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IOT Alliance: Addressing IOT enablers and inhibitors


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Presenter: Frank Zeichner is an IoT Alliance Executive Council member and Director, Creator Tech.

Description: This presentation is about the mission and agenda of Australia’s IoT Alliance, an industry body working toward addressing the inhibitors and enablers of the industry. The Alliance said there is a “potential upside impact worth up to $116 billion to the Australian economy by 2025” but that a number of regulatory and policy changes need to take place to realise this potential.

Frank Zeichner, co-author of the report Enabling the Internet of Things for Australia, will discuss the range of programs underway by the IOT Alliance covering collaboration, sectoral focus, data sharing and privacy, spectrum availability and licencing, security and network resiliency and IoT Startup support.

Frank will talk about what is being done by industry to influence and engage government in the above programs and what is need to foster IoT based innovation through IoT advocacy, awareness and education, as well as uptake of IOT in key Australian Industries.

The aim of the IOT Alliance is to be the leading Australian IoT industry body shaping the regulatory and collaborative framework to harness for Australian industry the opportunities generated by IoT. As such it is very complementary to our own community which operates at a more practical and applied level.

This webinar is ideal for those wanting to understand the bigger picture of the IOT in Australia and what needs to be done to develop the industry and remove constraints to realising the full potential of IOT.

About the presenter: Frank runs an ICT consultancy business, Creator Tech, and has been has been working in the telecommunications industry, in Australia and overseas, for the last 30 years. He has worked in OTC, as Alcatel Australia Sales and Marketing Director, VP, Sales and Marketing, EMEA for Alcatel Data Division and COO and Acting CEO of Open Telecommunications. In addition to his role in the IOT Alliance, Frank is also a board member of Telsoc and business advisor to the Knowledge Economy Institute, based at UTS.

Below: The cover of of the report co-authored by Frank.

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