Please see Abstracts for details on each session

Friday                  

TimeActivityPresenter
19:00 - 21:00Opening Reception: Informal Meet and Greet. Bronze Pour (https://www.instagram.com/p/BiVxGD4joq-/?taken-by=thelearningconnexion).

Saturday

TimeActivityPresenter
9:30 - 9:45Registration
9:45 - 10:00WelcomeJonathan Milne, Alice Wilson Milne, Fran Rosamond
Morning Session Chair: Brett Stephenson
10:00 - 10:50Keynote TalkTim Bell
10:50 - 11:30Bebras Meets CS Unplugged! Margot Phillipps
11:30 - 11:45Coffee Break
11:45 - 12:45Human Pictogram CS-Unplugged Yoshiaki Nakano
12:45 - 14:00Lunch
Afternoon Session Chair: Matt Skoss
14:00 - 14:55Introducing Computational Thinking in Schools in India: Who said it would be easy!Vipul Shah
15:00 - 15:55Universal (Un)plugged Adapters: Re-imagining CS Unplugged for Highschool and BeyondSarah Carruthers, Andrew MacLean
15:55 - 16:10Coffee Break
16:10 - 16:45CS Unplugged Activity Development, starting with Graph 3-Coloring on the Invisible GraphMike Fellows and Fran Rosamond
16:50 - 18:30Bubbles Workshop Jonathan Milne
18:30Conference Dinner

Sunday

TimeActivityPresenter
Morning Session Chair: Sarah Carruthers
9:45 - 10:30Creating a Competency Continuum: Assessing Mathematical Literacy in Secondary EducationAndrew MacLean
10:30 - 11:15Panel DiscussionTim Bell, Matt Skoss, Andrew MacLean, Yoshiaki Nakano
11:15 - 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30Music and Computational ThinkingJudith Bell
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
Afternoon Session Chair: Ljiljiana Brankovic
13:30 - 14:10Keynote TalkMike Fellows
14:15 - 15:10Playfulness and CuriosityMatt Skoss
15:10 - 15:25Coffee Break
15:25 - 16:20Creative Lessons with Dragon CardsShane Dye and Nicola Petty
16:25 - 17:00Every?Eleni Charalampous

Monday

TimeActivityPresenter
Morning Session Chair: Catherine McCartin
10:00 - 10:30Jumping KangaroosBrett Stephenson
10:35 - 11:30Data and Algorithms in creative projectsIan Clothier
11:30 - 11:45Coffee Break
11:45 - 12:35Put the Art in STEM to make STEAM: Meet the Artists
12:40-13:45Lunch and Wrap-up

Wednesday July 25, 2018. Parameterized Complexity Research Workshop: FPT and Practical Computing. Victoria University of Wellington. Organizers Frances Rosamond and Catherine McCartin. Register directly with Catherine McCartin c.m.mccartin@massey.ac.nz