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Read more about the latest events from Semta and the sector.

 

STEM: Jobs for the Girls - A learning and networking conference

Date: Thursday 5 October
Venue: RAF Leeming, Gatenby Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9NJ
Time: 08:30 - 16:00

Women are severely under represented in the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) workforce. Many girls perceive STEM careers as too difficult or boring. 

This exciting one day networking conference will challenge this misconception, revealing to girls, parents, teachers and career advisors that STEM jobs foster creativity, critical thinking, problem solving skills and collaborative communication.

The event will be attended by Year 9 girls from schools across Yorkshire and the North East as well as adult delegates representing the teaching profession, parents and STEM ambassadors.

During the conference delgates can participate in a range of STEM workshops. Workshops include "Computer Games Design" hosted by the University of Teesside, "Engineering our Infrastructure" hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers and "Explore your universe: The James Webb Space Telescope" hosting by Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). Click here for the full conference programme.  

Ann Watson, Chief Executive of the Semta Group will deliver the Key Note Speech at the conference. 

Bookings for schools have now closed but registrations for adult delegates are still available. To book your place click here to download the booking form and return to stemjobsforthegirlschools@gmail.com by Tuesday 12 September. 

For more information about the event click here or email stemjobsforthegirls2017@gmail.com.

The Future for the Midlands Engine

Date: Tuesday 12 September
Venue: Central Birmingham
Time: 09:30 - 13:00 (registration from 08:30)

This conference will assess next steps for growing the region's economy following publication of the Midlands Engine Strategy. Delegates will consider how initiatives around infrastructure, enterprise and culture - can best support local growth.

Further sessions focus on the future for financing to support local growth in the West Midlands, as well as specific challenges facing the manufacturing sector. 

To book your place at this event please click here

If you have any questions about the event or would like further information, please contact our Customer Service team on 0845 643 9001 or email customer.services@semta.org.uk