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IT Conference

Tuesday, 15 November 2011 to Friday, 18 November 2011 from 5:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, Australia

 

Program

Full Registration - includes all conference meals
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
5:00 PM - 7:00 PMWelcome Reception and Registration

Amongst the trade display. Delegates and partners are welcome.

Sponsored by Trend Micro

    Included
    Wednesday, 16 November 2011
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PMRegistration
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      9:00 AM - 9:10 AMConference Opening and Official Welcome

      From Steve McGrath, General Manager of Coffs Harbour City Council

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        9:10 AM - 9:55 AMThe Open Technology Foundation - for the entire government sector

        http://www.itnews.com.au/News/271949,open-technology-foundation-kicks-off.aspx

        https://cisco.webex.com/ciscosales/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=54587882&rKey=a81b90adf9017eac

        Stephen Schmid, General Manager - Open Technology Foundation

        Speakers: Stephen Schmid

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          9:55 AM - 10:25 AMGOLD SPONSOR PRESENTATION - NOTE: topic change

          Smarter Cities: Opportunities for Innovation and Leadership in Local Government. Jason Laufer - Director ANZ

          Speakers: Jason Laufer

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            10:25 AM - 11:00 AMMorning Tea

            Amongst the Trade Display

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              11:00 AM - 11:45 AMKEYNOTE PRESENTATION : ‘Trends and Developments in Technology Today’

              Charlie Brown - Technology Specialist

              Speakers: Charlie Brown

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                11:45 AM - 12:45 PMNBN Update for Local Government

                Darren Rudd, Advisor Community Relations - NBN Co & Dr Tim Williams, Director of Publicani

                Speakers: Dr Tim Williams, Darren Rudd

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                  12:45 PM - 1:00 PMNBN Update for Local Government - Q & A
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                    1:00 PM - 1:45 PMLunch

                    In Horizons Restaurant - Opal Cove Resort

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                      1:45 PM - 2:30 PMDemystifying the Cloud

                      Paul Turner, Manager Information Services, Salisbury Council

                      Speakers: Paul Turner

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                        2:30 PM - 3:15 PMKEYNOTE PRESENTATION

                        The Future of Information Technology

                        Ross Dawson - Futurist

                        Speakers: Ross Dawson

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                          3:15 PM - 3:45 PMAfternoon Tea

                          Amongst the Trade Display

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                            3:45 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop - Mobility

                            Including devices, online forms and mobile solutions

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                              3:45 PM - 5:00 PMWorkshop - Emerging IT Trends

                              Including Community Engagement, Open Source Technologies

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                                5:00 PM - 5:05 PMClose of Day One
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                                  6:30 PM - 10:00 PMSeafood BBQ/Buffet

                                  Opal Cove Resort - Horizons Balcony

                                  Sponsored by Symantec.cloud

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                                    10:00 PM - 12:00 AMAfter Function

                                    Sponsored by Mitel

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                                      Thursday, 17 November 2011
                                      8:50 AM - 9:00 AMComments from the Chair

                                      Coffs Harbour City Council

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                                        9:00 AM - 9:30 AMCase Syudy: Server Virtualisation/DR Project

                                        Ryan England, ICT Manager. The Barossa Council

                                        Speakers: Ryan England

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                                          9:30 AM - 10:00 AMGOLD SPONSOR PRESENTATION

                                          Best Practices: Local Government IP CCTV Networks. Basil Delimitos Product Manager.

