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September 2016

Ada Lovelace Day

26 September 2016 @ 10:50 am - 28 September 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Zamani College, Kaduna, 1 Waziri Maccido road
Kaduna, Kaduna 800242 Nigeria
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Free
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Ada Lovelace Day: to speak to young girls about women in science, engineering and technology.

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October 2016

Peterborough STEM Festival 2016

1 October 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Future Business Centre, Peterborough United Football Club, London Rd
Peterborough, PE2 8AN United Kingdom
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Free

A FREE to attend celebration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics inspired by Ada Lovelace Day. A family friendly event held in the centre of Peterborough on Saturday 1st October 2016. We want to inspire younger people to become tomorrow’s innovators in science, technology, engineering, and maths. We will be showing what’s new, unusual and surprising in STEM, and give participants the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience, and meet fantastic role models. Festival activities include coding workshops, interactive science experiments,…

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Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, King’s College London – Ada Lovelace Day

5 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
King’s College London, Strand
London, WC2r 2LS United Kingdom
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As part of our 'Women in Science Week' speakers for the Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences Ada Lovelace Day 2016 include Kate Russell, a journalist, reporter and author who speaks regularly to inspire the next generation of technologists and was voted the Computer Weekly 13th most influential woman in UK IT. The Department of Chemistry’s Dr Helen Coulshed has been involved in numerous outreach activities, mentoring and women in science groups, while pursuing her own research in chemistry and…

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Ada Lovelace Day Panel Event: Championing Success and Avoiding the Echo Chamber #WiSTEMspotlight

6 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Stables, Digital Science, 2 Trematon Walk
London, N1 9FN United Kingdom
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Free

REGISTER HERE Join us on 6th October from 6.30pm at our London HQ for our next Spotlight event, a free evening of talks discussing issues around women in STEM and what we can actively do to make a difference. This event is part of a series hosted by Digital Science to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day and will look at: Championing Success and Avoiding the Echo Chamber. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and…

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Exhibition: Ada Lovelace og kvinner i informatikken

7 October 2016 - 31 October 2016
UiO: Informatikkbiblioteket, Ole-Johan Dahls hus, Gaustadalléen 23B Oslo 0373 Norway + Google Map

Poster exhibition celebrating Ada Lovelace and women in technology, at the Informatics library at the University of Oslo. More information (in Norwegian).

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STEM Scavenger Hunt

7 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 16 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Collect your clues at the Imaginarium and venture on our STEM Scavenger Hunt.  Drop your completed entry in the Imaginarium's STEM Scavenger Hunt Raffle Box to be entered to win $25 in Chamber Cash!

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STEM Children’s Book Display

7 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 14 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library–Landwehr Children’s Learning Center, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
Free

Check out our Children's STEM Book display in the Landwehr Children's Learning Center!

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Ladies of STEM Book Display

7 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 14 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Check out our Ladies of STEM Book Display in the Imaginarium!

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Ada Lovelace Day – Encouraging Girls into Computer Science

7 October 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen, AB10 7QB United Kingdom
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To celebrate the achievements of Ada Lovelace and to encourage girls into Computing Science, Wider Access team and the School of Computing Science and Digital Media at Robert Gordon University are organising an afternoon of  practical and engaging Computing workshops. The workshops are aimed at S2 and S3 girls who show potential in STEM subjects, and they provide the participants an opportunity to learn more about Computing Science and meet other females working and studying in the profession.

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Teen Tech–3D Printer

7 October 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Teens are invited to discover the 3D printer by designing a 3D object using Tinkercad, a free online program that teaches basic 3D print design.  Teens will also have an opportunity to have their design or a design of their choosing printed on the library's 3D printer while playing STEM trivia.  Due to the length of time 3D printing takes, teens will need to pick up their 3D prints at a later date.

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Cream Tea with Inspirational Women

8 October 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Porlock Village Hall, Toll Road
Porlock, Somerset TA24 8QD United Kingdom
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£8

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, Porlock hosts a Cream Tea with Inspirational Women featuring 5 speakers with careers and achievements spanning engineering, construction, computing, marketing and sport.  They will be sharing their stories of how they come to be doing what they are, how they got there, who inspired them along the way and what the future holds for them.  Tickets are available from Porlock Visitor Centre, or online at http://www.wegottickets.com/event/372507.  Advanced ticket sales only.

