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Trish Hammond: Connecting Consumers & Cosmetic Medicine Practicioners

With just two weeks to go until the inaugural National Cosmetic Medicine Summit, we spoke with blogger and General Manager of the Plastic Surgery Hub Trish Hammond to discuss the power of social media in providing cosmetic medicine consumers with more information and choice.   Tell me a bit about the Plastic Surgery Hub and how…

16 Feb 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Mining & Resources | Planning & Design | Technology

Dust explosions in Europe: A preview of new trends and legislation for improving safety

While the scientific properties and risks of dust explosions are global, Europe remains a leader in standardising regulations for industrial hazards. Given that Europe is also the manufacturing origin of many design parts used in Australasian processing facilities and storage plants, we were delighted to have Gerard van Laar, Senior Consulting Scientist at Inburex (Germany) join…

31 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Other | Technology

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 Australia

Media | Other | Technology

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 Australia

Other | Sports | Technology

The Rise of eSports – Why we should all be taking notice of Gaming

Over the top (OTT) television is a highly lucrative industry, evidenced by the vast success of pureplay providers like YouTube and Netflix. Young millennials can’t get enough of the anytime anywhere model; subscribing in their masses to powerhouse productions like Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad, and ditching the studio brands of traditional TV. The…

21 Apr 2016, by Informa Australia

Defence & Security | Technology

The scope for change: What went on at the 3rd Annual Police Technology Forum

The Police Technology Forum took place on the 17-18 March, and it welcomed some of the industry’s most influential players in the area of law enforcement innovation. Some of the key topics included biometrics and identity security, crime prevention and design, privacy and surveillance and more. Below is a breakdown of some of the key…

1 Apr 2015, by Informa Australia

Defence & Security | Technology

Spotlight: Warwick Jones & the advancement of the Police Leadership Strategy

Warwick Jones is the Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Police Management. He will be using his insights and experience by chairing day two of the 3rd Annual Police Technology Summit. Warwick was appointed Executive Director of the AIPM in 2012. Since assuming this role he has led the implementation of a new business…

28 Jan 2015, by Informa Australia

Technology

The Internet of Things in Australia

The importance of the Internet of Things (IoT) has risen dramatically over the last year, with an increasing number of businesses seeing the value in boosting the interconnectivity of various technologies. However, according to a 2013 article by Business Spectator, Australia could be at risk of falling behind the global marketplace for this trend due…

14 Oct 2014, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare | Technology

Stephen Munn on healthcare technology assessment

In the lead up to the 3rd Annual Health Technology Assessment Conference, Professor Stephen Munn, Clinical Director, Transplantation at Auckland District Health Board joined us to talk about healthcare technology assessment. My expertise in HTA comes from 9 years as the chair of a hospital-based HTA unit during which time we've received more than 75 submissions…

3 Oct 2014, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare | Technology

The role of ethics in emerging health technologies

In the lead up to the 3rd Annual Health Technology Assessment Conference, which is taking place on the 24th and 25th November at Swissotel Sydney, we caught up with Dr Monique Jonas, Lecturer in Health Systems at the University of Auckland. Dr Jonas will be presenting a session on "Integrating Ethics in the HTA" at the event…

24 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia
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