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PROGRAMME

CITRENZ 2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Monday 2nd October 2017                                      Sponsor: Jade Software

8.00

12.00

Venue: East Pier Hotel, Napier 

Registration

9.00

9.30

Venue: Ocean Suite

Welcome: Mark Oldershaw, Deputy CEO, EIT.

Opening

Stuart Nash, House of Representatives

Labour Party

Chair: David Skelton, EIT

9.30

10.30

Industry Keynote Addresses

Rob Brady & Romulo Nunes

Fingermark Global (Computer Vision)

Paul Collits

Economic development strategist, Civic Entrepreneur, Ideas Gardener

 Napier City & Central Hawke's Bay District Councils

Chair:  Rebekah Dinwoodie, EIT

10.30

11.00

Morning tea

Poster presentations

11.00

11.30

12.00

12.30

Venue: Ocean Suite

Paper Session 1a
Industry Connection

Mind the Gap: IT skills shortage - could cadets make the jump?

Sarah Snell & Catherine Snell-Siddle

Industry Blended Cyber Education.

Graeme Legg

A Framework for implementing industry focused ICT education.

Alaa Aljanaby, Md Athar Imtiaz & Chris Mitchell

Chair:  Graeme Legg,

Venue: Breakwater

Paper Session 1b
E-Learning

The development of self-directed learning - Collaborative Online Simulation
Jonathan Sibley, Pii-Tuulia Nikula & Rebekah Dinwoodie

Using Python to create formative assessment questions for Moodle
Simon Burt

Moodle: An analysis of its utilisation, benefits, problems and IT support.
Diosdada Cabiling, Rakesh Kumar, Kar Wen Choe & Michael Watts

Chair:  Simon Burt,

12.30

1.30

Lunch

Poster Presentations

1.30

2.30

Venue:  Ocean Suite

Plenary Session

“Future Learning Environments for Technical Subjects”

Istvan Lengyel, EIT

Eddie Correia , ARA

William Hannon, EIT

Chair:  Alison Clear, EIT

2.30

3.00

Afternoon Tea

Poster presentations

3.00

6.00

Venue:  Port Room

Workshop

“An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi 3, SenseHat and Python Programming Language”

Istvan Lengyel - EIT

Venue: Breakwater


Panel Session 1

Moderation, Consistency, and ITP Degree Accreditation

Following a 5 minute update on Degree Accreditation, Moderation, and Consistency, the panel will take questions on any of these topics

Lesley Smith - OP

Mary Proctor - NMIT

David Skelton - EIT

Paul Matthews, CEO, ITPNZ

Jo Blakely, EIT

Nathan Rountree, Otago Polytech

Chair: Emre Erturk, EIT

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4:30pm: Academic ITPNZ Meeting

(Heads of School only required)

6.00

7.00

Venue:  Ocean Suite

Art Deco Talk, then Walking Tour

Michael Fowler, Art Deco Historian

Free Evening


CITRENZ 2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Tuesday 3rd October 2017                                 https://www.jadeworld.com/

7.30

9.00

Venue: East Pier Hotel Restaurant

Head of School Breakfast

9.00

9.30

Venue: Ocean Suite

“A Technology Journey: Industry and Skills”

Wray Wilson

Manager, NZ Technology Group Ltd
(CEO, Need a Nerd)

Chair:  Emre Erturk

9.30

10.30

Venue:  Ocean Suite

Keynote Address

“Tomorrow’s Tertiary Student - Agile, Digitally Fluent, Expecting More”

David Parsons

The Mindlab by Unitec

Chair:  Kathryn MacCallum, EIT

10.30

11.00

Venue: Restaurant

Coffee Break

Poster Presentations

11.00

11.30

12.00

1.00

Venue: Ocean Suite

Software Development

Pair programming as a teaching tool.
Premalatha Sampath

In search of a strategy for Security in the Cloud.
Eduardo Correia & Bernard Otinpong

Reducing the Gap between OOP Design & Development.
Minjie Hu & Aaron Steele

Chair:  Eduardo Correia, ARA

Venue: Breakwater

Media & Education

Intelligently derived features that influence students’ perceptions on e-textbooks.
Neda Abdelhamid, Dios Cabiling, Michael Watts and Kar Wen Choe


Towards a model for Adoption of APODs in Large Lectures.

