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Thursday 6 June


Education Innovation or Education Technology?

David Linke, Managing Director EduGrowth
Amanda Pickrell, Director of International Education, Victorian Government
Glenn Campbell, CEO DeakinCo.

Future of Work

What does the future hold for the workplace, and how can the education industry keep pace with the ever-changing nature of technology in the ‘fourth industrial revolution’?

Sophie Lanyon, Manager Professional Practice Credentials, DeakinCo.
Evvie Smith, Learning and Performance Strategist, DeakinCo.
Greg Miller, Executive Director, Faethm
Stephanie Brien, Senior Consultant Success Coach, Culture Amp
Nerida Bewick, General Manager, UAC
Tony Dunford, Head of Enterprise Curricula, Westpac Group

Pitch Comp Heat 1

Higher Education

Where will disruption in higher education take us?

Tim Praill, Head of Navitas Ventures & General Manager Strategy & Transformation, Navitas

Higher Education

The next phase of higher education innovation

Wes Sonnenreich, Co-founder & CEO Practera
Grainne Oates, CEO Quitch
Glenn Campbell, CEO DeakinCo.
Dror Ben-Naim, CEO Smart Sparrow

Higher Education

How technology is transforming international education

Adam Brimo, Founder & CEO Open Learning
Iain Rothwell, Chief Commercial Officer, Navitas
Caroline Hartnett, Senior Analyst Global Victoria
Warwick Freeland, Chief Strategy Officer & Managing Director IELTS IDP Education
Francois Eijgelshoven, EVP Partnership Strategy Study Portals

Pitch Comp Heat 2

Friday 7 June

K12 Education

Assessment and Technology

Sandy Heldsinger, Founder & Managing Director Brightpath Assessments

K12 Education

Will technology provide a much-sought after breakthrough in educational assessment?

Sandy Heldsinger, Founder & Managing Director Brightpath Assessments
David Linke, Managing Director EduGrowth
Andrew Smith, CEO Education Services Australia
Mathilda Joubert, Educational Consultant & Advisor Sheridan College Perth
Lynda Fisher, Head of Moriah College Primary School NSW

Pitch Comp Heat 3


The EdTech Investment Landscape

Tim Praill, Head of Navitas Ventures & General Manager Strategy & Transformation, Navitas
Joshua Nester, Education Director SEEK
Karen Bohm, Founding Partner Pangaea Impact Investments
Clive Mayhew,
 EdTech Investor, Chairman Open Learning
Srjdan Dangubic, Partner, Five V Capital

Cloud Learning

Transforming education in the cloud

Zoe Pelbart, Account Executive Amazon Web Services
Julian Stevenson, Director of Future Skills RMIT Online
Julian Ridden, Head of Product Skoolbag

Pitch Comp Heat 4

Pitch Comp Grand Final

StartUp Exhibitor Booths Available

Join Innovation Alley @ EduTECH 2019

Join a community of education technology innovators

Exhibit for only $700 +GST

$3,000 in cash + other great prizes

Pitch @ Innovation Alley

4 heats across 2 days
Grand final on main stage

Innovation Alley


Advancing classroom assessment with technology

There’s more to what goes on in a classroom than is shown through standardised testing, but can technological innovations give both teachers and parents a more holistic view of a child’s progress? On the EduGrowth Innovation Stage at EduTECH Sydney Dr Sandy...

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New generations of cloud learners

When you think of the cloud, what comes to mind? For some, it’s an actual cloud, and trying to explain the digital concept to those people can be challenging. For others, they may be using it, or have varying levels of understanding of how it works and its benefits....

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Tim Praill: a way forward for edtech

By 2030, the largest company on the internet is going to be an education based company that we haven’t heard of yet. Tim Praill cited futurist Thomas Frey at his recent keynote during the EduTECH conference and expo in Sydney.  Tim Praill, Head of Navitas Ventures...

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