DAY ONE | Thursday, 8 June 2017

OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS

9:00 | Opening and Welcome by Plenary Chair

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

HUMAN MOTIVATION AND THE DRIVE TO LEARN

9:10 | Growth Mindset - Culture and Strategy

  • Connect with our world authority on Growth Mindset, and access up-to-date research and practice
  • Discover how to implement Growth Mindset to build and support learning cultures
  • Understand how to deploy and develop effective growth strategies

Prof. Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

 

LEARNING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

9:40 | Panel Session: A Global Context for Education in meeting the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Hear from NGO leaders about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Learn from global and national thinkers about the opportunity to respond to a range of pressing issues facing our planet
  • Find out what educational leaders are doing to respond to these goals in their teaching and learning

Panel Chair:
Scott Davidson, Principal, Cabramatta Public School


Panelists:
Caroline McMillen, Vice-Chancellor, University of Newcastle
Pam Anders, Director of Public Engagement, Oxfam Australia
Dermot O'Gorman, CEO, WWF Australia

Anne Johnstone, Principal, Ravenswood School for Girls

 

10:00 | Equalizing education for emerging markets

  • The mass education problem of emerging markets
  • Educational constraints for countries like India
  • The growing educational needs of the masses
  • The equalizer of technology

Bradley Loiselle, President & CEO, BetterU


10:15 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

TERTIARY ED IT LEADERS CONGRESS

Opening remarks from the Tertiary Ed IT Leaders Chair
Warren French
, IT Manager, Transformation Projects, Information & Communications Technology,

The University of Sydney

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

11.00 | Digital transformation and how it is changing the university and its digital campus

Bruce Callow, Chief Technology Officer, Information Services, Griffith University

 

11:20 | Strategies for a Digital World

In a world that is rapidly digitising, organisations are busy developing their digital strategies to remain competitive, but what is required are business strategies for the digital world; the difference in approach is significant. This presentation will outline the University of New England's planning and strategies that it is developing to position itself as a leading online digital university for the future.

Robert Irving, CIO, University of New England

11:40 | Campus Improvement Program and role of ICT Department

  • Background on the Campus Improvement Program
  • How the ICT Department was involved in the transformation
  • What has been involved in the new building design
  • What was the innovative approach and the benefits

Peter Nikoletatos, Executive Director & CIO, La Trobe University

 

12.00 | Lunch and Exhibition Viewing

 

1:30 | The Transformative IT Leader : Driving Business Success and Technological Innovation

Chris Rasmussen, Chief Information Officer - Curtin IT Services, Curtin University

2:00 | How to design and implement adaptive strategy in Tertiary Ed sector

  • Application of connecting a remote workforce and distance learners
  • Providing user support in the new normal of mobile BYOD
  • Integration, privacy and security

Dr. Asif Gill, Director DigiSAS Lab, School of Software, UTS

 

NEXT GENERATION OF LMS

2:20 | Next generation of learning management system LMS

99% of HE run a LMS however less than 50% use the LMS to promote interaction outside of the classroom

  • Where is the Learning Management System (LMS) heading
  • What are the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDI)
  • How flexible are LMS's in coping with flexibility, diverse learning styles, flipped classrooms, online discussions and the ability to work collaboratively
  • How the future LMS needs to working with cloud based applications, mash-up interfaces and working to support UDL

Ralph Springett, Education Technology Manager, Wellington Institute of Technology, NZ

INTERNET OF THINGS

2.40 | Panel discussion - Opportunities for Internet of Things in Higher Education

  • The evolution of IoT in Higher Education - concept vs reality
  • Interconnection, communication opportunities and the underlying technology
  • Applications of IoT

Moderator
Warren French, IT Manager, Transformation Projects, Information & Communications Technology,
The University of Sydney

Panel
Kyle Bowen, Director, Educational Technology, Penn State University USA
Peter Nikoletatos, Chief Information Officer, La Trobe University

 

3.10 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

BREAKOUT SEMINARS

4.00 | Breakout Seminars

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.


