THETA 2015 - Create, connect, consume – innovating today for tomorrow

THETA is a bi-annual conference for a wide range of decision makers interested in the intelligent use of information technology in the higher education sector.

11 May-2015 - 13 May-2015

AARNet is pleased to be a sponsor of THETA 2015. We will be providing high-speed AARNet connectivity to the venue for the duration of the event. 

THETA The Higher Education Technology Agenda is a high-level forward looking conference held every two years with the aim of advancing higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.

THETA 2015 - Create, connect, consume – innovating today for tomorrow -  is hosted by Griffith University.

The conference is unique in that it attracts a comprehensive range of practitioners and senior decision makers across the whole spectrum of Information Technology, Teaching and Learning, Library and Knowledge Management in tertiary education.


AARNet staff in the lineup of speakers

Monday 11 May 

14.10 -14.40 - Peter Elford, Director Government Relations & eResearch

What’s Collaborative Infrastructure Ever Done for You? - Twenty-Five Years of Network Effect applied to Research and Teaching

Tuesday 12 May

11.45 -12.15 - Neil Witheridge, Authentication & Authorisation Technical Manager

EduroamAU: Current State and Directions

12.15 - 12.45 - David Wilde, Network Architect

Network Future: AARNet 4, Science DMZ and SDN 

13.45 - 14.15 - Alex Reid, Advisor eResearch & Middleware

Learning about User behaviour and needs from 4 years of CloudStor Usage

16.00 - 16.40 - Iupati Tumaalii, Consulting Network Architect, Enterprise Services

Borderless Computing – Catalyst for IT Change and Innovation via the relocation of the ACU Data Centre


Visit the THETA 2015 website to view the full program and to register.