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Month: October 2011


What can people expect from Near Field Communications (NFC)?

[youtube=] We had the chance to speak with Andrew Davis, Agency Director of Tapit, who will be speaking at the 7th Annual AIMIA Digital Summit on the 24th-26th of October in Sydney. Questions: 1. You're speaking on day 2 of our 7th Annual AIMIA Digital Summit. Can you give us a brief overview about Tapit…

20 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights


The Inaugural Forum For Suicide Prevention Policy in Australia 2011

The Inaugural Forum for Suicide Prevention Policy in Australia will answer questions based on the effectiveness of various suicide prevention strategies, unveiling the latest developments and addressing concerns related to the prevention of suicide in Australia such as outpatient management of a highly suicidal patient, the provision of ongoing support to caregivers, understanding the challenges…

19 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Planning & Design

We need to be concerned about coordinated attacks – Lofty Perch

"We need to be concerned about coordinated attacks," says Mark Fabro, President Chief Security Officer at Lofty Perch. We had a chance to interview Mark Fabro at SCADA Conference 2010 and asked him these questions. [youtube=] 1. Stuxnet hit the headlines in 2010 and altered SCADA security across the globe. What key lessons were learned?…

14 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights


UK Disability Services: From State Provision to Independent ‘For Profit’ Provision

Angela Gifford gave the key note address at the 2nd Annual National Disability Summit. She spoke on the policy and regulatory changes in the United Kingdom to support greater private provision of care services and the benefits this had delivered for those needing care. Click here to read the presentation and paper.    

11 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights


Productive Ward Conference 2011

In conjunction with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, we'd like to present The Productive Ward Conference 2011. This conference has been born out of the feedback of several of our health events. The Productive Ward Series and Programme has been developed in the UK by the National Health Service and has been rolled…

11 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Motorists should pay ‘per peak kilometre’

Motorists should be taxed for every kilometre they drive in peak hour, a transport expert says. Professor David Hensher, director of the Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies at the University of Sydney, will be a key speaker at the NSW Transport Infrastructure Summit in Sydney on Wednesday. He'll join NRMA director David Bentham and…

5 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights