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2013 iAwards open for nomination

It is time to nominate those creative and innovative ICT products or services in order to be recognised in the 2013 iAwards.


Host partners the Australian Computer Society (ACS), Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) and the Pearcey Foundation are calling for anyone who has created an innovative ICT product or service to enter the 2013 iAwards.

“We’re keen to see the latest ICT product and services, developed by professionals or organisations, which demonstrate true innovation and have the potential to, or are already, adding value and driving productivity. ICT is everywhere and we are looking forward to seeing the next wave of innovations and future thinking at this year’s iAwards,” commented Wayne Fitzsimmons, Chairman, The Pearcey Foundation and iAwards host partner.

“We’ve worked hard to ensure that the 2013 iAwards program has evolved in the same way as the ever changing ICT industry so that the new frontiers, where ICT innovation is adding value, are included and celebrated by the iAwards program,” Mr Fitzsimmons added.

As the only truly international ICT awards program in Australia, company winners of the 2013 iAwards will have the opportunity to compete with businesses from across the Asia Pacific region at the 2013 APICTA Awards (Asia Pacific ICT Awards) in Hong Kong.


To enter your company or as an individual creator of an innovative ICT product or service – and you think you have what it takes to be an iAwards winner head here.  Alternatively, if you know an outstanding ICT innovator, you can nominate them for an individual achievement iAward.


Award categories and further information on page 2





2013 iAwards Categories

Development Domain
* New Product
* R&D
* Tools

Industry Domain
* Industrial
* Financial
* Resources

Service Domain
* Consumer
* Education
* Government
* Health

Society Domain
* Community
* Regional
* Sustainability

Student Domain
* Secondary
* Undergraduate Tertiary
* Postgraduate Tertiary

Professional Domain
* CIO
* ICT Professional
* ICT Woman
* ICT Educator

Pioneer Domain
* Start-up
* Vic Gov Inspiration iAward
* Benson Entrepreneur
* Pearcey Medal/Hall of Fame

Key 2013 iAwards Dates
Call for Entries Open                        16 January, 2013
Call for Entries Close                        15 March, 2013

State iAwards Winners Presentations                1 – 21 June, 2013

National Phase 2 onsite judging                5 - 6 August, 2013 - Melbourne

2013 iAwards Main Events including Gala Dinner &         8 August, 2013 – Crown, Melbourne Innovation Showcase


Entry Website  http://www.iawards.com.au/

 

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Having failed to grow up Bantick continues to pursue his childish passions for creative writing, interactive entertainment and showing-off through adulthood. In 1994 Bantick began doing radio at Melbourne’s 102.7 3RRRFM, in 1997 transferring to become a core member of the technology show Byte Into It. In 2003 he wrote briefly for the The Age newspaper’s Green Guide, providing video game reviews. In 2004 Bantick wrote the news section of PC GameZone magazine. Since 2006 Bantick has provided gaming and tech lifestyle stories for iTWire.com, including interviews and opinion in the RadioactivIT section.