Be inspired by our interactive foyer presentations from local education providers, community groups and businesses.

Be inspired by our interactive foyer presentations from local education providers, community groups and businesses during the TEDxSydneyLive livestream event.

As part of our TedXSydneyLive event, the Glasshouse will be hosting a free expo in the foyer.

Exhibitors include:

  • Economic Development, The Hub, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
    Learn more about The Hub, a shared space where start-up, home-based, micro-business and creatives can operate from.
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings Library Service - Virtual Reality
    The Library is back again with one of our most popular free events at the Glasshouse - Virtual Reality. Come and get your googles on with the Library and explore new worlds and experiences... without leaving the Glasshouse Foyer!
  • St Columba Iona Robotics Team
    Iona Fusion (team 7433) are the St Columba Anglican School (SCAS) Robotics team that compete in the the international FIRST events. FIRST is a non-profit, volunteer driven organisation that promotes a culture of gratitude and the development of STEM pathways for high school students internationally. In April of this year the team competed at the Houston World Championships. The motivation of the team and their mentors is more than robots. SCAS see the Iona Fusion program as an opportunity to build our future engineers and the capacity of the team members across several academic disciplines. 
  • (RDA) Mid North Coast STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) initiative
    The Mid North Coast SISP program has a particular focus upon the information technology and cybersecurity industries, as they have been deemed as of significance to Regional Australia as projected skill shortage areas.  These schools are connecting with local industry and tertiary champions to develop and foster mutually beneficial partnerships that provide real-world STEM educational opportunities for students and provide teachers with rich examples of how their STEM teaching content is used in real-world contexts to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes. 
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings Environmental Laboratory

    The Laboratory is responsible for the sampling, analysis and reporting of water quality analysis outputs for Port Macquarie-Hastings Council as well as other local government authorities, businesses, corporations and private clients. The Lab comprises a Sample Reception Area; a Biological Laboratory, which includes Microbiological and Phycology (algal) testing; a Chemistry Laboratory, an Instrument Laboratory as well as office accommodation. PMHEL undertakes a variety of Chemical and Biological analyses as well as managing water quality data from other operations within Council, e.g. Water Supply Operational Monitoring data.

  • YEP Careers
    Port Macquarie/Coffs Harbour based company providing entrepreneur education - preparing young people for the jobs of the future, through the YEP11 youth entrepreneur program. Participants aged 15 - 24

  • Charles Sturt University
    An interactive stall, showcasing some robotics and programming activities, targeted towards building Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) awareness - these activities will be led by the Master of Information Technology students based at Port Macquarie campus.
  • St Joseph's Primary School
    A showcase of the St Jospeh's new programs in the STEM education area, including 3D printers.
  • Port Macquarie Airport
    Port Macquarie Airport will share developments at the Airport, including the design of the new Airport terminal and insight into pilot training offered at the Airport through Australian International Aviation College (AIAC).