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Friday, June 29 • 12:15pm - 12:35pm
Appetite for Change - Interactive storytelling inspiring healthy eating among children in the Pacific Islands

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In partnership with the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s innovationXchange, Beyond the Stars and Our Special Island are innovative programs exploring how game-based education and emerging technologies can inspire healthier eating habits among schoolchildren in the Pacific. Join project lead, Allan Soutaris and creators Tash Tan (Co-Founder of creative technology agency S1T2) and Wil Monte (Founder, Managing Director of game-based education developer Millipede) as they present their journey from project birth at a ‘Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Hack’, to implementation, and revealing the (currently unknown) evaluation reports from two very different Pacific nations, Tonga and Fiji.

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Wil Monte

Founder and Director, Millipede
Wil is the founder and director of Millipede, an agency specialising in creative programming, education and game development. Millipede began developing for mobile platforms in 2008, not long after the first iPhone was launched. With an impressive list of government and business clients... Read More →
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Allan Soutaris

SecondMuse, Head of Technical Innovation
Having worked in a variety of technical, management and strategic roles globally, Allan develops cutting-edge, engaging experiences that connect with audiences and deliver impact to communities. Experienced in delivering large-scale projects in the private, public and non-profit sectors... Read More →
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Tash Tan

Co-Founder, S1T2
A founding partner of creative technology company S1T2, Tash has driven the successful ideation and execution of a number of innovative programs and campaigns utilising a variety of technologies including virtual reality, interactive installations and tangential learning tools. Tash’s... Read More →

Friday June 29, 2018 12:15pm - 12:35pm EDT
Room 104