RadComms 2016: Presentations | ACMA

RadComms 2016: Presentations

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DAY 1: Wednesday 9 March 2016—Disruption and transformation

Opening address: Enabling innovation
Richard Bean, Acting Chairman, ACMA

Media reporting

Keynote address: Discovery, disruption and demand 
Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, ITU

Session 1: Mobile broadband

Mobile broadband strategy
Chris Hose, ACMA

See also the ACMA’s Mobile Broadband Strategy

Mobile broadband: Terrestrial perspective
Chris Althaus, AMTA

Mobile broadband: Space perspective
Dr Laura Roberti, Inmarsat

Public Safety Mobile Broadband—The final report of the Productivity Commission
Commissioner Jonathan Coppel, Productivity Commission
See also the Productivity Commission’s report

Public Safety Mobile Broadband—A Victorian perspective
Steven Tsikaris, Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria

Media reporting

Session 2: Seizing opportunity—Fostering innovation

Review of the Space Activities Act
Dr Anne Byrne, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
See also the Review of the Space Activities Act 1998

The Buccaneer and Biarri Cubesat projects
Dr Craig Benson, UNSW Canberra Space Group

Satellites: New technologies and new systems
David Ball, Consultant

The global pathway to 5G
Dr Ray Owen, Nokia

Session 3: Broadcasting and super-fast broadband

Broadcasting keynote: Disruption is the name of the game (and this generation must not play it the same
Kim Williams AM

Industry perspective
Julie Flynn, Free TV

Broadcasting technical evolution
Andrew King, BroadSpectrum Consultants

Media reporting

DAY 2: Thursday 10 March 2016—Reform and opportunity

Keynote address: Spectrum consultation, media reform 
Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communications
The Legislative Proposals Consultation Paper

Session 4: Policy reform—Framework for the future

Spectrum reform
Dan Lloyd, Vodafone

Spectrum reform
Joan Warner, Commercial Radio Australia

Media reporting

Session 5: Smart everything

The Internet of Things: An Australian opportunity
Dr Michael Briers, CEO, Knowledge Economy Institute

The Internet of Things: A global perspective
Andres Torres, Ericsson

Smart (Australian) cities
Catherine Caruana-McManus, Founder, Giant Ideas and non-Executive Director, Meshed

Planning for connected and automated vehicles
Stuart Ballingall, Austroads

Spectrum management for the Internet of Things
Mark Loney, ACMA

Media reporting

Session 6: Innovation as usual

ACMA spectrum update
Giles Tanner, ACMA

The EA-18G Growler
FLTLT Matthew Murphy, RAAF
See more information about the EA-18G Growler.

803–960 MHz: Outcomes and implementation
Outcomes: Chris Worley
Implementation: Andrew Stewart, ACMA
See also the outcomes of the Review of the 803-960 MHz band.

Spectrum management: An industry perspective
Ian Miller, ARCIA

Creating new market mechanisms
David Brumfield, ACMA

Conference wrap-up
Richard Bean, Acting Chairman, ACMA 

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Last updated: 11 March 2016