About Us

ASTEN connects leaders in the STEM engagement space, sharing best practice for the development and delivery of physical exhibits, learning spaces and inspiring programs related to STEM.

Our membership are passionate about curating unforgettable experiences that inspire. With some of the most creative minds in the industry, our conferences are unmissable and unforgettable.

Early and mid-career STEM engagement professionals are encouraged to connect and learn from each other, developing life long, professional connections that support the growth of skills and mobility between organisations in the sector. 

ASTEN spans Australia and New Zealand science centres and museums.

Space Supernova

ASTEN Executive

Kristin Alford




Rob Fuller

Executive Officer



Stuart Creal

Executive member

Science Space


Em Blamey

Executive member

Australian National Maritime Museum

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Amy Boulding

Executive member

Queensland Museum Network

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Sally Manuireva

Executive member

Museum of Transport and Technology