Professor Lyn Beazley
WAITTA is delighted to welcome Professor Lynda (Lyn) Dent Beazley as our Patron for 2020. Lyn comes with a wealth of experience in the industry, and is a neuroscientist and educator based in Perth, Western Australia.
Among other awards, Lyn was named an Officer of the Order of Australia for her contributions to medical science and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. Lyn is also well known for promoting science and technology in the media and played a key role in bringing the internationally successful FameLab science communication competition to Australia.
Lyn is also the Ambassador for our Game Changer Awards and is actively supporting the Lateral INCITE Awards this year. Andrea Dearden, Chair of WAITTA Management Committee said "we are very privileged to have someone of Lyn's calibre and standing supporting WAITTA's purpose, and thank her for the time and commitment she has provided to industry and our cause".
WAITTA Board – Call for Nominations Being on the WAITTA Board is a great way to get involved and give back to both the Association and to the ICT community. Nominations must meet the conditions of WAITTA Nomination of Directors within the WAITTA Constitution. Incoming Board Directors are required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement and Conflict…Continue reading
Update Your Voting Contacts WAITTA is currently in the process of updating contact details to ensure all members receive Association news and Board election updates, including voting on the WAITTA Board elections. We kindly request all members to complete the Member Information Form to ensure their registered voting contacts are up to date so that…Continue reading
WAITTA 2020 Annual General Meeting This year’s AGM will be held as an online event: Date: Thursday 5th November 2020 Time: 6:30pm AWST Location: Zoom (Video Conference) To register your attendance, please complete the WAITTA 2020 AGM Registration Form. We look forward to seeing you at the 2020 WAITTA Annual General Meeting. Post navigation ← 29th INCITE Awards 2020Update…Continue reading
On 24 July this year the Lateral INCITE Awards hosted their first virtual Awards night, with key note speakers from our Patron, Prof Lyn Beazley AO, and WA Government Sponsor, Hon. Dave Kelly MLA, Minister for Innovation and ICT, Science and Youth. Like many industries, COVID19 has forced many organisations to adopt alternative ways to…Continue reading
On Saturday October 19th 2019 we said farewell to Ian Gaynor, a charter member of the Alliance. Ian was the ECAWA representative at the table, a tireless advocate for the teaching profession and a great team player. We will miss his insight, integrity, infectious smile and good humour. RIP Ian Post navigation ← WAITTA 2019…Continue reading
WAITTA is proud to announce the WA Data Science Innovation Hub as our 25th organisational member. “The entry of the DSIH into the Alliance provides a voice for this evolving sector of our ecosphere. Big data holds significant promise for the services provided to the broad community, and to have the WA hub dedicated to…Continue reading
We are happy to announce the newest member of the Alliance – Blockchain Perth. Johnny Swanepoel, well-known advocate and facilitator of the Perth and Fremantle blockchain communities, has agreed to be Blockchain Perth’s nominee to the Alliance. “The entry of Blockchain Perth and Blockchain Fremantle into the Alliance provides a voice for this mushrooming sector…Continue reading
The newly-elected WAITTA Board is currently finalising its strategies for 2019 and beyond. Two Strategic Planning weekend workshops have now been undertaken, conducted by Celia Jordaan of Ichiban. The strategies and objectives are to be signed off at the March 2019 Board meeting – more details once the program has been endorsed by the Board and presented…Continue reading
WAITTA is proud to announce that Michael Malone has accepted our invitation to join the Alliance as our 5th WAITTA thought leader. Michael is a well-known, liked and respected leader in our industry, and has been one of our industry’s (and State’s) greatest success stories. He co-founded iiNet in the garage of his parents’ house in Padbury and…Continue reading