Unlocking the potential of the digital economy

Unlocking the potential of the digital economy

VIC
Oct 12
CEDA welcomes Federal Communications Minister Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield for a keynote address.

Speakers

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield, Federal Minister for Communications, Federal Minister for the Arts
Andrew Scott, Head of Technology, Telstra

Event overview

What are the opportunities arising from the NBN and transformative new technologies such as 5G and the Internet-of-things?

CEDA welcomes Telstra's Head of Technology Andrew Scott and the Federal Minister for Communications Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield as we explore the big technology trends on the horizon, what they mean for your organisation and the economy, and the Australian Government's agenda for reform and investment.

Join industry leaders and policy-makers as we take a closer look at how to unlock the potential of the digital economy.

Meet the keynote speakers

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield
Federal Minister for Communications, Federal Minister for the Arts

Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield was sworn in as Senator for Victoria in the Australian Parliament on 1 April 2004 and was appointed the Minister for Communications and Minister for the Arts on 21 September 2015. Senator Fifield also serves as a member of the Prime Minister's Leadership Group and the Senate leadership team, as Manager of Government Business in the Senate. He previously served in the social services portfolio as Minister for Disabilities and Ageing.

Andrew Scott
Head of Technology, Telstra

Andrew is an executive and global technology strategist, mobile developer and innovation expert with 20 years' experience in telecommunications. As Head of Technology at Telstra, Andrew is responsible for long-term directions in strategic areas such as 5G, EME, IoT, cloud, SDN/NFV, AR/VR, UAVs, connected vehicles, blockchain, identity and security, and managing a team of deep technical experts in these areas.

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