Trevor Nesbit, Billy O'Steen; Tim Bell

How a Video Production Impacts Student Engagement.

Neil Benson & Craig Nicoll

Student Impressions of Laptops for Information Technology Students.

Michael Watts, Diosdado Cabiling and Kar Wen Choe

Chair:  Trevor Nesbit

1.00

2.00

Lunch

Poster Presentations

2.00

3.00

Venue: Ocean Suite

Panel session 2

“Shadow IT Education”

How do our students learn informally?

David Skelton – EIT

Aaron Steele, UCOL

Chair:  Mary Proctor, NMIT

Venue: Port Room

Workshop

The silent D in IT: Creating inclusive technologies for a global audience

Anna Harrison – Ephox

David Wood – Ephox

3.00

3.30

Venue:

Afternoon Tea

Poster presentations

3.30

5.30

pm

Venue: Ocean Suite

Industry Panel (3:30- 5pm)

Trends and Innovation: The changing face of tech.

What are the big trends, changes, and innovations in IT?  And what do they mean for your programmes?

The panel will give a 5-minute update on each of digital tech changes in schools, future trends in industry, and future trends in IT Services, Cloud, Health, Connectivity, and AI & Machine Learning, before opening up for audience questions on anything.

  • Paul Matthews, CEO, IT Professionals NZ (Panel Chair)
  • John Ascroft, CIO, Jade Corporation
  • Leisa Epplett, Client Manager, Spark
  • Ernie Newman, Consultant
  • Hamish White, CEO, NOW
  • Bevan Trotman, Solution Specialist, Spark Digital

Venue: Port Room

“The silent D in IT”

Workshop (cont)

7.00

late

Venue: East Pier Hotel, Ocean Suite

Conference Dinner

Theme: “Art Deco”

CITRENZ 2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Wednesday 4th October 2017

9.00

9.30

10.00

10.30

Venue: Ocean Suite

Society and Education

Community Development Models Underpinning Community Collaborations in IT Education.
Hamish Smith, Samuel Mann, Chris McCarthy, Lesley Smith et al.

Social Media as a coping tool for nostalgia: the case of International students.
Samuel Ekundayo, Adesayo Adelowo

Conceptions of Teamwork and Feedback among International Students.

Dobrila Lopez, Michael Lopez, Emre Erturk and Jonathan Sibley

Chair:  Lesley Smith

Venue: Breakwater

Emerging Technologies

Towards Effective Writing Partnerships Between Humans & AI.
David Wood, Anna Harrison and Ben Kolera

Reflections on the use of Agile practices and associated tools in university settings for an Android project.
Kevin Michael, Rohullah Mohammadi, Nick Alessi, Sherlock A. Licorish et al.

 Exploring Augmented Reality in Education Viewed Through the Affordance Lens.

 Kathryn MacCallum,  John Jamieson

Chair:  Robyn Pascoe

10.30

11.00

Coffee Break

Poster Presentations

11.00

11.30

12.00

12.30

Venue: Ocean Suite

Society and Education cont..

The Efficacy of Staircasing IT Programmes for the Benefit of Our Community.
Simon Dixon, Steve Cosgrove,
Sue Chard et al.

He Kākano: a story of growth.
Samuel Mann, Lesley Smith, Dean Huakau and Rickie Kewene

Chair:  Lesley Smith

Venue: Breakwater

Emerging Technologies cont..

Internet of Things: Survey, Observations and Future Trends.
Campbell Rehu and Firas Al-Ali

Implementing a Blockchain using Azure.

Ian Purdon

Chair:  Robyn Pascoe

12.30

1.30

Lunch

Poster Presentations

1.30

2.30

Venue: Ocean Suite

Closing Address & Awards

Chair: David Skelton

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