With a little over 2 weeks left in the federal election campaign, Christopher Pyne and Kim Carr will go head to head at the National Press Club to debate the innovation policies they are putting to the Australian people.

The debate will be broadcast live on Sky News and the ABC and will follow the formal launch of the ACS 2016 Federal Election Manifesto.

Tickets can be purchased for the debate by visiting https://npc.org.au/speakers/innovation-debate/ however for those who are unable to make it, the ACS is encouraging interested parties to join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #acsdebate

Following the innovation theme, the ACS will also host a live wrapup of the event from the ACS Facebook page. The live video will commence at 2pm eastern standard time and will be accessible by visiting the ACS Facebook page at www.facebook.com/australiancomputersociety

You can also read the key points from each participant in the Innovation Debate in a special Information Age edition on Tuesday morning next week.