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AARNet Connecting Minds Creating Futures

Updated 12 May, 2014

We’re pleased to be supporting EduTECH 2014, Australia’s largest education technology conference, on at the Brisbane Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June.

AARNet’s Jamie Sunderland, Nick Cross and Angus Griffin are in the lineup of speakers. The AARNet IGLEw (inflatable 3D theatre displaying advanced immersive interactive real-time data visualisation technologies) will also be in residence, located next to the AARNet stand in the exhibition hall.

 

Sign up for AARNet’s IGLEw screenings at EduTECH2014

Featured programs for the IGLEw at EduTECH 2014 include the Australian immersive movie Dark(2012), the Celestial Mechanics (2005) program visualising data collected from manmade aerial technologies, and Uniview which brings multiple scientific databases to life in a fully interactive 3D environment.

View IGLEw sessions times and make reservations (Places are limited so book early. All sessions are free of charge)

 

Don’t miss AARNet speakers at EduTECH 2014

Jamie SunderlandHigher Education Leaders – 3 June – 2.30pm
Cloudy or clear? What’s your approach to cloud services?

Speaker: Jamie Sunderland, Director Product Solutions, AARNet

Most if not all education and research organisations make some use of Cloud services, from hosted email to file sharing to online portals – but that is only the beginning. While these first steps are important, it is merely the beginning of an era of massive change for Education Technology and support services. What is required to provide services that Academics, Students and Researchers actually want in an increasingly crowded and clouded world where mobility and BYOD rule and mutli-modal learning and research is the norm?

 

Angus GriffinVET Leaders – 3 June – 2.30pm
Digital Natives Decide – Competing in the age of connectedness

Speakers: Angus Griffin, Manager Business Development, AARNet, and Paul Abschinski, Manager Technology Services, Homesglen Vocational and Higher Education

What motivates the Digital Native? How do they choose the institution to which they will entrust their training? Paul Abschinski explores the mindset of the Digital Native, how social media and the demand for connectedness has changed how the Vocational Education sector must engage to win the hearts and minds of students and retain its competitive edge in a time of rapid change for Victorian TAFEs.

 

Nick CrossK12 IT Directors – 4 June – 2.30pm
Flows – approaching near horizons

Speaker: Nick Cross, Manager Education Outreach, AARNet

Each year the Horizon Report K12 Edition provides us all with a considered view on key and emerging technologies that will impact on inquiry, discovery and engagement in schools. This presentation will correlate the HR-K12 against other research sources to offer a position on developing informed strategy to evolve an enabling services platform at the local, national and global scale.

 

SPECIAL OFFER

10% off the Standard Registration Fee for AARNet customers wishing to attend EduTECH. When you register to attend enter the ‘Promo Code’ – ARNET10 and hit ‘Apply Code’ . The 10% discount will then be automatically applied to the booking.

For more information visit the EduTECH 2014 website.

 


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