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Deadline for Cloud Protocol Submissions Extended

Thursday, 22 Aug 2013

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has extended the deadline for submissions relating to the consumer cloud protocol. This has occurred to support the face to face discussions occurring throughout Australia around this important process.

The first open session occurred in Melbourne on Monday, August 19 and will be followed by sessions in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra. These sessions will be facilitated by the ACS and will hear from representatives of the ACS and the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE).

The events will be held in Sydney on August 30, Brisbane on September 4 and Canberra on September 5. Attendees can register for these events at http://www.acs.org.au/networking-and-events/events/upcoming-events

The new deadline for submissions will be September 5, 2013. Submissions can be made in writing to policy@acs.org.au and will be available for public viewing shortly after the deadline.

The ACS is managing the consultation process at the request of DBCDE and is committed to ensuring all parties who wish to contribute are given the chance to do so.

Further information

Thomas Shanahan, Australian Computer Society, 0449 902 130

Thomas.shanahan@acs.org.au

About the Australian Computer Society

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the professional association for Australia's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Over 20,000 ACS members work in business, education, government and the community. The Society exists to create the environment and provide the opportunities for members and partners to succeed. The ACS strives for ICT professionals to be recognised as drivers of innovation in our society, relevant across all sectors, and to promote the formulation of effective policies on ICT and related matters. Visit www.acs.org.au for more information.