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SPEVI Conference

12 - 15 Jan 2015 New Date Reminder
Melbourne Conference & Training Centre, Melbourne, Australia
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The SPEVI Conference, organized by the All Occasions Group will take place from 12th January to the 15th January 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. The conference will cover areas like To act as the professional body in matters pertaining to the education of people with a vision impairment within the South Pacific region, To stimulate research and encourage the raising of educational standards and more.


Timings

07:30 AM - 06:30 PM (Jan 12) (General)
08:15 AM - 11:45 PM (Jan 13) (General)
07:30 AM - 05:30 PM ( Jan 14) (General)
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM ( Jan 15) (General)
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Paid Ticket Starts from 190 USD View Details

Estimated Turnout

100 - 500
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Based on previous editions

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Conference
Medical & Pharma

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Jan 2015


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Schedule & Agenda

Mon, 12 Jan 07:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Registration (Pre-function area)
Mon, 12 Jan 08:30 AM - 08:45 AM
Conference Housekeeping
Mon, 12 Jan 08:45 AM - 09:15 AM
Official Opening
Mon, 12 Jan 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Presentation - Polishing the Crystal Ball: Preparing Children and Youth with Visual Impairments for Life beyond the Classroom, Dr Karen Wollfe
Mon, 12 Jan 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Tea, sponsored by Guide Dogs Victoria (Pre-function area)
Mon, 12 Jan 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
How Learners acquire Literacy Through Braille Using the Learning and Change Process Alison Prskawetz, BLENNZ
Mon, 12 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tactile Graphics: Why, How and Who? Trish Bishop, BLENNZ Palmerston and Ruth Weddie, BLENNZ Immersion
Mon, 12 Jan 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sensory Learning NZ Karen Laing, BLENNZ
Mon, 12 Jan 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Lunch
Mon, 12 Jan 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
60 Building Blocks for Children with a Vision Impairment Rebecca Ash and Lucy Farran, Can Do 4 Kids
Mon, 12 Jan 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
75 Development of drawing in congenitally blind children and students. Case studies from Poland. Boguslaw Marek and Magdalena Szubielska, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, and Ewa Niesto
Mon, 12 Jan 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
14 Together towards tomorrow: families and professionals - a vision for success Barbara Farouk and Vilisi Salafabisi, Fiji Society for the Blind
Mon, 12 Jan 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Afternoon Tea (Pre Function Area) & Poster session
Mon, 12 Jan 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
101 Building Success in Literacy by Working together with Parents and Whu0101nau Brownwyn Harte- Field, BLENNZ
Mon, 12 Jan 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
100 Surviving secondary school as a blind student Alexandra Douros, Statewide Vision Resource Centre
Mon, 12 Jan 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
87 The critical factors: Insights from an interview with a successful person with vision impairments Emily White, Statewide Vision Resource Centre
Mon, 12 Jan 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
SPEVI Joint Committee of Management and Councillor Meeting
Mon, 12 Jan 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Welcome Reception (Pre-function area)
Tue, 13 Jan 08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Registration
Tue, 13 Jan 09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Conference Housekeeping
Tue, 13 Jan 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Presentation - The Hopes and Challenges of a Bionic Eye: Implications for Education and Learning, Lauren Ayton
Tue, 13 Jan 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Tea (Pre Function Area)
Tue, 13 Jan 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
98 Workshop Auditory adaptations in the science-learning environment: towards independent learning Raymond Harvey, Scientrific Pty Ltd and Cary Supalo, Ph.D
Tue, 13 Jan 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
54 The Family's Experience - For The Educator and Professional Gina Schmidt
Tue, 13 Jan 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Lunch (Pre Function Area)
Tue, 13 Jan 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
SPEVI Special General Meeting
Tue, 13 Jan 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
15 BLENNZ Online Communities Karen Gilligan, BLENNZ
Tue, 13 Jan 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
