Annual State Conference - 2017

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ETAQ

Annual State Conference

will be held on Saturday 19 August, 2017 at Lourdes Hill College. Keynote speakers are Larissa McLean- Davies, University of Melbourne,  and Markus Zusak

As we have record attendance registrations will open at 8am on Saturday morning. If you are driving allow yourself plenty of time to find a park and walk to the venue. There is no parking on the school grounds.

The Program is available here. 

Workshops 1J, 2N and 3D are fully booked; no more registrations will be accepted for these workshops. These wosrkshops have been removed from the online registration options and have been deleted from the updated registration form. 

A big thank you to all who registered early. A list of everyone who has registered as at 14 August is available  for you to  check I have your name and special dietary requirements (if applicable). Questions, comments, concerns etc? Email adminofficer@etaq.org.au asap. This list was updated on Sunday 13 August after registrations closed.  

A list of Life Members and others attending the dinner on Saturday evening and guests including Botsman awardees attending the Friday evening birthday celebrations is also available.

Unfortunately, Simon Kindt,  the presenter of Workshop 1H and 2I is now unavailable. Registrants who selected this workshop have been allocated to their second choice.

Registration fees

 

Membership category

Early Bird

After 14 July
Personal member 143 193
Corporate member - first registration 143 193
Corporate member - second registration 154 204
Retiree 66 116
Full time student 66 116
Presenter 44 94
Non-member 190 240

Pre-conference birthday celebration and 50th Anniversary Dinner

for further information on these events 

 

 

Venue: Lourdes Hill School
Starting: 8:00 AM
Saturday 19th August 2017
Ending: 5:00 PM
Sunday 20th August 2017
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

Annual State Conference - 2017

Upcoming Events

Grammar Day 2018

A half day grammar workshop will be presented by Garry Collins at the Springfield Campus of The University of Southern Queensland on Saturday 9th June, 2018. As the venue can accommodate 72, registration will close when we reach that number or Monday 4th June, 2018. If you wish to come, you are advised to register early. For all the d...

Category:   Workshop
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 9th June 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Venue Address:   www.usq.edu.au/springfield
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


AATE/ALEA CONFERENCE 2018

THE ART OF ENGLISH language  -  literature  -  literacy The AATE/ALEA English Literacy National Conference 2018 will be held in Perth from 8 July - 11 July 2018. Download the flyer here, or go to the website englishliteracyconference.com.au for all the latest information.   ...

Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 8th July 2018
Venue:   Perth


Grace Loyden & the new SATE

Grace Loyden will present a session on a aspects of the new SATE at Townsville Grammar School on Saturday 28th July 2018, starting at 9:00 am. Cost is $20 which is to be paid by the website. Download the flyer for all the details. ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 28th July 2018
Venue:   Townsville Grammar School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Townsville Breakfast Book Club

Grace Loyden is organising a series of Breakfast Book Clubs starting at 9:00 am on: Sunday 11 February - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Sunday 21 April - The White Earth by Andrew McGahan Sunday 5 August - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood Sunday 28 October - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 5th August 2018
  Repeating On specific dates
Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


State Conference 2018

State Conference in 2018 will address the theme Vision 2020: Seeing the future of English Teaching. Keynote speakers: Samuel Wagan Watson is an award-winning Indigenous poet and professional raconteur. Born in Brisbane in 1972, he is of Munanjali, Birri Gubba, German and Irish descent. Samuel's first collection of poems won the 19...

Category:   State Conference
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 18th August 2018
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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