NZAIMS Conference

NZAIMS Conference Programme (Subject to change)

Monday 18/08/2014

Tuesday 19/08/2014
09:00 - 17:00South Island Principals Session
18:00 - 19:00NZAIMS Welcome Function
Delegates and sponsors Rydges Hotel - Exhibition Area

Wednesday 20/8/2014
08:50 - 09:00MC calls to order
Paddy Ford 
Ross Tyson : Welcomes and Introduces Minister
09:00 - 09:30Opening and Keynote: Hekia Parata Minister of Education
09:00 - 09:30 Secretary for Education, Ministry of Education
Peter Hughes
10:00 - 10:10Question and Answer session
Peter Hughes
10:10 - 11:10Keynote Session
John O'Neill
The future of Middle Schooling in NZ under this government. How do we move forward in an educational environment that doesn't seem to favour or value our middle schooling model? 

11:10 - 11:40Morning tea break
Exhibition Area
11:40 - 11:50Konica Minolta Gold Sponsors presentation
Education on the edge – emerging technology and how schools can benefit” Content includes – “Mobility and the data in the cloud, proactive service modelling, design and 3d printing” Presenter – Jeremy Lane
11:50 - 12:50Keynote Session: “I Have A Dream Project”
Ant Backhouse
Scott Gilmour
12:50 - 13:30Lunch
Exhibition Area
13:30 - 14:25Keynote Session
Lester Flockton
Cases For and Against Intermediate and Middle Schools in New Zealand: manifestation and manipulation of purpose, perception and performance.
14:25 - 14:30Bronze sponsors
Equico- Jan Paterson : Equico Leasing Technology – Enable Your ICT Plan Learning Network
14:30 - 15:20Keynote Session
Joan Baker

Ban Busy!

15:20-15:50Afternoon tea
Exhibition Area
15:50-16:30Keynote Session
Martin Hawes
"Money Map"
16:30 - 16:40Furnware presentation
Sponsors presentation
16:30 - 23:45Free Evening for Queenstown dining

Thursday 21/08/2014
08:15 - 09:00Breakfast and AGM
Rydges restaurant 6th Floor
09:00-9:45Forward feedback session
Lester Flockton
John O'Neill
Forward feedback session
09.45- 10:35Keynote
Professor Richie Poulton
Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit
10:35- 11:00Morning tea break
Exhibition Area
11:00-11:50Keynote Session
Richard Newton
Modern Learning Environments - linking pedagogy and space
11:50- 12:20Keynote Session
Cam Calkoen
12:20 - 12:30Sponsor’s presentation
PROGRAMMED Property Services - Tony Jane
13:20- 14:20Sheena Cameron; Writing and Reading Jenny Ward: Mathematics in Year 7 and 8: What’s the Challenge?
14:20- 15:35TED talks from delegates
Session for 10-15 minute presentation from delegates
15:35- 16:00Afternoon Tea
Exhibition Area
16:00 - 16:50Keynote Session
Jeff Johnstone
Future focused learning and leadership
16:50 - 16:55Bronze Sponsors presentation
SKIDS: Chris Bartels: IHUB out of School Programme
17:45 - 22:00Conference Dinner at Walter Peak Station
Walking Bus will depart from Rydges Hotel at 5.30pm Boarding TSS Earnslaw at 5.45pm Departure at 6.00pm

Friday 22/08/2014
08:30 - 09:30Breakfast session
Rydges hotel 6th floor dining room
09:30 - 10:30Concluding in a wrap up and call to action for the association and the individual members
Lester Flockton
Distill, analyse, cogitate on and articulate the pathway forward for our organisation and the member school leaders
10:30 - 11:00Morning tea break
11:00 - 12:00Keynote closure
Chris Hipkins
MP for Rimutaka, Spokesperson for Education Spokesperson for Early Childhood Education
12:00 - 12:30Summary