BiG Day In Brisbane and BiG Day In Sunshine Coast recordings will be available on this page in June

See below for over 30 tech careers videos!

The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. Register your class and come along to the only tech industry careers day for secondary students, delivered through partnership with the ACS Foundation.

Jobs in the Metaverse Careers Event - SOLD OUT

Students and parents interested in learning about careers in technology are invited to this free careers evening. Join us as two Gold Coast success stories, Austech Connect and Lloyds Auctions, unpack the career pathways awaiting students in the expanding Metaverse. Learn about current and future roles that require skilled workers who can use and create with technologies such as Blockchain, Augmented and Virtual Realities, creative digital design, digital games, Cyber Security and software development. After dinner, try out a variety of Metaverse technologies and talk with industry and tech experts
  Thursday 26 May, 2022
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Catering provided
  TAFE Coomera Creative
198 Foxwell Road,
Coomera Queensland 4209

Educator to Industry Breakfast | Cairns | Wednesday 8 June 

Secondary School ICT teachers, VET coordinators and Careers Advisors are invited to attend this unique half-day event, designed to connect our Advanced Manufacturing and ICT Gateway to Industry schools with hand-picked local manufacturing, technology and business leaders. By engaging Industry leaders to provide expert knowledge, schools can ensure that the concepts and skills being learned are relevant, accurate and transferable to careers in the Advanced Manufacturing and ICT sectors. Attendees will develop new industry contacts and an insight into the technologies used across the Cairns region.

Careers Resources and On Demand Presentations


2021 Tech Talks
Parents, students, careers advisors and teachers are invited to view this series of webinars designed to shine a light on careers in the tech industry.    Dr Amanda White
Ashleigh Ward
Pip Jenkinson
Will Shrapnel
Freelance Robotics
Insane Technologies | Cyber Security
Baidam Solutions | Cyber Security
Helimods | Technology in Advanced Manufacturing

There are 37 more 'Tech Talk' style videos below.



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


Resource  Description   User Experience Cyber Security with Securemation Data Science with SCU Programming Essentials with SCU Photoshop with Ben Kirwan Cross Platform App Development with SCU IT Panel Discussion What is Mixed Reality with Paul Kouppas of Unity 3D Cyber Security with SCU Digital artists discussion panel at HOTA Zenva Academy AI and Unity workshop Unity XR Part 1 Unity XR Part 2