27 - 28 August, 2019
Singapore

CONFERENCE DAY ONE: TUESDAY | 27 AUGUST 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Coffee & Tea

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Dr Richard Bakken

Director, Instructional Support Services
Princeton University

9:00 am - 9:40 am Masterplan for North West Cambridge: Designing a Multi-Dimensional Academic and Urban Community

Gavin Heaphy - Construction Director, University of Cambridge
North West Cambridge’s first Phase of development is focused on the provision of sustainable, high quality accommodation and community infrastructure required for University Post-Doctorate Researchers who come to live and work in Cambridge. As the development progresses, more uses will be added with 100,000m2 of Commercial and Academic research space, 3,000 homes, 2,000 student accommodation units as well as a school, retail space and many hectares of open and themed amenity space.
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Gavin Heaphy

Construction Director
University of Cambridge

9:40 am - 10:30 am PANEL: Redesigning Learning Spaces to Enhance Learners’ Performance and Engagement

Nachamma Sockalingam - Assistant Director, Singapore University of Technology and Design
JoAn Radojkovich - Director of Junior School, Dulwich College
·     Transforming learning spaces with innovative design, layout, flexible furniture and smart technology
·     Integrating existing and new learning spaces to empower learning and drive learners’ engagement
·     Aligning learning spaces with pedagogy for impactful learners’ outcomes
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Nachamma Sockalingam

Assistant Director
Singapore University of Technology and Design

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JoAn Radojkovich

Director of Junior School
Dulwich College

10:30 am - 11:10 am Speed Networking & Morning Refreshment Break

11:10 am - 11:50 am Making the Case for Space: Achievements in Learning Space Technology Revitalization at Princeton University

Dr Richard Bakken - Director, Instructional Support Services, Princeton University
·         Redesigning furniture, lighting, acoustics and other features inside learning spaces
·         Structuring learning spaces with educational technologies and make learning spaces more user-friendly and visually appealing
·         Aligning new teaching strategy, process and technologies to deliver the learning experience

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Dr Richard Bakken

Director, Instructional Support Services
Princeton University

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Flexible Learning Spaces in Australia International School: How Infrastructure can Support Innovative Learning?

Jennifer Hill - Head of Teaching and Learning, Australia International School
·         Key elements to create flexible learning spaces: Innovative classroom design, layout, lighting, flexible furniture and
·         technology
·         Designing learning spaces that align with pedagogy to tailor learning and spaces to the needs of learners
·         Critiquing learning environments
·         Transforming existing spaces through innovative layout and design to meet the needs of STEAM
 
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Jennifer Hill

Head of Teaching and Learning
Australia International School

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Establishing Smart Campus to Facilitate Transformative Learning Experiences

·         Building a robust IT infrastructure to support smart campus development
·         Enabling hybrid learning models with the integration of physical campus spaces with new digital capabilities
·         Optimising students engagement and empowering interactions throughout learning, research and collaboration

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

Case Study Spotlight

K12

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Creating a Physical Space that Recognises Developmental Needs
Richard Henry - Head of School, GEMS World Academy
     Identifying young learners’ needs and working with designers on the optimal learning environment
     Connecting spaces, pedagogy and curriculum designs for the best learning outcomes
     The use of spaces to stimulate young learners’ capability in social, critical and creative thinking
 
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Richard Henry

Head of School
GEMS World Academy

K12

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Promoting Active Learning and Interactivity with Adaptable Spaces and Flexible Furniture
Laura Munaro - Head of Preschool, German European School Singapore
·         How spaces, technology and pedagogy need to align to meet evolving learning and teaching demands
·         Leveraging adaptable spaces and flexible furniture to drive active learning
·         Creating interactive pedagogies to optimise learning results
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Laura Munaro

Head of Preschool
German European School Singapore

K12

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

K12

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Creating a Vibrant Makerspace to Promote Collaboration and Creativity
Margaret Alvarez - Head Of School, ISS International School Singapore
  •  Reaping the full benefits of Makerspace in schools
  •  Repurposing existing learning spaces to encourage the adoption of different learning processes
  • Improving collaborative learning and creativity through hands-on practice, feedback and exchanges

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Margaret Alvarez

Head Of School
ISS International School Singapore

K12

4:30 pm - 5:10 pm The Use of Gamification in Developing Interactive Curriculum
·         Designing gamified curriculums in accordance with targeted learning outcomes
·         Upgrading learning spaces to optimise the results of gamification in learning
·         Measuring the impact of gamification on learners’ performance and engagement 

HIGHER EDUCATION

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Applying Blended Learning to Transform Student Engagement and Experience
Dr. Yong Lim Foo - Associate Professor (Applied Learning), Singapore Institute of Technology
     The use of blended learning spaces to enhance the value of courses and to nurture workforce-ready students
     Reviewing technology needed and pedagogical considerations in instructional design
     Enhancing student engagement and learning experiences through an integrated instructional approach
            
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Dr. Yong Lim Foo

Associate Professor (Applied Learning)
Singapore Institute of Technology

HIGHER EDUCATION

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Enabling Personalised Learning through a Student-Centered Environment
·         Reviewing key changes in pedagogy, learning pathways and flexible learning environments for the successful adoption of student-centred learning
·         Incorporating technologies and systems that individualises instruction based on students needs
·         Monitoring results and conducting performance assessment against desired student learning outcomes

HIGHER EDUCATION

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

HIGHER EDUCATION

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Designing an Engaging, Experiential and Collaborative Learning Space for Your Connected Students
Bob Fox - Academic Lead Curriculum, The University of New South Wales (UNSW)
·         The challenges of creating active and engaging learning experience for your always-on student
·         Harnessing digital technologies and tools as a central part of your pedagogy
·         Evolving from teacher-led instruction to student-centric collaboration
 
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Bob Fox

Academic Lead Curriculum
The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

HIGHER EDUCATION

4:30 pm - 5:10 pm The Use of AR and VR to Drive Exploration-Based Learning and Collaboration
  • Harnessing the benefits of immersive technologies in improving learning engagement and outcomes
  •  The importance of aligning technology, pedagogy and content to drive successful implementation and uptake
  • Creating a conducive AR and VR learning environment

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Out of the Box: What Schools Can Learn from Corporate Spaces

·         Exploring the innovative blend of office building and tech campus
·         Effective space planning and design to encourage brainstorming and collaboration sessions
·         Leveraging open spaces to stimulate creativity and the exploration of new ideas 

5:40 pm - 5:50 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Day One