Conference program

SUNDAY 7 JANUARY

Pre-conference networking 4:00– 6:00

 

MONDAY 8 JANUARY

Arrivals and registrations 9:00 – 10:00
Morning tea 10:00 – 10:30
Welcome to country 10:30 – 10:50
Introduction and setting the scene 10:50 – 11:00
Welcome and official opening | Jeremy Rockcliff, Deputy Premier, Minister for Education and Training, Minister for Primary Industries and Water 11:00 – 11:20
Keynote speaker | Tim Gentle, Think Digital 11:20 – 12:30
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30
Keynote speaker | Australian Pork Ltd 1:30 – 2:00
Q & A 2:00 – 2:10
Afternoon tea 2:10 – 2:30
Workshop session 1 (For more details see the Workshop program) 2:30 – 3:15
Workshop session 2 (For more details see the Workshop program) 3:15 – 4:00
Workshop session 3 (For more details see the Workshop program) 4:00 – 4:45
UTAS welcome reception 5:30 – 7:00

TUESDAY 9 JANUARY

General assembly | PIEFA update (Ben Stockwin, CEO) 8:30 – 8:45
National agricultural education snapshots, State Associations 8:45 – 9:00
Keynote workshop introduced by Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources | Tim Gentle, Think Digital 9:30 – 10:30
Morning tea 10:30 – 10:50
Department of Education presentation 10:50–11:20
Q & A with panel | Panel discussion: Diversity and innovation in agriculture and education | Facilitated by Laurissa Smith, ABC with panel members: Jane Bennett, TasFoods, Stephen Creese, Creese Northeast, Joanna Jones, UTAS and Anthony Crawford, DoE 11:20 – 12:20
Lunch 12:20 – 1:30
Half-day tours 1:30 – 5:30
Return (prepare for dinner) 5:30
Conference dinner (Guest speaker — Michael McQueen) 7:00–10:00

 

WEDNESDAY 10 JANUARY

Full-day tours 8:30 – 5:30
Return from tours 5:30
Simplot drinks and networking 6:00 – 7:00

 

THURSDAY 11 JANUARY

State association meetings 8:00 – 9:00
Workshop session 4 (For more details see the Workshop program) 9:00 – 9:45
Workshop session 5 (For more details see the Workshop program) 9:45 – 10:30
Morning tea 10:30 – 11:00
Keynote speaker | Craig Chetty, Student Edge 11:00 – 11:30
Resource sharing session
(delegates are invited to briefly share new ideas and resources to the assembly)
11:30 – 12:00
General assembly (NAAE AGM) 12:00 – 12:30
Official close 12:30 – 12:45
Lunch 12:45 – 1:30
Delegates depart 1:30