Tag: Informa Australia

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

Healthcare

National Dementia Conference 2016 -Event Highlights

National Dementia Conference 2016 Dementia is the most significant health issue facing the nation, and according to the AIHW, the number of Australians living with dementia is expected to rise to 400,000 in less than five years. The sharing of information and range of services available is a key element to supporting people living with…

31 Mar 2016, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

If death freaks you out, Molly can help.

In preparation for the Advance Care Planning Conference in Sydney, 2-3 May 2016, we spent a few moments with Molly Carlile AM, FACN, FAICD, Deathtalker® (www.deathtalker.com), National Ambassador for 'Dying to Know Day' and gained some insights into the focus of discussions on palliative care with regards to end-of-life management. What have been some of the highlights of your career…

30 Mar 2016, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

What are the Trends and the Future of Medical & Health Law?

Slater & Gordon Lawyers’ National Practice Group Leader - Medical Law and Accredited Specialist - Personal Injury Law, Bill Madden spoke to us about some of the past structural changes and their impact on medical and health law. We are looking forward to his discussion on "The Medico-Legal Future" at the 25th Medico Legal Congress 2016. Informa :  You have…

11 Feb 2016, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Eliminating Barriers: Supporting the Employment of People with Disabilities through Accessible Communications

Eliminating Barriers: Supporting the Employment of People with Disabilities through Accessible Communications For engagement, enjoyment and employment, accessing information and being able to communicate is essential and very empowering. In today’s working environment, this translates to being able to access information on mainstream technology, including web content, and the various digital platforms and mobile devices.…

13 Jan 2016, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

Human factors in a naval control room: A quick catch up with DSTO’s Susan Cockshell

Susan Cockshell works within the weapons and combat systems division for the Defence Science & Technology Organisation. She has been involved with the organisation for 18 years focussing on integrating human needs and requirements into acquisition projects and conducting user-centred design for systems and operations rooms. We caught up with Susan for a brief Q&A…

9 Feb 2015, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Thunderbird is go! An inside look at Sheffield Resources flagship project

Sheffield Resources is a rapidly emerging mineral sands explorer and developer that is headquartered in Perth. Thunderbird, the company's flagship Mineral Sands project is amongst the largest and highest grade mineral sands discoveries in the last 30 years. With this in mind, Informa Insights had the pleasure to ask the Managing Director, Bruce McQuitty a few questions related to…

21 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

Planning & Design

3 Q&A’s with Geoff Ross of Airservices Australia

How does one manage 4 million flights a year through 11% of the world's airspace? Geoff Ross from Airservices Australia sheds some light about air traffic control rooms including the Integrated Tower Automation Suite (INTAS) project. Tell us a little about the INTAS Project? The delivery of services to the aviation industry by Airservices Australia…

12 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Gas Turbines Conference 2014 – What did you miss?

Our Australian Gas Turbines Conference took place in Melbourne last month and celebrated its 15th anniversary milestone with a comprehensive conference program that included a breadth of topical case studies and technical papers addressing gas turbine operations, maintenance and inspection. See the top 3 technical presentations viewed online: 1. What are the Training, testing and operational…

19 Dec 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: Jim Beyer

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an independent producers of high quality direct shipping grade iron ore products. The company operates three mines and established port and rail transport solutions throughout Western Australia. The company's CEO, Jim Beyer will be speaking at the 2014 Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast conference, to be held on the 11-12…

4 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights