Month: February 2010

Health & Healthcare

Interview with Professor Warwick Anderson of NHMRC

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNoga0_Nskw] Professor Warwick Anderson AM, CEO, National Health and Medical Research Council, spoke to us about the main health issues today. He discusses the future health challenges of an ageing population, health inequalities in indigenous populations and the research activities of the NHMRC to deal with these complex issues. Website: http://www.healthcongress.com.au Contact: +61 2 9080…

19 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Education & Skilling

Education relationship defines professional standards

Click here to watch the interview. Universities play an essential role in their relationship with professional bodies, says Professor Derrick Armstrong, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Registrar of The University of Sydney. Professor Armstrong will be one of the presenters at the 8th Annual Higher Education Summit in Adelaide on April 29 and 30. He says…

15 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Education & Skilling

On-site at Social Inclusion in Education

The Inaugural Social Inclusion in Education ran in October 2009 and was met with more interest than expected, causing the move to a larger venue to fit every attendee! This goes to show that social inclusion in education is a very pressing matter that needs to be addressed as a group. We get to hear…

15 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Defence & Security

Planning & Design

Defence to lead in change and innovation

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6En08zRb2Zw] Interview with Gregor Ferguson, Editor-at-Large, Australian Defence Magazine While there are huge opportunities for both Defence and industry, leadership and courage need to come from Defence and the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) to achieve their goals, says Gregor Ferguson. Gregor Ferguson, Editor-at-Large of the Australian Defence Magazine, says in an interview that Strategic Reform…

11 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

The AusRAIL Experience – Sponsors and Exhibitors Perspective

With over 200 exhibitors and 3500 visitors, AusRAIL PLUS 2009 sponsors and exhibitors share their experience of being a part of the biggest rail conference and exhibition in Australia. Featured sponsors include Downer EDi, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin, United Group Rail, Laing O'Rourke, AECOM, John Holland, UK Trade & Investment and Alstom Transport. Featured exhibitors include…

5 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

AusRAIL PLUS 2009 – The Highlights!

  Conference attendance was equal to that of AusRAIL PLUS 2007 with 1000 senior executives participating in the conference over the three days, despite the difficult economic conditions and the event being held away from the 'big three east coast cities' for the first time. The AusRAIL exhibition received an average of 2500 visitors through…

5 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia