The highly anticipated ACS-TAS iAwards, the premier technology awards platform in Australia delivering the most comprehensive awards program, recognised the achievements and innovation made in ICT across all facets of the economy in Tasmania.
The iAwards honours all sectors at the cutting edge of technology and innovation as well as leading ICT professionals across the economy. Most importantly, the iAwards recognises the achievements of home-grown Tasmanian innovators. The recognition of the work these people do, and their contribution to the strength of the overall Tasmanian economy is a vital element in ensuring ICT innovation is nurtured and encouraged.
Due to unprecedented demand, the awards night was fully subscribed. Guests included The Hon Michael Ferguson MP Minister For Health, Minister for Innovation Science & Technology and ACS National President Brenda Aynsley along with National and Tasmanian Leaders in ICT, Industry, Government and Research & Development.
And the winners were:
CIO of the Year: Paulo de Souza
Pearcy Entrepreneur Award: James Cuda
R&D category: CSIRO, swarm sensing
Regional category: Farm +Dairy HitLab
Community category: Wicking Dementia Centre MOOC, UTAS
Education category: RACT driver training app
Government category: DPIPWE Land Information System
Government category: Tasmanian Department Education student service system