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Month: May 2016


Spring is coming – can user submitted content win the battle for ratings?

“Winter is coming” is a metaphor understood all too well by the traditional television industry. Large scale over-the-top platforms with their affordable anytime, anywhere convenience have an inherent advantage. But it is their high budget powerhouse productions that are really helping them win the battle for ratings. Games of Thrones, House of Cards and other…

27 May 2016, by Informa Insights


A word with Dr Stephen Cole, Obstetrician

Dr Stephen Cole is an obstetrician and RANZCOG-certified sub-specialist in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. This August he will discuss 'Multiple Pregnancy and Fetal Anomalies: Risks, Opportunities and Ethical Considerations in the era of Fetal Surgery' at the 2016 Obstetric Malpractice Conference in Melbourne. Stephen was kind enough to answer a few questions as we look forward to the…

25 May 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

The final countdown to the IHMA Congress!

  The final countdown has begun! This time next week we will have launched the 10th IHMA Congress in Vancouver. Ahead of the Congress we are delighted to announce that we have finalised the event guide. The guide contains everything you need to know about the event including the agenda, social events and full exhibitor listings.…

23 May 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

10th IHMA Congress 30 May – 2 Jun 2016: Report of proceedings

Commander David Phillips MVO - previously a Royal Navy submarine captain, Immediate Past Chief Harbour Master, Port of London Authority & now Marine Consultant with Marico Marine, an active member of IHMA and longterm supporter of the IHMA biennial Congress. Commander Phillips gave an insightful presentation at the 10th IHMA Congress covering 'The Maritime Security Conundrum'. His personal insights…

20 May 2016, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Cyber Defence – More than just the Technical Protection of Systems

Cyber criminals, hackers, hacktivists and foreign intelligence services are deploying increasingly sophisticated methods of accessing the online services of organisations. And with the Military’s growing reliance on online systems, equivalent sophistication in cyber defence is required. But what makes for an adequate cyber defence strategy, in the current climate? We spoke with NATO who recently…

17 May 2016, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

The Local Energy & Microgrids Conference : ARENA Workshop

The Local Energy & Microgrids Conference In the four years since it was established, the Australian Renewable Energy Authority (ARENA) has accelerated the use and supply of renewable energy in Australia by supporting hundreds of innovative technology projects. Without ARENA’s support in key stages of the innovation chain, these projects simply would not have happened.…

16 May 2016, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Current Trends & Opportunities At The Local Energy & Micro-grids

The Local Energy & Microgrids Conference :  Key learnings, outcomes and conclusions On 28th and 29th of April 2016, Informa Australia in partnership with Renew Economy and One step Off the Grid were delighted to host The Local Energy & Microgrids Conference which provided a timely platform to analyse and discuss the current trends supporting…

16 May 2016, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Nickel: The only way is up – but when?

In preparation of the upcoming forecast at the 13th China Nickel Conference, we asked Angela Durrant, Senior Research Analyst – Metals Costs, Wood Mackenzie, about the outlook for nickel and the key issues she will be discussing at the event later this month in Shanghai. Informa: What are the top 3 factors that Wood Makenzie believe…

11 May 2016, by Informa Insights