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Venue: Manchester Central Conference Centre
Time: 27 & 28 February 2014
The OCR Raspberry Jamboree is the 2nd international convention sharing the educational potential of the Raspberry Pi computer. They aim to identify and share the impact that this low-cost computer is having on education. As well as sharing the amazing potential of this device for education, they will be showing lots of practical ideas.
They particularly want to encourage those with an interest in education to attend to discover exactly how they can use this device to inspire children to engage with computing. As well as a host of inspirational speakers, projects and classes, they aim to share effective Jam-making practice.
On the Friday night there will be a drinks reception from 4:00pm. Party 5.00pm – 7.00pm. Tickets will be listed separately to help plan for catering.
Speakers - Amy Mather, Carrie Anne Philbin, Clive Beale, Pete Lomas, Alex Bradbury, David Akerman, Ryan Walmsley, Ben Nuttall, Dawn Hewitson, Nicholas Tollervey, Andrew Robinson,David Whale, Neil Ford, Simon Walters, Rob Bishop, Charlotte Godley, Craig Richardson, Martin O’Hanlon, William Bell,Siobhan Ramsey, Alan O’Donohoe, Jimmy Wales (!) and many more to be confirmed.
View our detailed programme developing here