Ben Armstrong is a Wiradjuri man who has worked in the technology industry for over 22 years. During his career, Ben has worked in a number of technical and leadership roles including engineering, solution architecture, management, CEO and now Head of Gaming & partnerships at Awesome Black. Passionate about the representation and participation of Indigenous people in STEAM, Ben breaks down systemic barriers so that Indigenous people can thrive in STEAM careers and have a future powered by choice. Ben is the DM/GM of the Chicken Salt Baes, the only all-Indigenous D&D actual play on this continent.
Saturday 17 June, 10am-5:15pm
The National Writers’ Conference is the place for emerging writers to develop their skills, hear from leaders in the field, and forge connections within the industry.
Thursday 22 June, 6:30PM
Join Paige Clark, author of the acclaimed short story collection She Is Haunted, to learn about the tenants of satisfying, memorable short story writing, from scope, pace, imagery and character.