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ACS Canberra Turns 50, Round Table Consultations 2015, Women in ICT, CANCON 2014 wrap-up …

Friday, 24 Oct 2014

ICT Shaping Our World

I would like to congratulate the CANCON2014 conference organising committee, led by Dr Tim Turner,  in their delivery of a highly successful ICT Shaping Our World conference at Hotel Realm last month. The conference brought together a terrific line up of speakers, ACS partners DAMA, appazure and sponsors Callida Consulting, CIT, UNSW Canberra, Information Professionals, PayPal Developer and ZEN Enterprise at a wonderful venue. Click here for photos from the ACS Canberra 2014 Annual Conference.

Leoni Warne Promotion of Women in ICT Medal

A highlight of the conference was the awarding of the Leoni Warne Promotion of Women in ICT Medal to Kate Muir, President of the Women in Information and Communication (WIC) Advisory Committee. The award recognises Kate’s outstanding support and mentorship of women in our profession, and was presented by ACT Deputy Chief Minister and ACS Canberra Patron, Mr Andrew Barr MLA. Click the link for the ACS Press release.

ACS Canberra Fiftieth Anniversary

ACS Canberra will celebrate 50 years of activity in 2015. Originally founded as the Canberra Computer Society in March 1965, we became the registered National Office of the newly formed Australian Computer Society in 1966. We will be celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2015, with planning of events starting next month. 

2015 Round Table Consultations

ACS members are invited to round table sessions to be held on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 12th of November, 6pm – 7.30pm at the ACS Deakin offices to provide input into event planning for 2015 on the themes of engagement, professionalism and leadership. Please register your interest in attending by contacting Jenalle Wei via email Jenalle.Wei@acs.org.au.