BREAKOUT SESSIONS DAY 1


Delegates split into smaller groups where they have the option to attend 3 x 30 minute repeated Breakout sessions OR 1 x 110 min Workshop. There will be 10 minutes between each breakout rotation to allow you to move between rooms.

Session 1
11:10-11:40

Session 2

11:50-12:20

Session 3

12:30-1:00

Implementing a duty of care with Security Camera Surveillance - How can we protect our Schools, Staff and Students? Gold Coast TAFE Case Study

There's a huge range of security solutions out there, but which ones are most suitable for your school? Join us for an overview of your options, as well as school & TAFE case studies, and an open discussion on the benefits of video surveillance in your school. We'll also be giving away a free security camera at each session!

Bernie Rasenberger, Regional Channel Manager, D-Link


Cost Savings and Zero-Touch Deployment - Too Good to be True?

  • Empower staff & students to be productive the moment they unbox their device
  • Make IT the superstar, not the villain

Brett Jacob, Senior Technical Consultant, CompNow


The Next-generation Wireless Classroom

Digital learning boosts student achievement and is vital to the modernisation of school curriculums and long-term success of educators. The next-generation wireless classroom lets everyone thrive when they use Wi-Fi-enabled devices and apps that create a richer learning experience. Today's classroom has more connected devices that are providing new ways to learn - virtual and augmented reality, robotics and credit card sized computers used to teach programming. Schools need a mobile first platform that integrates all aspects of the learning experience.

James Stewart, Director of ICT & Learning, Barker College &
Mark Verbloot, Systems Engineering Director, South Pacific, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Geelong Christian College - Securing today's digital classroom

Hear how Geelong Christian College:

  • Are able to extend security across their network, from the endpoint, access layer, network applications, data centre and cloud into a single security solution
  • Are keeping students safe and secure without compromising bandwidth
  • Provide uninterrupted learning with better connectivity
  • Manage student use policies to provide reliable protection

Ashley Walters, Head of IT Department, Christian College Geelong


Everything IT in One Powerful Platform

Networking is complicated. We're making it easier, faster and smarter. Join us for an interactive look at Meraki Dashboard - the cloud management platform for Meraki wireless access points, switching, MDM and more. The session will include a look at how thousands of schools around the world use our powerful network and RF troubleshooting tools, deep client visibility, proactive reporting and anomaly detection, as well as a look at our latest innovation - Meraki MV cloud managed security cameras.

Tony Carmichael, Product Marketing, Meraki Switching, Cisco
June Cong, Product Marketing Manager, Cisco Meraki


Filter your Chromebooks, Windows or iOS devices with ease.

With the growing use of technology in education and many schools in Australia now taking on BYOD or 1:1 initiatives, Lightspeed Systems ensures that devices are safe and monitored with our granular, education-focused Web Filter. With Lightspeed Systems solutions, schools can filter Chromebooks, Windows and Apple devices with an onsite appliance, private cloud or cloud solution. Teachers get controls in the classroom and IT admins get the ability to customise policies and reports down to a user level.

Philip Linscott, Director of Global Solutions, Lightspeed Systems


What's new in Windows for K-12 (3x30 mins)

Hear from Lee Sabow, the Windows Education Product Marketing Lead, Microsoft Corporation about all that's new in Windows, and why deploying Windows devices at your school is about to become so much easier. Attend this session to learn more about the Windows 10 Creators Update, mixed reality for schools, our new device range for all students with a variety of learning styles, and the recently announced Windows 10 S.

Lee Sabow, Windows Education Product Marketing Lead, Microsoft


AWS Academy Case Study


Kim Rubbo, Regional Program Manager, AWS Training


Facing the challenges of network sprawl and BYOD head on - Q&A session with K12 IT Managers

How do other K12 IT Directors and Managers face the challenges of network sprawl and BYOD in todays complex world? Join David Sykes and his K12 IT Manager guests to hear about how they are addressing these issues and other security related challenges head on - without adding more complexity to their network. They'll cover the considerations and issues they've faced along the journey, and give you some food for thought as threat landscape continues to evolve.


Network Troubleshooting Made Easy

The education sector as a whole relies heavily on IT networks: wired, wireless or a mixture of wired/wireless infrastructures. Due to the increasing number of connected students/staff and the heavy reliance on IT infrastructure in today's curriculum delivery, when network outages or complications arise, we need these network issues identified and rectified immediately. NETSCOUT is proud to present an insightful session detailing the most common wired and wireless network issues and how to easily and efficiently troubleshoot them.

Matt Foster, Channel Manager - ANZ, NETSCOUT