Questacon Invention Convention

Canberra
27th June - 1st July, 2011

Application deadline: 15th April, 2011

The Questacon Smart Moves Invention Convention is an exciting five-day residential program that provides students with the opportunity to turn their ideas into reality. Up to 30 Australian high school students will be chosen to take part in a week long convention packed with workshops and sessions by day including:

  • Effective communication
  • Seeking resources and prototype making
  • Marketing
  • Business skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Sustainability.

Successful Australian inventors and entrepreneurs will be onboard and ready to share their real-life experiences as mentors and facilitators. ABC1’s The New Inventors have worked closely with the Invention Convention in previous years and there are opportunities to be featured on the television show.

Visit http://smartmoves.questacon.edu.au/convention/ for more information and how to apply.