The Tech Explorations STEM Education Summit is a one-of-a-kind event
where Educators from around the world come together
to share their best insights on the technologies, methodologies, and philosophies
they use to teach and inspire the next generation of amazing humans.

Our Speakers

Our Speakers are field experts, with a passion for their craft as Educators, Researchers, and Communicators. In this Summit, each Speaker unlocks their thinking, content creation and teaching methods. 

They explain how they deal with change in a world of increasing complexity and uncertainty, and how they use new education technologies and approaches so that their students can learn the right skills, with the right mindset.

Their goal: help the next generation of amazing humans not just succeed, but thrive.

Kurt Yang

Product Manager FlipRobot

Seven Vinton

STEM Specialist
Oberon High School

Jim Taylor

Emerging Technologies Architect

Silke Bethke

Head of Preschool
German International School Sydney

Celinda Corsini

Head Teacher, Teaching & Learning (Innovation & Future Directions)
NSW School of Languages

Dr Jorge de Sousa Pires

Associate Professor
Linneaus University / JSP InContext AB

Dr Ken Dovey

Retired University Professor

Meridith Ebbs

Primary Teacher, Technologist, STEM, CSER - The University of Adelaide, Project Officer.

Dr Peter Ellerton

PhD Lecturer in Critical Thinking

Prof John Fischetti

University of Newcastle

Stephen Hohm

Decatur Christian School

Jesse King

Team Leader of Digital Solutions at the Stronger Smarter Institute

Julie King

Project Lead, Digital Technologies in focus and Curriculum Specialist, Technologies

Marianne Malmstrom

Digital Design Teacher
Newlands Intermediate School

Brian McNally

Veteran teacher with 26 years of experience

Joseph Murdoch

Director / Chief Administrations Officer

Kieran Nolan

Educational Technologist
Wooranna Park Primary School

John Nyagah

Diploma of Education (Early Childhood)
German International School Sydney

Nicola O'Brien

Computing Education Specialist
Australian Computing Academy

Richard Park

Richland College

Gil Poznanski

Creative Technologist in the Makerspace
The Kosher Tony Stark

Matt Richards

Founder & Chief Consultant
Village Robot

Martin Richards

Content Manager at Education Services Australia (ESA)

Dr Karsten Schulz

Principal Engineer at
Digital Technologies Institute

Michael Scott

Semi-retired educator

Catherine Squire Blatti

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

Our Speakers are international leaders in STEM education practice, research and leadership. In this Summit, they reveal how they responded to the Pandemic of 2020, and how they are co-creating Education 3.0.

Attend this Summit to explore:

- Digital Technologies and responding to change.

- Co-constructing learning journeys.

- STEM at school and home.

- Maker-spaces.

- Artificial intelligence.

- Robotics.

- Virtual and augmented reality.

- Making remote learning a rewarding experience.

- Embedding critical thinking in the classroom.

- Smart cities that support life-long learning.

- Leadership in Education.

- STEM in the great outdoors.

- Transforming our world (starting with the classroom).

- Computing without coding.

- Learning from indigenous traditions and knowledge.

- Physical Education during lock-down.

- Teaching and Learning Innovation through big projects.

- "Education 3.0" and the future of education.

This Summit is supported by our generous sponsors

If you are looking for electronics hardware, high-quality educational content, and project ideas, look no further. Our sponsors are dedicated to helping educators be awesome.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend?

The Tech Explorations STEM Education Summit is perfect for:

- K-12 STEM teachers.

- K-12 Principals.

- Parents and guardians of students in K-12.

- Education policy makers at the local, state and federal government levels.

- Education researchers and practitioners from Academia.

Why should you attend?

The theme for this Summit is “education in a changing world”.

The COVID19 pandemic is a catalyst for widespread changes in almost every aspect of modern life: social trends, business practices and objectives, political conduct, international relations, and of course education, are undergoing rapid and forced change.

As Educators, we have a unique opportunity to instigate positive change in Education.

In this summit, our Speakers will present their latest thinking on the topic of education change in the context of STEAM. They present their learning, experiences and processes in a straight-forward, hands-on way so that attendees can apply the lessons learned in their classrooms and institutions.

Attend this STEM Education Summit and learn:

- How to deal with change at the classroom and institution level.

- How to take advantage of the latest technologies to benefit your students.

- How incorporate the latest education methodologies, technologies, and philosophies of practice.

What will you learn by attending this Summit?

Unlike physical conferences where you can end up sitting through content you just don't need, STEM Education Summit is delivered entirely online.

Come in and watch the specific talks you need to transform your teaching, or catch them all. It’s up to you!

What is the difference between a traditional conference and a virtual summit?

Attend this STEM Education Summit and learn:

- How to deal with change at the classroom and institution level.

- How to take advantage of the latest technologies to benefit your students.

- How incorporate the latest education methodologies, technologies, and philosophies of practice.

How much does it cost to attend?

The STEM Education Summit is FREE during the weekend of June 27 and 28, AEST for any registered attendee.

Watch any number of presentations, as many times as you want. Invite your colleagues and friends.

Who is organising this online Summit?

The company behind the STEM Education Summit 2020 is Tech Explorations, based in Sydney, Australia. Tech Explorations creates educational products for students and hobbyists of electronics as well as one-on-one training to STEM teachers and students.​

Since 2014, over 100,000 students from around the world have used our courses to learn how to use the Arduino, Raspberry Pi, ESP32, KiCad and other technologies in their projects.

Tech Explorations is also the producer of the Stemiverse Podcast, where amazing educators talk about the most important topics in STEM Education.

Dr Peter Dalmaris is the host of the STEM Education Summit 2020.

Peter is an Educator, a Maker and co-founder of Tech Explorations, based in Sydney, Australia.

He is the author of Maker Education Revolution, a book about how Making is changing the way we live and work.

Peter is the instructor of over 20 courses for Makers and STEM teachers and students. Over 100,000 people from around the world have taken these courses.

Peter delivered the 1st Maker Mind Meld Virtual Summit successfully in December 2019, in which 22 Presenters engaged almost 10,000 online attendees.