The conference theme for 2016 was Full STEAM Ahead, being a play on words for the popular acronym that describes the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Our spin on this, which drove the conference program, was Strategy, Teaching, Engagement, Assessment and Managing (see 2016 program for more detail).
A record number of 200 attendees from over 50 organisations were treated to a most engaging program. With animated organisational change leader Donna George as Master of Ceremonies, key note speakers Dr Mark Strom and Joyce Seitzinger providing exciting insights into innovative design for learners, interactive workshops and masterclasses plus an award winning British comedian Jeff Green providing the entertainment at the conference dinner, the event was a major success from both an educational and social perspective.
MC Donna McGeorge created these sketch notes of the conference throughout the event.