The annual Education in Games Summit (EiGS) is the premier professional learning event for teachers who want to bring videogames into their classroom. This one-day conference forms part of Melbourne International Games Week and offers a unique opportunity to hear from leaders in game-based learning and to develop practical skills and strategies in peer-led workshops.
The theme for #EiGS19 is 'Exploring challenges; seizing opportunities'.
This year's opening Keynote speaker is Dr Kate Ringland, an award-winning researcher with a particular interest in understanding, designing, and developing technology to help support people with disabilities. Dr Colleen Stieler-Hunt, a multi-award-winning educator, game designer, and researcher, will close the summit.
Alongside these outstanding keynote sessions will be a panel to discuss the barriers facing teachers in getting games into the classroom, workshops and breakouts around eSports, Indigenous game design, coding, rural game development and much more.
When: Monday 14 October 2019
Where: The Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, Victoria
Download the program below.
Full Price $195
Delegates travelling long distance travel are eligible for the concession rate, before you book, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teachers who have difficulty attending due to financial circumstances may be eligible for a CRT subsidy or concession ticket, please contact email@example.com
Jasper Hotel has nearby parking and public transport (details online). Wheelchair access is through the front door, access to Level 2 via the elevator. Wheelchair accessible toilets exist on both levels.
EIGS delegates are eligible for discounted accommodation at Jasper hotel between 13-15 October. To book, visit the Jasper Hotel website and use the discount code ACMI to view discounted rates.
Education in Games Summit #EIGs19 is a partner of Melbourne International Games Week and Design and Technologies Week 2019. Melbourne International Games Week (Oct/Nov) is Asia Pacific’s largest digital games celebration featuring conferences, events and activities for the games industry, games enthusiasts, the general public and educationalists. Design and Technologies Week is a National initiative engaging schools throughout Australia. From 14-20 October 2019, D&T Week is time to promote our fantastic learning area, showcasing the creative, innovative and challenging work your students are engaged in – to colleagues, principals, families and the wider community.