[LINK] CTN Conf.: Consumers & the USO
Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Thu Mar 17 10:38:14 EST 2005
CTN's annual conference:
"Universal Service for Telecommunications:
Has it reached the End of the Line?"
Date: Tuesday & Wednesday, 22nd & 23rd March 2005
Venue: Novotel Brighton Beach, The Grand Parade, Brighton Le Sands, NSW 2216
Details and Registration Form at
Keynote speaker is Professor Trevor Barr from Swinburne University.
There will be 7 panel sessions over the 2 days, exploring the following
What is the future for consumer safeguards?
Should a telephone be treated as an essential service?
What will be the impact of Voice over Internet Telephony?
Will mobiles replaced fixed-line phones at home?
Should broadband become part of the Universal Service Obligation?
How do we future-proof Universal Service?
Speakers at the conference will include:
Dr Bob Horton from the Australian Communications Authority
Anne Hurley from Australian Communications Industry Forum
Vic Marles from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman
Myra Pincott from the Country Womens' Association Australia
Matt Rowell from TASCOSS
Andrew Stewart from the Deafness Forum
Graham Chalker from AMTA
Gerard Goggin from University of Queensland
Ross Kelso from the Internet Society of Australia
Ewan Brown from SETEL
David Havyatt from AAPT
Charles Britton from the Australian Consumers Association
Consumers' Telecommunications Network
Ph: 02 9572 6007
Fax: 02 9572 6014
For accommodation or other venue enquiries:
Contact details for Novotel Brighton Beach:
Ph: 02 9556 5111
email: reservations at novotelbb.com.au
Roger Clarke http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/
Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd, 78 Sidaway St, Chapman ACT 2611 AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 2 6288 1472, and 6288 6916
mailto:Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au http://www.xamax.com.au/
Visiting Professor in the Baker Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre, UNSW
Visiting Professor in the eCommerce Program, University of Hong Kong
Visiting Fellow in Computer Science, Australian National University
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