Events

A wide range of events across the UK from small workshops through training courses to major conferences.

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WISE Events

FREE Discovery Workshops for Teachers

'Creating a Future in Engineering'

Solihull - Monday 26 January 2015 
Manchester - Wednesday 11 February 2015 
Hull - Tuesday 24 February 2015 
Leeds - Wednesday 25 February 2015 

Are you finding it difficult to persuade students, particularly girls and BME students, to study maths and sciences after GCSE? Join WISE for an informative event to find out about exciting careers opportunities in the Engineering, Technology and Construction sectors.

Media & Presentation Skills Course

Tuesday 24th March and Wednesday 6th May, London

WISE have joined together with award winning broadcasters Lefevre Media to hold two inspirational training days in central London. This one day interactive course will give you all the skills you need to understand how the media works and how to give great media interviews and dynamic presentations.

Career Development Programme for Women in STEM

Four day course spread over 3 months starting in February 2015
Delivered by Skills 4

Support for women in middle management to move on to the next level. The programme equips participants with the tools and confidence to showcase and achieve their potential.
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The Challenge & Future of Big Data

Wednesday 25 February

WISE Knowledge Sharing Event Hosted by Winton Capital, Hammersmith, London
We will be looking at how to fully exploit the potential of big data across the full range of STEM disciplines. We have some great speakers who will cover the Science Perspective, the Technology Perspective and the Maths Perspective.
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Events Featuring WISE

Engineering 4 Teachers

Thursday 29th January 2015, London
A conference bringing together a series of speakers from the engineering industry will cover the full range of opportunities available to learners in this high demand and high growth area. WISE Advisor Award winner, Kathryn Boulton Pratt, will be one of the guest speakers.
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STEMtech LIVE

Friday 13 February

Join WISE at STEMTech LIVE in Leeds! Come and talk to us at our stand and attend one of our workshops. 
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Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy

Thursday, 29 January 2015 at 08:30 for 6 hours

The Government's Innovation Strategy is due to be released alongside the 2014 Autumn Statement. This timely conference will bring together key policymakers with stakeholders central to the strategy's implementation to discuss the likely impact of the proposals and the challenges for putting policy into practice.


Engineering 4 Teachers

Thursday, 29 January 2015 at 09:00 for 1 day

Held on Thursday 29th January 2015 at the IMechE in London, One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London SW1 9JJ, the Improving Careers Advice in Engineering conference is aimed at careers advisors, heads of sixth form and headteachers who are seeking to improve the quality of their careers advice in their schools particularly in relation to the engineering sector.


2015 Women in IT Awards

Thursday, 29 January 2015 at 19:00 for 5 hours

Recognising the outstanding innovation achieved by women in the IT industry


Champion the Researchers

Thursday, 29 January 2015 at 21:30 for until approx. 3pm

Looking for a free, engineering engagement event for 11-14 year old pupils?

FIVE EVENTS: School children attend a free, one-day event at a university. University researchers explain, demonstrate and promote what they do and why they do it. Teams from each school submit a short written piece explaining which researcher they liked the best, and why.

 


Training 2000 Open Evenings

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 at 17:30 for 2 evenings


Inspiring Event for Girls and Parents interested in STEM subjects

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 at 18:00 for 3 Hours


Addressing the STEM skills gap - progression to university, employer engagement and postgraduate training

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 at 08:30 for Half Day Event

The conference also coincides with the Government's Your Life campaign, announced by the Chancellor in May 2014, which aims to increase the number of young people, particularly women, studying STEM subjects by 50% over the next three years.


Getting girls into STEM: We Can Do it!

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 at 08:30 for 2 hours


National Career Guidance Show North

Thursday, 26 February 2015 at 09:30 for 6 hours


Train to Become a Marine Mammal Surveyor with ORCA

Saturday, 28 February 2015 at 09:30 for Saturday 28th February, 9.30am – 4.30pm


National Career Guidance Show 2015

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 at 09:30 for 6 hours


Women in the workplace - next steps for policy and best practice

Thursday, 5 March 2015 at 09:00 for 4 hours

This timely conference will examine the further action that can be taken - including options for policy in the next Parliament - to maximise women's contribution to the economy, and to further improve gender equality in the workplace.


International Women’s Day: Making IT Happen for Women

Sunday, 8 March 2015 at 10:00 for Day event