2018 Technology Conference

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2017 Tech Conference Highlights

Highlights from 2017 Technology Conference

ACAMIS expresses sincere thanks to The International School of Macao for hosting the conference, as well as Damien Hehir from YCIS Shanghai and Frances Lond-Caulk from ISB for their contributions as the Chair and Member of the Tech Conference Planning Committee.

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Highlights of the conference throughout the two days:


Sincere thank you to the support of our Sponsors:











Planning Committee

Mel Varga


Mel Varga, Committee Chair
The International School of Macao
Mel Varga is the Technology Integration Coordinator at the International School of Macao (TIS). This role has him working directly with teachers to find ways to incorporate technology with their pedagogy. Specific areas of interest include Learning Spaces, G Suite, Google Expeditions, STEM & Gibbon EDU. He is also the Chair of the ACAMIS Technology Planning Committee.

He regularly performs in-house PD sessions at TIS and has also presented at the following events:
  • EdTech Team Google Summit, Hong Kong (2013 & 2015)
  • ACAMIS Conference (Feb. 2015, March 2018)
  • Apps Events Summit, Korea (2015) and Hong Kong (2016)
  • 21CLHK 2016 (Smartphones), (Adventures in LMS) 2017, (Learning Spaces) 2018
  • 21CL GELS (April 2017)

You can follow him on Twitter: @varga_mel

Alex Ching



Alex Ching, Victoria Shanghai Academy

Alex Ching is Head of Technology in Victoria Shanghai Academy in Hong Kong. He guides teachers in DP, MYP and other aspects from the technology department, different technology projects and activities in school. He is the coordinator of STEM development in school; he develops co-curricular activities relating to Design Thinking, Design Technology and STEAM. He is also the member of the ACAMIS Technology Planning Committee.

Other professional qualification:
  • IBO DP External Curriculum Review Committee of Design Technology (2017-present)
  • IBO MYP Workshop Leader (2016-present)
  • IBO DP examiner (2012-present)


Matt Kelsey


Matt Kelsey, Nansha College Preparatory Academy

Profile will be available soon

Amita Patel


Amita Patel, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai

Profile will be available soon

Karl Suits



Karl Suits, Hangzhou International School

Profile will be available soon

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