Oct 102014
 

Jersey Techfair

10:00 – 16:00

Various talks / Live demos / exhibitions
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Jersey’s Tech Fair is the biggest of its kind in the Channel Islands, organised by Digital Jersey and the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS). The event is on Saturday 8th of November at The Pomme D’or Hotel and is celebration of new and exciting technology open to all.

The educational fair will include displays and exhibitions of new technology, live demos, talks on specific technologies such as computer gaming, digital parenting, cryptocurrencies and social media. There will also be a number of workshops teaching the basics of computing, how to use your ipad and coding. Attendees will have the opportunity to get hands-on with some of the technologies that are being developed and used in Jersey and ask the experts any questions.

Why not pop in to hear a keynote, take part in a workshop or view the latest tech! Doors are open from 10am and will close at 4pm.

The agenda will include:

SPEAKER SLOTS

10:15- 10:45 3D Printing, Drones and the Internet of things” – Mark Loane

11:00-11:30 Switched On Children” – Jon Tarrant

11:30-11:45 Airtel-protect filtering” – Peter Zunino

11:45- 12:15 Gaming: how much is too much?” – Ronnie Isherwood

12:30-13:00Parents: what do you want to know?” – Panel of Jon Tarrant, Peter Zunino & Ronnie Isherwood

13:15- 14:15 “Basics of Social Media” – CITD, Chris Journeaux

14:30- 15:15 “All about Bitcoin” – Robbie Andrews

15:30- 16:00Drone Tech Do’s & Don’ts” – Steve Baudains

WORKSHOPS

“Introduction to Python” – Emma Gamble

10:00-11:00

12:00-13:00

15:00-16:00

” Introduction to Web Design” – Codex, Jordan Love & Richard Rolfe

14:00- 15:00

Courses for Silver Surfers- Age Concern

10:30– Introduction to beginner course & Q&A (word, folders, windows, desktop, internet & emails)

11:30- Introduction to intermediate course & Q&A (skype, computer maintenance, internet safety, usefull websites)

13:30– Introduction to extended course Q&A (advanced email techniques, excel & photos)

14:30 onwards – drop in session

EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE

  • 3D Printing & Maker content
  • Visual Recognition
  • Kinect
  • Leap motion
  • Stop Motion
  • Internet of Things
  • eSafety
  • Gaming
  • Bitcoin
  • Computing at Schools Hub
  • Virtual Reality Demonstration
  • Digimaps
  • Retailers – Sure, JT & Airtel Vodafone
  • Lego – school project
  • Drone Tech

You will also have the chance to win an ipad and other prizes by taking part in competitions throughout the day.

We would be grateful if you can register for the event – https://djbcstechfair.eventbrite.co.uk/

For more information on Digital Jersey please visit:

http://www.digital.je | https://twitter.com/DigitalJersey