Are you a member of an Educators Association in Australia that is a member of the Australian Council of Computers in Education? If so, contact the President of your association to obtain a promotional code for an even better price!
InTEACT is pleased to be working with the Australian Computer Society (Canberra Branch) to bring you the joint InTEACT / ACS Conference 2015 on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th September, 2015.
The conference is made possible through the support of both the Google CS4HS program and Digital Careers, who are providing financial support and resources to InTEACT to subsidise the cost of attendance to members, and to fund the workshops on Thursday in their entirety.
The 2015 Conference theme is ICT: Shaping our Future, and InTEACT has invited speakers from across the country to deliver a series of educational presentations and workshops to meet the professional learning needs of teachers. Speakers in the ICT Education stream include:
- Julie King, Project Officer, ACARA
- Associate Professor Katrina Faulkner, Computer Science Education Research Group, University of Adelaide
- Simon Pampena, Australian Numeracy Ambassador and Mathemaniac
- Dan Bowen, Microsoft Partner Development Manager
- More to be announced...
Attendees will also attend the ACS Conference Plenary Keynotes featuring speakers including:
- Brenda Aynsley, ACS President
- Stefan Hajkowicz, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
- Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Science Foundation for Physics
- Andrew Johnson, ACS CEO
- Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA (speaking at dinner)
- More to be announced...
In addition to the conference sessions on the Wednesday, InTEACT will also be offering places at a selection of workshops on Thursday 10th September. These workshops include:
- Computational Thinking and Programming
- More to be announced based on demand...
For full, up-to-date program details, visit https://www.acs.org.au/branches/canberra/2015-conference/conference-program
Note: Teachers will be able to claim 5 hours per day of attendance against their teacher-identified accredited professional learning hours for the ACT TQI (or equivalent in their state or territory).
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The National Convention Centre is conveniently located on Consitution Avenue in Canberra City. It is a short walk from most accommodation services in the City Centre, and is easily accessed by ACTION Bus services (Routes 4, 5, 265, 267, 701, 702, 703, 704, 710, 737, 768, 769, 788) for those staying a little further out.
Alternatively, parking is available at the National Convention Centre.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, but any changes to your ticket must be communicated to the InTEACT Events Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) before the registration closing date of Friday 4th September 2015.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes - any changes should be sent to the InTEACT Events Committee (email@example.com) before the registration closing date of Friday 4th September 2015.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - once your payment has been processed your registration details will be passed on to the ACS and a delegate pack will be prepared for you to collect on arrival.
What is the refund policy?
Refunds will only be processed for registrations that are cancelled before the registration closing date. A refund processing fee of $20 will be charged. Cancellations after the registration closing date will forfeit any payments.
When & Where
On behalf of InTEACT