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TasICT Annual Conference - Generations Session

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TasICT is excited to offer the next instalment in the Generations series at our Annual State Conference on November 3, 2017.

This student Generations Session includes industry mentors and special guest Dr Jordan Nguyen – TV Presenter and Futurist http://www.drjordannguyen.com/ (ABC technologist host).

And including inspiring industry mentors:

Felicity Turner – GM, Customer Experience -The Yield

Rachael Power and Daughter – Van Diemen Designs / Waterfalls Gallery and Café

Ryan Hartshorn - Head Distiller and Director - Hartshorn Distillery & Grandvewe Cheeses

Will Kestin- CEO -TasICT

TasICT Generations is a free guest lecture program for students between year 7 to 12, that aims to inspire and encourage young Australians to enrol in STEM subjects and improve their digital literacy.

This event showcases the local ICT industry as a future employer and provides participants with a deeper knowledge of the skills they will need for the jobs of tomorrow. The event will include industry-leading guest speakers, mentors and the opportunity for students to take part in group challenges.

TasICT Generations Program:

  • Encourages students to study STEM subjects and pursue Digital Literacy

  • Inspires the development of skills needed for the workforce of the future

  • Highlights the effect of digital transformation across all sectors of our economy

  • Showcases the interconnectivity of technology to all industries

  • Illustrates the importance of preparing to work in a digital world

  • Provides students a direct link to the local ICT industry

Teachers are encouraged to enrol groups of students from year 7 to 12 across all subject areas. Group sizes are not restricted, however as the venue capacity is limited we recommend registering student groups ASAP to avoid missing out.

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