Conference Program /

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Thursday 15 March

8.30am – 9.00am – Registration 

Paul Davis — Events Director, WF Media (Comms Connect) followed by conference moderator Greg Pennefather

Data — the currency of the 21st century
Ray Achemedei — General Manager – Information Services, CITIC Pacific Mining 

IT/OT network convergence and its cybersecurity implications
Mourad Khalil — Practice Manager – Technology Risk, Titan ICT Consultants

10.30am – 11.00am – Morning Break

Stream 1

Stream 2

Workshop: Radio spectrum management — what’s trending in 2018

Presented by: Peter Hilly  Managing Director, Andrew May Licensing Manager, Spectrum Engineering and Alan Harrison — Project Engineer, Spectrum Engineering Australia  

TETRA in Brisbane Hotel and Casino
Malcolm Davies  Business Development Manager, Radlink Communications

Workshop continues

Is satellite able to fill the gap?
Neil Jamieson — Managing Director, Wireless Innovation

Workshop continues

The future for critical messaging
Brad Welch — General Manager, TPL Systems Asia Pacific

Workshop continues

1.00pm – 2.00pm –  Lunch Break

Understanding and using fixed wireless for Industrial IoT
Roy Wittert — Regional Sales Director – Australia, NZ and Pacific Islands, Cambian Networks

5G – What’s behind the hype
Simon Larder
  CEO, Challenge Networks

Workshop continues

LPWAN connectivity options as the backbone for Industrial IoT
Craig Muller — IoT Business Development Manager, Thinxtra

Workshop continues

3.15pm – 3.30 pm – Afternoon Break

The growing footprint of IoT — how to utilise for professional advantage — panel discussion

Panel: Hamish Duff  President, ARCIA, Dr Alex Grant CEO, Myriota and Roy Wittert Regional Sales Director – Australia, NZ and Pacific Islands

Moderator: Ian Miller Executive Officer, ARCIA

5.00pm – Conference close