Digital economy strategy: regional Australia how are we tracking?

Developing a digital economy strategy for regional Australia – what your plans? A digital regional network with access to high speed broadband and the digital economy will offer unprecedented opportunities for rural, remote and regional Australia.

Digital Economy Strategy Development

RDA-NR is leading the development of the Northern Rivers Digital Economy Strategy in conjunction with the Northern Rivers Digital Working Group, which includes representation from all the local councils in the region and education providers. For more information about http://digitalnorthernrivers.com.au/

Also Hume RDA has committed to the development of a digital economy strategy for the whole of the Hume Region. The Strategy covers connectivity and technologies across mobile, fixed and digital. The completed strategy will assist to identify the level of readiness and barriers to readiness, as well as the creation of strategies and actions to support the region in responding to opportunities. Read More about Digital Hume: A Digital Strategy for a Smart Region

What are your plans for your digital economy strategy for your region? Have you mapped your current and future infrastructure requirements for mobile, satellite service, fixed wireless and broadband in the region. What are the best practice around service delivery relevant to regional and rural environments?

How are regional businesses and enterprises prepared for success in the digital economy.

National Digital Economy Strategy is under review-  http://www.nbn.gov.au. By 2014 NBN Commonwealth Strategy will have progressed and we would like to hear from you at this Australian Regional Development Conference.

The conference will feature a keynote on “Connecting Regional Australia with Cost Effective Wireless Networks.” from Professor Y. Jay Guo, Research Director, Smart and Secure Infrastructure at the CSIRO.

Call for papers – do you want to speak at a conference on digital economy, NBN or other issues related to rural broadband.

Authors or organisations interested in submitting a paper or presenting a workshop are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words outlining the aims, contents and conclusions of their paper or presentation; or about their intended role in a workshop.

All proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Program Committee. Presentations will be selected to provide a program that offers a comprehensive and diverse treatment of issues related to the conference theme.

Australian Regional Development Conference

RDA Conference15-16 October 2014, The Commercial Club Albury Secretariat: (T) 61 7 5502 2068 (F) 07 5527 3298 Email: secretariat@regionaldevelopment.org.au URL: www.regionaldevelopment.org.au

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