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A critical time for Australia’s comms ecosystem

Theatre 1 19 October 2022 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Geoff Spring

This session by Geoff Spring, Senior Industry Advisor and Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne, will review the activities of the University’s Mission Critical Communications Research Unit within the Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety in promoting and influencing the need for the Mission Critical Communications Ecosystem to be formally recognised as “Critical Infrastructure” by Australian Governments in the context of the impact of new and future technologies and the research underpinning their ability to provide safer work environments for First Responders and safer communities for all Australians by utilising the lessons learnt from international public safety communications organisations and their associated activities, projects underway, completed and operational.