STEAM in FNQ 2018

Technology in the Tropics 2018

Technology in the Tropics is an annual QSITE FNQ event that connects and supports educators, institutions and their stakeholders so they may fully explore the opportunities Information Communication Technologies bring to Far North Queensland education and its classrooms every day.

Technology in the Tropics 2018

Following the popular, sell-out event of 2017; the Technology in the Tropics Conference returns for 2018! Labelled STEAM in FNQ,   QSITE (Far North Queensland Chapter), once again promises a not to be missed professional development opportunity for FNQ educators.

This pupil free day program will provide vital information on current STEAM focused activities in schools and provide stimulating workshops presented by a talented range of speakers. The new Digital Syllabus will again be highlighted. New technologies and methodologies displayed.




Monday, 22 October 2018 (Pupil Free Day)


Cairns Colonial Club Conference Centre


8:30am – 3:30pm

The conference will be of benefit to

  • Primary & Secondary Teachers
  • School Leaders
  • ICT Coordinators
  • Network Managers
  • Teacher-Librarians
  • Teacher support personnel
  • Pre-service Teachers

Why should teachers attend?

  • Share stories from the classroom and have the time to network with peers.
  • Discover solutions to curriculum and networking issues in education.
  • Be exposed to the latest thinking and ideas around Digital Technologies education.
  • Participate in hands-on sessions.

Conference Presentations and Workshops

Presentations and workshops from local and national presenters will cover a range of relevant topics including STEAM focused activities:

  • Digital Technologies Curriculum
  • Robotics
  • Coding
  • Drones
  • Makerspace
  • Entrepreneurship



A big thank you to our sponsors for their support of ICT and digital technologies education in Queensland.

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


        ReadCloud LogoKookaburra Educational Resources Logo

Bronze Sponsors

  Little Sun Logo       Harleys Logo Officeworks Logo  

    Cairns Colonial Club Conference Centre
    18-26 Cannon St
    Manunda, QLD 4870

  • WHEN

    22 October, 2018


    Boutique Tradeshow


    Member $120
    Non-member $150

Register for Technology in the Tropics