[ASC-list] VIC EVENT: In2science Industry-Schools Partnerships Forum, 13 September

Claire Farrugia claire.a.farrugia at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 05:02:03 UTC 2018


*Hi VIC ASC'ers *



*On 13 September In2science <http://www.in2science.org.au/> will host an
exciting event: the In2science Industry-Schools Partnerships Forum. This
may be of interest to your yourself, as well as your industry, education
and philanthropy networks. Our keynote speaker is Sally-Ann Williams
<https://scienceandtechnologyaustralia.org.au/profile/sally-ann-williams/>,
Engineering Community and Outreach Manager at Google. We will also be
joined by Victoria’s Lead Scientist, Dr. Amanda Caples
<https://economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/victorias-lead-scientist/dr-amanda-caples>,
for a panel discussion with other industry professionals and leaders in
STEM education. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
In2science Industry-Schools Partnerships Forum About: The In2science
Industry Schools Partnership Forum is an opportunity for educators and
industry leaders to come together, discuss current and potential
industry-school collaborations, reflect on the goals of such programs and
discuss best practice for their implementation. Australia’s Chief Scientist
and In2science patron Dr Alan Finkel recently released a report
<http://www.educationcouncil.edu.au/site/DefaultSite/filesystem/documents/Reports%20and%20publications/Publications/Optimising%20STEM%20Industry-School%20Partnerships%20-%20Final%20Report.pdf>
underlining the importance of meaningful, structured programs that engage
secondary school students with STEM industry. When: 4:30 – 6:30pm Thursday
13th September Where: 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton The University of
Melbourne Who: - Keynote: Sally-Ann Williams
<https://scienceandtechnologyaustralia.org.au/profile/sally-ann-williams/>,
Engineering Community and Outreach Manager at Google.- Introductions and
panellist: Dr. Amanda Caples
<https://economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/victorias-lead-scientist/dr-amanda-caples>
(Victoria’s Lead Scientist)- Special guests: STEM industry professionals
and members of the STEM education community RSVP: guests can register for
the event at: https://industryschoolsforum.eventbrite.com.au/
<https://industryschoolsforum.eventbrite.com.au/>*
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