Event opens 11 am
Open to view exhibit stands
Exhibits include a ‘STEM zone’
Lunch 12 – 1pm
1:15 pm Ray Henshaw – Principal Minsthorpe Academy and, member of the Leeds Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Headteacher Advisory Board.
2:00 pm Annette Valentine – Tomorrows Engineers & Nichola Wallworth – Director of the STEM Ambassador Hub (Region)
- Inspiring the next Generation of Engineers - Research which backs up the rationale as to why we need to do this and how.
2:20pm Michelle Whaite – The Leaders-Ship.Com
- How to improve your level of influence with your pupils, staff and key stakeholders, using the 3 cornerstones of communication ("The ABC's of Leadership")
2:45pm Jim Farmery – Sector Development Manager, Wakefield Council
- Current technology trends, the profile of creative and technology companies in Wakefield and the national and international landscape
3:15 – 4:15pm Tours of Wakefield College – Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre (ASIC)
4:20pm Ian Wainwright – Wakefield College
- Wakefield College ASIC building and approach to developing higher level skills development in Wakefield
4:45pm Ross Bennett - Commercial Director, Engaging Education
Event closes 6.30pm