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2021 ACS Member Update: Projects and Initiatives

A Q&A with the CEO and President of ACS

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Mon, 23 Aug, 09:00 AM

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<div style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Come join us on 23 August to hear about the work underway to transform and renew the organisation in the year ahead. From the development of a new strategic plan; to a potential brand change and reorganisation of the society; to an overhaul of ACS governance, the coming year is set to be amongst the most transformational in ACS history, with the ultimate goal of providing better and more tailored services to our members.</span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Through the session, we’ll look at and take questions on some of the new projects designed to reinvigorate the society and ensure its relevance for all technology workers in Australia. These include:</span></span></span> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">The five-year strategic plan.</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">A major governance and constitutional review.</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">A potential overhaul of ACS branding and services.</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">An update to our technology and processes.</span></span></span></li></ul> </div> <span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><u><b>NB: This event does NOT include CPD hours</b></u></span></span><br> 

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Ian Oppermann

Ian Oppermann

Dr. Ian Oppermann is the NSW Government's Chief Data Scientist and Industry Professor at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Ian has 25 years' experience in the ICT sector and, has led organizations with more than 300 people, delivering products and outcomes that have impacted hundreds of millions of people globally. He has held senior management roles in Europe and Australia as Director for Radio Access Performance at Nokia, Global Head of Sales Partnering (network software) at Nokia Siemens Networks, and then Divisional Chief and Flagship Director at CSIRO. Ian is considered a thought leader in the area of the Digital Economy and is a regular speaker on "Big Data", broadband enabled services and the impact of technology on society. He has contributed to 6 books and co-authored more than 120 papers which have been cited more than 3500 times. Ian has an MBA from the University of London and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mobile Telecommunications from Sydney University. Ian is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the IEEE and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, a Fellow and President of the Australian Computer Society, and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ian is also president of the Australian National Committee of the IEC and president of the JTC1 strategic advisory committee.

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