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Sunday Crafternoon

9 October 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Join us during this open studio time in the Imaginarium for self-guided Sunday craft time.  Supplies and equipment will be available for use, but feel free to bring your own.  In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, button-making supplies for creating your very own Ada Lovelace Day button pin and "Ladies of STEM" coloring sheets will be available.  The Imaginarium is open to all ages, but children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Academic Women Now: experiences of mid-career academic women in Scotland

10 October 2016 - 14 October 2016
Post-Graduate Centre main foyer, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton
Edinburgh, Scotland EH14 4AS United Kingdom
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Free

Tuesday 11 October is Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM). To celebrate, Heriot-Watt University will host an exhibition showcasing the career paths of Heriot-Watt mid-career female academics*, women who have been through the early career stage but not yet reached the pinnacle of their careers. Some have worked overseas or in industry and many balance their career with family responsibilities. In demonstrating their routes to success we hope…

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Women In Research Speaker Night

10 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University Of Queensland St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland Australia + Google Map
Free

In celebration of Ada Lovelace day, we will be celebrating the achievements of women in science and technology with a speaker night, featuring women from a diverse range of fields presenting on the work they're currently doing. Register your attendance for free now at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/women-in-research-speaker-night-tickets-27672897381 Come along and enjoy free food and drinks while hearing from some amazing women, including: - Samantha Hood: Samantha is a postgraduate student at the University of Queensland currently undertaking a PhD. Her research is…

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Curiosity Labs–What is DNA?

10 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

What is DNA? DNA science is used every day in our world. Forensic labs test DNA evidence, farmers use genetically modified seeds and doctors target disease treatments using DNA markers. Everyone has heard of it, and everyone has it, but what is it? In this activity students will learn about the structure and function of DNA. Curiosity Labs is a series sponsored by MilliporeSigma that connects their scientists with Mead Public Library patrons. Attendees will be treated to themed science presentations…

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Code & Chips 2016

11 October 2016
Trinity Centre, 24 Cambridge Science Park
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB4 0FN United Kingdom
Free

Code&Chips is a totally free event hosted by ARM and HackLab, filled with Raspberry Pi workshops, demonstrations and hands-on exhibits presented by inspirational members of the Cambridge technology and educational industries including; ARM, Cambridge Science Centre, and Jagex, along with a whole host of other programming enthusiasts and computer geeks intent on spreading the love of coding to your students. The event is open to all students in Year 4 to Year 8. Come and celebrate the prowess of the…

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Guardian Digital Development’s Ada Lovelace Inspiration day

11 October 2016
The Guardian London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Ada Lovelace Inspiration Day 2016 Tuesday 11 October 2016 The Guardian Digital Development department will be inviting school girls from London, who are interested in technology, to an Inspiration Day on 11 October to celebrate Ada Lovelace day 2016. We will be inviting girls aged 14-16 years to come to the Guardian to spend some time with the women who work to create our digital products at the Guardian - from our website to our apps and all the supporting…

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Ada Lovelace Day: celebrating four significant women in STEM

11 October 2016
St Nicolas School, Link Road
Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 7LU United Kingdom
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Each year group has been selected a woman who has made a significant contribution to STEM subjects. An eclectic bunch; Jane Goodall, Sarah Guppy, Rosalind Franklin and Nichelle Nichols...they are chosen to give the children an insight into the very different roles women can play and also the very different historical times they lived in, and how attitudes to women and their place in society have changed almost beyond recognition. For each topic there is a practical exercise ranging from…

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First Annual Ada Lovelace Day celebration at Wilbur Wright College

11 October 2016
Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N Narragansett Ave
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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Join Us on Tuesday, Oct. 11th at Wilbur Wright College, Room S-247 for Ada Lovelace Day: A Celebration of Women in Computing Did you know that the first computer programmer was a woman? It’s true! Lady Ada was the Countess of Lovelace and the daughter of famed poet Lord Byron. She was a gifted mathematician who wrote an algorithm for the Analytical Engine, a computer invented by Charles Babbage in 1837. Tuesday, Oct. 11th at noon: Holographic Apps 101 Sarah…

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Ada Lovelace day extravaganza!

11 October 2016
Jack and Jill School, 30 Nightingale Road
Hampton , Middlesex TW12 3HX United Kingdom
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We named the first class in our new STEM school 'Lovelace Class'. We ran a whole school assembly where we talked about women in tech and how we are the next generation! We coded 'Ada's Random Poetry Generator ' in Scratch!

