Following on from last years highly successful inaugural round of Awards and Presentation Scholarship programs, the AETM is calling for nominations for 2018. These awards are intended to encourage, showcase and reward the outstanding work that is performed by members and also those who have served the organisation.
Outstanding Contribution Award
These awards are intended to encourage, showcase and reward the great work that is happening at member organisations. Categories include Learning and Teaching, Communication and Collaboration, Educational Media Production, Simulation and Live Event or Production. In addition, three nominees may be selected from these Categories that fit one of the following areas of special interest – Innovation, Young (aged 35 or younger) or new AV professional and Women in AV. The outstanding contribution may be in design, project, management, or support.
Previous winners include Astride Loigom from Deakin University and Kevin Sing from Curtin University who received awards for their work in Learning and Teaching, and Tim Mohr from the Australian Film Television and Radio School for Educational media production.
To be eligible the nominee must be listed on the membership directory of the AETM organisational portal.
The Awards for Outstanding Contribution recognise members of the AETM who have made an outstanding contribution within the last 12 months in one of the following categories of audiovisual/education technology:
- Learning and Teaching
- Communication and Collaboration
- Educational Media Production
- Live Event or Production
In addition, 3 nominees may be selected from the above that fit one of the following area of special interest:
- Young (aged 35 or younger) or new AV professional
- Women in AV
The outstanding contribution may be in design, project, management, or support.
Nominations close 5PM Friday 2nd November 2018 (AEST)
Distinguished Service Award
The AETM Distinguished Service Award is the most prestigious award available to the Association and recognises those individuals who have distinguished themselves through their long term commitment and excellence towards achieving the objectives of the AETM. This award is reserved for those whose contribution goes beyond the ordinary or even the excellent for an extended period of time, not just a few years.
The 2017 inaugural award for Outstanding Contribution was presented to Derek Powel. Derek was a long serving President of the AETM and is a highly respected contributor in the audio visual industry.
The Distinguished Service Award recognises a current or past member of the AETM who:
- Has/had at least 5 years AETM membership.
- Demonstrated outstanding commitment to the AETM.
- Made a substantial contribution to the objectives of the AETM.
Nominations close 5PM Friday 30th September 2018 (AEST)
The award winners will be announced and presented at the upcoming AETM annual conference at the end of the year.