Learning Space Design Summit
Learning Space Design Summit 2012 will focus on the psychology of learning and the design of spaces for optimal student outcomes, as well as how to best integrate evolving technologies into collaborative, formal and informal learning environments within Australia's tertiary education
The 3rd Annual Learning Space Design
22-23 November 2012 | Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
Following on from the two successful Learning Space Design Summits, this preeminent conference, now in its 3rd year, returns to Sydney this November.
The two day summit presents a fantastic opportunity for university leaders, architects and campus developers to discuss :
- The opportunities for the use of learning space design to progress tertiary education
- The psychology of learning
- The learning principles to influence the design of spaces for optimal student outcomes.
- How to best integrate evolving technologies into the collaborative, formal and informal learning environments
- PLUS: key Australian and international case studies.
Key international contributions from:
- Toni Kelly, Head of Learning Spaces Development, University of Birmingham
- Mark McCallister, Associate Director, Office of Academic Technology, University of Florida
Featuring an outstanding lineup of speakers including:
- Prof Mike Keppell, Executive Director and Professor, Australian Digital Futures Institute, University of Southern Queensland
- Andrew Nimmo, Director, lahznimmo Architects, Adjunct Professor, University of Sydney
- Sue Gregory, ICT Education Lecturer, Research Fellow, Chair, Australian & NZ Virtual Worlds Working Group, School of
- Education, University of New England
- Phil County, Executive Director, Technology and Knowledge Strategy, Victoria University
- Susan Sherringham, Director, Design+Tactics, Core Member Teaching and Learning Spaces Design Facilitation, UTS
- Doug Fraser, Springfield Campus Director, University of Southern Queensland
- Simone Oliver, Global Design Leader, Geyer
And many more...View the full line-up here
How to participate
- The agenda can be reviewed here
- Book your place online here
- Profile your company’s product and services through sponsorship and exhibition at this focussed event- Contact the Sponsorship Manager Samuel Wilson on 02 9080 4371 or email: Samuel.firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPARATELY BOOKABLE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: Wednesday, 21st November 2012
- Imagining the next generation learning environment - a collaborative workshop discussion, facilitated by Joe Agius, Director, COX Architecture
- From the macro to the micro this workshop will explain the 10 Year Capital Development, facilitated by Scott Allardyce, Associate Director, Spowers and Damien Bonnice, Project Director, Estates Development Division, La Trobe University
- More information here
KEY CONFERENCE TOPICS
Look out for the detailed 2012 to be available on this website shortly.
Universities and colleges are operating in an increasingly competitive landscape. Now more than ever educational facilities must be positioned to attract and retain students and, in turn industry partners. As such the continued evolution of student centric hubs and the transformation of learning commons bring into sharp focus the optimisation of the student experience.
Similarly, the commercial world has turned its interest to the dynamic landscape of the University campus as a contributing benchmark in the pursuit of a workplace models emulating activity based working. From a people perspective employers also seek a greater understanding of the graduate recruit expectations as they shift from campus life into the workplace.
The recently completed Learning Networks Program at the University of Sydney, encompassing works within The Fisher Library amongst other campus buildings, brings together technology, space and experience to create new benchmarks in student learning on campus. Geyer in collaboration with Suters have engaged a rich diversity of University stakeholders to re - life a host of heritage spaces to state-of-art student hubs.
Simone Oliver, Partner at Geyer will explore the similarities of a changing campus and commercial workpace spaces within new environmental and technological world of working and learning together.