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WinSTEM week

11 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 15 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Province of Alberta, 3553 - 31st Street NW
#53 Calgary, Alberta T2L2k7 Canada
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Oct 11 to 15, 2016.  Alberta, Canada  First every WinSTEM week.  Culminating in a mini-conference for outreach programs that promote diversity and The STEM Affair Oct 15, 2016 celebrating great women in STEM plus our mentors, scholars, programs and more.

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Ada Lovelace Day at UF

11 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Florida Gainesville, 32611 United States + Google Map

The University of Florida is celebrating Ada Lovelace Day on October 11, 2016. More information to come soon!

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Wisibilizalas

11 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9 December 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Roc Boronat, 138
Barcelona, Barcelona 08018 Spain
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Free

Wisibilízalas is a contest for high-school students in which they should create a website containing wikipedia-style descriptions of Spanish women currently working in ICT. The contest is organised by the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the support of Wikimujeres. Collaborators and sponsors (currently UPF Social Council and Google) are welcome to join. The first edition will be launched on 11th October 2016. For more information, please visit our website or follow us on Twitter.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2016 at the University of Edinburgh

11 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Edinburgh, Hugh Robson Building, 15 George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9XD United Kingdom
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On Tuesday 11th October 2016, in Room 1.12 of the University of Edinburgh Main Library, we will again be running a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2016, an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). What’s involved? We begin at 10am with a range of guest speakers in the morning: 10.00am to 11am - Talks. Melissa Highton – Welcome and intro about Ada Lovelace & Mary Somerville Jenni Houston – Mentoring Frances…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale

11 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aula Magna Campus Folcara, via Sant'Angelo in Theodice
Cassino, Frosinone 03043 Italy
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To the difference engine Ada Lovelace, “incantatrice dei numeri” (1815-1852) L’Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale partecipa alla giornata mondiale in onore di Ada Lovelace, considerata la prima programmatrice della storia del computer. Un evento per valorizzare le eccellenze femminili dell’Ateneo di Cassino in campo tecnologico, ingegneristico, matematico e scientifico e per promuovere le cosiddette STEM disciplines nelle scuole del territorio, incoraggiando le ragazze ad avvicinarsi a questi studi e ad investire nelle carriere scientifiche e tecnologiche.   11…

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“De mayor quiero ser científica” Pré-Estreno miniserie audiovisual educativa

11 October 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
MUNCYT, Plaza del Museo Nacional 1
A Coruña, A Coruña 15011 Spain
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Free

El 11 de Octubre y con el motivo del Día Ada Lovelace (ALD), una celebración internacional por los logros de las mujeres en ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas (del inglés, STEM), se presentará en el Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología –MUNCYT- de A Coruña a las 11:00h, la miniserie educativa de cortos audiovisuales “De mayor quiero ser... científica”. "De mayor quiero ser... científica" permitirá la comprensión de las tareas que desempeñan las profesionales biomédicas de diferentes áreas de la Biomedicina relacionándolas con…

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MENTOS – Mentoring Female Engineering Students

11 October 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
UPF Tanger Building – 4th Floor, Roc Boronat, 138
Barcelona, Barcelona 08018 Spain
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The target of MENTOS UPF is to provide female students at UPF Engineering degrees contact with professionals and experts in order to support their professional development Activities Would you like to take part as a mentee? Would you like to take part as a mentor? Calendar: Oct 11th 2016: MENTOS program launched! Nov  1st 2016: Deadline for mentors and mentees to apply Nov 30th 2016: Assignments mentees / mentors communicated February / May 2017: Remote mentorship sessions take place To…

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Remembering Lise Meitner – a project to encourage girls to A level Physics

11 October 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sidmouth College, Primley Road
Sidmouth , Devon EX10 9LG United Kingdom
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Free

Atomic arts project targets teenage scientists Budding female physicists encouraged by play Ground breaking project to be piloted at QE Academy in Crediton on 6 October Full showcase at Sidmouth College on 11 October, Ada Lovelace Day Invitation only performance at QE Acadamy on 12 October Team behind project seeking funding to roll this out across UK Following the success of its explosive Science Cabaret production “Dark Matters”, the science focused theatre company Foot-candle Productions - supported by Daisi and…

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Ada Lovelace Day: The Byronic Woman

