Ada Lovelace day celebrations 2016!

This year, Ada Lovelace day is on Tuesday 11th October. If you are not sure why this day is important, you can find out more about it in this news article here from last year.

In celebration of this important day, Edinburgh Napier University have two events planned. These are detailed below.

Firstly there is a Public lecture hosted by the University and Equate Scotland. This will be delivered by Professor Caroline Wilkinson at 6pm followed by drinks reception. The event is open to all but you must register to attend.

The lecture will be held at the Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus, Glenlockhart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1DJ.

More details of the event can be found here on a blog post by Professor Hazel Hall: https://hazelhall.org/2016/09/14/ada-lovelace-day-2016-professor-caroline-wilkinson-to-present-at-edinburgh-napier-university-ald16/

You can register for this event here:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-lecture-with-caroline-wilkinson-tickets-27674666673

Secondly on the same day, there are workshops hosted by the School of Computing. These are at 4pm and will be followed by refreshments (and then the public lecture for those who wish to attend). The workshops are open to female pupils (S1-S3) and their teachers.

The workshops will also be held at Edinburgh Napier’s Craiglockhart campus and two workshops will run in parallel:

(1) Finger prints: a forensics investigation

(2) Hands on with Arduino.

More information on the workshops can be found here: https://infosystemsnapier.com/2016/09/19/join-us-to-celebrate-ada-lovelace-day-on-tuesday-11th-october/

To register teachers should contact Debbie Meharg: d.meharg@napier.ac.uk

We hope you can join Edinburgh Napier for the Ada Lovelace events!

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