[Offtopic] Fwd: Multimedia Victoria Update - July 2007
stephen at melbpc.org.au
Mon Jul 23 19:23:33 EST 2007
At 11:46 AM 23/07/2007, mmvupdate at mmv.vic.gov.au wrote:
Please see below for Multimedia Victoria's latest news and upcoming trade fair events.
- LATEST MMV NEWS -
ICT Skills Research
The Victorian Government's latest research into young people's attitudes towards ICT study and careers.
La Trobe Uni Microsoft Centre: an Australian-First
Victorian students, academics, SMEs and start-up companies will see their innovative ideas brought to life with the help of Australiaâs first campus-based Microsoft Centre that brings together cutting edge hardware and software.
New Games Centre for Technology Boomtown Ballarat
Ballarat is set to become Victoriaâs first regional hub for computer games development, with Melbourne-based developer IR Gurus opening a studio at Ballarat Technology Park, Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Tim Holding, said today.
Victoriaâs World-Class Spatial Industry Comes Of Age
Leading Victorian spatial information companies are joining forces to take the Stateâs competitive edge in this technology to the next level, Information & Communication Technology Minister, Tim Holding, said today.
World Launch For Vic Company At CommunicAsia
Specialised ICT companies focussing on fibre optics, telecommunications, satellite technology and software are flying the flag for Victoria at the CommunicAsia2007 expo in Singapore this week, the Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Tim Holding, said today.
Victoria On Fast Track To Next Gen Mobile Technology
Victoria is in prime position to capitalise on the lucrative next generation mobile revolution, the Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Tim Holding, said today, launching Australiaâs first mobile data industry cluster in Broadmeadows.
Holding Launches Australian-First Technology Market Reports
Minster for Information and Communication Technology, Tim Holding, today launched the inaugural Victorian Government Technology Market Reports 2007 the first of their kind in Australia.
Bracks Government Helping To Switch On Bendigo Teens To A Career In ICT
Victorian teenagers in Bendigo will be hearing the real story about a future in ICT this Thursday, as part of the Victorian Governmentâs ICT: Start here. Go anywhere campaign, the Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Tim Holding said.
Bracks Government Helping To Switch On Mildura Teens To A Career In ICT
Victorian teenagers in Mildura will be hearing the real story about a future in ICT this Thursday, as part of the Victorian Governmentâs ICT: Start here. Go anywhere campaign, the Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Tim Holding said.
Victoria Cracks The Code For Success At iAwards
From hi-tech ear muffs to âun-crackableâ quantum encryption keys, Victoria scooped the awards at the prestigious national iAwards in Sydney last night, highlighting the stateâs leadership in the ICT sector, Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Tim Holding said.
Sharpest Digital Media Minds Converge on Melbourne
Melbourneâs digital media companies will have access to some of the sharpest industry minds in the world when the X|Media|Lab holds the âDigital Worlds: Social, Virtual, Mobileâ conference at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in August.
- VICTORIAN SUCCESS STORIES -
If you have a success story to share, please email sarah.crago at mmv.vic.gov.au
ALDAR selects Aconex for over $40bn in projects
Tuesday 10th July 2007 - Victorian company Aconex, has been selected to provide its online information management solution to ALDAR Properties PJSC, Abu Dhabiâs leading property development and management company.
More information:Media Release - (DOC, 33KB, 3 pages) http://www.mmv.vic.gov.au/uploads/downloads/Victorian_Success_Stories/070709_Aconex_ALDAR_Aus.doc
Game's on as firm moves in
Monday 2nd July 2007 - A COMPANY that creates games for Xbox, Nintendo and PlayStation has relocated from Melbourne to Ballarat.
More information:Ballarat Courier article. http://www.mmv.vic.gov.au/uploads/downloads/Victorian_Success_Stories/BallaratCourier02July2007.pdf
GVM wins top award
Thursday 27th April 2007 - Global Vision Media, a leading online training and communications company, has won a major award for excellence in business strategy. The award was for Global Vision's deployment of an online training system and content to protect Australia's ports from terrorism.
More information:Global Vision news release. http://www.globalvision.com.au/news.html
Oakton acquires Acumen Alliance
Thursday 26th April 2007 - Australian end to end IT services provider, Oakton Limited today announced a conditional agreement for the acquisition of consulting and solutions business Acumen Alliance. The combined scale, capability and reputation of these two Australian companies will enhance their already significant presence in the Australian market and establish the combined entity as a market leader.
More Information: Oakton web site http://www.oakton.com.au/corporate/asx/asx20070426.htm
Editure merges with A.U.S.S.I.E.
Melbourne, 18 April 2007 Leading Austtralian education services provider, Editure, today announced a merger with US-based professional development firm, A.U.S.S.I.E. (Australian and United States Services in Education).
Kim Ford, CEO of Editure said: "From the beginning of our discussions, both parties understood the potential benefits of merging Editure and A.U.S.S.I.E. Editureâs vision and expertise in technology based solutions, coupled with A.U.S.S.I.E.âs professional development methodologies for teachers, its delivery of programs and expert knowledge in Reading and Maths in particular, will enhance value to all clients."
More Information: Media Release - (PDF, 25KB, 2 pages) http://www.mmv.vic.gov.au/uploads/downloads/Victorian_Success_Stories/EdituremergeswithA.U.S.S.I.E..pdf
Australian Software Developer Scores Major Export Wins in Asia
Melbourne, 12 April 2007 - Victorian head-quartered software company, eB2Bcom, has just scored its seventh major identity and access management sale into ASEAN markets, positioning it to be Australia's leading independent exporter of identity and access management solutions and consulting expertise.
More Information: Media Release - (PDF, 58KB, 2 pages) http://www.mmv.vic.gov.au/uploads/downloads/Victorian_Success_Stories/AustralianSoftwareDeveloperScoresMajorExportWinsinAsia.pdf
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