11 October 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Student Union building 1, lower engagement space, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus
Bristol, Bristol BS16 1QY United Kingdom
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Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so create new role models to encourage more women into STEM careers. It is now held every year on the second Tuesday of October; this year this will be Tuesday 11th October. The event at UWE Bristol will be held between 12.30pm and 1.30pm in the…

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Girls Computer Science Talent Day

11 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Leeds, School of Computing, EC Stoner Building
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Free

Girls Computer Science Talent Day @ School of Computing, University of Leeds Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm Join the University of Leeds on Ada Lovelace Day for a fun and eye-opening programme! This one day programme will provide young girls with an interest in STEM subjects with a unique opportunity to discover computer science, to think creatively, to play with ideas, concepts and tools, and to meet new people. What’s on offer? A range of activities for young…

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Library Open Afternoon: Mary Proctor’s Stories of Starland

11 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House
London, WC1J 0BQ United Kingdom
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Mary Proctor (1862-1957) was an astronomy lecturer and author, combining scientific facts with poetry and imagery to inspire children and adults all over the world with a life-long love of astronomy. She was one of the first women to be elected to the Royal Astronomical Society in 1916. To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, the library of the Royal Astronomical Society invites you to drop in between 2pm and 5pm to look at a selection of Mary Proctor's recently rediscovered magic lantern slides which she used…

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Women-in-STEM-History Bike Ride

11 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
185 Albany St.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Ride with us as we examine women's science-tech-engineering-math history in Cambridge, MA on Ada Lovelace Day! Total ride length will be about 8 miles from start to finish. Start: 2 p.m. Sidewalk outside of MIT Building NW22, 185 Albany St. End: ~4 p.m. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, 3 James St. Stops along the way: We'll note at least 10 locations related to women's STEM history. There will be one indoor stop about halfway through the ride. After-party: Drinks and conversation…

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Aber Comp Sci women coffee get together for Ada Lovelace Day

11 October 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
IBERS Bach, Aberystwyth University, Penglais
Aberystwyth, ceredigion Sy23 3db United Kingdom
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Free

On Ada Lovelace Day women in tech have been asked to get together and have a coffee or a drink. We're meeting in IBERS Bach in Aber Uni for an informal chat. http://bcswomen.bcs.org/organize-a-coffee-afternoon-and-raise-a-cup-to-ada-lovelace-on-october-11/

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Ada Lovelace Day Umeå

11 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sliperiet, Östra Strandgatan 32
Umeå, 903 33 Sweden
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Free

Ada Lovelace Day Umeå will be celebrated with workshops in e-textiles, bringing in expert tinkerers and makers to help and inspire participants. Organisers: Sliperiet at Umeå University, FabLab Umeå Free to participate but limited places, please check facebook.com/adaumea for updates and registration links

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Leading Ladies in STEM – in celebration of Ada Lovelace

11 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus North, Sunco House
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF United Kingdom
Free

The Tech for Life team invite you to join us in celebrating the North East’s Leading Ladies in STEM at Campus North on Ada Lovelace Day, Tuesday October 11th from 4pm - 6.30pm. We will have a panel of our very own Leading Ladies from across the generations who will be giving us insights into their career journey, challenges and experiences looking at what has changed (or not) over the past 30 + years.  It is a chance for all…

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Edinburgh Napier University Ada Lovelace Day celebrations at Craiglockhart

11 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart, 219 Colinton Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH14 1DJ United Kingdom
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Public lecture hosted by the University and Equate Scotland, delivered by Professor Caroline Wilkinson, 6pm followed by drinks reception – open to all The main event is a free public lecture delivered by Professor Caroline Wilkinson at 6pm on Tuesday 11th October at Napier’s Craiglockhart campus. This is followed by a drinks reception. For further details please see https://hazelhall.org/2016/09/14/ada-lovelace-day-2016-professor-caroline-wilkinson-to-present-at-edinburgh-napier-university-ald16/ Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-lecture-with-caroline-wilkinson-tickets-27674666673 Workshops hosted by the School of Computing, 4pm followed by refreshments (and the public lecture) – open to…

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Ada Lovelace Day@KAIST – Women in Computing

11 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
KAIST, Building N-1, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, Korea, Republic Of
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School of Computing at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology will host ALD 2016 event, sponsored by Girls' Robot and Microsoft Korea. There will be talks from both a practitioner and an academic who is working in the field of IT and computer science. We welcome students at all levels and from all disciplines in KAIST.

