AETM Awards

Recent 2018 Award Winners

2018 Winner
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Rebecca Ottley

University of Otago


Outstanding Contribution - Innovation

2018 Winner
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Morris Ewings

University of South Australia


Outstanding Contribution - Communication & Collaboration

2018 Winner
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Terry Coe

AETM Veteran Member


Distinguished Service Award

2018 Winner
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Teneale Thomas

University of Sunshine Coast


Outstanding Contribution - Women in AV

2018 AETM Awards Ceremony

The 2018 annual AETM Awards Ceremony was held at the Adelaide Oval as part of the Gala Conference Dinner. Please find below photos and winners of the awards.

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.

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
  • Simulation
  • Live Event or Production

In addition, 3 nominees may be selected from the above that fit one of the following area of special interest:

  • Innovation
  • 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)

Scholarship Travel 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 aaudiovisual industry.

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:

  • Has/had at least 5 years AETM membership.
  • Demonstrated outstanding commitment to the AETM.
  • Made a substantial contribution to the objectives of the AETM.

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 aaudiovisual industry.

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:

  • 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 5 PM Friday 30th September 2018 (AEST)

Past winners

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Astride Loigom

Deakin University


Outstanding Contribution - Learning & Teaching / Women in AV

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Tim Mohr

Australian Film Television & Radio School


Outstanding Contribution - Innovation

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Kevin Sing

Curtain University


Outstanding Contribution - Learning & Teaching

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Derek Powell

Senior Consultant, AVDEC


Distinguished Service Award

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Hayden Leiper

University of Sunshine Coast


Scholarship Travel Award - UBTech Conference, USA

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Nathan Gardiner

University of Canterbury


Scholarship Travel Award - SCHOMS Conference, UK

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Dave Rigter

University of Wollongong


Scholarship Travel Award - SCHOMS, UK