We are pleased to invite you to the 2013 TEM Conference ‘Trends, Tradition and Technology’ to be held in in the picturesque city of Hobart, Tasmania at the Hotel Grand Chancellor from 15-18 September. This years theme seeks to explore how trends, tradition and technology are informing and changing the face of the world of tertiary education in the 21st century. The conference provides the opportunity for the exchange of ideas, the showcasing of innovation and the chance to explore developments across a number of areas such as the staff and student experience, people, facilities and infrastructure, internationalisation, policy and administration, environment and sustainability collaboration, community and access.
The focus will be on how in an ever changing environment tertiary institutions ride, exploit and set the trends, challenge, transform and build new tradition, interface the technology with people as well as integrate and innovate for positive and effective outcomes in the local and wider community. So, add the dates to your diary and make a date to visit Hobart and all it has to offer with a provocative mix of historic and contemporary art and culture, some of Tasmania’s best wineries, fine restaurants, bustling markets, festivals, entertainment and a vibrant night life - all within a few minutes of the conference venue. Hobart has all the facilities you would expect from a large city, whilst maintaining an individuality and friendliness often lost in larger destinations.
On behalf of the organising committee we look forward to seeing you in Hobart in 2013.
Joanne Austin, Convenor
Swinburne University of Technology
Paul Abela, ATEM
Dermot O’Sullivan, La Trobe University
Mark Hatwell, Monash University
Barry Russell, University of Tasmania
Jacqueline Perdriau, Monash University
Sam Todd, University of Tasmania
Lisa Riddell, University of Tasmania
Juan Smith, Flinders University
Daryl Cornish, Victoria University
Mandy Meehan, University of Melbourne
Nadia Ayliffe, University of Tasmania
Fiona Spurrell, Swinburne University of Technology