MacTalk Live!

Fri. 13 Sep, 2013 8:30am - 5:00pm AEST
All Ages
Price: AUD $19.00
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Price: AUD $19.00
All Ages
Event Description
Brought to you by Macworld Australia’s sister site, MacTalk, this live and interactive event is aimed at educating consumers and small to medium business owners on Mac productivity-driving innovations.
The event, running from 8.30am till 5pm, features nine small and intimate sessions to choose from, with attendees getting the chance to meet the Macworld Australia and MacTalk editors along with session speakers. The speakers will be able to help you adapt your processes and trading capabilities for the digital age. Attend just one session or build your multi-session program from the choices below.

Session Descriptions:
*Please build your timetable upon checkout.

Run Windows on Your Mac
There are thousands of different reasons people need to run Windows on Mac.
In this session you will see:
• How easy it is to put Windows on Mac and run them side-by-side without rebooting
• How Windows can operate even better on a Mac than it does on a PC
• The best way to access your Windows and Mac apps on your iPad.

Ignite Productivity With Speech Recognition
Speech recognition software has transformed the way people create, share and use documents. This session is designed to help busy professionals reduce time spent on administrative tasks.
Learn how you can control your Mac entirely by voice and increase your productivity.

Embracing New Technologies for Business - Bucking the Trend
In this session we will examine the challenges involved in being the person, department or organisation to depart from the norm and look to new technologies for competitive advantage.
Mark Williams (Managing Director of Crunch IT and Crunch Academy) will guide attendees through some recent and current examples of this, particularly as it relates to the adoption of Mac, iOS and related technologies across a variety of business environments.

Mobility Solutions - Productivity On the Go
Today’s growing cloud ecosystem and mobility trends provide new opportunities to transform the productivity of your business.
See how you can take advantage of the iPad iOS ecosystem to drive your business to be more productive and profitable. From LightSpeed retail point of sale to GEOop for management of jobs and staff on the go all the time.

Connecting Staff and Clients Better on Mac – Productivity Management & Direct Mail software
This session teaches you how to use utilise productivity management & direct mail software to manage business and staff on the Mac, iPad and iPhone. Direct Mail is an easy to use email marketing app for Mac OS X that allows businesses to create, manage, and deliver powerful email marketing campaigns in conjunction with Daylite. Come and learn how to connect your CRM and email marketing seamlessly on the Mac to increase productivity and sales.

Integrate Workflows Better on Mac – Productivity Management and Building Web Forms
Build upon your knowledge of Daylite Productivity Management and learn how to integrate a web application that helps you build amazing online forms. Come and learn how to integrate your website, CRM system, phone system, and email to drive business productivity and performance.

iPads in Hospitality
iPads are revolutionising the hospitality sector. Learn how to streamline tableside ordering, table management, reservations, billing and more with iOS technology designed specifically for your restaurant, cafe, food truck, or large venue.

Network & online security
While e-commerce, internet banking, cloud storage (and more) have revolutionised the way we do things at home and in business, they have also made our personal details more vulnerable than ever. In this session, learn how to secure your network, data and passwords to ensure you are safe from the internet bad guys.

Future trends in online shopping
From their latest research findings, Frost & Sulliuvan estimated that that the total online spend in the Australian & New Zealand online shopping market will amount to $18.3 billion in 2013.
In this session, Adrian Mullan - Managing Director, eCommerce Websites, guides you through the changing landscape of online trading, highlighting the growth and importance of mobile devices, site usability and hosting infrastructure.
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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Level 1 - 1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, VIC 3006