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ACS Tech: Why Internet of Things is changing the world ---- [IN-PERSON]

Join us at this upcoming open Q&A in person event where Tom Zorde, Founder of Perth IoT and Chairman of the ACS IoT Committee, will discuss his experience and vision for the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Registration End Date: Mon, 22 Aug, 05:00 PM

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  • where

  • State Library of WA, Great Southern Room (Level 4)
    25 Francis Street
    Perth WA 6000
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 23 Aug, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 23 Aug, 07:30 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $10.00
  • Member-Concessional: $10.00
  • Non-Member: $40.00

  • * Your price may vary on registration depending on your membership type.

<p><strong><u>IMPORTANT NOTICE</u>: </strong></p> <p><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU DO NOT LIVE IN, OR ARE TRAVELLING TO, WESTERN AUSTRALIA TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">This is an in-person event to be held in Perth, Western Australia. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">It will </span><strong><u>NOT</u></strong><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"> be available online.</span></p> <p><img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1657596801000"></img></p> <p><br>In 2021, there were more than 10 billion active IoT devices. This number is projected to surpass 75 billion by the end of 2025.<br><br>With millions of devices connected to the Internet every day, IoT is one of the highest trending technologies, used in every sector.<br><br>Join us at this upcoming in person Q&amp;A event for an engaging discussion with Tom Zorde as he discusses his experience and vision for the future of the Internet of Things (IoT), with questions being facilitated by Dr David Cook FACS CP.<br><br>In this session, Tom will answer questions covering IoT’s relevance to topical concerns including environmental climate change, economic business disruption, and social privacy preservation.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>SUBMIT A QUESTION</strong></p> <p>All attendees are invited to submit a question via the ACS WA email prior to the event. Send your question to [email protected]</p> <p> </p> <p>Post presentation refreshments provided.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>PLEASE NOTE:</u></strong></p> <p><em>To confirm attendance and CPD point allocation, on arrival at registration, please make sure to have your event confirmation e-mail with QR code ready to present where your attendance will be recorded. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.</em></p>

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Real-time/embedded systems development (RESD) -> Level 5


Tom Zorde

Tom Zorde

Tom Zorde is an executive management consultant specialising in enterprise architecture and governance. He’s positioned at the forefront of internet of things as a serving committee member of Standards Australia, CertNexus Global Accreditations, ACS Technical Advisory Board, and is the Chairman of the ACS IoT Committee.

As the founder of Perth IoT, a purpose-driven talent, solutions & community ecosystem, he led volunteers to deliver Perth’s free-to-use IoT communications network, winning the 2018 ACS Digital Disruptor award. His expert insight has been sought after and contributed to valuable local initiatives including the WA State infrastructure strategy, and the City of Perth Smart City Data Hub.

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David Cook

David Cook

Technology advocate dedicated to advances and the progression of Human Computer Interaction (HCI), and cyber security, combined with research and academic engagement in six main areas, Business, Information Technology, International Relations, Security, Virtual Reality, Agricultural Data management

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25 Francis Street,Perth,WA,Australia

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