Program 2017

Broadband for the Bush Forum
22-23 June 2017
Rydges Esplanade Hotel
Freemantle

Mini Menu: Featured SpeakerKeynote and main speakers, Workshops and panels, ProgramDelegates – accommodation info, Registration

Your Program

Presentations with facilitated discussion organised by themes. We have provided lists of speakers by themes as their sessions are designed.

Program  – Remote, Connected and Savvy!

Thursday June 22 2017

Times Activities  Speaker
8.00 am Registration at the Coffee Cart Brad Howarth, Program Chair
8.30 – 8.45 Welcome to Country Dr Noel Nannup, Noongar Elder, Heritage Consultant
8.45 – 9.45 Opening Addresses Apolline Kohen, Chair B4BA
Member of parliament
9.45 – 10.30 Main Keynote Dr Hugh Bradlow,  Chief Scientist and Futurist, Telstra
10.30 – 11.00 Morning Tea
11.00 – 11.30  Indigenous Focus Day Address Christine Ross
11.30 – 12.15 Telehealth Keynote Tim Kelsey, Austn Digital Health Agency
12.15 – 12.30 ACCAN Address Teresa Corbin  CEO ACCAN
12.30 – 12.45 Sponsor Perspective
12.45 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 1.50 NBN Update Gavin Williams, NBN Co.
1.50 – 2.00 Introducing Sessions Brad Howarth
2.00 – 3.00 Session Slots and Workshops
3.30 – 3.30 Afternoon Tea
3.30 – 4.30 Session Slots and Workshops
4.30 – 5.00 Daily Summary and report
5.00 – 7.00 Forum Social

 

Friday June 22 2017

Times Activities  Speaker
8.00 am Registration at the Coffee Cart
8.30 – 8.45 Welcome to Day 2 Brad Howarth
8.45 – 9.00 Day 1 Report Apolline Kohen, Chair B4BA
9.00 – 9.45 Day 2 Keynote Mark Hervey-Sutton. A lesson in cooperation. RRRC for today and the future. Manager, Rural Affairs, National Farmers Federation
45 – 10.15 Main Speaker
10.15 – 10.30 Sponsor Perspective Ruth Elvin , Desert Knowledge Australia
10.30 – 11.00  Morning Tea
11.00 – 12.00 Session Slots and Workshops
12.00 – 12.30 World Cafe
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.30 Session Slots and Workshops
2.30 – 3.30 Forum Wrapup Brad Howarth
3.30 – 4.00 Closing Remarks. Promotion for 2018  Brad Howarth, Appoline Kohen