2014 Annual General Meeting


19-21 October 2014

Mercure Hotel Broadway Sydney NSW


Sunday 19 October

6.30 pm Informal Welcome Dinner

Monday 20 October

9.30 – 9.45am President’s welcome: Prof Russell Crawford
09.45 – 10.30am AGM

  • President’s report
  • Executive Director’s report
  • Secretary/Treasurer’s report
  • Election of Office Bearers
  • Raising subscriptions to fund T&L Centre
10.30 – 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00 – 11.45pm Prof Aidan Byrne, CEO, ARC
ARC Update
11.45am – 12.30 pm Dr Roslyn Prinsley, OCS
The OCS study of workforce integrated learning in science faculties
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Discussion: Leader, Prof Stephen Walker, Dean of Science, UQ
Improving awareness of and regard for Australian university science in government and industry.
2.30 – 3.15pm Dr Deborah King
The emerging mathematics network: role of co-ordinators, maths prerequisites, diagnostic testing, assessment.
3.15 – 3.45 pm Afternoon Tea
3.45 – 5.00 pm Discussion: Leader, Prof Stephen Walker, Dean of Science, UQ
How do we get students to recognise the value of a science degree to their future, and for their employment.
7.00 pm Dinner

Tuesday 21 October

9.15 – 10.00 am Prof Ian Chubb, AC, Chief Scientist for Australia
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics: Australia’s Future
10.00– 10.30 am Morning Tea
10.30 – 11.15 am Dr Craig McInnis, Director PhillipsKPA
Enhancing the Training of Mathematics and Science Teachers(a $12m national project)
11.15 – 12.00 pm Prof Stephen Dinham OAM, Chair of Teacher Education and Director of Learning and Teaching, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
National President Australian College of EducatorsThe State of Maths and Science in Australian Schooling.
12.00 – 12.30 pm Prof John Rice, ED, ACDS
The Dobson Report (University science staffing 2002-2012)
12.30 – 1.30 pm  Lunch
1.30 – 2.15pm Prof Liz Johnson, Director ACDS T&L Centre
Growing the T&L Centre
2.15 – 3.15pm Priorities for 2014-15 & Close
3.15– 3.30pm Afternoon Tea