38th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education
38th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE 2021 Conference End of Year Annual Report

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Annual Report


Welcome to ASCILITE 2021

The ASCILITE 2021 conference will be held at the University of New England in Armidale, NSW. The event will be accessible in hybrid mode with face-to-face and virtual attendance supported.

It will run from Monday the 29th of November to the 1st of December 2021. Conference related information is now being added to the conference website as it becomes available, including key dates related to submissions, registrations and other important activities.

Registration will open shortly with updated pricing for virtual attendance.

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Information about COVID-19

As per COVID-19 NSW Health requirements, anyone attending the ASCILITE 2021 conference in person must be double vaccinated and be able to show their COVID-19 Australian Government Certificate.

All attendees from outside the Armidale LGA (or who have travelled outside the Armidale LGA in the past couple of days) will need to take a RAT (@ Booloominbah 8am-10am) prior to moving around the campus & attending the conference. We recommend the test be taken on the first day & then the third day. You can see the campus map here.

UNE requires all people, at all times to wear masks indoors. There is no need to wear a mask outdoors unless social distancing can not occur. If you are all walking together in groups, we would suggest wearing a mask in this situation outdoors.

When in Booloominbah for meals, a mask is not required when eating or drinking but is required when walking around inside.

Sarah Pearson

Keynote Speaker

Dr Sarah Pearson

Dr Sarah Pearson FTSE, professional Non-Executive Director and Advisor with extensive global executive leadership experience spanning FTSE 100 multinationals, international C-suite roles in the public and private sector, leading brands such as McKinsey & Co and Cadbury, Venture Capital and startups.

Sarah is a leader with global experience and skills in innovation and innovation-based economies. Her roles have included Chief Scientist and Chief Innovation Officer at the Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Founding CEO of the CBR Innovation Network, PVC Innovation at the University of Newcastle, CEO of ANU Enterprise, management consulting with McKinsey & Co in Sydney, tenured Physics academic at UNE, and global head of Open Innovation at Cadbury plc in Reading UK. Her strategic, research, and innovation skills have also been applied to board positions spanning government, venture capital, tech companies and social impact entities, as well as advisory roles such as previous Foreign Minister Julie’s Bishop’s International Reference Group. She holds a PhD in Particle Physics from Oxford, is the author on eight international patents, for cancer diagnosis and novel confectionary, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

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What you will find.

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