Summary of the day - Rural Connectivity Symposium April 2016
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April 2016, Rural Connectivity Symposium, Wellington - Presentations and Questions
These presentations and answers to Sli.do questions are provided here for the use of TUANZ, RHAANZ and NZ Young Farmers members and attendees of the 2016 Rural Connectivity Symposium held in Wellington on the 28th April 2016.
Ministerial Opening by the Minister for Primary Industries, Hon Nathan Guy
Going further and faster for rural New Zealand, Russell Stanners, CEO, Vodafone NZ - PRESENTATION
State of the Sector: Economic Outlook, Nathan Penny, Rural Economist, ASB - PRESENTATION
Trialling companion robots for patients in rural homes, Dr Elizabeth Broadbent, University of Auckland
Panel Session with Andy Derleth from Wireless Nation as Chair.
Updates on Telehealth (Via Video-conference), Dr John Garrett, Chair Telehealth Forum
Attracting young people to rural NZ, Dan Shand, Farmer and Nuffield Scholar - PRESENTATION
Panel Session with Andrew Cushen from InternetNZ as Chair.
Cole Groves, Former Aucklander farming in South Canterbury
Martin Sharrock, Head of Network Technology, Chorus and
Vanessa Mohi-Goodchild, Trustee, Web Access Waikato - PRESENTATION
Case Study: Plunket programme, Lois van Waardenberg, CIO, Plunket NZ
Innovations in Rural Business Support, Collier Isaacs, CEO, FarmIQ - PRESENTATION
Panel Session with David Walker from Spark Digital as Chair.
November 2015 Bringing Rural Closer Hamilton - Presentations
These presentations are provided here for the use of TUANZ and RHAANZ members and attendees at the Bringing Rural Closer event held in Hamilton on Thursday 19th November 2015.
How are farmers using their broadband? - Sophie Stanley, Figured.com
Going wireless in the Waikato - Caitlin Metz, Vodafone
What about the option of fibre, and why farmers should give lines company's rights to access lines? - Graham Dawson, NorthPower
Latest development in satellite broadband services - Jason Sommerville, Wireless Nation
2015 Draft Submission to MBIE re RBI2 and Mobile Blackspots
Arising out of the feedback from the Rural Connectivity Symposium, we have drafted a Submission in regards to the current ROI process for RBI2 and the Mobile Blackspots programme. This is due to be submitted on Friday 3rd July, but in the meantime we are seeking feedback from members on the draft. The document can be downloaded from the link below and comments sent to Craig Young, CEO at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 1st July.
2015 Rural Connectivity Symposium - Presentations
These presentations are provided here for the use of TUANZ and RHAANZ members and attendees of the 2015 Rural Connectivity Symposium held in Wellington on the 28th May 2015. Links are also available to YouTube videos of presentations as available.
Welcome by Chair - Craig Young, CEO / TUANZ
Premier Sponsor Speech - Bill Smale, MD, Wireless Nation
Government Briefing : Minister for Communications, Hon Amy Adams VIDEO
Importance of the Sector and connectivity - Con Williams, Rural Economist, ANZ Bank
What is happening in the Health sector - Dr John Garrett, Chair, Telehealth Forum
Report on Hills, Holes and Poles - Andrew Cushen, Programme Director, InternetNZ
What do we know about Demand - Rosalie Nelson, Manager Market Strategy and Insight, CHORUS
Connecting Rural Business and Communities - Steve Rieger, Wholesale Director, Vodafone
Welcome back by Chair - Michelle Thompson, CE, RHAANZ
Options in Rural Broadband - Jason Scott, Broadband Product Manager, TeamTalk Group
Where is the future of mobile - David Redmore, Head of Mobility, SPARK New Zealand
Is Satellite a goer? - Tom Linn, Technical Director, WirelessNation, and Paul Sheridan, Optus