ADIA Meetup in partnership with Broadband for the Bush Forum VII, Australia, Thursday, 07. June 2018

Become a digital inclusion influencer!
Looking for practical strategies and tips to inspire action on digital inclusion? Join us online or in person for our upcoming panel discussion on Influencing to accelerate action on digital inclusion – what, why and how? in partnership with the Broadband for the Bush Forum VII. This important discussion will be streamed at Australian Digital Inclusion (ADIA) national networking meetups taking place across the country on Thursday 7 June, 2.50pm – 4.50pm AEST (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra time). 
Panellists 

Clare O'Reilly, Executive General Manager Mobiles, Transmission and Consumer Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: Clare has recently led the inquiry into whether a mobile roaming service should be declared in Australia, and is currently examining NBN Co.’s service standards to ensure they facilitate good consumer experiences.
Greg Ogle, Senior Policy & Research Analyst, SACOSS: Greg will be sharing his experience of spearheading SACOSS' successful digital inclusion campaign to secure policy commitments in the most recent South Australian State election.
Sylvia Spaseski, Assistant Secretary Consumer Broadband Services, Department of Communications and the Arts: Sylvia is responsible for providing advice to Government and working with NBN Co., industry and regulators to support consumers and businesses as they take up services on the NBN.

Program
**Please be aware of time zone differences across Australia**
2.50 – 3.05pm  AEST (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra time) Arrival and introduction
2.35 – 3.35pm  ACST (Darwin time)3.05 - 4.05pm AEST (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra time) Panel discussion: Find out about the work of the Alliance and hear a facilitated discussion focussed on influencing people to accelerate action on digital inclusion- what, why and how? There will be an opportunity to send questions for an audience Q&A session during the panel, whether you will be attending a meetup in person or joining in online.
4.05pm - 4.50pm  AEST (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra time) Structured Networking: Get to know other people in the digital inclusion arena and provide your input into what you think your Alliance should be working toward.
 How do I attend this event?This national event is open to everyone whether you:

Register here to attend the ****-to-**** event at Mal Nairn Auditorium Charles Darwin Univeristy, Ellowgowan Drive, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory 0909 (ticketed event)
Register above via Eventbrite to join other ADIA participants at a meetup near you to see the live-streamed panel and network locally (free)
Register above via Eventbrite to watch the streamed panel virtually on your own device (free)

All registrants will be emailed with further details closer to the date, including the web sign-on details, briefing materials and the final list of meetup locations.
How do I host a meetup?
We are looking to work with more meetup hosts! All you need to host a meetup is a friendly room, an internet connection, computer and big screen. Register above via Eventbrite to host an ADIA meetup and we’ll be in touch to explain more.
Confirmed local meetup locations (with more to come)

Canberra: Australian Library and Information Association, ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close, Deakin, ACT, 2600
Melbourne: Yarra Libraries, Bargoonga Nganjin North Fitzroy Library, 182-186 St Georges Road North Fitzroy, VIC, 3068
Perth: State Library of Western Australia, Geographe Room, 25 Francis Street, Perth, WA, 6000

If there is no meetup near you then we encourage you to register to become a meetup host!
Further information
If you have any questions about the event or if you experience any problems registering, don’t hesitate to email us or call 03 9418 7431. Please be sure to let us know if you have any accessibility requirements.
Check this Eventbrite page and our Twitter page for updates. 

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