Audience: This event should be of interest to any staff who undertake outreach work, or who are interested in understanding the outreach landscape.
Purpose: CPHC are establishing an Outreach Network to:
* Become a forum for sharing useful practice across the sector, and
* Provide a point of liaison and coordination with other organisations (such as Technocamps, Computing at School etc).
Date: Tuesday 7th April (starting with lunch at 12:30) to Wednesday 8th April 2020 (ending with lunch at 12:30).
Venue: Swansea University (Singleton Park campus).
The event will be held in the Margam Building (2nd Floor) which is building 9.4 on the campus map. The whole of the 2nd floor is called CoSMOS: The College of Science Margam Outreach Space; and the bulk of the floor is Technocamps.
Hotels: there are two recommendations, which are next door to each other
* Ibis Hotel (standard budget, on-line booking prices starting at £25) https://uk.hotels.com/ho221829/ibis-swansea-swansea-united-kingdom/
* Village Hotel (a bit more expensive, but it is where the evening dinner will take place) https://www.village-hotels.co.uk/hotels/swansea/
Transport: a bus is being booked to transport participants between Singleton Park and these hotels on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.
Things to note: There are limited places for the event, so please book early.
For those who are interested, the Technocamps Research Theme Educational, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Computer Science is hosting the following (free) event on the evening before the Outreach Network event:
Evening Public Lecture, Monday 6 April
The History and Legacy of Formal Methods for Software Engineering
Computational Foundry Building, Swansea University Bay Campus
Further details may be found here