The National Conference for Networking Professionals

This is a tentative program and is subject to change depending on Speaker availability
CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Monday 15 June - 1/2 day Tutorial
Microsoft Engineer - Windows NT 5

QUESTnet 98 Presenters List


Monday 15th June 1998

Time

1.00pm - 5.00 pm

Tutorial

Windows NT 5.0
Chris Ryan, ComTech

4.00pm - 7.00 pm

Registration

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Welcome Reception

Tuesday 16th June 1998

Time

Activity

Stream 1

Stream 2

Breakfast

8.30am - 9.00am

Conference
Welcome

Prof. L. Chipman
Vice Chancellor CQU

9.00am - 10.00am

Plenary

Harry Dutton Principal Communications Engineer, IBM
The state of the art of communications

10.00am - 10.30am

Morning Tea

10.30am - 11.15am

Session1

Mr David Johnson
Manager Product Infrastructure
Network Products, Telstra.

Telstra's current and future plans for the internet and associated services.

E. Paul Love, Internet2
Internet2 Topology & QoS

11.15am - 12.00pm

Alan Collier, Clayton Utz Solicitors
Telecommunications Act1997, 12 months of operation.

Nam Tran, DSTC
Implementation of SSO in a heterogeneous distributed environment

12.00pm - 1.15pm

Lunch

1.15pm - 2.00pm

Session 2

Alan Agnew, QUT
Ross Gorham QUT
"The What and The Why"

QUT's Internet Volume Charging project,from a managers and users perspective.

Anthony James, Systems Engineer
Network Associates,
Network Security

2.00pm - 2.45pm

Stephen Atherton , Education Manager
Apple Computers
Seamless integration of all media types

Brad Vaughan,Manager, Corporate Computer Systems(GU)
Terry Smith, Project Leader (QUT)
Single Sign-on authentiation system

2.45pm - 3.15pm

Afternoon Tea

3.15pm - 4.00pm

Session 3

Mark Prior, connect.com.au
RPSL - Practice and Experience

Anthony James, Systems Engineer
Network Associates,
Network Visibility

4.00pm - 4.45pm

John Zornig, Apple COmputer Australia
QuickTime 3: Designing Internet Multimedia

Tony Kirkham, Cisco
QoS Protocols

6.30pm

Homestead BBQ

 

Wednesday 17th June 1998

Time

Activity

Stream 1

Stream 2

Breakfast

9.00am - 10.00am

Plenary

Mr Robert (Bob) James
Director of Product Technology, Telstra Corporation

10.00am - 10.30am

Morning Tea

10.30am - 11.15am

Session 4

Nigel Clark - General Manager, Ericsson Data Networks
Convergence: The Future of Voice Communications Technology in the Internet Age

Tony Kirkham, Cisco
Gigabit Ethernet Technology

11.15am - 12.00pm

Gerard Florian, Comtech Communications
Video Conferencing over IP, ATM and the Internet

Matias Peluffo , Lucent Technologies
Structured Cabling

12.00pm - 1.30pm

Lunch

1.30pm - 2.15pm

Session 5

Don Robertson, CSIRO
AARNet2 Voice over ATM

Harry Dutton, Principal Communications Engineer IBM
Optical Networking

2.15pm - 3.00pm

Danny Ng, Bay Networks
Building a Virtual Private Network Using Extranet technology

Mr Ray Cao
Snr Product Manager OnRamp (ISDN)
Products & Marketing, Telstra.

Overview of the OnRamp product covering the technical and marketing plans for this service.

3.00pm - 3.30pm

Afternoon Tea

3.30pm - 4.15pm

Session 6

Danny Ng, Bay Networks
Voice over IP - how will it happen

Gary Mink , Lucent Technologies
Wireless Solutions

4.15pm - 5.00pm

Alan Pettigrew, Bay Networks
Layer 3 switching

Roy Kennedy, Yeppoon High School
Connect-Ed
The Queensland Government Initiative to connect all State Schools to a WAN

7.00pm - Late

Conference Dinner

 

Thursday 18th June 1998

Time

Activity

Stream 1

Stream 2

Breakfast

8.30am - 9.15am

Session 7

Graham Rees, Prentice Centre
George Michaelson, DSTC
AARNet2 the state of Play

Jason Trump QUT
Planning for success - factors to consider when undertaking a major networking project.

9.15am - 10.00am

Alan Agnew QUT
David Richards QUT
"The How and The Why"

QUT's Internet Volume Charging project,from an implementors perspective.

Scott Sorley USQ
Building the Second Generation Discussion Group Architecture

10.00am - 10.30am

Morning Tea

10.30am - 11.15am

Session 8

Kate Myatt, Prentice Centre (UQ)
WWW7 Internet Cafe.

Ross Cartlidge University Sydeny
Future of networking at Syndey University

11.15am - 12.00pm

Conference Closing

12.00pm - 1.30pm

Lunch

 

PROGRAM

The network has become strategic to the effective operation of most businesses today. Inevitably it will become an integral part of the success of business in years to come.

The QUESTnet98 conference program will offer authoritative sessions introducing the latest technologies and issues facing network professionals, and their impact upon networks and communications infrastucture.

Learn from others who are involved in the development of technologies and applications or who have already deployed the technology.

 

CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Monday 15th June
Half Day Tutorials, Registrations, Welcome Reception Cocktail Party.

Tuesday 16th June
Conference Sessions, Homestead BBQ.

Wednesday 17th June
Conference Sessions, Conference Dinner.

Thursday 18th June
Conference Sessions. The conference closes at 12 noon followed by a light lunch.

A well equipped, Internet connected computer lab will be available.