                                          IP CCTV Lan1

                                          Speakers: Boris Delimitros

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                                            10:00 AM - 10:30 AMMorning Tea

                                            Amongst the Trade Display

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                                              10:30 AM - 11:00 AMImplementing IT Governance (How to eat an Elephant)

                                              Brendan Hooper & Vincent Morrice, Rockhampton Regional Council, Rockhampton Office

                                              Speakers: Brendan Hooper, Vincent Morrice

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                                                11:00 AM - 11:30 AMGOLD SPONSOR PRESENTATION

                                                Working from the same page. David Schulz, Industry Solutions Manager. Objective Corporation

                                                Speakers: David Schulz

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                                                  11:30 AM - 12:30 PMKEYNOTE PRESENTATION

                                                  Decoding Generation Y. Michael McQueen

                                                  Speakers: Michael McQueen

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                                                    12:30 PM - 1:45 PMLunch

                                                    Opal Cove Resort - Horizons Restaurant

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                                                      1:45 PM - 2:15 PMTowards Agile IT

                                                      Uday Kulkarni (aka SpongeBob), Network Controller. Penrith City Council

                                                      Speakers: Uday Kulkarni

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                                                        1:45 PM - 2:15 PMIntroduction to Wireless Sensor Networks

                                                        Stephen Eaton. Shire of Dardanup

                                                        Speakers: Stephen Eaton

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                                                          2:15 PM - 2:45 PMiCouncil

                                                          Craig Wrightson, Executive Manager - Corporate Services. Lane Cove Council

                                                          Speakers: Craig Wrightson

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                                                            2:15 PM - 2:45 PMMobile Computing – Security Risks, Communications and Infrastructure considerations

                                                            John Papoutsis, Technical Services Director.
                                                            HItech Support

                                                            Speakers: John Papoutsis

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                                                              2:45 PM - 3:15 PMAfternoon Tea

                                                              Amongst the Trade Display

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                                                                3:15 PM - 3:45 PMTop 5 IT Security issues with infrastructure

                                                                Andrew Sales, Manager Telecommunications and New Technology. Coffs Harbour City Council

                                                                Speakers: Andrew Sales

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                                                                  3:15 PM - 4:20 PMNSW Local Government IT Professionals Meeting
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                                                                    3:45 PM - 4:20 PMCustody, Control and Continuity in the Cloud

                                                                    Christine Johnston, ECM Solution Manager. Technology One

                                                                    Speakers: Christine Johnston

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                                                                      4:20 PM - 4:25 PMClose of Day Two
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                                                                        6:30 PM - 7:00 PMPre Dinner Drinks

                                                                        Amongst the Trade Display

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                                                                          7:00 PM - 12:00 AMConference Dinner

                                                                          Ballroom - Opal Cove Resort. Sponsored by Klikon Solutions

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                                                                            Friday, 18 November 2011
                                                                            9:10 AM - 9:40 AMLeveraging the NBN: Co-funding, Converging, Co- existing

                                                                            Case Study: Coffs Harbour City Council. Andrew Findlay, Managing Director, Vertel

                                                                            Speakers: Andrew Findlay

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                                                                              9:40 AM - 10:20 AMCase Study:

                                                                              ParraConnect - bringing the community together to create a smarter city
                                                                               

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                                                                                10:20 AM - 11:00 AMMorning Tea and Passport Prize Draw

                                                                                Amongst Trade Display

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                                                                                  11:00 AM - 12:00 PMKEYNOTE PRESENTATION

                                                                                  Who stole my mojo? A straightforward approach to being our best. Gary Bertwistle

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                                                                                    12:00 PM - 12:05 PMClosing comments from the Chair

                                                                                    Program subject to change without notice.

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                                                                                       Afternoon Activities - buses depart 12.20pm

                                                                                      Please select Golf OR Go Carting as they are both run at the same time. Go Carting is close to the airport, so you can catch a taxi from there after you cart.

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                                                                                        12:30 PM - 5:30 PMezescan-logo-450.jpgGolf - Sponsored by EzeScan

                                                                                        18 holes of Golf at the sensational 27 hole Coffs Harbour Golf Club - open to all delegates - regardless of golfing ability. A great way to round off your attendance at IT2011. Prizes, cart hire and lunch provided.

                                                                                          Optional
                                                                                          12:30 PM - 4:00 PMGo Carting

                                                                                          Formula One Go-Carting track  - delegates only (sorry no partners or children).Lunch provided

                                                                                            Optional