Conference Presentation Submissions


Call for Proposals – 2019 AETM Conference

conferenceiconA major benefit of the AETM is the close-knit learning community within its membership. Members love to share their knowledge and experience with each other in a variety of ways. Presenting at the AETM annual conference is one way to contribute your knowledge and experience within this community.

Presenters must be available to attend this years AETM Conference. Concurrent sessions will take place anytime between 9.00am-5.00pm.




Monday, September 9th, 2019

Whether you’re a conference veteran or a first timer, please share your expertise by submitting a presentation proposal. Proposals can be from individuals, or you might prefer to find colleagues who’ll be co-presenters on a topic of shared interest.


  • How can we use students to support AV solutions
  • Educational technology design and training topics
  • Equipment rentals and campus events
  • Collaborative learning and teaching spaces
  • Emerging technologies
  • Managing staff
  • BYOD integration into classroom environments
  • Lecture/event live streaming
  • Mobile clicker support (not just hardware solutions)
  • Wireless projection
  • Learning space design
  • Practical ways to work with vendors
  • Digital signage
  • Professional Communication
  • Teaching learning technology
  • Sustainability/green initiatives
  • Inventory procedures/methods
  • What is going on in K-12 that universities should know about
  • Relating to faculty tech people
  • Desktop video conferencing, IP based video conferencing
  • Huddle rooms and huddle style classrooms
  • IT/AV convergence
  • Active learning classrooms-conception to completion
  • Video production
  • Large scale visual displays
  • Video/audio over IP networks
  • Distance learning
  • Flipped classrooms
  • Makers spaces
  • How to improve services with few resources
  • What skills does a new AV person need?
  • The future of 4K
  • Alternatives to Smartboards
  • How are faculty using technology

If your proposal is accepted, you will receive FREE conference registration.

Submissions will be reviewed by the AETM Programme Committee. Once a decisions is made, the lead presenter will be contacted via email.

You must register for the conference in its entirety. You will also need to submit your presentation materials, to be included in the online conference “Proceedings”, prior to the start of the conference.


AETM Scholarships

scholarshipTo encourage presentations and reward those presenters who showcase their work by presenting at the annual conference, the AETM is offering two scholarships, annually to members. These scholarships will financially support each winner up to the amount of $5,000 to attend a suitably approved conference of the recipient’s choice. Conferences include AETM, SCHOMS in the UK and CCUMC or UBTECH in the USA.

The judging committee will be looking for innovation, problem solving, excellence in execution plus unique and ground-breaking approaches to tough or complex problems.  Selection criteria include Innovation, Cleverness, Problem Solving and Benefit to the organisation in the areas of technical solutions, projects delivery, AV administration processes and AV strategic initiatives. Entries should include high quality images of the project and examples of the work done.

Previous scholarship winners include Dave Rigter from the University of Wollongong with his presentation Back to the Future – How UOW went from JEDs to SVSi in twelve months.

Dave said “The scholarship has been a highlight of my professional development in the past few years.  Meeting colleagues from SCHOMMs in the UK helped frame some of the challenges we face here in Australia.  I’ve also been invited to present at UBTech in Las Vegas this year.  None of this would have been possible without the AETM’s support.  I strongly encourage all members to apply for a scholarship.”

Other recipients of the scholarship include Hayden Leiper from the University of the Sunshine Coast on setting up audio for videoconferencing systems, and Nathan Gardiner from the University of Canterbury covering the amazing response to the severe earthquake that hit Christchurch.