Archive of past events including presentation media where available.
This MEMBERS ONLY event incorporates a sandwich lunch, the TelSoc's Annual General Meeting and a lecture by Rod Tucker - Laureate Emeritus Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Melbourne.
The TelSoc Forum 2017 which was planned on 22-23 November in Melbourne has unfortunately been cancelled.
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 networking opportunities with researchers, industry, policy makers and the community. The day includes research presentations, keynote speakers, interactive demonstrations, panel discussions, and plenty of catered breaks in between.
Bevan Slattery has been exceptional in identifying and servicing up and coming markets, from network connectivity in Pipe Networks, to Data Centres in NextDC to international connections and networks in Superloop and Megaport.
A prime example as Australia’s leading entrepreneur in Telecommunications and IT, he has not slowed down, having founded and played a leading role in four new ventures over the last four years
Bevan has an excellent track record in identifying the upcoming markets so far. What does he think are the key issues over the next few years?
The availability of telecommunications services are critical to the functioning of society, and even more so during the preparations for and recovery from natural disasters. Importantly, Telecommunications companies need to be key enablers of a society resilient to climate change, and to do so they must be foremost resilient themselves. This is to protect their business (assets, staff and brand), to ensure the risks are financially transparent to shareholders, and to meet the expectations of society.
David Goad presents some of the current IoT design challenges and solutions couched in SIoT that can be used as standards for future IoT designs to reduce Architectural Heterogeneity.
Telstra is rebuilding its networks with virtualisation, orchestration and automation to deliver highly scalable product solutions. Crispin Blackall's presentation will describe the associated network transition and how microservices will drive speed and agility in how we build new products and services.
This presentation will discuss the factors significant in household consumers' adoption of innovations and the differences to organisational adoption. It will draw on research identifying a new key factor influencing household intention to adopt high-speed broadband, with a surprising counter-intuitive result from earlier qualitative research.
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.