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    Tech Education and Careers Summit (EdCAT 2024)

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    Event description

    So what is EdCAT?
    Hosted in Hobart, ACS EdCAT (Tech Education and Careers Summit) is a multi-stream, one-day summit which is designed to attract a diverse audience of 120+ tech professionals, ICT students and ICT educators eager to enhance their expertise, make meaningful connections and expand their network.Β 

    This year, EdCAT will showcase multiple speakers and host three streams representing current key topics of interest for the sector. Download the preliminary program below to for a detailed agenda, optional add-ons and speaker profiles and do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity to connect with your peers and industry professionals.Β 

    How to register

    Please note you must register through ACS website directly to attend EdCAT. Please follow the links below to complete your registration. For any questions, please reach out to events@acs.org.au.

    Register to join in-person (Hobart): https://bit.ly/4bOU462
    Register to join online: https://bit.ly/3P51WXn
    Download Preliminary Program

    Registration Fees
    ACS members - $40 inc GST
    Non-members - $60 inc GST
    Member Students - $10 inc GST (special discount)
    Non-member Students - $20 inc GST (special discount - please contact events@acs.org.au to obtain a promocode)
    ICT Educators - $10 inc GST (special discount - please contact events@acs.org.au to obtain a promocode)

    Agenda
    8:15am - Guest arrival and registration | EXPO open
    9:00am - Opening Session
    9:45am - Keynote Presentation (Dr Ian Oppermann)
    10:30am -Β Morning Tea Break
    11:00am - Break out sessions (1)
    12:30pm -Β Lunch Break
    1:30pm -Β Break out sessions (2)
    3:00pm -Β Short Break
    3:30pm - Closing Session
    4:40pm - Event Close

    Streams
    Careers Stream
    Perfect for: TAFE students, university students, high school students, young professionals keen to learn employability skills including:
    • Current market trends
    • How to craft an eye-catching CV
    • Job interview tips and tricks
    • Internship and work experience programs
    Tech Stream
    Perfect for: Tech professionals working in Education, business managers, technology decision makers, ICT trainees keen to learn more about:
    • Generative AI and the implications for tech teams and education
    • Cybersecurity
    • Hardware roadmaps
    • Technology market trends
    Educators Stream*
    Perfect for: Primary/secondary school teachers and preservice teachers keen to learn more about the technology in education and the Digital Technologies Curriculum including:
    • The role of pedagogy when implementing technology
    • Computational thinking and programming
    • Practical examples of using micro:bit
    • Panel discussion to share ideas of technology implementation


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