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NETWORKING EVENTS

5:40 | Networking drinks


7:00 | Gala Dinner





DAY TWO | Friday, 9 June 2017

9.00 | Opening remarks from the Tertiary Ed IT Leaders Chair
Sarah Chaloner
, Deputy Chief Information & Digital Officer,
Associate Director, Digital Strategy and Innovation, Western Sydney University

DIGITAL STRATEGY INNOVATION

9:30 | What Blockchain means for Higher Education

  • Blockchain technology implications, development and adoption for Higher-Ed
  • Blockchains models and options
  • Blockchain technology and potential uses for Academic Records, Open Badges and Digital certification

Nick Giurietto, CEO & Managing Director, Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association

FACILITIES & INFRASTRUCTURE

 

9.50 | University in Recovery - how IT & Facilities Management work together

University of Canterbury in Christchurch is recovering from the damage and impact of earthquakes

  • How IT and FM are working together to enable the recovery
  • Managing recovery and change in the UC community

Alex Hanlon, Executive Director, Learning Resources, University of Canterbury, NZ


10:10 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing


CYBER SECURITY

10:50 | Challenges of balancing access, security and privacy

Scott Sorley, Executive Director (ICT Services) Information and Communication Technology Services, University of Southern Queensland


11:10 | What IT department can do to prevent data breaches

  • Protecting Student data from accidental breaches and cybercrime
  • Mandatory data breach reporting, privacy and legislation update
  • Case studies and insights

Rob Livingstone, Principal, Livingstone Advisory and Fellow at University Technology Sydney Faculty of Engineering and IT


WIFI, IT & NETWORK MANAGEMENT

11.30 | Purdue University - How we developed a world leading Cyber-infrastructure network for research

Gerard McCartney, Oesterle Professor of Information Technology, Vice President for Information Technology and University CIO, Purdue University USA


11:50 | Tea & Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing

1.20 | Introduction to advanced learning and classroom technologies

Gerard McCartney, Oesterle Professor of Information Technology, Vice President for Information Technology and University CIO, Purdue University USA

ICT PROCUREMENT & CONTRACTING

1.40 | Cloud Computing implications for procurement

  • Cloud computing can save anywhere between 35% and 95% of IT costs- but what are you giving up?
  • Key vendor clauses in cloud procurement, why the clauses are there, and what it means for your organisation.
  • Working with procurement team, vendors and business owners

Dr. Sara Cullen, Managing Director, The Cullen Group & Fellow,The University of Melbourne

NEXT GENERATION OF LEARNING SPACES IN TERTIARY EDUCATION

2.00 | QUT infrastructure to create the next generation of Learning Spaces

Retro Fitting existing infrastructure to create the next generation of Learning Spaces

  • Reconfiguring existing Infrastructure and buildings to accommodate the new modes of learning
  • How universities can transform their existing infrastructure for the best learning outcomes within budget

Dr. Gordon Howell, Director Learning Environments and Technology Services, Queensland University of Technology

 

2.20 | Designing Learning Spaces that engage learners in new ways

  • Use of emerging concepts such as making, design thinking, and immersive experiences (Virtual Reality)

Kyle Bowen, Director, Educational Technology, Penn State University USA

3.50 | Close of Tertiary Ed IT Leaders Congress

CLOSING PLENARY SESSIONS

3.30 | Welcome back by Plenary Chair

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne

 

3:35 | EduTECH Roundup

Student Videography Team, Northern Beaches Christian School

Chris Woldhuis, Assistant Principal - Student Opportunities, Northern Beaches Christian School

 

3:40 | Darkingjung Barker: a lesson in closing the education gap

  • Find out why the achievement of our most disadvantaged children requires urgent attention
  • See the impact that educational leaders can have on student's learning
  • Be inspired to teach, learn and lead through strategy, culture, focus and feedback

Phillip Heath, Head of Barker College, Barker College

 

4.00 | Embracing the New Work Order

  • Hear leading new research about the changing nature of the enterprise
  • Adapt and respond in the face of rapid technological and workplace change
  • Identify the entrepreneurial skills required by today's youth and workforce

Jan Owen AM Hon DLitt, Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Young Australians

 

4:20 | Plenary Chair Closing Remarks
Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne