National PEN Symposium
Date: Wed 18 May 206
Time: 8:30am to 4:15pm
Venue: (Rockford Hotel, 164 Hindley St (map)
Registration and networking over refreshments
Welcome and introduction to country and the symposium program
Guest speaker – Dr Adam Chapman, Director: Awards, OLT
PEN reports (each PEN has 6mins)
Guest speaker – The OLT repository project. Pru Mitchell Manager, ACER Information Services, will provide some background to the OLT repository project and would like to hear what PEN members would like to see in the project's recommendations to OLT.
Morning tea and networking
Guest speaker – Prof Jan Orrell. ‘Reflections on national initiatives to support quality and innovation in tertiary learning and teaching’
Where to from here? PART A - Now that announcements have been made about what comes after OLT closes, what is the future for State-and Territory-based networks?
Lunch and networking
Guest speaker – Dr Peter Denney, Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences, Griffith University. Peter is an OLT Citation and Early Career ATE recipient. He will expand on the sorts of things that held his Early Career application in good stead. That is, what - besides great teaching - contributed to his success. That will help PEN members think about how they can promote the Early Career category and recognise and support potential Early Career applicants.
Celebrating PEN successes: Detailed reporting on projects.
Afternoon tea and networking
Where to from here? PART B - PEN leaders panel. Reflections & Q&A.
1600-1615: Wrap up and close