Past Events
29 total events organised and joined since Love Tech started
15 February 2020 | 12pm-3pm

Technology Through Time – Love Tech on Tour

Location: Manx Museum

To celebrate the launch of our new exhibition ‘The Luxury of Time’ Dr John C. Taylor’s incredible collection of wonderful clocks and timepieces we are joining Love Tech on Tour.

Join us at the Manx Museum on 15 February as we have fun exploring ‘Technology through Time’.

From 12 noon until 3pm you can have the chance to navigate a Mini Sphero Ball in a timed challenge, experience VR headsets and look at a range of retro consoles on display.

Drop-in sessions are free of charge.

Children under 12 years of age are to be accompanied by an adult.

29 January 2020 | 12pm - 2pm

Lisa Karran panel speaker – Survival Skills for Future-Proof Recruitment for your Business

Location: iMuseum

Join Love Tech’s very own committee member and COO of ‘Creative 3D Web’, Lisa Karran for this interesting panel event about a changing landscape and the future of recruitment, guiding attendees through a number of key areas, including:

• Filling future demand for talent

• Jobs that will thrive in the future

• Soft skills for the future of work

• The future of workplace training

• Training for change and just-in-time learning

• Automation and job displacement

• Realigning education for tomorrow’s workforce

• Retraining and re-skilling workers

• Adult apprenticeships

The event will be led by Manx Radio’s Beth Espey, who will be joined on the panel by Anne Murray (Recruitment Manager at Search & Select), Dee Copley (Human Resources Business Partner at Zurich), Lisa Karran (COO of Creative 3D Web and Committee Member of Love Tech), and Sue Gee (Managing Director of TLC Business Solutions).

24 January 2020 | Invitation Only

Mini STEMfest Follow-up Event

Location: Manx Telecom HQ

We are joining forces with PDMS, Swagelock and Manx Telecom, to run a Mini STEMfest event at Manx Telecom HQ on the 24th January. This private event has been arranged for pupils from Laxey and Dhoon primary schools, who unfortunately couldn’t make the Villa Marina event last year, due to the terrible flooding and school closures that occurred in Laxey village.

For more information on this follow-up event, please contact Lorna.Trevethan@pdms.com

 

 

23 November - 24 November 2019

Game Development Workshops

Location: Eagle Lab, Douglas

We are very excited to be bringing two award-winning leaders in educational game development to the Island to run workshops for younger and older children. They will lead workshops on developing games from deciding the concept through to pitching the game to judges.

Register for the 23 November event for 12 – 15 year olds.

Register for the 24 November event for 15 – 18 year olds.

This is our final large event for the year and we’d like to take the opportunity to thank our valued sponsors Digital Isle of Man, Continent 8 Technologies, IT Works, Manx Telecom, SMP Partners, GameOn and Appleby for their generous support, which has allowed us to deliver a varied and engaging events programme for 2019.

2 November 2019 | 3pm - 4pm

Book Club

Location: Henry Bloom Noble Library, Douglas

The latest Love Tech Book Club event celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Girls between 7 and 16 are encouraged to visit the library between 2nd October and 2nd November, sign up for a library card and borrow a copy of “A Galaxy of Her Own” by Libby Jackson from the Love Tech table at the library. The book can also be purchased from Waterstones from a Love Tech table.

At the event, three women working in STEM on the island will chat about their careers and the book. Prizes will be awarded for answering questions about the book and we will also hold a raffle where 2 Sphero Mini app-enabled robots can be won!

Sign up here.

8 October 2019

Astronomy Evening

Location: Isle of Man Astronomical Society Observatory, Foxdale.

Full details and map links are available here.

Take a look inside the Isle of Man Observatory and explore the wonders of the night sky. Learn about the amazing science and history of the Island’s astronomical exploration and discover more about the exciting work of the Isle of Man Astronomical Society.

This is fully booked now.

Register for free here.

1 October - 2 October 2019

StemFest

Location: Villa Marina, Douglas

We will be running an interactive zone at this event with the island’s schools. The event is hosted by Isle of Man Engineering and Manufacturing, and Love Tech will be heading up the IT Zone. STEMFest is being run to inspire young people into STEM careers and to showcase the companies operating on the Isle of Man.

More details can be found on their website.

https://www.engineeringiom.com/stemfest/.

19 July 2019 | 10AM - 4PM

Festival of Research

Location: The Nunnery

Research Vannin is dedicated to celebrating all things research, and bringing together the people who are doing it, planning it, or engaged in it. We know there’s amazing research going on in every corner of the island, be it academic, industry, a job requirement, or personal interest. This festival is a chance to bring you all together and promote the importance of being curious.

Register for free.

14 July 2019 | 12PM - 15PM

Love Tech Official Launch

Location: Barclays Eagle Lab

Join the Love Tech volunteers for a free, fun-filled day of science experiments, 3D printing, virtual reality, robot balls, arts and crafts, microbit coding, puzzles and more. Doors are open from 12pm to 3pm.

All ages are welcome.

27 April 2019

Love Tech Book Club Meetup

Location: Henry Bloom Noble Library, Douglas

On 27 April 2019 we will be hosting a special event at the library, where three incredible women who work in the STEM on the island will be chatting about their careers, as well as about “Girls Who Rocked the World”, our first Love Tech Book Club book selection. Prizes will be awarded for answering questions about the book at the event and we will also be holding a raffle where 6 Sphero Mini app-enabled robots can be won!

For girls between 9 and 16 years old.

The event starts at 3pm.

Register on Eventbrite using this link.