32 Developing effective collaborative practice between O&M specialists, visiting teachers, parents, and schools Bronwen Scott, Independent Options for Mobility
Tue, 13 Jan 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
52 Through the eyes of children Ngaria Stephenson, Swanson School
Tue, 13 Jan 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Afternoon Tea ( Pre Function Area) & Poster session
Tue, 13 Jan 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
78 ALL BRAINS BUT NO BRAWN- Creating a strong model for student support group meetings Simon MacDonald-Kerr, Guide Dogs Victoria
Tue, 13 Jan 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
46 Together towards tomorrow: Sensory prosthetic devices Paul Pagliano, James Cook University
Tue, 13 Jan 07:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Conference Dinner - Victorian Arts Centre
Wed, 14 Jan 07:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Registration
Wed, 14 Jan 09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
Conference Housekeeping
Wed, 14 Jan 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
51 Sonokids Ballyland educational technology - new developments Phia Damsma, Sonokids Australia
Wed, 14 Jan 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
72 A simple calculator for distance and near logMAR visual acuity Alan Johnston, East Melbourne Optometry & Low Vision Centre
Wed, 14 Jan 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
67 A comparison of the handwriting ability of secondary students with vision impairment to fully-sighted students Talitha Harris-Brown, Occupational Therapy Honours student, VisAbility Inc. & Edith Co
Wed, 14 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Morning Tea (Pre Function Area)
Wed, 14 Jan 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Keynote Presentation - Shiralee Poed
Wed, 14 Jan 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Lunch (Pre Function Area) +
Wed, 14 Jan 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
49 Workshop Better Start - A team approach to achieve best outcomes for families: A panel discussion including Parents, Visiting Teacher: Victorian Department o f Education and Early Childhood, Vision
Wed, 14 Jan 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Social-based learning approaches for literacy development for students with vision impairments Emily White, Statewide Vision Resource Centre
Wed, 14 Jan 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Afternoon Tea
Wed, 14 Jan 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
58 - 2 hour workshop Development of SPEVI Professional Standards for Vision Support Teachers Frances Gentle, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children; Paul Pagliano, James Cook University; Trudy Sm
Wed, 14 Jan 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Teacher's Aides in Inclusive Classrooms : Working Together - Professional Learning for Resource Teachers : Vision and Teacher's Aides Elaine Gilmour and Jenny McFadden, BLENNZ
Thu, 15 Jan 07:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration
Thu, 15 Jan 09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Conference Housekeeping
Thu, 15 Jan 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Presentation (Susan Le Venture)
Thu, 15 Jan 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Tea
Thu, 15 Jan 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
37 Workshop Is ePub the way of the future for those who have a Print Disability? Phillipa Enright, Education Queensland
Thu, 15 Jan 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
105 Sharing power, safety, and dignity of risk: A community model of O&M Lil Deverell, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne
Thu, 15 Jan 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Lunch (Pre Function Area)
Thu, 15 Jan 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
63 The 3 factors of the accessibility equation: accessible information + technology + skills Michelle Knight and Brian Conway, RIDBC VisionEd Resource Team
Thu, 15 Jan 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
110 Video Conferencing: together towards tomorrow Susannah Kinny, Vision Australia
Thu, 15 Jan 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hot table discussions
Thu, 15 Jan 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Afternoon Tea
Thu, 15 Jan 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Closing session - Paul Pagliano and Official Conference Closing

Visitor Ticket Price

Student, Beneficiary or Parent
490 USDEarlybird Registration
590 USDFull Registration
Student, Beneficiary or Parent Day Regis
190 USDEarlybird Registration
290 USDFull Registration
Day Registration
280 USDEarlybird Registration
380 USDFull Registration
Pacific Islander Registration
600 USDEarlybird Registration
600 USDFull Registration
SPEVI Non Member
740 USDEarlybird Registration
840 USDFull Registration
SPEVI Member
690 USDEarlybird Registration
790 USDFull Registration
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