Keynote Speakers


Martin Dougiamas

Founder & CEO, Moodle
Martin Dougiamas is best known as the founder of Moodle, and leading the team of software developers at the heart of the Moodle project. Martin has a mixed academic background in Computer Science and Education, and his major goal for the future is to improve the quality of education by encouraging social constructionist and collaborative practices within online learning communities.

Talk The New Moodle
Twitter @moodler

Melissa Silk

STEAM Innovator | Embedding the Arts in Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths, International Grammar School
Melissa Silk BA (Vis Comm), Grad Dip AFTV, MTeach, MEd (Research) is at the forefront of STEAM education in Australia, having forged many external partnerships between museums, industry professionals and academics working in a range of STEM to STEAM research and practice environments. Melissa works extensively with educators and students across a variety of schools and institutions to enhance the status of STEAM. Her primary goal is to motivate curriculum planning that embeds the Arts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Melissa is a director of while also engaged in research at the University of Technology, Sydney. She enjoys being part of a bold community of international collaborators intent on developing and delivering innovative learning experiences for everybody.

 The possibilities of integrated learning and teaching experiences through a STEAM lens.
James Hamilton

James Hamilton

Head, Learning Technologies & Systems, Navitas Learning & Teaching Services

James is the Head of Learning Technologies and Systems for Navitas, a leading global education provider that delivers an extensive range of educational services to over 80,000 students through more than 120 institutions in 31 countries. In this role he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of a global vision for learning technologies across the whole organisation to position Navitas as a leader in technology-enhanced learning. 

Talk  Moodle in Wonderland: 7 impossible things

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