Australian Computers in Education Conference (ACEC) 2006 (ACEC 2006 -ITs up he)

Venue: Cairns Convention Centre

Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Event Date/Time: Oct 02, 2006 End Date/Time: Oct 04, 2006
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ACEC 2006 -ITs up here for thinking! will focus on a number of themes including Research in ICTS in education, ICT innovation and ICTs as integral to learning and curriculum reform.

Significance to the Computers in Education Community

Because of major partnerships with major conference providers and systems in the Queensland and Australian community, several conferences are being hosted simultaneously. This extravaganza event, guarantees exclusivity of access to the national computer education community for the sponsors and partners to the Australia Council for Computers in Education and the Queensland Society for Technology Education.

International reach

Partnerships have also been formed internationally to bring delegate and speakers.

• International Society for Technology Education ( ISTE)
• Asia Education Foundation
• Auckland Computers in Education Society
• Navcon New Zealand
• Ultralab South

Expected size

1500 delegates, 150 speakers, 3 major symposia, 6 strategic meetings with groups partnering for this conference, 100 trade exhibits

Conference highlights

• Tri-nations opening Keynote
• Keynote and invited speakers program
• Silver Circle of sponsored speakers
• Technology experiences for teachers
• Wireless connected conference
• Streamed sessions and video conferencing
• Teachers field trips to IT installations
• Large trade fair including Market Day for local companies, school communities and families
• Great North Queensland social program
• Themed conference dinner
• Stunning setting at the venues and in the region


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