Brad Howarth – MC & Forum Ambassador
Nbn: Improving the Consumer Experience Sylvia Spaseski – Assist. Sect. Consumer Broadband Services, Department of Communications and the Arts (DoCA)
Living on the edge Chair: Dot West Bridging the Gap
Chair: Brendan Fitzgerald
The value of effective Digital Technology on the Social, Emotional, Physical, Financial and Educational productivity in the Bush! Tiani Cook – State President – NT Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association & NT Rep CRT – National Rural Women’s Coalition
Free public Wi-Fi as a core library service in the NT. Anja Tait – Assistant Director Libraries and Learning NT Library Kerry Blinco – Assistant Director Digital Inclusion NT Library Liam Campbell -Community Partnerships Coordinator NT Library
Digital skills training in your community. Jessica Perrin – Social Innovation & Digital Inclusion Manager at Infoxchange
‘The impact of strategic content partnerships on Hitnet Hub usage’. Julie Gibson – CEO & Co-founder at Hitnet
Introduce Session Agile Government Chair: Penny Griffin
Working Smarter Workshop Chair: Brendan Fitzgerald
How can communities secure better broadband? Facilitator – Jim Wyatt – Principal at Optimi Digital
The Hon. Lauren Moss – Minister for Environment and Natural Resources, Minister for Tourism and Culture & Minister for Corporate Information Services.
Sylvia Spaseski – Assist. Sect. Consumer Broadband Services DoCA
Dr Greg Ogle – Senior Policy and Research Analyst at South Australian Council of Social Services
Clare O’Reilly General Manager, Mobiles, Transmission and Consumer Branch ACCC
Big Ideas from the Bush – What constitutes a truly digital Australia where no individual or place is left behind? A panel discussion moderated by Cathy Van Extel from ABC.
Panellists Daniel Featherstone – General Manager, Indigenous Remote Communication Association (IRCA)
Tiani Cook – State President – NT Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association
Jim Wyatt – Principal at Optimi Digital
The availability, quality and reliability of internet and telehealth services in Australia: Report on Current Status of the Broadband For the Bush survey. Marianne St Clair – Broadband for the Bush Alliance
Facebook Geraldine Lim – Director of Policy for Australia & New Zealand/ APAC Regional Coordinator, Facebook
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission Delia Rickard – Deputy Chair, ACCC
Broadband Impacts and Challenges for 2030: Reflections and projections for Connectivity, Affordability and Digital Inclusion in Australia Discussion Panel – Facilitated by Brad Howarth Gavin Williams – Executive General Manager, Products, nbn co
Teresa Corbin – CEO, ACCAN
Cecily Michaels – CEO Leep NGO
Bridging the Gap Chair: Brad Howarth Living on the edge Chair: Daniel Featherstone
Collaboration to expand access to better broadband: Marianne St Clair and Tim Saul, nbn local
Digital Health Apps- ARDS Warren Smith – Manager Inyerpocket Software
Broadband for the Bush – Telehealth Panel Chair, Cathy Robinson, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
David Murtagh, Research Fellow, Northern Institute, CDU
A/Prof Malcolm Johnston-Leek, Medical Director, St John Ambulance.
Dr Simon Quilty, General and Acute Care Physician, Katherine Hospital.
Jeff Cook, Clinic Manager, Laynhapuy Homelands Health Service (LHS)
John Kelly, GP and Physician, LHS
Long Range WiFi in practice: learnings and applications. Peter Padd – Co-Founder & CEO at Bitwoke
Linda Ford – Principal Research Fellow Bridging the Gap – in technology for very remote areas.
Working Smarter Chair: Brad Howarth Agile Government Chair: Rob Starling
Innovating the North. Janet Kosic – Program manager – Darwin Innovation Hub Creating and enabling connected communities.
Penny Griffin, Principal Project Officer Regional Telecommunications, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (WA).
Innovating under the Southern Skies. Dan Gerich – Director Uber Air
Department of Human Services digital products.
Karen Butler, Indigenous Service Officer, Zone Northern Australia and Kezia Tilley, A/g Programme Support Officer, Zone Northern Australia.