[LINK] Green IT briefing, Canberra, 20 January 2008
Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au
Wed Jan 14 13:49:33 AEDT 2009
Computers Off Australia is having a free Green IT
breakfast briefing in Canberra, 20 January 2008
As well as myself, Jose Iglesias from Symantec
USA and Idris Sulaiman, CEO of Computers Off Australia will be speaking.
Computers Off Australia would like to invite you
to attend a free breakfast briefing on Greening IT in 2009.
When: 8:00 - 9:30am, Tuesday 20 January 2008
Where: Canberra location advised on registration
* Dr Idris Sulaiman, CEO, Computers Off Australia
* Jose Iglesias, VP of Global Solutions, CTO Office, Symantec USA
* Tom Worthington, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, ANU
Computer Studies and Green ICT Course Convener,
Australian Computer Society, Computer Professional Education Program
In the recent Gershon Review of the Australian
Government's Use of Information and Communication
Technology report, Gershon identified a number of
key elements and recommendations around sustainability of ICT.
At this briefing the speakers will provide an
overview of some of the key strategies and
technologies that will assist both government and
non government organisations with developing and
implementing their green ICT strategy and infrastructure.
Discussions will also touch on practical tips and
elements of Green IT energy efficiency and
sustainability practical solutions to reduce your
carbon footprint and how CIO's, IT managers and
policy makers can position their organisations
and their green ICT policy commitments to deal
with the new lean economic environment that is taking shape in 2009.
Also covered during this briefing will be an
outline of the industries ICT energy efficiency
and sustainability (Green IT) courses in
development by the ACS (Australian Computer
Society) and how ICT organisations (ICT suppliers
and users) respond to the environmental challenges and opportunities?
Jose Iglesias is vice president of global
solutions at Symantec Corporation (SYMC). In his
role, Iglesias leads the efforts for integrating
availability and security, into solutions of
value, to customers worldwide. He is in Canberra
to provide a briefing to government agencies on
Symantec technology including virtualisation,
asset management, power management, data
de-duplication and other technologies which form
part of the companys Green offerings.
Tom Worthington is COA Board Advisor, an IT
consultant and Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the
Department of Computer Science, College of
Engineering and Computer Studies at the
Australian National University. Tom is the
designer of the world's first globally accredited
Green ICT e-learning course for computer professionals. ...
Tom Worthington FACS HLM tom.worthington at tomw.net.au Ph: 0419 496150
Director, Tomw Communications Pty Ltd ABN: 17 088 714 309
PO Box 13, Belconnen ACT 2617 http://www.tomw.net.au/
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Australian National University
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