Australian IPv6 Summit 2006
Speakers and Session Chairs
(may be subject to change)
The Australian IPv6 Summit 2006 will present expert speakers from leading companies and research organisations around the world. The speakers and session chairs at the Summit will be:
- Andrew Alston, Chief Technology Officer, Tertiary Education Network, South Africa
- Karl Auer, Nullarbor Consulting Pty Ltd
- Michael Biber, IPv6 Forum Downunder
- Ron Broersma, Chief Engineer, Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN)
- Narelle Clark, Vice-President, Internet Society of Australia
- Peter Dale, Australian Government Information Management Office
- Jeff Doyle, Senior Network Architect, Juniper Networks
- Prof. Hiroshi Esaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan
- Cecil Goldstein, Training Manager, APNIC
- Prof. Chris Gunderson, Information Science, Naval Post Graduate School
- Simon Hackett, CEO, Internode and Agile Communications
- Tony Hain, Senior Technical Leader, IPv6 Technologies, Cisco Systems
- Tony Hill, President, Internet Society of Australia
- KwanBok Jo, Ministry of Information and Communication, Republic of Korea
- Rodger Johnson, Program Manager, DOD HPCMP Office, Defense Research Engineering Network
- Dr Byung-Chang Kang, Samsung
- Dr Roger Kermode, Director Innovation and Technology, Smart Internet Technology CRC
- Latif Ladid, IPv6 Forum, European IPv6 Task Force and ISOC
- Dr Kate Lance, Executive Director, Internet Society of Australia
- Qing Li, Senior Architect, Blue Coat Systems, Inc
- Terry Manderson, Senior Network and Systems Architect, APNIC
- Chris Myers, Advanced Communication Services Coordinator, GrangeNet
- Charles E. Perkins, Nokia Fellow
- Air Commodore David Richards, Director General Information Policy and Plans, C IO Group, DoD
- Angus Robinson, CEO, Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association
- Prof. Darrell Williamson, CEO, Smart Internet Technology CRC
Andrew Alston is Chief Technology Officer at the Tertiary Education Network (TENET) in South Africa. He is responsible for the technical operations of the network, and was primarily responsible for the original production deployment of IPv6 in South Africa.
TENET is the South African National Research and Education Network (NREN), and peers with both the Geant and Abeline networks. It is also heavily involved in capacity development programs targeted at higher education institutions both in South Africa and across the African Continent.
Karl Auer (BA, GradDipAppComp) has been working in computing for over twenty years. He has worked as a systems analyst/programmer, project leader, network programmer, network manager and writer for organisations such as Palm Computing, Chemdata, PAXUS, NEC Australia and the Australian National University.
From 1997-2005 he lived in Switzerland where he worked for the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in Zurich, Switzerland, with their Data Communications Group. He planned and executed the introduction of dynamic addressing at the ETHZ about five years ago, and has been handling address management at the ETHZ since then. Now back in Australia, Mr Auer consults to the ETHZ and others on address management issues. He is a director and Network Consultant of Nullarbor Consulting Pty Ltd.
Michael H. Biber
Mr. Biber is the CEO of an Australian consulting, education and network software distribution company, Asia Pacific Networx (APN). APN has been established for over 12 years and provides consultancy, project management, support and training in the areas of advanced technology network design, Broadband Networking, Voice and Video over IP, ASP Strategy, VPNs, LAN Interconnect, IP Networking, Voice/Video/Data Convergence, Thin Client/Server Based Computing, Windows NT/Exchange implementation and IT&T (Information Technology and Telecommunications) project management. APN is an accredited IPv6 Transition Authority and is actively involved in IPv6 strategic network planning.
APN is a leading trainer in advanced networking education. Courses include, VoIP and IP Telephony, Broadband Explained, Introduction to IP and Data Communications, IPv6, Wireless and Mobile IP, MPLS, ATM, Frame Relay, ISDN and Converged Network Design. Michael is an APEC workshop leader for Telecommunications Strategy for developing counties throughout Asia/Pacific, including Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.
