Connecting Australia – live internet TV event to explore the National Broadband Network
The Department of Broadband, Communications, and the Digital Economy invites regional and rural Australians to log in to a live internet television event on 12 June for an interactive conversation about the National Broadband Network (NBN).
A panel of experts will look at the opportunities on offer through the NBN, particularly for regional Australia, and answer questions from around the country.
The panellists, from various industries and interest groups, will discuss and explore how the NBN will provide enormous change and benefits for regional Australia.
People can watch the panel discussion, live from the University of New England in Armidale, NSW, on their computer, and ask the panel questions via a live chat window.
Panel members will be moderated by award-winning technology journalist Mark Jones, and include:
- Stuart Hamilton, former CEO Open Universities Australia
- Nan Bosler, President, Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association
- Paul Budde, CEO of an independent telecommunications research and consultancy company
- Rachel Dixon, COO Viocorp, one of Asia Pacific's largest internet broadcasting companies
- Sean Casey, NBN Co spokesperson, who will be able to answer any specific questions about the roll out
The panel's diverse experience will mean a robust and interesting discussion. Don't miss out on a fascinating insight into what the National Broadband Network means for regional Australia.
To register for this event on from 7-8pm on 12 June, visit www.nbn.gov.au
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