Techfest 2012



Connecting Industry and Research

NICTA's seventh national Technology Showcase took place on Thursday 23 February. Techfest is the place where you will find some of Australia’s most innovative information technologies and meet the people who are creating them from our five laboratories. NICTA is tackling some of the world’s big challenges in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Techfest is an opportunity to engage with ICT researchers to develop or explore opportunities for your industry or organisation.

Read CEO Hugh Durrant-Whyte's keynote speech.

NICTA is tackling the big challenges in:

  • Broadband and the Digital Economy
  • Health
  • Infrastructure Transport and Logistics
  • Security and Environment 

Congratulations to Michael Biber from IPv6Now on winning the iPad 2 compeition.

Event Details:

  Thursday, 23 February 2012

Where: Australian Technology Park
              Bay 4, Locomotive Workshop,
              Eveleigh NSW 2015, Sydney 

Times: 1pm - Exhibition door opens
              1.30pm - Official Opening
               Introduction - Mr Neville Stevens, Chairman NICTA
               Professor Mary O'Kane , NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
               Professor Margaret Sheil, CEO of the Australian Research Council
               Keynote - Hugh Durrant-Whyte, CEO NICTA
               3pm - Afternoon Tea
               5pm - Networking drinks
               5.45pm - 6.15pm - Reception Speeches

               Introduction - Mr Neville Stevens, Chairman NICTA
               Address - Hugh Durrant-Whyte, CEO NICTA
               The Hon. Andrew John Stoner, NSW Deputy Premier, Minister for Trade and Investment, and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services
               Senator The Hon. Stephen Conroy, Federal Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy; Assisting the Prime Minister on Digital Productivity
               6.30pm - Techfest concludes

Click here to see invitation