Mr. Biber has over 30 years experience in the telecommunications industry. He worked for Telstra in Australia, Esso/Exxon in the US, Fujitsu in Australia/Japan and Digital Equipment Corporation in the US before commencing his consultancy, BiberTel Consulting Services, in 1992. BiberTel was absorbed into Asia Pacific Networx in 1996. He is the original Chair of the IPv6 Forum in Australia/New Zealand, Chair of the AARNet IPv6 Working Committee and External Relations Director of the Advanced Networking Forum Australia (ANFA). He was a founding member (1991) and is past Secretary of the Pacific Frame Relay Forum as well as past Executive Director of the Australia ATM Interest Group (the ATM Forum's representative in Australia before the creation of ANFA). He is active in the standards community. Michael was also the first Public Officer/Secretary of the Australian Communications Industry Forum (ACIF).
Ron Broersma is the Chief Engineer of the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN), the networking component of DoD's HPC Modernization Program, where he has served since its beginning in 1992. Since 1976, Mr Broersma has been employed as a scientist at the U.S. Navy's Research and Development laboratory in San Diego, California, leading a wide variety of networking initiatives. He also has over 20 years of experience in computer and network security and serves as SPAWAR's Enterprise Network Security Manager.
Narelle Clark is a data communications and Internet specialist who has been working in advanced technology areas consistently throughout her career. Back in the early days of the Australian Internet she was responsible for development and operation of university campus networks, research labs and medical and Internet software projects. A firm believer in relevant technology, she also runs an on-line parenting support group and is a member of the steering committee for the group Females in Information Technology & Telecommunications.
Now in the role of Manager, Networks Research and Development, in the new technology analysis group of Optus Networks Division, she has been a user, builder, manager and researcher of Internet networks and services since 1986. She has been an Optus employee since 1998, during which time she has played a key technical and management role in a number of major Internet projects. Prior to that she was data network manager at Vodafone, and earlier spent many years in the university sector building and operating campus networks, primarily within UTS and AARNet's NSW RNO. She holds a bachelors degree in physics, a masters in telecommunications and information systems engineering, and a graduate diploma in management.
Peter has worked in the Australian Government for over 25 years. During these years he has worked predominantly in Information Technology and Information Management roles with occasional roles in business areas. He has worked with agencies such as the Australian Taxation Office, the Department Employment and Industrial Relations, the Department of Community Services and the Department of Health.
In 2003, he joined the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) as its Chief Information Officer, where he was responsible for managing the implementation of AGIMO's Content Management System and the move to AGIMO's new ICT Services arrangements.
Following AGIMO's move to the Department of Finance and Administration, he has headed an area with responsibility for ICT Better Practice initiatives, Media and Events Management and Secretariat services to key Australian Government ICT Committees. Most recently, Peter has been responsible for developing a whole of government service oriented architecture and ICT skills programmes and providing advice on new and emerging technologies.
Jeff Doyle is Senior Network Architect at Juniper Networks. Specializing in IP routing protocols, MPLS, and IPv6, Jeff Doyle has designed or assisted in the design of large-scale IP service provider networks throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and the People's Republic of China. Jeff is the author of CCIE Professional Development: Routing TCP/IP, Volumes I and II; OSPF and IS-IS: Choosing an IGP for Large-Scale Networks; and is an editor and contributing author of Juniper Networks Routers: The Complete Reference.
Prior to joining Juniper Networks Jeff was a Senior Network Systems Consultant with International Network Services, where he also specialized in IP routing protocol design. Jeff holds a BA from Memphis State University, and studied Electrical Engineering at the University of New Mexico. Jeff lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife and four children.
Professor Hiroshi Esaki
Hiroshi Esaki, Ph.D, is Professor at the University of Tokyo, Executive Director for Japan IPv6 Promotion Council, Director for JGN (Japan Gigabit Network), Board member for WIDE project and Director of JPNIC (Japan Network Information Center). He received B.E. and M.E. degrees from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, in 1985 and 1987 respectively, and a Ph.D from the University of Tokyo in 1998. From 1990 to 1991, he has been at the Applied Research Laboratory of Bellcore Inc., New Jersey (USA) as a residential researcher. From 1994 to 1996, he was at CTR (the Center for Telecommunication Research) of Columbia University in New York (USA).
