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Avon Technicians Conference 2017 - Broadlands Academy, Bristol

Date: Friday 14th July 2017

Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location : Broadlands Academy, St Francis Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2DY

Cost : Free

FREE INSET

The Annual Avon Science Technicians meeting including an exciting programme of talks, workshops and exhibitions for school science technicians.

Venue: Broadlands Academy, Saint Francis Road, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2DY Map
Time:  Friday 14 July 2017, 9:00am to 3:00pm, 8.45am registration
Booking: Contact joy_dalton@sky.com to book your free place

This event is open to all science technicians.The event is jointly supported by the ASE West of England region and Broadlands academy. This event marks the 23rd annual meeting of the Avon Science Technicians.

Registration

Free INSET for Technicians.

Refreshments available. Please note that lunch is not provided. You may pre-order lunch for £5.00 per person.

Provisional Programme - 2 July 2015

From 9.00am - 12.00 noon

Morning talks 

  • Justin Dillon – Science in Schools Update -  Professor of Science & Environmental Education, Bristol University 
  • Frances Evans - Report on Technicians Survey, ASE Field Officer
  • Chris Sperring – Owls and Birds of Prey, Hawk & Owl Trust
  • Catherine Hayes - e- Bugs Project  - Public Health England
  • Simon Quinnell  - Whiz Bang : the power of demonstrations ! National Technician Leader Science, Learning Centre York 

Displays from suppliers

ASE ; Better Equipped ;  e-Bugs ;  GLS ; Institute of Physics ;  Nickel Electro Ltd ;  Philip Harris ; Royal Society of Chemistry;  SAPs ; Book Suppliers 

From 12.45pm - 3.00pm

Afternoon Workshops (Select 2 x 1 hour each)

  • Amazing Enzymes -  Timstar - Rhian Davies
  • Data logging and Mobile Devices - Jonathan Scott  
  • Data-logging  the easy way - Data Harvest - Iain Davison
  • Detective Project –The Detective Project Wessex – Tim Marshall
  • Dynamic Rock Cycle  for KS3  ESTA  -  Keele  Prof. Chris King
  • Make it with CLEAPSS - Technician adviser - Mary Owen   
  • Mr G,s Science Show - Matt George
  • Right Tools for the Job (Glass v Plastic) - Scilabware - Michelle Powner
  • Simple Science Experiments  - STEM Learning Centre - Simon Quinnell
  • Spectroscopy in a Suitcase - University of Bath - Alex Cousen   
  • Using Locktronics - SLS Select - Gary D’ Cruz                                 
  • WOW Physics - Breckland Science - Selene Gilles