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Courageous Conversations

11 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:20 pm
BNZ Harbour Quays, Level 1, 60 Waterloo Quay, Pipitea
Wellington, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
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$55

Standing up for a belief, declaring a dream out loud, dealing with change, seeking advice, providing feedback, having to be confident in a sticky situation... Courageous Conversations is about how our speakers tackled a 'courageous conversation' in their own unique way. Like Ada Lovelace, our speakers are women who advocate the importance gender diversity in the workplace and the tech industry.

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She Did That: A celebration of women in STEM, in honour of Ada Lovelace

11 October 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Toronto – GB202, 35 St. George St. (Galbraith building) Rm 202
Toronto, Ontario M5S3E1 Canada

A networking event for women in STEM at U of T.  It will be fun, it will be engaging, and most importantly it will bring women together! Keynote speaker: Dr. Imogen Coe - Dean of Science at Ryerson University

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Ada Lovelace Day Madrid

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Medialab-Prado, Plaza de las Letras
Calle de la Alameda, 15, Madrid 28014 Spain
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Free

Celebramos el día de Ada Lovelace, Ada Lovelace Day Celebration El martes 11 de octubre celebramos en Medialab-Prado el Ada Day, una fiesta internacional promovida por Finding Ada, proyecto que pretende dar a conocer los logros de las mujeres en los campos de la ciencia, la tecnología, las ingenierías o las matemáticas. Para visibilizar que al contrario que lo que se puede pensar, su presencia histórica y actual ha sido determinante para el desarrollo de la sociedad en estos ámbitos.…

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NYU Ada Lovelace Day

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York University, 31 Washington Pl
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Free

To honor Ada Lovelace, New York University will be hosting the second annual NYU Ada Lovelace Day event featuring women in STEM. The event will feature women from a variety of STEM fields sharing how they came to their current career paths and who inspired them along the way. There will also be a networking and social hour. This event is open to ALL and we hope you will join us in promoting women in STEM! Speakers include Dr. Maryam…

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Gender equality: have we fixed it yet?

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Earl Mountbatten Building, Room 2.44, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus
Edinburgh, Scotland EH14 4AS United Kingdom
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Free

We’ve got a woman Scottish First Minster, a woman Prime Minister in the UK and a strong US presidential candidate. Does that mean we’ve got that gender equality thing sorted? Isn’t feminism just something that ladies got all grumpy about in the 70s? Women and men have equal pay, right?  Sadly, the answer to all these questions is “no”. In my talk I will explain the ways in which gender inequality persists and I’ll show that gender inequality is alive…

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Ada Lovelace Day Public Talk at University of Bristol School of Mathematics – Data Science: Drinking from the Firehose

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LT2, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
Bristol, BS8 1TS United Kingdom
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Free

This exciting public talk will be given by Miranda Mowbray, who works at Hewlett Packard Labs, where her research interests currently include machine learning applied to computer network security, and ethics for Big Data analysis. She is a Fellow of the British Computer Society. Her PhD is in Algebra, from London University. The data scientists who find useful patterns in large data sets have been described as the new rock stars of the technology world.  One application area for data science is computer…

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Fireside Chats with Manchester Digital

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Valtech, Basil Chambers, 65 High Street
Manchester, M4 1FS United Kingdom
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Free

Manchester Digital is challenging all tech and digital businesses across the North West to be more diverse and inclusive and is committed to helping them reach their goals. On 11th October 2016, Ada Lovelace day will be celebrated internationally, to highlight the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and to encourage more women and girls into STEM careers. Manchester Digital, alongside Hack Manchester, Ladies that UX, SheSays Manchester, Liverpool Girl Geeks, Ladies of Code, Manchester Girl Geeks, Manchester…

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Ada Lovelace day 2016 – towards new role models in science and tech

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Startit center, Savska 5
Belgrade, 11000 Serbia
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Free

This is the second time that Ada Lovelace day will be celebrated in Belgrade. After very successful last year event, we decided to make it even bigger this year. Speakers are extraordinary women from science and tech-from students of electrical engineering to PhDs and NASA awards winner. During the event they'll talk about their choices, education, motivation and challenges they were facing by stepping into field that was't always so open towards women. Some of the speakers are: – Dragana Ilic,…

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Ada Lovelace Day: Show and Tell

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enterprize, 91-93 Macquarie St
Hobart, Tasmania 7109 Australia
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Free

