Telecommunications and the Digital Economy
Archive of past events including presentation media where available.
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.
This year HSO will be presented by Professor Alex Grant , CEO of Myriota, founder of Cohda Wireless and previously Professor of Information Theory at the University of SA. The topic: “Satellites, Cars and the Internet of Things: The challenges and rewards of crossing the boundary between academia and industry”. This is a live stream of the Melbourne event to Sydney.
This year HSO will be presented by Professor Alex Grant , CEO of Myriota, founder of Cohda Wireless and previously Professor of Information Theory at the University of SA. The topic: “Satellites, Cars and the Internet of Things: The challenges and rewards of crossing the boundary between academia and industry”. Please join TelSoc for a live stream of the event in Adelaide.
This year HSO will be presented by Professor Alex Grant , CEO of Myriota, founder of Cohda Wireless and previously Professor of Information Theory at the University of SA. The topic: “Satellites, Cars and the Internet of Things: The challenges and rewards of crossing the boundary between academia and industry”. Please join TelSoc and Alex for lunch and drinks at the Telstra Theatrette in Melbourne.
You too can be an NBN Retail Service Provider! This presentation will provide insights into the opportunities and challenges of the NBN. Focussing on wholesale and why it is crucial to have a thriving competitive market outside of the big 4. Also, how can a a next generation wholesaler overcome barriers to enable competition and reduce the monopolistic power in the telco market.
Dr Gerd Keiser will present about how Optical fiber technology has significantly bolstered the growth of photonics applications in numerous areas such as the telecom infrastructure, a wide range of sensors, vehicle and airplane control, life sciences research, and biomedical diagnosis, therapy, monitoring, and surgery.
Akamai now ranks Australia's Internet service as 60th in the world. "Serious experts agree that the right telecom infrastructure for the next century consists of universal FTTH on the ground and a universal wireless cloud above, supported by the FTTH foundation. But you don't need a national monopoly to achieve this. And private monopolies are just as bad. Indeed, a monopoly of any kind is usually counterproductive. US developments are proving that you can build the future network --even in sparse rural areas--- with multiple parties, even small ones on a purely commercial basis with private money.....And do it faster and better than either private or government monopoly typically does. Would this work in Australia?"
Eric Hamilton, CTO of NNNCo will describe the range of connectivity methods that are used in IoT, and the circumstances where each connectivity method can be most cost effective and efficient.
Dr I will give a comprehensive overview of China Mobile’s 5G solutions, including an end-to-end network architecture with User Centric Network and Soft Defined Air Interface and the corresponding enabling technologies like C-RAN, NGFI, MCD etc presented as imperative solutions for diversified set of usage scenarios.
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