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Events

Past events available here or from "Seasons past" on the left.

The IET and BCS have gathered together all known IT events in the Midlands at www.midlandsit.net, please feel free to check these out and attend any you may find interesting or useful.

Did I mention that all our open meetings are open?
Don't forget to keep an eye on the Coventry MakerSpace events at http://www.meetup.com/CoventryMakerspace/  

Branch Events

All events are free (in the unlikely event they are not we will let you know up front) and booking is only essential where we ask you to prebook, e.g. for the Christmas Lecture. A booking link will then be provided by the event.  

Imagineering Fair

Date Saturday 08 Nov 2014
Time 10:00 - Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th 10:00 onwards
Speaker JLR, Imagineers, IET, IMechE, BCS and Coventry MakerSpace -
Location Richo Arena
Abstract The main Imagineering Fair, jam packed full of fun STEM type activities for Mums, Dads, Children, Granparents...
This will be held in the Jaguar Exhibition Hall, thanks to Jaguar Land Rover; details at:
http://imagineering.org.uk/fairs/information/midlands-2014-imagineering-fair-at-ricoh-arena
Early Bird Rates: Family (2 adults & 3 children): £15 Adult: £6 Children (5-16yrs) & Concessions: £3
Tickets are already on sale through The Ticket Factory - with special Early Bird rates - and each ticket is valid for BOTH days - this will be confirmed when you actually get through the purchasing transaction - making this one of best value-for-money days out for all the family!
Ticket Master

Please see email to BCS members calling for volunteers!

Show and Tell

Date Wednesday 19 Nov 2014
Time 18:30 - Tea 6:30pm for 7:00 start
Speaker Scott Crowther, Ellie Precious. -
Location IIPSI, University of Warwick
Abstract Show and Tell is a free event where hobbyists, professionals and researchers alike can show off their latest creation, in-progress projects, new toys... basically anything technology related. We invite participants to present something that excites and inspires them... It might be an idea, a great story, a new website or current work or research.

However, there's no obligation to show and tell participants can feel free to just watch.
The options for showing or telling are:
1. Speak/present to the audience in the first half of the event (there's space for up to 6 5-minute presentations with questions)
2. Man a table and wait for someone to come to you (particularly good if you are presenting a physical object)
3. Mingle! Meet people and share your ideas
Light refreshments will be available and we plan to award a prize (raspberry pi and starter kit) to the best show and tell (voted for on the night).

Useful Maths You'll Never Use
Prestige Christmas Lecture

Date Wednesday 10 Dec 2014
Time 18:30 - Reception 6:30pm for 7:00 lecture start, buffet after lecture
Speaker Matt Parker - standupmaths.com
Location EC1-29 for reception, ECG-24 for lecture - Coventry University
Abstract There is useful maths all around us that make our modern lives possible. From rescuing your lost words in text messages to protecting your facebook profile, we rely on numbers to transmit and protect information every day. In this this highly engaging session, Matt Parker will open your eyes to the ubiquitous sea of numbers we all live in but don't need to use ourselves.
To book your place please use the eventbrite ticket site.
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