Event

BCS (Bedford)

BCS Bedford Challenge School Competition Prize Award

DateThursday 15 Jun 2017
Time

13:30

Location

Cranfield University, Handley Page Room, Building 83, Cranfield, Bedford , MK43 0AL. Building 83 is in square D4 on Map (PDF)

SpeakerBCS Bedford Branch.
Abstract

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, champions the global IT profession and the interests of individuals engaged in that profession for the benefit of all. Since 2013, the BCS Bedford Branch has been running a [coding competition for Schools](/competition.php) to cultivate young computing leaders. The competition showcase how computing is being developed in schools, how it is engaging pupils and enabling them for computing futures. The competition is open to schools in Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire.

In 2017, the competition theme are Online Safety(Y7), Identity Theft(Y8) and Cyber Security(Y9).

BCS Bedford invites you to join in the prize presentation of the BCS Bedford School Coding Challenge. Students from participating schools will gather at Cranfield University on Thursday 15 June at 1.30pm to find out if they have won.

The event shall show off the submissions and the winners are to be presented with prizes. A short tour of Cranfield University shall conclude the meeting.

Competition partners are Computing at School, Bedfordshire Police, Satisnet, Cranfield University and Open University.

All are welcome but priority is given the staff, students and parents of participating schools.

Agenda
13:30 Arrival,
Registration Refreshments
14:00 Welcome
H&S Briefing
14:10 Show off competition entries
15:00 Prize Presentation
15:30 Tour briefing
15:40 Tours:
• B52 Gas Engine Display;
• B83 Unmanned and Intelligent Systems
16:15 Closing,
Guest departure

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