Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers Association

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The Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (AEEMA) was established in 1969 and "is the peak industry association representing local and international companies in the electrical, electronic and information and communication technologies (ICT) industries." "AEEMA deals with an ever-expanding range of issues and activities on behalf of its some 400 members." "Operating through nationally-based divisions, serviced by the secretariat, AEEMA provides a point of liaison between the industry, its customers and government. With its secretariat based in Canberra, AEEMA is ideally placed to access key decision-makers and takes an active role in influencing and shaping public policies." [1]

Smartcards: the Asia Pacific Smart Card Forum

The Asia Pacific Smart Card Forum (APSCF)- which is hosted by AEEMA - "aims to enhance Australian industry opportunities and capabilities in the smart card market by promoting its capabilities to government and commercial interests in Australia and internationally. It also aims to facilitate wider appreciation among governments and the community of the economic, strategic and political importance of secure personal identity management in the national and international arena."

"Its Mission is to promote the smart card industry within the Australian information economy, through the development of associated technologies, capabilities and services, and to advance the Australian smart card industry internationally." [2]

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Axalto describes itself as "...the world's leading provider of microprocessor cards."

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