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Designing the Future Conference

  • 9 Dec 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Banyule Nillumbik Tech School
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designing the future conference

When: Dec 9th

Where: Banyule Nillumbik Tech School


  • $290 for members
  • $390 for non-members
  • $90 for students/CRT members



Designing the Future celebrates the power that design and engineering have to transform the future. Designers and engineers have the skills to turn products of the imagination into real-world innovation. Inventing tools, technologies, systems and environments for the betterment of humanity is a special task, and it’s our job as educators to prepare our students to take on this role.

The conference begins with an inspiring keynote presentation from Professor Sarah Bell, City of Melbourne Chair in Urban Resilience and Innovation (Pictured above left). Professor Bell will be discussing Co-Designing the Future with Local Communities, and exploring how we can better understand how people, technologies and nature interact to create urban systems.  We have a busy program of engaging workshops and seminars which offer opportunities to network, upskill and learn - from microcontrollers to millinery, and wearable tech to wrangling robots! 

Our trade exhibition allows you to catch up on the latest education resources and new technologies, and there will be plenty of time to network with fellow educators. Whichever sessions you attend, we’re certain you’ll return to school with novel ideas, new skills and fresh passion for engaging young people in Design & Technologies education.

 Photo by Andy Kellyon Unsplash

Thanks to the Department of Education & Training for their support for this event through their Strategic Partnership Program



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