Annual AIFST Convention to Reel in Registrations with Unique Session Line-­‐Up

The 46th Annual Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Convention is the premier food technology conference in Australia for industry, research and government organisations, locally and overseas. Date: 14th – 16th July 2013 / Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia The upcoming 46th Annual AIFST conference has an array of international and local …

BioGrid Australia wins People¹s Choice Excellence in BI Award for 2012

BioGrid Australia has won the hotly contested People¹s Choice Excellence in Business Intelligence Award for 2012 for its application of information technology in e-health. The Excellence in Business Intelligence Award, sponsored by BusinessMinds, was won by Telstra for a customer centric solution using near­real time BI. In the People’s Choice Award, the delegates at the Big Data Summit …

OKFN Australia Group re-launching again

The Open Knowledge Foundation is dedicated to promoting the creation, sharing and application of Open Knowledge in the Digital Age. Yesterday, a working group at OKFN Australia gathered data geeks from around the country. The opening the Australian chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation happened via a Google hang-out. The group includes internet public servants, data scientists, data …

The “POLI” mark: New technologies for university teaching

This article is part of Media and Learning month’s newsletter, dedicated series on lecture capture. It is provided by the Lifelong Learning project REC:all, which aims to explore new ways in which lecture capture can become more pedagogically valuable and engaging, and which is investigating a variety of learning design, technical and legal issues related to lecture capture.  Marta Cabedo Fabrés from …

Libraries Now! Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering #IFLA2012

”The victory of book has been proved. Books should be treated as people” – Peter von Bagh The World Library and Information Congress 2012, 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, will take place at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre in Helsinki, Finland.  The IFLA meet- ing in 2012 is one of the most significant global gatherings highlighting …

Internet Society’s African Peering and Interconnection Forum Provides Opportunities for Regional Internet Growth

AfPIF-3 Highlights Regional Interconnection – Addressing Africa’s Internet Transit Deficit [Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland –13 August 2012] – The third African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF-3), organized by the Internet Society, will be held 22-24 August 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa. A multistakeholder forum, AfPIF aims to foster national and cross-border interconnection opportunities where key …

Adapting Drinking Water Resources to the Impacts of Climate change in Europe – ADWICE Stakeholder Exchange Conference 2012

The ADWICE Stakeholder Conference will take place on 2 October 2012 in Brussels, Belgium. The event will offer a platform for dialogue for understanding the vulnerability of drinking water resources, water quality and water abstraction infrastructures to local, national and European decision makers, experts and researchers, water supplier and river basin authorities. The one-day conference …