NetSuite SuiteConnect Cloud Tour 2014 Sydney

The Future Ready Business. Leading Transformational Change with the Cloud

Disruptive innovation is changing the face of traditional industries. Technology is now a high-priority boardroom agenda, creating modern enterprises that are using the cloud to enable globalisation, agility, control and mobility at rapid speed.

You’re invited to this exclusive forum featuring:

• NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson’s keynote examining how companies are harnessing the cloud to innovate and transform operations.

• New research from Frost & Sullivan on what is driving disruption across all industries and how the modern business is responding.

• Real-world success stories of how leading Australian businesses are leveraging cloud solutions to become leaders in today’s global marketplace.

Whether you are evaluating cloud solutions or looking to get the most value from your cloud investments, this forum offers strategic insights that will enable your organisation to adapt and stay ahead of the curve.

Please register for this exclusive event as soon as possible, as places are filling up fast.



If you are a CEO, CFO, CIO, finance, operations, IT, marketing, sales, ecommerce or service manager, then this event is for you.


If you are from retail, wholesale/distribution, manufacturing, services and software companies, discover how leading companies are leveraging the power of the cloud to leap ahead of the competition.


Event Venue: Sheraton On The Park

Attendance cost (value and currency): 0

Event Organizer: NetSuite

Start Date: 28/10/2014

End Date: 28/10/2014

Rail Infrastructure Electrification

If you are involved with a rail electrification project, dont miss this comprehensive 2 day course. An industry expert will teach you what you need to know about planning, designing, constructing and maintaining electrified railways, along with his advice and insights. Key Learning Outcomes

Understand the history of, and the business case for electrification over diesel
Examine the planning requirements of electrification including technical, political, operational, topographical, environmental and safety
Review the constraints of an electrified railway including cost, time, budget, route gauge, track access, required training, power availability, existing infrastructure and maintenance
Study electrification system design considerations, including:
Gain a working knowledge of standards, train requirements, materials, voltage systems
Understand climatic/wind conditions, aesthetics, conductor systems, traction distribution
Appreciate earthing and bonding, traction return systems and communications
Recognise network effects, testing, commissioning, interdependent infrastructure
Analyse the requirements of constructing and maintaining electric railways
Examine case studies of various electrification projects, at various stages of the lifecycle

About the Course

Electrification has many advantages over alternative forms of traction, but it requires significant capital expenditure for installation. This course will examine the business case for electrification over diesel traction, and the differences between various AC/DC systems.

It is important to understand the significance of electrification in terms of an overall rail project, its role, influence and the changes that are/have to be made to ensure its a worthwhile investment.

Requirements, constraints and considerations of an electrified railway from a project management perspective will be discussed.

Event Venue: Informa Australia

Attendance cost (value and currency): 44.50 AUD

Event Organizer: Informa

Start Date: 17/09/2014

End Date: 18/09/2014

Shipping, Ports & Maritime Fundamentals

Build your understanding of the maritime industry through this comprehensive introduction to the commercial, technical & legal environment in which the Australian ports & the global shipping industry functions. Key Learning Outcomes

Review the industry from a global perspective, its terminology and stakeholders
Discover shippings commercial, logistical, economic and trade components
Recognise the fundamental technical issues of handling each type of cargo within the modern port
Gain a working knowledge of ship operations, port management, supply services and the chartering process
Understand vessel types and design overview including loading and discharge
Identify the essential elements of documentation associated with maritime trade
Recognise the contractual and legal environment under which shipping functions
Comprehend the influence of major organisations such as IMO, Flag States and classification societies
Appreciate marine pollution, health, safety, security and the impact on the supply chain

About the Course

This course is designed to introduce individuals who are working within the spectrum of WST (World Seaborne Trade) and in businesses directly or indirectly linked to industries associated with international shipping, trade, logistics and supply services.

The nature of international shipping requires the services of many parties and organisations, and this course addresses how many of these contribute to the provision of a reliable and cost effective shipping and logistics solution.

Basic obligations incurred under various contracts of carriage are explained, along with marine insurance cover, how its governed and has developed its own unique features through its own Act of Parliament at the national level whilst IMO looks after the enforcement in the global arena.

Category: Conferences | Engineering & Technology | Engineering




Speakers: Sandy Galbraith, John Francis

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Event Venue: Informa Australia, Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

Attendance cost (value and currency): 44.50AUD

Event Organizer: Informa

Start Date: 17/09/2014

End Date: 18/09/2014