2017 Events

Events will be held throughout Australia for Design & Technology Week, please scroll down to your state for an event near you!

Don't forget to get your entries in - the National So You Think You Can Design competition closes Monday 23 October.





New South Wales



2017 IIATE Teachers Education Conference

Thursday 19 - Saturday 21 October at SMC Conference Centre, Sydney.





Next Steps STEM - Primary

Thursday 19 October at the Professional Learning Institute - South 


Next Steps STEM - Primary

Friday 20 October at the Professional Learning Institute - North 




VEX Robotics Intensive

9am-3pm, Saturday 14 October at CSU Wangaratta




Design and Engineering on the Move - The Present and Future of Automotive Industry

6pm-8pm, Tuesday 17 October at Northcote High School's Design Hub, proudly supported by the Society of Automotive Engineers and Ford.




Think, Sketch & Create – an Industrial Design Workshop

9.30am-3pm, Wednesday 18 October at Monash Art Design & Architecture




Child's Play - a Teacher PD for Inquiry-Based Learning

4.30pm-7pm, Wednesday 18 October at Discovery Science and Technology Centre Bendigo




Special Members' Evening

5.30pm-8pm, Wednesday 18 October at Monash Art Design & Architecture



Engineering Experience Day

9.30am-2.30pm, Thursday 19 October at Deakin CADET



Edith Head & Hollywood - Drape, Design & Deception

9.30am-3.30pm, Thursday 19 October at Bendigo Art Gallery



Full STEaM Ahead - Girls Designing an Inclusive Society

Monday 16 - Friday 20 October at Engineers Australia, proudly supported by Akorn Educational Services and Enable Development.



South West Maker Fest 

Friday 20 - Saturday 21 October at South West TAFE



Western Australia


Design: The Future of Work

Wednesday 18 October at Curtin University's Bentley Campus, hosted by the Learning Futures Network.

Another Wide-Eyed Wednesday seminar great for school administrators, Heads of Learning Area, teachers, parents, careers advisors and anyone in industry with a passion for the future and education. Three designers and heads of design deisciplines discuss the important role of design in the future of all work - Head of Discipline Interior Architecture at Curtin University Dr Lynn Churchill, Industrial Designer Dr Qassim Saad, and Textile and Fashion guru Dr Anne Farren.      


Interior Design Challenge

Friday 20 October hosted by Curtin University and the Learning Futures Network.

Year 11 and 12 students are invited to work with staff and students from the Interior Architecture program at Curtin University to 'Re-imagine, Re-design and Re-create the next generation of interior spaces'. Participating students could become eligible to apply for a SHAPE scholarship.