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LEGO® Engineering Conference - 24 September 2013, 9am - 5.30pm

Purpose:

    Incorporating LEGO® Robotics in Computing, Science, Maths, and D&T education lego image

    LEGO ® Education and the Department of Computer Science at Warwick are partnering to present a LEGO ® Engineering Conference. Student engagement is vital for every successful educator and getting students excited about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is more important than ever if the UK is going to remain competitive in this digital age.

    That’s why LEGO Education has teamed up with the Department of Computer Science at Warwick to present a LEGO Engineering Conference featuring Chris Rogers.

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    Chris is a highly respected and internationally recognised expert in teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, STEM, through hands-on, problem-solving challenges. He has many years experience working with educators to inspire youngsters to understand the value of STEM, using resources such as LEGO MINDSTORMS Education, a unique robotics solution designed for classrooms.

    The day will include presentations and hands-on workshops on the use of LEGO MINDSTORMS Education in the classroom, including

    • A first look at the new LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3!
    • Presentations about First LEGO League and RoboCupJunior
    • Reflections from teachers who have successfully used LEGO materials in their teaching
    • Meeting and talking to other teachers using LEGO MINDSTORMS
    • LEGO therapy

    Venue: How to get here

    University of Warwick, Main Campus, Gibbett Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL
    Computer Science Building (near Car Park 15)

    Speakers:

    Programme:

    Programme available here.

    Important dates:

    • Registration opens: Wed 28 August 2013
    • Registration closes: Mon 23 September 2013

    Fees:

      £25.00 per person which includes:- attendance at all conference sessions, lunch and refreshment breaks.
      Refund Policy:- If you are unable to attend, a full refund can be claimed up to and including 10 September 2013. From 11 - 17 September 2013 only 50% of the fee will be refunded. From 18 September 2013 no refund can be claimed. Please email organisers for a refund.
      Payment can be made using a credit or debit card, the following credit cards are taken:-

      Sponsors:

      This conference has received support from Computing At School, the IET Coventry And Warwickshire Network, LEGO® Education, and OCR

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      Images courtesy of LEGO Education

      Organisers:

      Email the organisers at CS-schools@warwick.ac.uk