When: Friday, August 18th, 9am - 4:30pm
Where: Science Gallery, Melbourne
- $255 for Members
- $355 for Non-Members
- $155 for Student/CRT/Pre-service Teachers*
*if you are a student/CRT/Pre-service teacher please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your discount code to register.
This day has been put together to give all VCE Product Design & Technology teachers an in-depth understanding of the key concepts that inform the 2024-2028 study design. Held at The University of Melbourne's Science Gallery, educators will have the invaluable experience of hearing from leading figures in the design sector, and working with colleagues to prepare for the years ahead.
Five keynote speakers will share their professional knowledge, as they delve into the new, exciting and challenging ideas that underpin PD&T.
Dr. Andrea Siodmok is an industrial designer, social innovator, Dean of the School of Design at RMIT and part of the team at the UK Design Council who created the Double Diamond Design Process twenty years ago
Dr. Gene Bawden is Associate Professor, Head of Department (Design) at Monash University and communications designer whose work incorporates the UN Sustainability Goals
Dr Desiree Ibinarriaga is a Mexican-Indigenous woman who is a lecturer at Monash University, Coordinator for Indigenous Higher Degrees by Research as well as a collaborative and social design maker and thinker who explores cultural influence on design and First Nations knowledge.
Monique Dalli is the current President of DATTA Australia and committee member of DATTA Vic as well as Technologies teacher and Director of Learning & Growth at Xavier College, Kew. She is passionate about curriculum and teacher development. She is an author, curriculum writer and sessional tutor at Southern Cross University, teaching Technologies Pedagogy Units.
Peter Murphy is a lecturer of Industrial Design at RMIT, Technologies and STEM Education at La Trobe, Australian Catholic and Southern Cross Universities and is about to undertake his PhD in Design Education, which looks closely at Speculative Design and thinking.
Thanks to the Department of Education for their support for this event through their Strategic Partnership Program