Key dates

2 October 2020
Call for presentations open

6 October 2020
Registration opens

16 October 2020
Call for presentations close

23 November 2020
Member included registration deadline

30 November 2020
Registrations close

1 - 3 December 2020
2020 StarRez APSAA Virtual Symposium

Available On-Demand Until
28 February 2021

Enquiries

Association Professionals

Conference Managers

PO Box 7345
Beaumaris VIC 3193
E: conference@apsaa.org.au
P: +61 3 9586 6055

Program

** This program is subject to change

The 2020 StarRez APSAA Virtual Symposium content including live sessions and webinars will be available on-demand until 28 February 2021

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Tuesday 1

December 2020

Moving to Recovery

 

12.00pm

Acknowledgement of Country and Mihi Whakatau

 

Dr Jessa Rogers-Metuamate (Wiradjuri), Indigenous Fellow, Australian National University (Australia)

Dr Areti Metuamate (Ngati Kauwhata, Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Haua), Chief Executive of Te Kupenga & former APSAA Board member (New Zealand)

12.10pm

Opening Address

12.15pm - 1.15pm

Understanding Today’s Gen Z Student

 

Dr Corey Seemiller, Educator, Researcher, Author and Speaker (United States)

 

Presentation with Q&A - Live

1.15pm - 1.45pm

Break and Virtual Exhibition Viewing

1.45pm - 2.30pm

Reshaping Through Disruption

 

Professor Nan Bahr, Deputy Vice-Chancellor , Southern Cross University (Australia)

Hon Phil Honeywood, CEO, IEAA (Australia)

 

Panel discussion with Q&A - Live

2.30pm - 3.00pm

Virtual Exhibition Viewing and Breakout Rooms

3.00pm - 4.00pm

Global Perspectives on the Future of Student Accommodation

 

Mary De Niro, CEO, ACUHO-I (United States)

Jan Capper, CEO, CUBO (United Kingdom)

Chris Whelan, Chief Executive, Universities New Zealand (New Zealand)

Wayne Erickson, Principal of St Andrew’s College and Vice President of UCA (Australia)

 

Panel discussion with Q&A - Live

4.00pm

Close

 

 

Watch Anytime

Daniel Wardrop, University of Tasmania, 'University of Tasmania - Student Accommodation - Becoming LEAN'

 

Chong Li May, Tee Ching Hin and Ng Tzer Yee, The Purple House, 'Transformation of services through COVID-19'

 

Goh Wee Shian, Y Suites, Wee Hur Hospitality, 'Automation and Digitalization in the PBSA sector'

  Misako Okawa, Auckland University of Technology, 'How to Cope with Conflicting Demands in Student Accommodation amid COVID-19 Uncertainty'

Wednesday 2

December 2020

Our Communities

 

12.00pm

Opening Address

12.10pm - 12.55pm

Seven Trends Influencing Student Success in Australian Universities

 

Associate Professor Chi Baik, Deputy Director, Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne (Australia)

 

Presentation with Q&A - Live

12.55pm - 1.30pm

Break and Virtual Exhibition Viewing

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Engaging the Digital Generation

 

Dr Josie Alquist, Leadership Researcher, Speaker, and Author (United States)

 

Presentation with Q&A - Live

2.30pm - 3.00pm

Virtual Exhibition Viewing and Breakout Rooms

3.00pm - 4.00pm

Running a Residence in the New Normal

 

Sue Fergusson, Qld State Operations Manager, Scape (Australia)

Sally Qian, Director, The Purple House (Malaysia)

Ron de Haan, Director Student Accommodation, UNSW (Australia)

Dr Jordan Bell, Dean, Lincoln College (Australia)                        

 

Panel discussion with Q&A - Live

4.00pm

Close

 

 

Watch Anytime

Katharine Bigby and Jennifer Jasinski, University of Southern Queensland, 'The Phoenix Experience: Mastering Interactions'

 

Jamie-Lee Costa, The University of Newcastle, 'Restorative Practice - In practice'

 

Cameron Bestwick, The University of Melbourne, 'Triangles - The Secret to Building Community in Student Residences'

 

Anastasiia Kuleshova, Atira, 'Developing Student Leaders in Student Accommodation'

Thursday 3

December 2020

Future Trends

 

12.00pm

Opening Address

12.10pm - 1.10pm

Personal and Professional Digital/Online Branding for Career Success

 

Dr Paul Gordon Brown, Scholar, Consultant and Speaker (United States)

 

Presentation with Q&A - Live

1.10pm - 1.40pm

Break and Virtual Exhibition

1.40pm - 2.10pm

The Power of Reporting

 

David Thomas, StarRez (Australia)

 

Presentation

2.10pm - 2.45pm

Virtual Exhibition and Breakouts

2.45pm - 3.45pm

Escape into the Virtual World - Student Wellbeing and Video Game Addiction

 

Dr Huu Kim Le, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (Australia)

 

Presentation with Q&A - Live

3.45pm

Awards

4.00pm

Close

 

 

Watch Anytime

Tomas Johnsson, UniLodge, 'The Evolution of Student Accommodation - And a Glimpse into the Future'

 

Vincent Wilson, Deakin Residential Services, Deakin University, 'Strategic Planning Amidst Extreme Uncertainty'

 

Sherry Ooi Mei Lian, The Purple House, 'Post COVID: Outlook on the Malaysian Student Accommodation Industry'