During his stay at Columbia University he proposed the CSR architecture that is the origin of MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) to the IETF and to the ATM Forum. From 1996 to 1998, he has conducted the CSR project in Toshiba as a chief architect. From 1998, he has served as a professor at the University of Tokyo and as a board member of the WIDE Project (www.wide.ad.jp).
From 1997, he has been involved in IPv6 research and development at the WIDE project. He is co-founder of a series of IPv6 special projects in the WIDE project, i.e. KAME project - IPv6 protocol stack for BSD UNIX; TAHI project - IPv6 test and evaluation specification and tools; USAGI project - IPv6 protocol stack for Linux. Regarding research/development/deployment for IPv6, he has been working closely with Prof. Jun Murai, who is a political and technical advisor for the Japanese cabinet. He is an executive director of the IPv6 Promotion Council, which is a cross-ministry and cross-industry council to promote IPv6 technology. He has been responsible for the design and operation of JGN (Japan Gigabit Network) IPv6 network since 2000.
Cecil Goldstein is the Training Manager for APNIC, responsible for the development and management of APNIC's training and education activities. Prior to this, Cecil was a lecturer in the Faculty of Information Technology at the Queensland University of Technology, focussing particularly on internetworking subjects. He has been involved in Internet training and support from the initial AARNET days.
Chris Gunderson is a Research Associate Professor of Information Science at the Naval Post Graduate School. He is on a special assignment in Reston VA sponsored by the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) to establish a Netcentric Certification Office (NCO). The NCO will link distributed DoD laboratories in partnership with industry to create a public/private e-Business portal for delivery of government certified 'net-ready' software products and services.
Prior to this assignment, Professor Gunderson managed an initiative sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to create the World Wide Consortium for the Grid (W2COG), a global network of collaborative experts committed to rapidly fielding network centric tools for enhancing global security and peaceful commerce.
Gunderson retired from the US Navy in October 2004 as a Captain following 27 years' service. His last assignment in the Navy was as Commanding Officer of Fleet Numerical Oceanographic & Meteorological Center, a super computer network operation center in Monterey, Calif. Prior to command of Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, Gunderson served as Deputy Oceanographer of the Navy, and helped develop Department of Defense policy for enhancing information system interoperability.
As CEO of national broadband innovator Internode, Simon Hackett has infused technical excellence with entrepreneurial energy to build this dynamic technology company. Internode constantly pushes back the boundaries for broadband delivery, yet is renowned for its customer friendly quality of service. In early 2005, Internode extended its Tier 1 national network to the US with dedicated fibre links, and was the first company in Australia to launch commercial ADSL2+ broadband services. Simon also established Agile Communications, a company that builds broadband network infrastructure which has delivered breakthrough services to both metropolitan and regional areas of Australia.
Simon received The Bulletin Microsoft Smart 100 Information Technology & Communications Award in 2004, and was an SA winner in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 2005. After graduating from computer studies at the University of Adelaide in 1986, Simon was involved in the establishment of AARNet - the Australian Academic and Research Network - a national Internet Protocol based network that connected universities throughout the country. From 1989, AARNet provided the foundation for the commercial Internet that transformed the world of communications half a decade later.
Mr. Hain is currently the Senior Technical Leader, IPv6 technologies with Cisco Systems. In addition to providing guidance to the various internal product teams, he was also co-chair of the IETF working group developing IPv6 Transition tools. His IETF participation since 1987 includes a term on the Internet Architecture Board from 1997 - 2001. Named an IPv6 Forum Fellow in 2004, he is currently serving as Technology Director on the forum's North American IPv6 task force steering committee.
Prior to joining Cisco in 2001, he spent 5 years at Microsoft where his roles included Program Manager for IPv6, as well as Network Analyst for the CIO's office. Prior to Microsoft, he was the Associate Network Manager for the U.S. Department of Energy's Internet effort, ESnet. With this range of roles, spanning the space between the implementation technologists and senior management, he brings a real world viewpoint to the deployment decision process.
