With a mix of industry leaders, innovative educators, and community changemakers our Brisbane festival saw an action-packed program take place to leave our attendees feeling inspired and empowered as they headed back to the classroom. Here's what took place on day two:

Wednesday 13th July 2022

Block Four: Connecting With Industry

Festival Opening

9:00 - 9:10am  

Scott Millar, Chief Troublemaker At BOP Industries

Meagan King, Director Of Innovation At Methodist Ladies College Claremont 

As we come back for day two, we will be hearing from festival MCs Scott Millar and Meagan King to recap on the day one highlights, and provide an overview of what to expect for day two. 

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C.O.N.N.E.C.T – A 7 Step Method To Build Impactful Partnership With Industry

9:10 - 9:50am  

Gemma Alker | Director – Innovation Central Brisbane at Queensland University Of Technology

Hear from a leading expert on how we as educators can build sustainable and impactful partnerships between students and industry.

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Edu-Innovators Panel Discussion

9:50 - 10:40am  

Margaret O'Brien, Co-Founder & CEO Of Young Change Agents

Jenine Beekhuyzen, Founder & CEO Of The Tech Girls Movement Foundation 

Tim Hadwen, Co-Founder Of Micromelon Robotics 

Scott Millar, Chief Troublemaker At BOP Industries

Our Edu-Innovators panel discussion will see four leading education founders exploring their views on the future of education, how they are working to prepare students for the ever changing future of work, and the best examples they have seen of impactful learning experiences in classrooms across the country.

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Morning Tea Break

10:40 - 11:10am  

We'll be taking a break for morning tea as we recharge and get hands-on with some of our activations in the Research & Innovation Centre.

Block Five: By Teachers, For Teachers

By Teachers, For Teachers Masterclasses - Round 1

11:10 - 11:55am  

Jackie Childs, Technologies Coordinator at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls' School

Lily Kennedy, Program Coordinator At BOP Industries

Turn Your School Upside Down. Learn Don't Teach - David Moore, Deputy Of Secondary School At Faith Lutheran College

We will be breaking into our first round of 'By Teachers, For Teachers' masterclasses which will see attendees able to select to attend one of the following masterclasses: 

Technology In The Hands Of Creative Thinkers! - Jackie Childs, Technologies Coordinator at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls' School

Turn Your School Upside Down. Learn Don't Teach - David Moore, Deputy Of Secondary School At Faith Lutheran College

Building Brand You: Personal Branding For Teachers - Lily Kennedy, Program Coordinator At BOP Industries

Technology In The Hands Of Creative Thinkers! - Jackie Childs, Technologies Coordinator at
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By Teachers, For Teachers Masterclasses - Round 2

11:55am - 12:40pm  

Julie Taylor, Classroom Teacher/Technology POD Leader at Rosehill Public School

Olivia Rinato, PhD Candidate at Monash University

Mat Irving, Deputy Head (Academics & Strategy) Wesley College

We will be breaking into our second round of 'By Teachers, For Teachers' masterclasses which will see attendees able to select to attend one of the following masterclasses:

Innovation & Contemporary Skills In A Primary School Context - Julie Taylor, Classroom Teacher/Technology POD Leader at Rosehill Public School

The ABC's of Enterprise Education - Olivia Rinato, PhD Candidate at Monash University

The Future Is now: Developing Micro-credentials As Part Of A Learning Eco-system - Mat Irving, Deputy Head (Academics & Strategy) at Wesley College

Innovation & Contemporary Skills In A Primary School Context - Julie Taylor, Classroom Tea
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Lunch Break

12:40 - 1:20pm  

We'll be taking a break for lunch as we recharge and get hands-on with some of our activations in the Research & Innovation Centre.

Block Six: Opportunities After School

The 21st Century Young Professional

1:20 - 2:05pm  

Milly Bannister, Founder Of ALLKND

Innovation Opportunities In Tertiary Education

2:05 - 2:45pm  

Rob Joseph, Chief Executive Officer Of AntiOrdinary

Glen Murphy, Associate Professor At QUT Entrepreneurship

Beth Lawrence, Acting Manager At UQ Ventures

Craig Poole, Pathways Manager At TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Hear from a leading young professional that whilst only years into their career has truly become an example of a 21st century young professional thriving in the workforce of the future.

Hear from university, VET and industry leaders as they share their approach to innovation after our young people leave the school gates. 

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The Future Of Innovation In Education

2:45 - 3:25pm  

Meagan King, Director Of Innovation At  Methodist Ladies' College Claremont

Scott Millar, Chief Troublemaker At BOP Industries

To round out our festival program, Scott and Meagan will be sitting down to discuss the trends they are seeing in the education space, and what they expect to see in the next 2-5 years as schools work to innovate and educate.

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Festival Close

3:25 - 3:40pm  

Meagan King, Director Of Innovation At  Methodist Ladies' College Claremont

Scott Millar, Chief Troublemaker At BOP Industries 

As our festival draws to a close on day two, we will be coming back together to recap the highlights from the program and farewell our attendees. 

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