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University of Newcastle - ICT Building

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Callaghan, NSW 2308

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Learn the latest on cyber security issues and understand how to engage with University of Newcastle students to assist in developing IT solutions for your business.

This workshop will provide SMEs the latest information on cybersecurity issues from The University’s recently appointed Global Innovation Chair in Cybersecurity – Professor Vijay Varadharajan.

The event will also provide detailed information on the various programmes available to engage with The University of Newcastle’s information technology students.




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Welcome from the University of Newcastle

Key Note - Cybersecurity issues for SME's

Outline of programmes to engage UoN Commuting and IT students to work in your business including:

  • Careers and student development

  • Research higher degrees (UNITE programme)

  • BIT students final year projects and industry placements

  • Industry Placement Scholarship Programme

  • Innovation Connections - Graduate Research Placement

Question and Answer session

Contact points for next steps

Brief tour of the University's IT teaching and research facilities.



Speaker

Professor Vijay Varadharajan

Vijay Varadharajan is Global Innovation Chair Professor in Cyber Security at the University of Newcastle since March 2017. He is also the Director of Advanced Cyber Security Engineering Research Centre (ACSRC) at Newcastle. Previously he was Microsoft Chair Professor in Innovation in Computing at Macquarie University (2001 till March 2017). Before this he was Dean/Head of School of Computing and IT at University of Western Sydney (1996-2000).




This is a free event hosted by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Entrepreneur's Programme.

This event is designed to benefit small and medium Australian businesses from all industry sectors.

If you have any questions about this event or any future events, please contact EPLearningEvents@industry.gov.au




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