2021 Schedule

2021 Conference Program

The AAEE 2021 program features keynote lectures, peer to peer learning, posters and interactive workshops. For those attending virtually, at this stage sessions from the Boardwalk theatre will be streamed up until afternoon tea on Days 1 and 3.


Monday 27th September (WA Public Holiday) AAEE National Executive Meeting
Tuesday 28th September  Conference Day 1
Wednesday 29th September

Conference Day 2 – Excursions to EE sites

Conference Dinner

Thursday 30th September Conference Day 3

Please note the program is subject to changes, so please ensure to check back for any updates. 
Information on conference tours will be available soon.

Day 1

Time 1. Boardwalk Theatre (Virtual Conference Stream) 2. Fish Trap 3. Dance Studio 4. Art Gallery
9:00 am
9:05 am
9:10 am
9:20 am
9:50 am
10:20 am
10:55 am

Sustainable Schools WA

Howard Flinders (WA)

OzHarvest Feast Program

Katharine Balson (NSW)
11:15 am

Kaadadjiny Boodja

Dr Elaine Lewis (WA)
11:45 am

Reimagining STEM Education

Prof Annette Gough (VIC) [V]
12:05 pm

Encounters with Extinction

Jane Merewether & Brad Gobby (WA)
12:25 pm
12:30 pm
1:20 pm
1:50 pm
2:20 pm
2:40 pm
3:40 pm

Day 2

Time Estuary and Creery Wetland Reserve Perth Zoo The Wetland Centre Thrombolites
9:00 am
11:00 am

Nature Photography

Sharon Meredith (WA)

Thrombolite Q&A

Jane Merewether (WA)
1:00 pm

West-side Stories

Tim Hill, Dr Elaine Lewis, Jessica Shepley (WA)
3:00 pm

Day 3

Time 1. Boardwalk Theatre (Virtual Conference Stream) 2. Fish Trap 3. Dance Studio 4. Art Gallery
9:00 am
9:05 am
9:35 am
10:05 am
10:40 am

Restoring Hope and Health

Keith Bradby (WA)

Mother Nature needs her Environmental Educators

Assoc Prof Rachel Sheffield (WA) and Ingrid Albion (TAS)
11:00 am
11:30 am

Sustainability and Environmental Literacy

Assoc Prof Rachel Sheffield (WA)

Learning to Live with Climate Change

Blanche Verlie (NSW) [V]
11:50 am

Water – Lets make It Last!

Alison Thompson (NSW)
12:15 pm
1:05 pm
1:35 pm
2:05 pm
2:20 pm
2:40 pm
3:10 pm

Partnering to Protect our Waterways

Bonnie Beal Richardson (WA)
3:40 pm

Turtle Trackers Citizen Science Program

Jane Chambers & Vicky Harthill (WA)
4:10 pm

Is your work with children ‘Sticky and Elastic’?

Emma Hayes & Rowena Chong (NSW) [V]