Thursday 31st August 2023 and Friday 1st September | Rydges Resort Hunter Valley (Formally known as Crown Plaza Hunter Valley)
STEM 2023 is an upcoming two-day conference taking place on Thursday, August 31st, and Friday, September 1st, at Rydges Resort Hunter Valley. The conference is organised by the NSW Department of Education, in association with the Curriculum and Reform Directorate and the Newcastle Academy of STEM Excellence. It is supported by the NSW Department of Education's Mathematics Strategy and the STEM Industry School Partnerships program. STEM 2023 aims to bring together top experts in STEM education, mathematics, innovation, and creativity.
The conference features inspirational keynote addresses from renowned speakers, including Adam Spencer, Lily Serna, Eddie Woo, Peter Liljedahl, Catherine Ball, and Dr. Scott Sleap. The event includes an expanded two-day program this year.
Day 1 Consisting of keynote presentations from Eddie Woo, Lily Serna, and Dr Scott Sleap, followed by three one hour rotating workshops led by the Department of Education's leading STEM educators and leaders.
Day 2 Consisting of keynote presentations from Adam Spencer, Dr Peter Liljedahl, and Dr Catherine Ball, delegates can select a Deep Dive from eight diverse STEM topics, again delivered by the Department of Education's leading STEM educators and leaders.
Delegates can choose to attend the conference for one day or both days.
The conference program includes a conference opening by a senior member of the NSW Department of Education, a master of ceremonies for each day, and a special video presentation by Lisa Harvey-Smith. The agenda is subject to change.
The upcoming conference is one in a series that focuses on various aspects of STEM education. The theme for this year's conference is centred around Mathematics and its role in empowering STEM learning in the classroom. Although the main focus is on Mathematics, the conference will encompass all STEM subjects for students from K-12.
Our sponsors' generosity has led to significant reductions in ticket prices. Additionally, NSW Department of Education personnel can take advantage of additional discounts, thanks to the Mathematics Strategy's substantial support.
1 Day Package
NSW Department of Education Staff - $200 + GST
Non-Department Staff - $300 + GST
2 Day Package
NSW Department of Education Staff - $350 + GST
Non-Department Staff - $500 + GST