Ada Lovelace Day was founded by Suw Charman-Anderson in 2009 and aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they admire. This international day of celebration helps people learn about the achievements of women in STEM, inspiring others and creating new role models for young and old alike. So Tassie Girl Geek Coffees are celebrating! Ada Lovelace Day is coming up so we're…

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Ada Lovelace Award for Woman of the Year in GNO Tech

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114 United States
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LookFar’s President, Chris Reade, dreamed up the Ada Lovelace Award in 2015. The father of a ten-year-old daughter, he was struck by how few female role models he knew in science and technology – not that these women didn’t exist, but that they seemed to fly under the radar in comparison to their male counterparts. “When my daughter is in her thirties, I want ‘women in STEM’ to be the type topic where she says ‘yes, and?’,” said Reade on stage at the…

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Dita e Ada Lovelace

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open Labs Hackerspace, Rr. Pjetër Budi, Pallati Boga 67
Tirane, 1000 Albania
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Free

Dita Ada Lovelace është një festë ndërkombëtare e arritjeve të grave në shkencë, teknologji, inxhinieri dhe matematikë. Qëllimi i festimit të kësaj dite është krijimi i imazhit të femrës së suksesshme si një model frymëzues nga femrat në shoqëri. Këtë vit pjesë të aktiviteteve tona në Open Labs do të jetë dhe festimi i kësaj dite. Aktiviteti është i organizuar nga vajzat e Open Labs, por aktiviteti është i hapur për të gjithë. Si pjesë të aktivitetit do jenë prezantimerreth…

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Ada Lovelace Day Live! 2016

11 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The IET, 2 Savoy Place
London, WC2R 0BL United Kingdom
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£20

Ada Lovelace Day Live! is our flagship ‘science cabaret’ event which this year will be held at The IET on the evening of 11 October. Playing host to the UK’s most fabulous women in STEM, ALD Live is an entertaining evening of geekery, comedy and music suitable for everyone over the age of 12. Our amazing speakers are: Yewande Akinola, design engineer focused on sustainable water supply systems and the engineering design coordination of large projects in the built environment. Dr…

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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration

11 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carbon Five, 585 Howard Street
2nd Floor, CA 94103 United States
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Ada Lovelace

From Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer, to Marie Curie, to astronaut Mae Jemison, women have made exciting and breakthrough contributions in their fields. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Join us for our own celebration of the amazing women who came before us and the love of science! (Tech! Eng! Math!) Carbon Five will host an evening of lightning talks by inspiring women working in tech.…

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2nd Annual Ada Lovelace Bonfire

11 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Medford,
Medford, 02155 United States
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Gather round the fire, enjoy a beer and a s'mores, and tell us about the awesome ladies that you know in STEM.

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Celebrate Women in STEM- Ada Lovelace Day!

11 October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ThoughtWorks Dallas, 15540 Spectrum Drive
Addison, TX 75001 United States
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Join ThoughtWorks and Women Who Code, Dallas Fort Worth, in celebrating Ada Lovelace Day with a party! We'll have lightning talks from local women in tech, discussion, a fun trivia contest, cake & balloons, music and more! Mixer starts at 7:00 PM, talks kick off at 7:30. RSVP on Women Who Code DFW's Meetup page or on the Facebook event page Refreshments and venue courtesy of ThoughtWorks, Dallas.  

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Ada Lovelace Günü, Evet, Yapabiliriz!

11 October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
KWORKS, 19 Mayıs Cad. Golden Plaza Kat:1 No:1 34363 Şişli İstanbul / TÜRKİYE, Istanbul
Istanbul, 34363 Turkey
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Women Techmakers İstanbul olarak, bilgisayar dünyasının bilinen ilk kadın programcısı Ada Lovelace’ı anmak ve teknoloji & bilişim dünyasındaki kadınların bugün neler yapabileceğini, olanakları ve örnekleri konuşmak, tartışmak ve sizlerle tanışmak için 11 Ekim'de KWORKS'de toplanıyoruz. Bilim ve teknolojide daha fazla kadının yer alabilmesi için neler yapılabileceğini beyin fırtınası yaparak tartışmak adına herkesi bekliyoruz. Görüşmek üzere! Etkinlik Programı: - 19:00-19:30 - Kayıt - 19:30-19:45 - Women Techmakers Istanbul - Elif Boncuk (WTM İstanbul) - 19:45-20:00 - Bilgisayar dünyasının bilinen ilk kadın programlamacısı: Ada Lovelace -…

