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ITEC 2013 Interactive Technology in Education Conference

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OVERVIEW

Dates: Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 July 2013

Venue: Utzon Room , Sydney Opera House

Hosted by Sydney Opera House and supported by Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet), ITEC 2013 will feature national and international educators, innovators, researchers and industry leaders in the field of interactive and real-time technologies and techniques. Presentations will focus on technologies and programs that facilitate the delivery of rich content and the sharing of expertise and experiences across the network and directly into places of learning.  

The term ‘Interactive Technology’ is inclusive of a range of content, collaboration and remote instrumentation platforms such as Telepresence, High Definition Video Conferencing, Remote Labs, Augmented Reality, Robotics, Software Services and Tactile Toolsets. 

These technologies are evolving rapidly and their innovative application in the learning context provides adventurous new and real world avenues for discovery, exploration and collective knowledge construction.

This conference provides an opportunity for cultural institutions, libraries, museums, galleries technology partners, policy makers and educational practitioners to come together to listen, talk and learn in a national forum. 

This conference will be of interest to:

Content Providers, Museums, Galleries, Libraries and Cultural Institutions. ITEC 2013 is an excellent opportunity to hear from both national and international communities about interactive program design, implementation, assessment, best practices and classroom engagement.

Schools, Teachers, and Classroom Practitioners. Learn about interactive curriculum resources from the content experts, how you can access them for your students, and enriched learning opportunities that are student led. Day 2 of the program is targeted at classroom practitioners and will provide strategies, resources and opportunities to hear from other teachers about their classroom experiences.

Higher Education. Outreach is an excellent opportunity to reach future students and let them know what your University can offer. The top six Universities in the world offer education outreach to K-12 via rich interactive collaboration services. This is a great conference for your Teaching and Learning faculty to learn more.

Government or Enterprise Business. Organisations that have an education outreach mission and are interested in reaching education providers across Australia.

For enquiries, further information or to join the ITEC 2013 mailing list, contact Tara Smith at Sydney Opera House – (02) 9250 7142, ITEC@sydneyoperahouse.com   

PROGRAM

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

Keynote2 Dr Kate Cornick
Kate Cornick is the General Manager, Health and Education at NBN Co, the company rolling out the National Broadband Network. In this role Kate is working with the health and education sectors to drive adoption of broadband applications and services that will result in improved services to consumers.
From 2009-2012, Kate was the inaugural Executive Director of the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES) - an interdisciplinary research institute established at the University of Melbourne focused on broadband applications, including in health and education. 

    

Keynote1 Graham Smith 
Graham Smith has been inventing and exploring new forms of telepresence, robotic, virtual reality and media technologies since the early 1980's as both a university researcher, entrepreneur and artist. From 1992 to 1996 he directed the VRAAP program (Virtual Reality Artist Access Program) at the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto which explored the effects virtual technologies may have on society. 

 

 HouseEdItecAnita Anita Kocsis 

Anita Kocsis is Head of Design, Society and Culture in the Faculty of Design and Co Director of the Design Factory at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Anita’s creative, commercial and academic achievement spans a design and technology nexus evidenced by intermedia exhibitions and launches in commercial and public Institutions. Anita’s articulation across research and teaching focuses on how design can facilitate the multilateral process of meaning construction that unfolds between industry, content providers, designers and audiences.

 

 Aaron E. Walsh Aaron E. Walsh
Aaron E. Walsh is Director of the Immersive Education Initiative, a non-profit international consortium of universities, colleges, research institutes, consortia and companies that work together to define and develop open standards, best practices, platforms, and communities of support for virtual reality and game-based learning and training systems (i.e., virtual worlds, learning games and serious games, augmented reality, mixed reality and full immersion). In 2007 he was named one of the forty most innovative people in the Information Technology (IT) industry by Computerworld, the premier source of news and analysis for the IT industry.

 

 

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATIONS FOR ITEC 2013 ARE NOW OPEN.

Early bird discounts will apply until 24 May 2013.

CONFERENCE RATES 

Full Registration, Wednesday 10 – Thursday 11 July 

Includes: Admission to all conference sessions (2 days), conference program, morning /afternoon tea and lunch on both days.

Full Price: $380

Early Bird discount: $350

Single Day Registration – available only Thursday 11 July 

Includes: Admission to conference sessions (11 July), conference program, morning / afternoon tea and lunch on one day.

Full Price: $200

Early Bird discount: $180

Optional Conference Dinner – Wednesday 10 July  

Includes: 2 course meal + drinks. Full details will be provided on confirmation of booking.

Cost: $90 per head

Discounted accommodation rates are also available. See the registration form for more information.

TO REGISTER: Download and fill in the registration form  

Return by:

Email   ITEC@sydneyoperahouse.com

Fax     +61 2 9241 4276

Post    House:Ed, Sydney Opera House

            GPO Box 4274

            Sydney NSW 2001

If you have any queries please contact the ITEC booking team on (02) 9250 7770 or email

ITEC@sydneyoperahouse.com 

OTHER INFORMATION

Getting Here & Around   

The conference will be held in the Utzon Room at Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney.

For more information on transport, parking, location maps and accessibility please visit this page: http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/plan_your_visit/getting_here_and_around.aspx   

Accommodation

Discount accommodation rates for some Sydney Hotels are on offer for conference delegates. Accommodation bookings can be requested through Show Group at Sydney Opera House as part of the registration process. Download accommodation booking request  

For enquiries or further information about accommodation, contact XimenaLucero from Show Group on (02) 9250 7432 or email ximena.lucero@showgroup.com.au 

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