Tony Hill became President of the Internet Society of Australia in December 2001 having previously been the Society's first Executive Director during 2000 and 2001. ISOC-AU is the Australian Chapter of the worldwide Internet Society, which is the umbrella organisation for Internet technical standards and architecture. Over these years, ISOC-AU grew in line with the popularity of the Internet to represent more than 40,000 Australian Internet users through its organisational and individual members. Now ISOC-AU is a respected voice in policy development and public debate providing sound technical understanding of the Internet from its professional membership with a broad users perspective. Tony has been an enthusiastic user since 1994 when he established the first Internet connection into the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Tony has established his own consulting business, Capital Hill Consulting Pty Ltd, that provides high-level advice on large-scale research funding, strategic research management and challenging collaboration issues. He was formerly Manager of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program in the Department of Industry, Science and Resources. He has been involved in strategic research management since 1991. His 20-year career in the Australian Public Service has spanned seven Commonwealth agencies, including Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and working for Ministers on both sides of politics.
His academic study includes economics and geography at the undergraduate level, and a Masters of Environmental Studies. In 1994, he completed a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management.
KwanBok Jo is with the Ministry of Information and Communication, Republic of Korea. He was awarded his B.S and M.S from Seoul National University of Technology, and joined the Ministry of Information and Telecommunications in 1978. Since 2003 he is in charge of the government level of IPv6 policy development, as a Deputy Director at the Internet Policy Division and IT Infrastructure Policy Division in MIC.
Mr. Johnson serves as Program Manager for the High Performance Computing Modernization Programs, Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN). This network provides leading-edge technologies to include Ipv6 support for the S&T and RDT&E communities within the U.S Department of Defense.
In this role, Mr. Johnson provides overall direction and management for the wide area network and security, where he is the IAM for the HPC mission within this OSD program. Mr. Johnson also serves on the Joint Engineering Team (JET) which provides recommendations to the Large Scale Network group. Mr. Johnson is an Army veteran with over 28 years of government civil service, all of which has been in information technology.
Dr Byung-Chang Kang
Dr. Byung-Chang Kang is a Senior Vice President of Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), the central R&D organization of Samsung. He has been working in the communication network area since he joined the Telecommunication network division of Samsung Electronics in 1992.
He has been involved in many development projects such as ATM switches, IP Switches and equipment for mobile communication. Before that he worked in the defense industry in Korea for many years. His current interest is in the area of Beyond 3G mobile communication and next generation Internet. He has received Electrical Engineering BS and MS degrees from Korea University and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
Dr Roger Kermode
Roger Kermode is the Director Innovation and Technology, and Domain Director Finance and Education, Smart Internet Technology CRC. His career can be summed up by the common theme of 'intersections'. Originally the intersections were between the different fields of electrical engineering and computer science. Next it was between digital video and IP networking and then between Motorola's corporate research teams and product groups in the USA and China. More recently the focus has been on intersections between academia and business, specifically enabling researchers to focus on commercially relevant problems and creating the environment and connections that will see their outputs taken out into the wider world.
Roger has previously held positions as the founder and Principal Consultant of Alimua Pty. Ltd., as the Lab Manager of the Sydney Networks Research Lab for Motorola, as a Consultant to Silicon Graphic Inc. (SGI), and as a Research Engineer for Telstra's Research Labs. During Roger's time at Motorola Labs, Roger led the development of their global research strategies for 'Internet' and 'Broadband to and in the Home', co-ordinating and consolidating inputs from multiple labs in the USA, France, and Australia. Roger also led the teams that developed and delivered home networking (zero configuration IPv4/IPv6 gateways), WiFi (QoS, Ad-Hoc Routing), and Multimedia (Home Content Management) technologies to product groups in USA and China.
Roger is a past Fulbright Scholar and holds Ph.D. and Masters degrees in Media Arts and Science from MIT, Media Lab, USA and a B.Sc. in Computer Science and B.E. in Electrical Engineering with first class honours from the University of Melbourne. His research interests include: agile service creation, scalable services infrastructure, IPTV, home networking and pervasive computing.
