"Maths is Multi Dimensional"

The 2011 MAV Conference took place on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd of December at La Trobe University, Bundoora.

Over 1,749 people attended the conference over 2 days.


Keep an eye on the website for announcements for 2012.

Keynote Presentations

Some of our keynote speakers have agreed to have their presentations available for download, if their name is highlighted below, click on the link to go to their presentation:

Associate Professor Susie Groves
* Please note this is not Susie's presentation but the references she referred to in her talk
Deakin University

Emeritus Professor Stephen R Clarke B.Sc (Hons), Dip.Ed., M.A., PhD.

This presentation is in multiple parts, some of which is very large, if you need parts of this presentation that are not listed below (eg. movie files) please contact the MAV office - jallen@mav.vic.edu.au

Part 1 - Images & PDF's

Part 2 - Powerpoint Presentation

Swinburne University
Professor Peter Sullivan Monash University

Allason McNamara

Mathematical Methods (CAS)
Specialis Maths

These two presentations have been removed at the request of the author following advice to her that the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority was withdrawing permission - previously granted - for these slides to be made available to Victorian mathematics teachers. MAV apologises for any inconvenience caused.
Mount Scopus Memorial College
Dr Sue Gunningham Private Education Consultant
Tom Reardon Fitch High School (Retired), USA
Professor Martin Westwell Flinders University, South Australia
Dr Lynette Airey CSIRO
Professor Dianne Siemon RMIT University
Douglas Butler iCT Training Centre (Oundle), United Kingdom
Dr Leicha Bragg Deakin University
Rob Vingerhoets RVEC
Damian Howison St Mary MacKillop College

George Booker

This also relates to George's article in the conference proceedings.

Griffith University, Queensland
Professor Dr Barbel Barzel        University of Education, Freiburg, Germany
Toby Rowland Mangahigh.com, United Kingdom

Gabrielle West
Part 1
Part 2


NT Department of Education & Training (NT DET)
Dr Michael Evans & Janine McIntosh Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI)

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Other Presentations for download:

B10 and H5 Improving the Development of Mathematical Vocabulary













Conference Opening

We were very pleased to have the Hon Martin Dixon, MP, Minister for Education, Victorian State Government open the 2011 MAV Annual Conference.

Martin_DixonMartin was first elected to the Victorian Parliament as the Member for Dromana 1996 and then re-elected in 1999. Following a redistribution of electorate boundaries in 2001 Dromana electorate was abolished and he was then re-elected as the first Member for Nepean in November 2002, 2006 and again in 2010.

Martin was educated at Marcellin College, Bulleen, Australian Catholic University and La Trobe University. He holds a Diploma of Teaching and Bachelor of Education. After four years of teaching he moved on to become principal of three schools over fifteen years, finally becoming Deputy Chairman, Primary Education, Catholic Education Office, Melbourne.

He has been a member of five Joint Parliamentary Committees and was Secretary of the Parliamentary Liberal Party, Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Opposition Spokesman for Tertiary Education and Training, Opposition Spokesman on Tourism, Opposition Whip, Shadow Minister for Tourism, Community Services, Education and Training, Education Services, Skills and Employment, Innovation, Victorian Communities and Veterans Affairs and Education.

Martin and his wife Chris live in Rye and have two adult children. His interests are reading, architecture, cars and aviation. He enjoys waterskiing, tennis and golf.


Exhibition Information

A list of exhibitors can be downloaded here - Teacher Resource Listing



All enquiries regarding the conference should be addressed to:

Julie Allen
The Mathematical Association of Victoria
61 Blyth Street
Brunswick VIC 3056
PH: 61 (0) 3 9380 2399
Fx: 61 (0) 3 9389 0399
Email: jallen@mav.vic.edu.au


Previous Conferences

Information about and keynotes from previous conferences

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