I’ve just received an email from DEEDI (the Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation) about an upcoming government briefing on the ICT strategy and procurement for the Queensland Department of Education and Training. If you’re doing business in Queensland education, then this might be of interest:


Friday, 2 September 2011 – Partners in Technology Briefing –  Department of Education and Training

The Information Industries Bureau has arranged for Department of Education and Training to deliver a presentation of their proposed ICT procurement schedules. This is an opportunity for ICT firms to hear first hand about the future use of ICT in these organisations.

Participants will discover:

    • The organisations structure and purchasing procedures
    • Key agency personnel
    • Details of proposed ICT contracts and expected timeframes.

DATE: Friday, 2 September 2011

TIME: 8.30am to 9.30am

COST: Free

VENUE: Ground Floor, Rooms 1 & 2, 80 George Street, Brisbane

Please click on this link to register your interest


Has anybody any experiences of these briefings before? Do they represent a good investment of time?