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7th - 12th October 2019

Great Malvern, UK

8th Edition

#InnovateMalvern

Next Generation Innovators

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Schools Outreach

Tuesday 8th October 2019 (all day)

Three Counties Showground, WR13 6NW

A day showcasing creative science, technology, and entrepreneurship for middle and senior school students (Years 7 to 9) from around the region. Bring your class to listen to lectures, participate in hands-on workshops, and tour an extensive exhibition of organisations.

The event is free to attend, but schools and home-educating parents need to register in advance. Some activities will be timetabled specifically based on the size of school parties.

We outline the growing programme and list of exhibitors below, with more being added as confirmations come in. Find out how to exhibit and enthuse our region's students about science, technology, business and innovation. 

 


AdaLovelaceDay

Ada Lovelace Day

Occurring annually on the second Tuesday of October (i.e. this very day), Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM.

@FindingAda


BiologyWeek2019

Biology Week 2019

Running from 5th-13th October, Biology Week showcases the important and amazing world of the biosciences, getting everyone from children to professional biologists involved in fun and interesting life science activities.

@RoyalSocBio


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International Year of the Periodic Table

2019 has been designated by UNESCO as the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT), marking the 150th anniversary of the Mendeleev periodic table, which is an iconic image and a vital tool to all who learn and work in science, at all stages of their learning and careers.

#IYPT2019


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World Space Week

World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from October 4-10. We'll also feature some space-themed activities and exhibits in the Festival programme.

@WorldSpaceWeek, @WSW_UK


EuroCyberSecMonth

European Cyber Security Month

ECSM is the EU’s annual advocacy campaign that takes place in October and aims to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and provide up to date security information, through education and sharing of good practices. We'll be featuring some cyber security exhibitors and workshops during the day.

@CyberSecMonth, #CyberSecMonth

 

Programme


09:30

Registration & Exhibition Opens


10:00

Timetabled talks and workshops begin

@festivalofinnov #InnovateMalvern #STEM #careers #entrepreneurship


Keynotes

[Seminar Room S1]


 

 

Speakers to be confirmed

 

Seminars

[Seminar Room S2]

 
 

Speakers to be confirmed


Shows


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Planetarium Dome: Galaxies - the home of a billion stars

Explore the night sky within the dome and hear about astrophysics and research into gravity from students at the University of Birmingham's School of Physics and Astronomy, in collaboration with the Institute of Physics. [Stand TBC]

@unibirmingham, @IOPMidlands

  More shows to be confirmed

Workshops


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Hands-on Raspberry Pi

Students will have the opportunity to work in pairs to programme these mini computer boards to complete a simple hardware control task using Python code. [Stand TBC]

@TheIET

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How to be a famous Entrepreneur in three easy’ish steps!

The School of Business and Entrepreneurship at the Royal Agricultural University will run be running this interactive workshop to brainstorm a new business idea and consider what it takes to be a succesful enterprise. [Stand TBC]

@RoyalAgUni

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The Mindset of an Entrepreneur

Marie Jenkins, founder of Advance your Wellbeing, will run interactive workshops for students to explore what it is like to be an entrepreneur and how you can maintain good mental health when facing stresses in the work place. [Stand TBC]

@AdvanceWellUK

 

More workshops to be confirmed...


15:30

Close

 

Exhibition


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BIFoR (the Birmingham Institute for Forest Research) aims to provide fundamental science, social science and cultural research of direct relevance to forested landscapes anywhere in the world. They make the evidence-based case for forests as part of one-planet living. [Stand TBC]

@unibirmingham


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The BCS(British Computer Society) is the Chartered Institute for IT, an organisation committed to making IT good for society. The Institute fosters links between experts from industry, academia and business to promote new thinking, education and knowledge sharing. [Stand TBC]

@bcs


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Cheltenham Science Group are a community interest company seeking to inspire a new generation to love science, technology, engineering and maths. They will be bringing along a number of hands-on science experiments and demonstrations for students to investigate. [Stand TBC]

@cheltscigrp 


CoppockGordon

Gordon Coppock is a STEM Ambassador, renewable energy advocate, and a director of two local Solar Community Energy Cooperatives. He will be providing his energy bikes for people to ride that generate electricity from pedal power to light up bulbs of different types, power kettles and smoothie makers, pump water and fry eggs. [Stand TBC]

@sunworkx

 
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The Imagineering Foundation introduces 8-16 year olds to the fascinating world of engineering and technology through fun, hands-on activities. [Stand TBC]

@ImagineeringUK


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Indra Renewable Technologies is a UK based supplier of electric vehicle components and services, and a custom electric vehicle specialist. They specialise in the supply of parts and conversion from combustion engine to 100% electric as well as advanced integrated systems to manage smart grid charging solutions. [Stand TBC]

@Indra_rt

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Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society; a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more than 50,000, working together to advance physics education, research and application. The IOP will be showcasing the Michelson-Morley Interferometer, some virtual reality effects that will demonstrate space-time, and the effects of gravity waves. [Stand TBC]

@IOPMidlands, PhysicsNews


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Institution of Engineering & Technology. For over 140 years the IET has been inspiring, informing and influencing the global engineering community; supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society. [Stand TBC]

@TheIET


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Institution of Mechanical Engineers works with leading companies, universities, and think tanks to create and share knowledge, fresh thinking and authoritative guidance on all aspects of mechanical engineering. [Stand TBC]

@IMechE, @IMechE_Worcs


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Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. In the UK, the company is organised into the following specialist business units: cable management, power distribution, wiring devices, assisted living and healthcare, and data communications. [Stand TBC]

@legranduk


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Malvern Panalytical is a leading provider of scientific instrumentation for the measurement of elemental concentrations, crystallographic structure, molecular structure, remote sensing, rheology, particle size, particle shape, particle concentration and more. [Stand TBC]

@newsfrom_MP


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NMiTE – New Model in Technology & Engineering – is an initiative backed by government, educators and industry, to transform engineering education in Britain. Located in Hereford, NMiTE aims to become the first wholly new UK university in 40 years.

@nmite_ac


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STEM Ambassadors use their enthusiasm and commitment to encourage young people to enjoy STEM subjects. They open the doors to a world of opportunities and possibilities which come from pursuing STEM subjects and careers. STEM Ambassadors not only inspire young people, they also support teachers in the classroom by explaining current applications of STEM in industry or research. [Stand TBC]

@STEMLearningUK, @STEMWorcsUni, @STEMAmbassadors


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TDM coach and train employees through a continuously renegotiated Work-Based Learning plan, featuring coaching, short courses and webinars.  They access apprenticeships and levy funding to triangulate employer needs and employee needs with the national need.  [Stand TBC]

@tdm_tweets

  More exhibitors to be confirmed.

Subject to change. 

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