Wednesday 9th November 2016

BeScience STEM will host it's inaugural conference, Titled #STEMSOCIAL, aimed at empowering and enriching A-level and GCSE students.

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WHY ATTEND?

The STEM Social Conference in Leicester is aimed at empowering and enriching A-Level and GCSE students, a tool to connect students to the STEM industry, inspire and introduce them to a youth-centric world of innovation. The content of the educational conference is deliberately designed to bridge the gap between the STEM industry and education, by going beyond the classroom and influence the values, interests and lifestyles of young people for generations. The conference will unveil the keys to success via our elite industry guest talkers, drawn from academia, and media, selected based on their intellectual contribution to demonstrate thought-provoking presentations.

Keynote Speakers

The keynote speaker will inspire the audience with their captivating, yet relatable story. A nationally recognised STEM advocate, which will leave the attendees inspired to take a chance and believe in one self.

Social Interaction

As well as being able to tweet the DJ music requests to keep everyone buzzing through-out the event, attendees also have the opportunity to use their social media to interact with the individuals on the panel and join in the discussion. This will enable them to get answers to questions immediately, making the experience more personalised and impactful for each student.

Awesome Exhibitors

Exhibitors will be from organisations which directly relates to STEM or organisations which will aid in being a stepping stone to getting the students closer to their dream STEM career e.g. universities and career support organisations. Want to sponsor us? Click here

PROGRAM

Here's a taster of what we will be offering at the #STEMsocial Conference, with a few surprises in the bag. With a variety of interactive ways to keep the attendees involved, its an event not to be missed.

09:30 - 10:00
Arrivals and Registration
10:00 - 10:10
Introduction
10:10 - 10:30
Gordon Muirhead (GSK)
10:30 - 11:00
Healthcare Panel
11:00 - 11:15
Break
11:15 - 11:30
02 Think Big Workshop
11:30 - 12:00
Simon Singh MBE (Author)
12:00 - 12:50
Lunch / Exhibitors
12:50 - 13:20
Mathematics Panel
13:20 - 13:40
Ruth Amos (SteadyStair)
13:40 - 14:20
Engineering panel
14:20 - 14:30
Break / Exhibitors
14:30 - 15:00
Google Workshop
15:00 - 15:05
CIO Telefonica
15:05 - 15:30
Technology Panel
15:30 - 15:40
Closing and Thank you
15:40 - 16:00
Exhibition and networking

Simon Singh MBE

Completed a PhD in particle physics at CERN and the University of Cambridge before joining the BBC Science Department as a TV producer and director. He is now an author, whose books include Fermat’s Last Theorem, The Code Book, The Big Bang, Trick or Treatment and most recently The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secret.

Ruth Amos

Inventor of the StairSteady, which enables people with limited mobility to use their stairs confidently and safely, designed part of a GCSE resistant materials project started trading September 2008. Winner of the 2006 Young Engineer of the Year award picked as the youngest ever of Britain's "Heroines For Hard Times" 35 women under 35 by Management Today.

Gordon Muirhead

Is a Pharmacist and has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for 28 years, his is currently the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) network of GSK, where he is currently Vice President of New Product Introduction for Oral Solid Dosage Forms.

Google Digital Garage

"How to Harness the Power of the Web to Grow your Career."

O2 Think Big

"Using Technology for Good."

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