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Telecommunication Society of Australia Forms Alliance with Australian Computer Society

  • 29 September, 2006 12:58

<p>The Telecommunication Society of Australia (TSA) has announced its intention to strengthen ties with the Australian Computer Society (ACS). While the TSA will initially operate in alliance with the ACS, it is discussing the formation of a national communications special interest group within the ACS under the ACS Communications Technologies Board.</p>
<p>The TSA will continue to represent telecommunications professionals through public seminars and publish authoritative journal articles, but have increasingly closer cooperation with the ACS. Most TSA members will have the opportunity to formally join the ACS and benefit from membership of the larger, well-resourced organisation. Existing TSA sponsors will also gain access to an expanded membership base.</p>
<p>"The telecommunications and information technology industries have been steadily converging over the past few years, and this closer alliance between the TSA and ACS reflects that trend," said Professor Reg Coutts, Chairman of the Telecommunication Society of Australia. "The two organisations have formed an operational alliance and we are discussing the possibility of establishing a national communications special interest group within the ACS. If our Board-level discussions continue to be positive, we will put the proposal to our respective members as soon as the details have been agreed in principle by the two organisations.</p>
<p>"The TSA was founded in 1874 and one of its first invited lecturers - back in 1910 - was none other than Alexander Graham Bell. The development of a working alliance between the TSA with its long history, and the ACS - established in 1966 - really symbolises the evolution of the industries that these two organisations represent," said Professor Coutts.</p>
<p>The TSA's role is to provide a broad association for the promotion of excellence in telecommunications, facilitate the development of an educated, competitive and growing industry, and build on Australian innovation and technology. The organisation publishes the Telecommunications Journal of Australia and hosts major annual events such as the Charles Todd Oration in Sydney and the Innovation Address in Melbourne, as well as other regular events, briefings and field visits that provide networking and professional development opportunities for its members.</p>
<p>"The ACS aims to attract a large and active membership from all levels of the ICT industry," said Dennis Furini, Chief Executive Officer of the ACS. "This alliance with the TSA is very much in keeping with that objective. Jointly the two organisations will be in a stronger position to influence national ICT policies, and to provide a wider range of networking and development opportunities for members."</p>
<p><b>About the TSA</b></p>
<p>The Telecommunication Society of Australia (TSA) aims to provide a meeting place for telecommunications (ICT) professionals, promoting networking within the industry through all of the TSA's activities and facets, and to facilitate an educated, competitive and growing industry built on Australian innovation and technology. The mission of the TSA is to provide a framework for the promotion of excellence in telecommunications, and to assist in the advancement of its members' knowledge and understanding of the issues, developments and new directions in the industry.</p>
<p><b>Media Contact</b></p>
<p>John Back<br/>
Kinetics Pty. Ltd.<br/>
(02) 9212 3848<br/>
john@kinetics.com.au</p>

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