technologies and open principles as have been proven in the web domain but which are relatively unknown in the Telco sector.
A presentation and demonstration about the RMIT SDN testbed and how it connects to the rest of the national SDN testbed. This is also a general invitation for people or companies that have SDN projects to get involved and work with RMIT and other Universities.
Arthur Koulianos will provide an overview of how Australian businesses have been using Telematics over the past 13 years and how their requirements have changed in recent times.
The TelSoc would like to invite all members and industry professionals to celebrate the end of financial year 2016. There will be little in the way of formalities, just a focus on getting as many people as possible connected around any topic of interest.
Google, Apple, Facebook are investing significant amounts of money in Augmented Reality technology. However success to date has been limited including the withdrawal of Google glasses. Where is Augmented Reality on the deployment curve? In this presentation Erik will demonstrate what Augmented Reality is, how it works and what the applications are/will be.
The impact of the NBN on the future of Australia's connectivity, technological developments, and networked society remains an important topic. Mike Quigley was the first employee of NBN Co and its CEO for four years. He will reflect on the ups and downs of the NBN project over the past several years, and considers the various options to complete the NBN.
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