Technology in the Tropics: STEAM in FNQ

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Technology in the Tropics: STEAM in FNQ

22 October, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Date:   Monday 22nd October 2018 — Pupil Free Day

Venue: Cairns Colonial Club Conference Centre

Time:    8:30 am —3:30 pm

Following the popular, sell-out event of 2017; the Technology in the Tropics Conference returns for 2018! Labelled STEAM in FNQ.   QSITE (Far North Queensland Chapter), once again promises a not to be missed professional development opportunity for FNQ educators. This pupil free day program will provide vital information on current STEAM focused activities in schools and provide stimulating workshops presented by a talented range of speakers. The new Digital Syllabus will again be highlighted. New technologies and methodologies displayed.


Presentations and Workshops

Presentations and workshops from local and national presenters will cover a range of relevant topics including STEAM focused activities:

  • Digital Technologies Curriculum
  • Robotics
  • Coding
  • Drones
  • Makerspace
  • Entrepreneurship


  • QSITE Members:  $120 (Max. of 3 delegates per Institutional membership @ member rates)
  • Non-QSITE Members: $150

Please note that conference fees will be collected separately and not through this registration process.

Registration includes:

tea and coffee on arrival, morning tea and lunch, keynote speakers, elective sessions, demos of new technologies, conference pack, boutique trade show, prize draws and giveaways.


For further details contact the conference organisers:


Conference Chair:                                                                                      Program Coordinator:

Mark Holland                                                                          Leigh Howser

Chapter Chair (QSITE – FNQ)                                          Chapter PD Coordinator (QSITE – FNQ)

Email:                                    Email:

Mob: 0419 715152                                                                   Mob: 0477 337608



22 October, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Cairns Colonial Club
18-26 Cannon St
Manunda, QLD 4870 Australia
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