Latif Ladid is Chair, European IPv6 Task Force; President, IPv6 FORUM; Trustee, Internet Society; on the IPv6 Ready Logo Program Board, and an independent international consultant. He is a researcher on a number of European Commission Next Generation Technologies IST Projects:
He is also a member of 3GPP PCG, member of 3GPP2 PCG , Vice Chair, SuperComm EntNET 2005, member of UN ICT Task Force Policy WG, member of IEC Executive Committee and member of the ITU-T Informal Forum Summit.
- 6INIT: www.6init.org - First Pioneer IPv6 Research Project
- 6WINIT: www.6winit.org
- Euro6IX: www.euro6ix.org
- Eurov6: www.eurov6.org
- NGNi: http://www.ngni.org
- Project initiator of the first IPv6 Security & Privacy project called Security Expert Initiative (SEINIT) see www.seinit.org
- Project initiator of the first European Security Task Force project, called SecurIST: www.securitytaskforce.org
Dr Kate Lance
Kate Lance studied physics at London University and holds a PhD in astronomy from the Australian National University. In 1988 she moved into the Internet world as a Unix system administrator at the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics and at the University of Newcastle. She worked from 1996 to 2000 as System Manager and Director of Internet Services at the pioneering Internet service provider Connect.
In 1996 she helped set up the Internet Society of Australia and was on the board for five years. Since 2002 she has been Executive Director of the society. She is also the author of Redbill: From Pearls to Peace - the Lifes currently and Times of a Remarkable Lugger (Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2004), which won the Western Australian Premier's Book Award for Non-fiction in May 2005.
Qing Li is a senior architect at Blue Coat Systems, Inc. leading the design and development efforts of the next-generation IPv6-enabled secure proxy appliances. Prior to joining Blue Coat Systems, Qing spent eight years at Wind River Systems, Inc. as a senior architect in the Networks Business Unit, where he was the lead architect of Wind River's embedded IPv6 products since the IPv6 program inception at the beginning of 2000.
Qing holds multiple US patents. He is a contributing author to the book "IPv6 Core Protocols Implementation" published in October 2006 by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers. In addition, he is a contributing author to the book "Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems" published in June 2005 by Springer-Verlag.
He is also the author of the embedded systems development book titled "Real-Time Concepts for Embedded Systems" published in April 2003 by CMP Books. Qing is an active member of IEEE and ACM. Qing participates in open source development projects and is an active FreeBSD src committer.
Terry is the Senior Network and Systems Architect for APNIC. He leads the Network Operations team within APNIC and is responsible for the design and implementation of the APNIC IPv6 network. In addition, he is also responsible for the design, implementation, and operations of the other more conventional APNIC systems and network infrastructure. Terry has been involved in the internet industry in both Australia and abroad since 1995.
APNIC is one of five Regional Internet Registries currently operating in the world. It provides allocation and registration services which support the operation of the Internet globally. It is a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation whose members include Internet Service Providers, National Internet Registries, and similar organisations. APNIC represents the Asia Pacific region, comprising 56 economies.
Chris Myers is the Advanced Communication Services Coordinator at GrangeNet. Chris joined GrangeNet, in Canberra, in February 2004. Prior to this he was Senior Network Engineer in ITS at Swinburne University of Technology. At GrangeNet, Chris' duties include delivery of new communication services, encouraging local and international collaborative research in advanced networking, and delivering training and training resources in advanced networking.
Chris is responsible for IPv6 and multicast service deployments on GrangeNet and also the Distributed Data Centre Mass Storage (DDCMS) Prototype Project and the Access Grid Storage System Project and the eduroam.edu.au project. Chris is actively participating in the AARNet/GrangeNet IPv6 Working Group, is one of the Deputy Directors of the APAN Network Operations Center and started GrangeNet BoF Groups on Gaming and Simulation, Engineering MPLS, Lambda, Security, Measurement and Network Attached Storage (NAS).
