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STEAM Dreaming 2020

STEAM Dreaming meets with FM 100.3

On January 29th, Managing Director from the Comfort Inn City Centre Armidale/ STEAM Dreaming event organiser, Kate Mitchell and STEAM Dreaming volunteer manager, Leela Gosper, chatted with Steve from 100.3 FM.

Kate and Leela and spoke about their excitement to bring to life an event that weaves together ancient Aboriginal culture with space science and technology.

Highlighting the extensive list of speakers that brings together locally engaged sustainable business, local and national academics, local Elders & traditional owners, as well as attracting keynote speakers Veronica Perrurle Dobson Am from as far as Alice Springs and Tyson Yunkaporta Melbourne, and Sydney based Coder Academy.

Leela covered the important role yarning circles had in her cultural upbringing and spoke of how they would be applied to maximise the event goers experience at the STEAM Dreaming conference.

STEAM Dreaming 2020 will be held over 21-22 February 2020 at the Oorala Aboriginal Centre, CB Newling and the Minnie Barn at the Comfort Inn City Centre Armidale.

Tickets are available at http://steamdreaming.com.au/tickets/

You can listen to the full conversation here:

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TUNE!FM meet with Kate & Leela

Last week Managing Director of the Comfort Inn City Centre & STEAM Dreaming organiser, Kate Mitchell; and STEAM Dreaming volunteer manager, Leela Gosper, met with Jake at Tune!FM at the University of New England in Armidale to talk about STEAM Dreaming’s inaugural event.

Leela talked about growing up with yarning circles and how this ancient Aboriginal Australian cultural practice had the ability to get to the crux of the issues, and how this technique would be used by traditional owners at this year’s STEAM Dreaming event to assist in event goers to have the tough conversations.

Kate talked about the speakers who will be coming, highlighting keynote speakers, published author of Sand Talk and Deakin University lecturer Tyson Yunkaporta and 2015 NAIDOC Elder of the year and Order of Australia medalist Veronica Perrurle Dobson.

You can view the full story at https://www.tunefm.net/2020/01/24/steam-dreaming/

STEAM Dreaming 2020 will be held over 2 days from 21-22 February 2020 at the Oorala Aboriginal Centre, CB Newling and the Minnie Barn at the Comfort Inn City Centre Armidale.