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To help teams prepare for this year’s Energy Breakthrough, La Trobe University will be hosting a free preparation webinar on Friday 2nd November, streamed online via our website and YouTube.

Session Details

Date: Friday 2nd November 2017
Times: 9:15 am – 10:20 am
Location: Energy Breakthrough YouTube Channel (
Cost: Free!

Session Overview:

The workshop will be focused on the three key areas of the Energy Breakthrough: Display & Presentation, Design & Construction and the Trials. Each component supports learning in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The session will be most appropriate for upper Primary students through to Year 9, although Year 11 and 12s are also welcome.

Time Session
9:15 am – 9:25 am


Nigel Preston, Education Officer, Energy Breakthrough

9:25 am – 10:00 am

Panel Discussion

  • Display & Presentation – Simon O’Mallon, Lecturer, La Trobe University
  • Design & Construction – Matt Twin, Engineer, Bendigo Tech School
  • Trial – Nadeen Payne / or Natalie Hurst, Player, Bendigo Spirit
10:00 am – 10:15 am

Outline of proposed 2019 Energy Breakthrough Rules

Michael McTigue, Lead Scrutineer, Energy Breakthrough

10:15 am – 10:20 am


Workshop Sponsors:

La Trobe University Logo
Energy Breakthrough thanks the La Trobe University for their support of this workshop.

Registrations for this event has now closed.

This event has now passed – please visit the ‘Recap’ post to find out what was covered.