Term 4 Tech Talks

Parents, students, careers advisors and teachers are invited to join this series of webinars designed to shine a light on careers in the tech industry. Established and emerging tech leaders talk about their journeys and provide insights into study and career pathways into the tech industry. (All times are in AEST - Qld time)

Dr Amanda White     Week 1     Watch the Recorded Video
Ashleigh Ward     Week 2     Recording coming soon!
Phillip Jenkinson     27/10/2021     3:30 pm to 4:15 pm AEST 
Wil Shrapnel     3/11/2021     3:30 pm to 4:15 pm AEST 

If you were unable to join a session, please come back to this page to view the recording at a later date. There are 37 more 'Tech Talk' style videos below.


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Bundaberg Educator to Industry Breakfast

Secondary School ICT teachers, VET coordinators and Careers Advisors are invited to attend this unique half-day event, designed to connect our schools with hand-picked local technology and business leaders

Attendees will develop new industry contacts and an insight into the technologies used across the Bundaberg region.

8:00am: Panel Discussion:
Tech Study and Career Pathways
8:40am: Tech and Innovation at CQUniversity
9:00am: Breakfast and Networking:
Connecting Educators to ICT Industry and Business Leaders
9:45am: Experiential Learning at CQU: Virtual Reality and Makerspace
10:50am: Call to Action
Friday 5 November 2021
7:50 am to 11:00 am
Building 3 (G.24)
CQUniversity Branyan

Careers Resources and On Demand Presentations


Access all Virtual BiG Day In Webinars

On Demand!

The BiG Day In Brisbane 2021 - Full Schedule of presenters

Presenter  Organisation Title
BHP Graduates              BHP                   Our Journeys                  
Greg Booker Futurist, Ex-RACQ The Future of Technology
Rhys Jones Technology One Role at Technology One
Georgina Siggins Microsoft Problem-solving with Technology
Connie McIntosh Ericsson  Why Cyber Security?
Tim Kitchen Abobe Turning Your Passion into a Career
Captain Amy Power ADFR Insights into a Career in the Defence Force
Will Shrapnel Helimods Tech, Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing

Virtual BiG Day In Library

Presenter Organisation Title (Hover for Description)
Dr Tim Kitchen  Adobe Skills to Thrive in the Future
Dr Tim Kitchen  Adobe Turn Your Passion into a Job
Krista Jordan  AFTRS a2 + b2 = Oscar!
Curtis Black  Animal Logic Technology in Movie Making
Anntonette Dailey  Australian Space Agency Future Opportunities to Work in Space
Remus Ang and others Avanade Understanding Change
Patrick and others Bankwest Tech: A Place for Everyone
Mike Gardiner  Buzzy Games Collaboration & Creativity: Future Work Skills
Krishan Maheson  City of Darwin Raps to Apps
Jack Cameron  Clickstarter That Guy That Didn't Fit in … 
Major Benjamin Harrington  Defence Force Recruiting Opportunities in STEM
Sergeant Aaron Robertson   Defence Force Recruiting Defence Careers in STEM
Emma Jones  GHD Digital All the Job Titles I've had that I Never Knew Existed
Geoff Quattromani  Johnson & Johnson One Life
Emily & Sharny Kinetic IT Create Your Own Journey
Dan Bowen  Microsoft Machines, AI & Future Skills: Future Trends and Tech Intensity
Calvin Davidson  Microsoft Winding Roads to Tech: Balancing the Arts and Sciences
Greg Booker  RACQ The Power & Implications of Exponential Change
Scott Reid  RIoT Solutions My Journey
Kerryn O'Bryan  Rural City of Wangaratta Making a Difference to People in Local Government
Dennis Prior  Services Australia The Big World of Cyber Security
Genevieve Ash  Technology One The Fun & Creative Side of Working For A Tech Firm
Genevieve Ash  Techonology One What do I even do here? (at Technology One)
Dan Martinez  The FUSE Cup Esports in Education - More Than Just Gaming
Shazin Sohani  Westpac Cyber Security - Career Pathway
Richard White  WiseTech Global Advancing Your Potential
Heinrich Viljoen  Youi Insurance Cyber Security: Why is it a Thing?


Careers Resources for
Teachers, Students, Parents and Careers Advisors
Resource  Description
Interactive Careers Wheel      Click on the links to hear a career story and look at pathways               
ICT Careers Poster Download your own digital or print version of the careers wheel poster
ICT Careers Map Download the careers map documents
ICT Careers Course John Price presents the IT Masters four part webinar series
CSIRO Digital Careers Match your personality strengths to potential careers in digital technologies
Request Hard Copies Request posters or brochures through the ACSF web form 
The BiG Day In Australia-wide ICT Careers Events for secondary students

ICT Educators

ACS’ ICT Educators Virtual Development Series

Library includes:

  • Video content from ICT GISP webinars
  • Teaching The Digital Technologies Curriculum (Primary and Secondary)
  • Creating A Digital Technologies Scope And Sequence
  • ICT and Education Professionals (ICT from a professional perspective)
  • ACS ICT Educators Program (Program participant success stories)
  • Prof. Mitchel Resnick (MIT, Scratch - successful environments for today’s learners)
Click to access video library Click to access video library


On-Demand Training Videos from Qld TAFE's DIGITREK21.

UX - https://youtu.be/jPnS1ZOizXA
Cyber Security with Securemation - https://youtu.be/rvHjFsnRr-c
Data Science with SCU - https://youtu.be/F3TK4BNUzxQ
Programming Essentials with SCU - https://youtu.be/HxZ2HQPzC9Y
Photoshop with Ben Kirwan - https://youtu.be/358I8T3mn-E
Cross Platform App Development with SCU - https://youtu.be/jObZEOfISp0
IT Panel Discussion - https://youtu.be/wKPZCYTvOeI 
What is Mixed Reality with Paul Kouppas of Unity 3D - https://youtu.be/eulgEad_RaY
Cyber Security with SCU - https://youtu.be/twMhnnzLnOM 
Digital artists discussion panel at HOTA - https://youtu.be/-L4QgWnMK6E
Zenva Academy AI and Unity workshop - https://youtu.be/gH8K8mF8dLk
Unity XR part 1 - https://youtu.be/v_T6vwKMHGM
Unity XR part 2 - https://youtu.be/Wkkf-m43CLE