• EduGeek @Education Innovation - Manchester 8-9 March 2013

    If you missed out on BETT this year, or found it too far to travel there is good news. The Education Innovation Conference and Exhibition is to be held at the Manchester Central Convention Centre, Manchester between the 8 and 9 of March.With free admission to the exhibition and many of the seminars and events it promises to make an interesting new addition to the annual educational ICT shows list.

    And EduGeek will be there too! Come and see us on stand E3 and stop for a chat, coveted lanyard, bottle opener and pointers as to where many of the exhibitors and sessions are located or just to catch up. We’ll be more than happy to see you.

    What’s on?
    Not only is there a full exhibition with over 50 of the UK largest educational IT companies and suppliers present there are many workshops and talks by covering an array of subjects including:

    • New landscapes: what is the future of ICT in education?
    • Skills for the future: inspiring young people to pursue STEM careers
    • Jobs for the girls: encouraging girls to consider qualifications and careers in IT *Presented by Grumbledook on behalf of EduGeek*
    • Going further: what next for the FE sector?
    • Is there a place for social media in education?


    Links:
    Register for free here: https://registration.n200.com/survey...tioncode=GEEK1
    Event timetable: Education Innovation : the leading event for learning technology : Manchester, 8/9 March
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    Comments 60 Comments
    1. elsiegee40's Avatar
      elsiegee40 -
      I'm staying with my Mum in Buxton while this is on, but I think it might cause a diplomatic incident if I disappear to Manchester, much as I'd like to
    1. TheScarfedOne's Avatar
      TheScarfedOne -
      I'm in the area for a wedding so will see if can come along
    1. Dos_Box's Avatar
      Dos_Box -
      Anyone else planning to come? It's nicer to give out freebies to people we know and want a chat
    1. ICTDirect_Dave's Avatar
      ICTDirect_Dave -
      We will be there as you know

      Will have all sorts of treats on our stand this year.

      Come check out the new Monarch range, see our 12U portable rack system with a selection of our servers, and of course our very tasty Project Touch
    1. SimpleSi's Avatar
      SimpleSi -
      Me :-)
      I'm coming along Friday to look around as a punter/customer and running a Raspberry Pi workshop on Saturday at the Jamboree

      Si
    1. Ephelyon's Avatar
      Ephelyon -
      I'd hope to make the Saturday
    1. Dos_Box's Avatar
      Dos_Box -
      Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
      Me :-)
      I'm coming along Friday to look around as a punter/customer and running a Raspberry Pi workshop on Saturday at the Jamboree

      Si
      Really? I'll have to try and pop over for that
    1. ICTD_vicki's Avatar
      ICTD_vicki -
      Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
      Me :-)
      I'm coming along Friday to look around as a punter/customer and running a Raspberry Pi workshop on Saturday at the Jamboree

      Si
      Hi Simon

      Make sure you come to see me!!! Its been a while since you came to the Thomas offices in your Santa suit! lol
    1. WithoutMotive's Avatar
      WithoutMotive -
      I'll be there on the Friday. Never met the EduGeek gang before so it'll be good to see folks.
    1. SimpleSi's Avatar
      SimpleSi -
      Quote Originally Posted by ICTD_vicki View Post
      Hi Simon

      Make sure you come to see me!!! Its been a while since you came to the Thomas offices in your Santa suit! lol
      Will do, shallI I bring the suit?
      Simon
    1. SimpleSi's Avatar
      SimpleSi -
      Quote Originally Posted by Ephelyon View Post
      I'd hope to make the Saturday

      Shall we sell tickets to us meeting up.
    1. ICTD_vicki's Avatar
      ICTD_vicki -
      Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
      Will do, shallI I bring the suit?
      Simon
      Definitely!!! I had a look back at the photo you posted on here too...quite amusing!!!
    1. SimpleSi's Avatar
      SimpleSi -
      Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
      Really? I'll have to try and pop over for that
      It'll be too simple for you, the workshop is for teacher types
    1. Dos_Box's Avatar
      Dos_Box -
      Hmm. Well, I already know how to plug it in
    1. vikpaw's Avatar
      vikpaw -
      I'm attending the MirandaMod on Saturday, remotely tho
    1. robk's Avatar
      robk -
      Hoping to call in at some point. Have registered at least!
    1. GrumbleDook's Avatar
      GrumbleDook -
      I'll be speaking on the panel about women in IT, as well as being around the stand. No facepaint this time though ...
    1. TheScarfedOne's Avatar
      TheScarfedOne -
      Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
      I'll be speaking on the panel about women in IT, as well as being around the stand. No facepaint this time though ...
      No tiger..... Nooooooooooo
    1. vikpaw's Avatar
      vikpaw -
      Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
      I'll be speaking on the panel about women in IT, as well as being around the stand. No facepaint this time though ...
      Is there something you're not telling us? I always harboured a suspicion, but never actually expected it to be true..
    1. witch's Avatar
      witch -
      Yeah - slightly ironic at least that it is a man speaking about women in IT.....
      (if he is a man, of course)
      (and not a tiger)
      (yes, of course that's what I meant )
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