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Seven Sub-Themes for presentations:

Submissions, reflecting the conference theme of 'Connecting Minds; Creating the Future' have closed. Themes selected are:

  • Digital Transformation
  • Innovation in Learning and Teaching
  • Technology Innovation and Service Management
  • The Research Ecosystem
  • The Next Generation Library
  • Strategic Leadership
  • People, Culture and Capability

This is an opportunity to share ideas, new innovations, present to, and entertain more than 600 professionals within higher education and research from Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

Become a Sponsor at THETA 2017

The Organising Committee has released the Sponsorship Prospectus for THETA 2017.  The Conference which is being held from 7 - 10 May 2017 in Auckland provides an excellent opportunity for potential sponsors to mix informally with key decision makers, launch new products and services and maintain a high profile within your target markets.  Download prospectus here.

Networking sessions at THETA 2017

Knives and Forks in the Road - an open mic social networking session for members of CAUDIT, ACODE and CAUL Communities of Practice and Professional Development program alumni. Further information can be found here

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Download presentations from past THETA Conferences from the Resource Pages here

THETA (The Higher Education Technology Agenda) Australasia is run under the direction of CAUDIT, CAUL (Council of Australian University Librarians) and ACODE (Australian Council on Open, Distance and E-Learning).

THETA is a biennial event and our peak conference, held in different location each time. Held over three days, the event is open to the staff of all CAUDIT member institutions.

Next event:  7 - 10 May 2017 at Auckland, New Zealand.  Visit and subscribe to the CAUDIT newsletter for updates

The aim of the conference is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.

The conference also provides a forum for exploring the most important issues facing higher education information technology and educational leaders.  Topics of interest have included but are not limited to:

  • Cloud computing
  • The student experience
  • eResearch and eScholarship
  • Technology-enhanced learning
  • Learning spaces
  • Learning analytics
  • Business intelligence
  • Mobility – anywhere, anytime
  • Tablet computing
  • Open education
  • Collaboration
  • Widening access and increasing participation
  • Sustainable and engaging learning environments
  • Driving IT value through strategic planning and governance
  • Data management,  storage and archivingIdentity and access management and information security
  • Service management and creating a service culture
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Sustainability of funding and resources
  • Workforce planning
  • Collaboration

The conference is unique in that it attracts a comprehensive range of practitioners and senior decision makers across the whole spectrum of Information Technology, Teaching and Learning, Library, Knowledge Management and eResearch in tertiary education.

To make this event more exciting and enjoyable a number of extra-curricular activities always accompany the main conference.  Events ranging from cocktail receptions, dinners, daytrips and visits to interesting local venues are also scheduled which makes the event more interesting and pleasurable.  Due to the above the number of participants is also known to bring members of their families along.

Presentations from past events can be downloaded from the CAUDIT Resources pages.

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