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Ada Lovelace in Ockham

11 October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Black Swan, Old Lane
Ockham, Surrey KT11 1NG United Kingdom
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Historic Ockham in Surrey is celebrating our local heroine Ada Lovelace,  who lived at Ockham Park. Event to be held at The Black Swan Pub/Restaurant on Ada Lovelace Day, Tuesday 11th October 2016 from 7pm Landlord Nathan is aware. All welcome. A copy of your science degree will get you one free drink on the house. Visit us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/historicockham/

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Geek & Tech Girls Granada presentation

11 October 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Faculty of Science (UGR), Avda. de Fuente Nueva s/n
Granada, Granada 18001 Spain
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Geek & Tech Girls is a newly born community which aim is to engage more women into technology, and encourage girls in STEM. We have chosen the ALD as the day for our first meeting as Ada is, or we think should be, a role model for every woman, interested in technology or not. We will meet once a month to talk about women in technology and  to share knowledge and experiences in "a man's world", discussing how to enhance…

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Teen Craft

12 October 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Teens, join us for a fun filled craft program where we will use video games as inspiration in creating "pixel" art using perler beads while playing STEM trivia.  Whether you want to make a replica of an 8-bit Mario or try to make your favorite pixelated Pokemon, stop into the Imaginarium and get crafting.

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Women in Science quiz by the Queen’s University Belfast School of Mathematics and Physics

12 October 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bell Lecture Theatre, Physics Building, Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day 2016 the Queen's University Belfast School of Mathematics and Physics will be holding a Women in Science quiz in the Bell Lecture Theatre on Wednesday 12 October 2016 from 3pm. The event will include a short talk about the School's work in relation to Athena SWAN and be followed by a chance to mingle over wine and nibbles on in the top floor interaction area in the IRCEP building. Everybody welcome! Bring your internet…

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Ada Lovelace Celebration @ThoughtWorksSF

12 October 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ThoughtWorks SF, 814 Mission St 5th floor
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ada-lovelace-celebration-tickets-27765783205 Join us to celebrate Ada Lovelace's Birthday in the ThoughtWorks SF Office. We'll mingle, listen to lightning talks, and battle it out in our women in STEM trivia contest. This is an open event. Schedule: 5:30pm Doors Open/Mingling 6:00pm Warm up Trivia 6:30pm Lightening Talks* 7:30pm Cupcakes with candles blown out by the trivia winners *Know awesome potential speakers? Send them this form by Sept 29 to they can propose their talk. We'll let the final speakers know if they are…

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Ada Lovelace Day: Women in STEM event

12 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Royal Society of Victoria, 8 Latrobe Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The IELLEN is partnering with Capital City LLEN, Women in Science and Engineering, Lateral Magazine, BrainSTEM and more to hold the first Melbourne based  Ada Lovelace Day event. Held around the world in October, Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) events are about inspiring young women to pursue STEM careers in greater numbers. This ALD event is aimed at Secondary School aged girls and their parents, and will include a variety  of presentations, STEM activities and an Ada Lovelace Day resource pack.…

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Creativity in Science: A facilitated discussion

12 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 6:20 pm
Physics Building, Lecture Theatre D, University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
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A guided discussion on the role creativity plays in science, as well as interactions between physics, computer science, and the arts is being held in honour of Ada Lovelace, an analyst and metaphysician who pushed the limits of mathematics and computational science in the early 1800s. Followed by a public lecture by Dr. Suzie Imber entitled Nameless Peakes of the Andes. For more information visit: www.iopconferences.org/iop/997/home Refreshments served at 17:45 in the Foyer  

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Ada Lovelace Day at Hofstra University – October 13, 2016

13 October 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:50 pm
Hofstra University, 1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11549 United States
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Dr. Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New York Institute of Technology will be our guest speaker during Common Hour, 11:15 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Hofstra University.  Her presentation will describe her work using sensors to create safe environments for Parkinson's patients, and explain the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at NYIT funded by the National Science Foundation. Students from high schools near Hofstra will be attending the lecture as guests, and learn…

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Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women in STEM

13 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Clark Magnet High School, 4747 New York Avenue
La Crescenta, CA 91214 United States
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We will treat our students to two distinguished speakers who will share their personal and professional journeys.

