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Month: June 2016

Planning & Design

The Role of the Architect in Reducing Reoffending

  View event agenda herePrisoner reoffending rates in Australia are at a critical level. Nearly half of Australia’s 36,000 inmates will return to jail within two years of release; costing the Government billions. Premier Mike Baird recently turned his attention to the issue, declaring in a recent report his intent to decrease recidivism by five…

21 Jun 2016, by Informa Insights


RBWH Improving the Care of the Older and At –Risk Patient in the Hospital Setting

Falls are one of the largest causes of harm in health care and are a national safety and quality priority. No other single cause of injury, including road trauma, costs the health system more than falls. More than one in three people aged 65 or over fall at least once a year and many fall more…

21 Jun 2016, by Informa Insights


Emergency medicine and medical indemnity: an insurer’s perspective

The media's recent spotlight on wait times of emergency services across the nation have put the topic at the forefront of federal election talks. The timely conference; Emergency Department Management will showcase innovation and improvement strategies, for hospital management staff and allied health professionals. As we draw closer to the event, we were fortunate enough to talk with Day 2 speaker…

16 Jun 2016, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security


How the Australian Army is moving ahead in the Cyber domain

Air, sea, land and now cyber. And it turns out that this fifth domain represents one of the most challenging adversaries for military. “The Cyber domain is unique in that it is active every minute of every day and requires personnel to be on guard, even when off duty”, says Major General Ferus McLachlan, Head…

16 Jun 2016, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Hybrid wiz, Shane Bannister talks about remote power & hybrid technologies for APAC region

Meet hybrid wiz, Shane Bannister of ComAp Pty Ltd. Graduating as an Electrical and Electronic Engineer from Flinders University with Honours in 2008, he has been involved with diverse automation projects in the Industrial and Construction Sector. Shane then moved into a project management role in 2010 focusing on Oil & Gas and Defence. He…

15 Jun 2016, by Informa Insights


The evolution of Social TV

These days privately enjoying one’s favourite television series or movie is not enough for many viewers. Audiences want to know what others are thinking about the latest character death or plot twist; to interact with fellow fans and share the excitement, sadness, laughter - whatever emotion the show is stirring within them. “Television has always been…

6 Jun 2016, by Informa Insights