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Yarra Valley Grammar SchoolOctober 3 and 4, 2013 We invite you to join us for the first annual Google in Education Melbourne Summit to be held atYarra Valley Grammar School on October 3 and 4, 2013. This high intensity two day event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams. 

Register now to send teachers, administrators, tech directors, library media specialists, tech support staff, CTOs, and anyone who is interested in finding out more about leveraging Google Apps for Education to support student learning.

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Thursday, October 3


Keynote - Suan Yeo
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Suan Yeo

Head, Google Enterprise Education, Google
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Suan’s great passion is working on empowering the current and next generation of students to become lifelong learners. As an Education Evangelist for Google, he gets to work closely... Read More →

Thursday October 3, 2013 8:30am - 9:30am
A- George Wood Performing Arts Centre


Demo Slam
The Demo Slam is a high energy, geek out kind of session. We are going to have about 10 presenters share 3 minutes of their most geeky use or tip and trick of a Google App. At then end of the SLAM you will get to vote for your favorite, most geeky presentation. Come for the SLAM and stay for the give aways!

Demo Slam Schedule and Voting here.


Thursday October 3, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
A- George Wood Performing Arts Centre
Friday, October 4


Reckless Creativity
Reckless Creativity

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Jim Sill

Teacher, Jim Sill Consulting, Inc.
As a Google Apps Certified Trainer and Apple Certified Trainer, I enjoy traveling to new places around the world leading workshops on topics that include Using Video for Social Change, Cinematic Narrative Techniques, Encouraging a Creative Student, Google in the Classroom and much... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 8:30am - 9:30am
A- George Wood Performing Arts Centre


Removing the Friction: How the Web changes Everything
Can you remember the world before the World Wide Web? We live in a world where a curious kid with an Internet connection can learn anything they want, often without your help.  How does this change your classroom? Your profession? Your life?  In the age of the Internet, what exactly IS your job?

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Chris Betcher

Technology Integration Specalist, EdTechTeam
Chris Betcher initially started his career as an art teacher but over the years has drifted into graphics, webdesign, multimedia, video production, and pretty much anything to do with technology and computers. He is particularly intrigued by how digital tools can be used to improve... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 4:15pm - 5:00pm
A- George Wood Performing Arts Centre