Charles E. Perkins
Charles E. Perkins, with 30 years experience in computer systems, networking, and telecommunications research, currently serves as Nokia Fellow. Perkins is responsible for innovative leadership and research into wireless networking at Palo Alto. Most recently, Perkins has been spearheading efforts into ad hoc research, and is deeply involved with creation and standardization of a Proposed Standard routing protocol for ad hoc networks in the IETF.
At Nokia, Perkins was first instrumental in developing, creating, and facilitating research into Mobile IP, Mobile IPv6, and several related technologies for wireless networking. In addition, he has been awarded or received recognition as the inventor of one of the most important patented technologies of the 1990s by the European Patent Office, has published a book on Ad Hoc networks and several important RFCs within the IETF.
Prior to joining Nokia, Perkins held positions at Sun Microsystems, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Tektronix Laboratories, and TRW Systems. He earned a MSEE at Rice University, MA in mathematics from Columbia University, and BA in mathematics and applied mathematics (computer science) at Rice University. Perkins is an active member in the IETF, as well as ACM and IEEE. He has spoken at industry conferences and given numerous tutorials on Mobile IP, ad hoc networking, IPv6, and the future of the Internet.
Air Commodore David Richards
Air Commodore Richards is the Director General Information Policy and Plans, Chief Information Officer Group, Department of Defence. He joined the Royal Australian Air Force in June 1977. After completing Air Electronics Officer training at RAAF Base East Sale, Victoria, he was posted to fly P-3B Orion aircraft with No 11 Squadron at RAAF Edinburgh in South Australia. He remained with 11 Squadron until 1986, achieving 4000 hours flying as a sensor operator, navigator and tactical coordinator on P-3B and P-3C aircraft.
Air Commodore Richards has been an instructor at the Airman Aircrew Flying Training School and has completed a tour as the Executive Officer of No 11 Squadron. He has completed tours at Headquarters Air Command as the Staff Officer Command Support Systems, Staff Officer Communications and Information Systems, Director of Operations and Director of Operational Capability. He has served on the staffs of the Australian Joint Maritime Warfare Centre, the Australian Defence Force Warfare Centre and the Royal Australian Naval Staff College.
During 2002 Air Commodore Richards was attached to the USAF 376th Air Expeditionary Wing, at Manas, Kyrgyzstan as the Operations Group Commander, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. In May 2005 he was appointed Director General Information Policy and Plans, Chief Information Officer Group. Air Commodore Richards is a graduate of the RAN Staff College. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Computing from the University College of Central Queensland and a Master of Business and Technology from the University of New South Wales.
Since joining Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (AEEMA) as Chief Executive in August 2000, Angus has been responsible for leading an extensive restructuring of this peak industry association - returning the focus to the championing of 'smart manufacturing' in Australia.
Angus was previously the inaugural General Manager of the Australian Technology Park in Sydney, and prior to 1998, he served as the General Manager of The Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, an industry-linked, technology-diffusion foundation of The University of Sydney. Angus' other current industry development roles include:
- Chairman of the Australian Materials Technology Network (now known as 'Future Materials')
- Honorary Secretary, National ICT Industry Alliance
- Executive Officer of the Advocacy Group, Australian Electronics Industry Action Agenda
- Member of the Strategic Leaders Group, Australian Medical Devices Industry Action Agenda
- Member of the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Advisory Council Ends
Professor Darrell Williamson
Professor Williamson is the Chief Executive Officer for the Smart Internet Technology Cooperative Research Centre. He has degrees in Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of Newcastle, and a Doctoral degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. He has held various academic appointments at the University of New South Wales, the Australian National University and the University of Wollongong. He was foundation Professor and Head of the Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology, ANU and then Dean of the Faculty.
Later he became Chief Executive Officer for the Cooperative Research Centre in Advanced Computational Systems, and subsequently, Director of the Telecommunications & Information Technology Research Institute at the University of Wollongong. Professor Williamson has held visiting appointments at various universities in Europe and the USA, and has published widely in the fields of telecommunications, signal processing and control. He has served on various CRC Boards and advisory committees including the Information Industries Development Board of the ACT Government and the National Advisory Committee of Item3 Pty Ltd.