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Call for Proposals

Call for proposals for presentations, workshops, and poster/displays at the 2019 TENZ Conference
Research Presentations

45 minutes

These presentations should discuss technology education research, case studies, and projects. We welcome creative, innovative presentation approaches, veering away from traditional ‘lecture-style’ paper presentations. All research papers will be peer-reviewed and published in the online proceedings.

Proposal due: 17 February - Notification: 17 March
Full Paper due: 5 May – Notification: 7 July

Virtual Research Presentation

12 minutes

These presentations should discuss technology education research, case studies, and projects. Structured in a ‘virtual world’ these presentation approaches will include a written paper and an IT looped presentation to run in breakout areas. The papers will be peer reviewed and published in the online proceedings, and the IT presentation will be shown at the conference. Conference attendance is NOT required, however a reduced registration fee still applies.

Proposal due: 17 February - Notification: 17 March

Full Paper due: 5 May – Notification: 7 July

Exemplary Practice Workshop

45 minutes

Practice workshops should be interactive and welcoming to participants with varying levels of technology teaching or research experience. One aspect of technology where a skill may be demonstrated or a ‘like-minded’ discussion can be held. The skill aspect must carefully adhere to the allotted timeframe (including all required set-up and/or take-down), as sessions will be back-to-back. Please clearly indicate the specific activities that will take place.

Proposal due: 28 July - Notification: 11 August

Interactive Workshop

2 hours + 15 minute break-down

Skills workshops should be welcoming to participants with varying skill levels. An opportunity to ‘dig deeper’, exploring a new skill set that can be taken away to enrich classroom experiences. Please clearly indicate the specific activities that will take place.

Proposal due: 28 July - Notification: 11 August

Student Poster/Display

Paper poster or display, unmanned

A display style presentation of student work. This is an opportunity for students’ work to shine and provide food-for-thought. Please clearly indicate the presentation needs for your showcase. These will be on display for the duration of the conference, in the break out spaces, to be removed on the Thursday afternoon when conference closes.

Proposal due: 28 July - Notification: 11 August

Information for Presenters

Detailed information for presenters.
Please read this before submitting your proposal.

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Conference Information

See map for location of venue, accommodation, shopping, food & drink and the Albany bus terminal.

More details in the tabs below.

Albany Senior High School

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Accommodation

Ramada Suites Albany

http://www.ramadaalbany.co.nz

Newly opened in April 2017, Ramada Suites Albany offer stylish accommodation neighbouring some of Auckland’s key attractions including Westfield Albany, QBE North Harbour Stadium and Massey University. It offers a mix of studio, one and two-bedroom short stay apartments as well as residential apartments and car parking. All rooms are self contained and feature cooking and laundry facilities. An on-site cafe, The Coffee Club, gym and other restaurants and retail stores are conveniently located.

  • 254 Cornerstone Drive, Albany, Auckland
  • Tel  (+64) 09 974 4568
  • Rooms from $172
  • Free Wifi
TENZ Member Discount

TENZ has organised a 20% discount for TENZ members staying at Ramada during the 2019 Conference.

For details on how to take advantage of these rates, log into your TENZ account.

Distance from venue (not in rush hour)

Walk - 27 min
Drive - 6 min
Bus - 23 min

Uber cost - $6.50

Quest Albany

https://www.questapartments.co.nz/

Quest Albany has 38 serviced apartments including Studios, One and Two Bedroom Apartments. Studios are the perfect alternative to a hotel room, each with kitchen and laundry facilities. The One and Two Bedroom Apartments are ideal for families, colleagues or larger groups looking for a home away from home experience with kitchens and laundry facilities.

  • 32 Kell Drive, Albany, Auckland
  • Tel: (+64) 09 414 0024
  • Average room $189
  • Free Wifi - unlimited data

Distance from venue

Walk - 9 min
Drive - 4 min
No bus service

Uber cost - $6.50

Albany Executive Motor Inn

http://albanyhotel.co.nz

Accommodation services, breakfast cafe, evening meal charge back to several local restaurants, Free wifi & broadband internet, guest laundry & free car parking. Motel with 40 Luxury suites with full kitchen and duo spa baths in some units.

  • 15 Corinthian Drive, Albany, Auckland
  • Tel: (+64) 09 414 1156
  • Rooms from $132
  • Free Wifi

Distance from venue (not in rush hour)
Walk - 25 min
Drive - 6 min
Bus - 18 min

Uber cost - $6.50

AirBnB Options

AirBnB Albany

Transport

Getting to Albany from the Airport

Drive time: 38min (peak times will be double this)

Taxi cost: Auckland Co-Op Taxis 09 300 3000 $130-170 (Ubers are not able to do airport drop offs and pickups)

SKY Bus North Harbour Express - 1 adult $25 one way or $46 return (50min)

Bus: Auckland Airport (AKL) to Albany bus services, operated by SkyBus, depart from Stop B International Terminal station and arrives at Albany Westfield.

Shuttle Service: Shared ride $66.00 one way (will drop you to your door)

Getting to the CBD

AT HOP cards - These are used for all trains, ferriesand buses around the Auckland region. They can be purchased for $10 with a minimum top up amount of $5. Cards can be purchased online or at the domestic and international terminals and at both the Albany and the Britomart transport centres.

Bus: Catch the NX1 From Albany Bus Station Platform 2. This will drop you downtown at the Britomart Transport Station. Leaves every 8 min and will take 35 min outside of peak hours.

Uber Cost: $32.00 (outside peak times) 25 min travel time.

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