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Transport & Logistics

Where are they now? Tracking the progress of 2018 Pitching Competition Finalists

Have an idea to revolutionalise rail? Take centre stage to tackle the important issues at AusRAIL PLUS 2019 Pitching Competition  We had a record number of entries for the 2018 Pitching Competition in Canberra for the opportunity to take centre stage and directly engage with an audience of decision makers and people with the resources…

16 Aug 2019, by Informa Insights

Education

Student engagement & technology in the classroom: igniting the fire in young learners with Eddie Woo

Technology is rapidly transforming the way students learn and teachers teach, a study found that Australia is one of the highest users of technology in schools in the OECD – so how can technology benefit Australian students and what are the costs? What can it do and what can’t it do? Wootube is a prime…

14 Dec 2018, by Informa Insights

Business

Leadership & Communication

Game-Storming – “Play to get ideas”

Game storming can lead to serious business results: I used game storming in an energy company to bring people to work together and remove communication barriers. Teaming is great and with the right simulation I managed to draw engagements and participation from all levels in meetings and discussions. The biggest problem is not playing the…

6 Sep 2018, by Informa Insights

Business

Leadership & Communication

Are you a Disruptor?

Be a disruptor and not be disrupted: Disruptive innovators are constantly creating new values and additional improvements after the repeated iterations of its product or service. So, how has your company been affected by disruptive innovation? According to business thought leaders, executives must be aware of disruptive innovation so as to anticipate innovations that could…

6 Sep 2018, by Informa Insights

Business

Leadership & Communication

Why you think the way you do?

Different preferences in solving problems: We as individuals or groups are often called upon to solve challenges, make decisions and think creatively. Are you or your group required to do the following? Build innovative teams Increase collaboration and communication Develop leaders Train thinking and creativity skills Coach executives, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs If the answer is…

6 Sep 2018, by Informa Insights

Occupational Health & Safety

7 things you should know about reach truck training

First published in Forkliftaction.com News: Safety First column. Nick Welch is Senior Technical Development Executive for RTITB, the largest forklift training accrediting body in the UK and Ireland, recognised by the HSE, HSA and HSENI. Although specific training is required for reach truck operators, in some operations, the particular risks and challenges of reach trucks…

31 Aug 2018, by Informa Insights

Occupational Health & Safety

Skin Protection – What’s the Biggest Mistake You are Making?

Sun screen, hat, shade. We probably think we are being skin smart when we covered these three in the heat of summer. Well, that’s just part of story. Being skin smart is about understanding your environment and protecting yourself accordingly; and looking after your skin on a regular basis by visiting a skin specialist to…

31 Aug 2018, by Informa Insights

Occupational Health & Safety

How to Achieve Forklift Safety – An overview from the UK

First published in Forkliftaction.com News: Safety First column.  Stuart Taylor is Managing Director of Mentor FLT Training Limited, the UK’s leading provider of training and associated services for all types of materials handling equipment and workplace transport. Forklifts may appear innocuous, but their capacity to injure shouldn't be underestimated. Nor should their training requirements, as a leading household name recently…

23 Aug 2018, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

AusRAIL’s scholarship program: New ideas from the next generation

Looking for ways to promote and educate the broader community on the benefits of rail? Just ask the next generation of rail leaders for their innovative ideas With the prize of a guest pass to attend AusRAIL, the Next Generation Conference Scholarship Program was launched in 2017 to encourage young rail professionals to share their…

25 Jul 2018, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

How regulation changes in cosmetic medicine impact the industry

Cosmetic regulatory changes mean more streamlining and less inexperience. So, how will this impact your cosmetic business?   The cosmetic industry is booming. As quick as cosmetic fads come and go these days procedures evolve just as readily to keep up. Non-surgical procedures are more popular than ever; the likes of laser hair removal, injectables,…

2 Jun 2018, by Informa Insights

Infrastructure

Paper: Is a lack of Infrastructure Investment a form of Intergenerational Theft?

This issues paper started with a provocation, asking whether because of a failure to invest in the future, we engaging in intergenerational theft? After the provocation it has sought to lay out that challenge and consider some possible solutions. The solutions identified are by no means conclusive and some sharper minds might consider other risk…

1 Jun 2018, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Education

Technology

Maximising the potential of The National STEM Strategy

How our future leaders, and our country, can benefit from STEM. STEM is an investment in the future of our country with a primary focus to achieve a better Australia. STEM was introduced as a recognition for a need to nurture the development of skills in cross-disciplinary, innovative thinking, problem solving, and digital technologies. These…

4 May 2018, by Informa Insights
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