China and the broader APAC region are emerging as key drivers of technology. This is being driven by a growing and better educated middle-class in the region. Australia seems reluctant to be part of this region and continues to take its lead from the Western Hemisphere.
Huawei employs 80,000 people in R&D and is a key part of innovation in the Telecommunications sector worldwide. By banning the use of Chinese technology in key parts of 5G in Australia, this will diminish competition, slow the roll-out and lead to higher prices.
How can Australia better leverage the emerging technologies from the region and remain a “Smart State”?
The venue for this year is in Doltone House, The Loft in Jones Bay Wharf - see the following link for details:
For TelSoc Financial Members not in Sydney that day, the event can be viewed live on Zoom.
The telecast will start at 12:30, but the actual speeches will start at 1pm and last until just after 2pm, including Q&A (no questions from online participants this time, I'm afraid).
The Zoom code for the event is: Topic: Charles Todd Oration on Zoom
Time: Sep 18, 2019 12:30 PM https://zoom.us/j/328308299