[LINK] World Computer Congress 2010 Hot Topics and Speakers

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Mon Sep 20 09:56:22 EST 2010

Greeting from Brisbane, where the World Computer Congress 2010 (WCC2010)
has started (I assume, as I have not got there yet).

Here are some of the Linkers on the agenda and people Linkers talk
about, including Roger Clarke, Evan Arthur, Tom Worthington (that's me),
Richard Stallman, Sen Stephen Conroy, Premier David Bartlett, Nicholas
Carr, Rob Thomsett:

Day 1-Monday 20th September
Room Time Stream Topic

M7 1330-1430 Govern IT Invited speaker: Access and reuse of public
sector information (PSI) in an era of Gov 2.0 Brian Fitzgerald AUSTRALIA
M9 1330-1350 Sustain IT ICT and the environment in developing countries:
a review of opportunities and developments John W Houghton AUSTRALIA
P2 1600-1715 Value IT Australian Council of Deans of ICT

Day 2-Tuesday 21st September

GH1 & 2 900-1000 ICT? Congress plenary keynote Session chair: Nick Tate
Nicholas Carr Bringing the Cloud Down to Earth
M5 1030-1050 Trust IT Civil society must publish standards documents
Roger Clarke AUSTRALIA Authors: R. Clarke
P3 1330-1400 Learn IT Implementation of the Digital Education Revolution

Day 3-Wednesday 22nd September

PTR 1030-1100 IP3-International Professional Practice Partnership.
Transforming Professional Practice. Who are we? What are we doing? What
next? Greg Lane Roger Hart Moira de Roche
P1 1100-1130 Deliver IT Network of the Future-AustraliaÂ’s NBN-an
International Comparison of Approach Reg Coutts AUSTRALIA
P2 1330-1400 Govern IT NBN: The future Sen Stephen Conroy AUSTRALIA
P2 1400-1430 Govern IT Regional Industry Leaders Forum: Growing our next
generation of technology greats Moderator: Caroline New Panellists: Sen
Stephen Conroy Paul Raymond Henderson YB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr
George Chan Hong Nam Shri Sachin Pilot SV Raghavan
P2 1600-1630 Govern IT Achieving value from ICT: How Tasmania is leading
technology incubation in Australia Premier David Bartlett AUSTRALIA

Day 4-Thursday 23rd September

PTR 1200-1230 Sustain IT Teaching sustainable ICT competencies with
tablet computers: my first year's experience setting the global standard
for green ICT professional education Tom Worthington AUSTRALIA
P1 1330-1400 Deliver IT The Agile Revolution: A cultural and critical
challenge for ITC Rob Thomsett AUSTRALIA
PTR 1430-1500 Sustain IT Green IT-A Framework and Benchmarking Approach
Graeme Philipson AUSTRALIA
PTR 1800-2030 Sustain IT Free software in ethics and in practise Richard


* My list of the hot topics and speakers over the next four days:

* "simplified" list of all presentations, but even that was 20 pages

* Official list of speakers: <http://www.wcc2010.com/content/program>.

Tom Worthington FACS CP HLM, TomW Communications Pty Ltd. t: 0419496150
PO Box 13, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia  http://www.tomw.net.au
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science, The
Australian National University http://cs.anu.edu.au/courses/COMP7310/

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