Month: April 2010

Health & Healthcare

12th Annual Health Congress 2010

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLGERWVpe4o] Healthcare reform is high on the Rudd government’s policy agenda. In a highly anticipated announcement last March, Prime Minister Rudd made a promise to revamp the national hospital and healthcare system. It was during this announcement that Informa held its 12th Annual Health Congress on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of March in Sydney.…

27 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Rail industry is booming but national rail plan still needed

In the lead up to AusRAIL 2010 – themed "The Rail Plan: Where? How? Why?" – Bryan Nye, CEO of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), says the rail industry is on the rise but a national transport plan still needs to be taken to government. Mr Nye says that keeping rail matters on the agenda…

15 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

AusRAIL PLUS 2009 exclusive interviews!

David George, CEO, CRC for Rail Innovation talks about the projects and research that will help take the Australian rail sector forward. The CRC sessions at AusRAIL PLUS 2009 came at an exciting time as they foreshadowed the research to be published shortly on high speed rail and its applicability in the Australian context. Watch…

15 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia

Education & Skilling

information technology in higher education

We attended Higher Education IT in October last year and manage to ask a few speakers some questions! First up, Geoffrey Bowers, Director of Daemon Internet Consultants. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mp3S9nV39gw] Mr Bowers talks to us about the creation of UNSW TV and the training process that caters for people of different technological experience. Secondly, we had the…

9 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

BULKEX 2009 – Australasia’s Bulk Handling Exhibition

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm0_pq2TVbM] With the financial climate continuing to improve, plans are underway for the next BULKEX exhibition to be held in Sydney from 9-11 August 2011. BULKEX 2009 attracted over 200 exhibitors and 1500 industry attendees during the 3-day event. If you weren't at BULKEX 2009, watch the video to see what you've missed out on!…

9 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia