Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 10 March 2015: The Higher Education Technology Agenda (THETA) today announced a partnership with Huawei Australia coming on board in 2015 as a platinum sponsor. Griffith University is host for the 2015 conference which is being held on the Gold Coast 11 – 13 May 2015.
THETA is a key event for Australian decision makers in the education industry and is run under the direction of CAUDIT (Council of Australian Universities Directors of IT), CAUL (Council of Australian University Librarians) and ACODE (Australasian Council on Open, Distance and E-learning).
The 2015 event will see keynote presentations from respected industry researchers and professors and numerous tracks covering future direction for the education industry and how technology will support this development. Leveraging a theme of “Create, connect, consume – innovating today for tomorrow” the event will provide attendees with insight and strategies to innovate and develop their own organisations.
Chairman of THETA 2015 and CIO of Griffith University Bruce Callow commented “On behalf of the THETA 2015 executive committee, I am happy to welcome Huawei as platinum sponsors and technology partners. With Huawei we have an exciting and unique opportunity to deliver an exceptional conference experience for those who work, explore and innovate with technology to transform their teaching, research and the delivery of services in higher education.”
James Zhao, CEO of Huawei Technologies Australia said “We are proud to be partnering with THETA for this premier education event. Huawei has been delivering innovative ICT solutions to education organisations across the world for a number of years. We are focused on helping them provide cutting edge services to their students, enabling the leaders of tomorrow to succeed and excel.”
The THETA 2015 biennial conference aims to advance higher education by promoting the innovative use of information technology. THETA is the key technological conference in higher education, attracting practitioners and senior decision makers from the broad spectrum of information technology, research, teaching and learning, library and knowledge management across Australia and New Zealand.
For more information please visit http://theta.edu.au/, follow us on Twitter @THETAConference.
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About Huawei Australia
Huawei is a leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider serving 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators. In Australia, Huawei creates around 600 jobs and works with all major Australian operators. Half of the Australian population already use some sort of Huawei product for their telecommunications needs. Huawei’s products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries and support the communications needs of one third of the world’s population.
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