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Society and IOT

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  • Members of Engineers Australia can view the recording free on MyPortal. Simply logon and navigate to Overview > Introduction to IoT
  • Others can purchase the recording on EABooks.

Presenter: Dr Ian Oppermann,CEO and Chief Data Scientist, NSW Data Analytics Centre andChair of Standard’s Australia JTC1 Strategic Advisory Committee

What you will learn:

  • The opportunities being created in society by the Internet of Things (IOT)
  • The role of data analytics in IOT

Description:This presentation looks at the opportunity being created by the Internet of Things to make a difference in society. The world is complex and driven by human behaviour. If we can reach into the world of real things and real behaviours to create new data sets, then we can start to re-imagine government services. This presentation will stretch your ideas about what is possible with the IOT. A wide range of things are examined from a data perspective. It also examine the big issues with the IOT that still need to be addressed in order to allow these future scenarios to be realised.

About the presenter:Ian has over 20 years’ experience in the ICT sector and has held senior management roles in Europe and Australia including Director for Radio Access Performance at Nokia, Global Head of Sales Partnering (network software) at Nokia Siemens Networks, and then Divisional Chief and Flagship Director at CSIRO. Ian is expert in the Digital Economy including “Big Data”, broadband enabled services and the impact of technology on society. He has co-authored more than 120 papers which have been cited more than 3200 times. Ian has an MBA from the University of London and a PhD in Mobile Telecommunications from Sydney University.

When: 12 midday AEST (Sydney time) on Tuesday 4 October 2016. The presentation will last 30 minutes followed by question time.

Where: The presentation is by webinar. After registering you will be sent details of how to logon.

Cost: This presentation is free to members of Engineers Australia (EA), the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and IEEE. Just provide your membership number during registration for the event. The cost for non-members is $30.

How to register: Please register on the Engineers Australia event system. Note, to register you need to have a free EA ID which you can get on the first screen of the registration page. Take note of your ID number for future events.



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