Annual Conference and 2 Focus Workshops to be held in Sydney from 30th of March to the 1st April 2011
Join us to celebrate this great milestone!
ATUG 2011 - ATUG's 30th Anniversary Gala Awards and Networking evening, 31st March - Register
Senator Conroy has confirmed he will be presenting the Awards again this year.
The Gala Awards and Networking Evening will be an evening of celebration - of the ATUG Awards, past and present Charles Todd Medal Winners and of 30 years of Australian communications developments.
ATUG 2011 Annual Update Conference, 1st April - Register
The conference has a jam-packed program, with International Speakers and top Australian Industry presenters including the Minister, the Shadow Minister, the ACCC Chairman, the ACMA Chairman, DBCDE Secretary.
ATUG Focus Workshops – NBN Migration, Broadband Planning for Regions
The workshops are FREE to ATUG 2011 Update Conference Delegates.
Workshop Only delegates can register here
NBN Migration – 30th March 9am
This workshop will focus on migrating to the NBN from three perspectives – the community, enterprises and retail service providers:
• Dr Tim Williams who has conducted a groundbreaking review of the community benefits and innovation enabled by broadband in the UK and the policy implications for Australia.
• Dominic Quai from QGAAS will look at the migration issues as they affect enterprise and government agencies.
• Dr Paul Books will review industry preparation and processes to support migration.
• Matthew Lobb from NBN Co will outline the wholesale customer accreditation and on-boarding processes so that enterprise end users will have an understanding of the future environment for retail service providers.
Broadband Planning for Economic Development in Regional Communities - 30th March @ 1pm
The first workshop focuses on outcomes for regional communities and will discuss how regional communities can maximise the Economic and Social Benefits of NBN-grade broadband using an e-Solutions Benchmarking approach developed by Strategic Networks Group (SNG).
The Workshop will show how broadband links to increased productivity, job creation and quality of life by showcasing SNG’s work on e-Solutions Benchmarking, using experience in North Carolina as a showcase. The Head of the e-North Carolina Authority, Jane Patterson, is one of the most recognized people in the US on these practical issues for regional communities and has agreed to link-in remotely and speak at the workshop.