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Ada Lovelace Day Italia

14 October 2016 - 15 October 2016
Campus Luigi Einaudi, Lungo Dora Siena, 100 A
Torino, Torino 10153 Italy
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Conference and activities for children. See the website for more information.

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Ada Lovelace Day at Ryerson University

14 October 2016 - 15 October 2016
Ryerson University, 350 Victoria St
Toronto, Ontario M5B2K3 Canada
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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration at Ryerson University

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Arduino Workshop and Race & Gaming Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

14 October 2016
UT Dallas, 800 W Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080 United States
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How can The University of Texas at Dallas Feminist MakerSpace possibly top last year’s Ada Lovelace Day Twitterbot event? How about two events? On October 14, 2016 the Feminist MakerSpace is sponsoring two events of maker culture with feminist flair. 11am – 1pm The Possible (Wearable) Worlds of Digital Humanities Arduino Workshop hxxp://feministmaker.space/?p=173 2pm – 5pm Race and Gaming Wikipedia Edit-a-thon hxxp://feministmaker.space/?p=167 Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, Brighton – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The Skiff, 127 Gloucester Road
Brighton, BN1 4AF United Kingdom
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ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, Bristol – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Pervasive Media Studio, 1 Canon's Rd
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, Leamington Spa – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Arch Creatives, Creative Railway Arches, Court St
Royal Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa CV31 2DH United Kingdom
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ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, London – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
King’s College London, Strand Campus, Small Committee Room
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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Ada Lovelace Day

15 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Science City at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd. Suite 400
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Kansas City's Science Center, Science City, celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths on October 15 with a day full of hands-on, science demonstrations and activities!

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Ada Lovelace Day @ The Tech

15 October 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Ada Lovelace Day Presented by ARM Saturday, Oct. 15 Most activities free with admission Coding for Beginners Learn about drag and drop coding with simple and easy to use programs. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wind Powered Contraptions As a child, computer science pioneer Ada Lovelace experimented with sails and wind power to  engineer a flying machine. Channel your inner Ada and build a wind-powered machine! 1 to 4:45 p.m. LightCUBE with Bennese What do you get when you combine…

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How men in STEM can be allies to women: A talk by Professor Bryan Gaensler, University of Toronto

17 October 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, 4700 Keele Street, 11 Arboretum Ln
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada
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Bryan Gaensler is the Canada Research Chair in Radio Astronomy, and Director of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto. His research is in cosmic magnetism, time-domain astrophysics and the diffuse Universe. Voted Young Australian of the Year in 1999, Bryan is a long-time advocate for women in STEM. He will discuss how men can be allies in shifting the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics culture towards increased inclusivity and diversity, as we celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2016.

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Ada Lovelace Day UTFPR 2016

26 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Universidade Tecnológica do Paraná, Av. Sete de Setembro, 3165
Curitiba, PR 80230-901 Brazil
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The group Emíli@s proudly presents the 3rd Ada Lovelace Day UTFPR. On October 26, 2016 we will have talks with special guests starting from 4pm to 8:30pm. For more information visit the facebook of Emíli@s or the ALD UTFPR event. Come celebrate this day with us!

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2016 Canada Gairdner Recipients’ Lecture

27 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Macleod Auditorium, University of Toronto, 1 Kings College Circle
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Join us for an excellent day of science featuring two of the women leading gene editing and CRISPR technology- Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier of Berlin and Dr. Jennifer Doudna of Berkeley. They will be speaking between 10:30 and 11:30 am at the Macleod Auditorium on Thursday, October 27. You can also watch their presentations via webcast at bit.ly/Gairdnerwebcast Co-recipients for the 2016 Gairdner Awards will also be presenting before and after, speaking on CRISPR discoveries, HIV/AIDS and global health. For the…

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Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

27 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Steacie Science & Engineering Library, 4700 Keele Street, 136 Campus Walk
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada
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Join an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students as we create, expand and improve Wikipedia entries for Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). STEM Women are under-represented in Wikipedia. Learn how to be a Wikipedian. Drop by for as long or short a time as you have available. We will have swag & snacks for you.

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Gene Editing: From Bacterial Immunity to Global Impact

28 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Macleod Auditorium, University of Toronto, 1 Kings College Circle
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Explore gene editing’s potential across the biological spectrum, and how advances in human health, disease control & environmental engineering could change our perspective & place in the natural world. Among the speakers will be Paula Cannon of the USC Keck School of Medicine,presenting on gene editing for HIV/AIDS, and Françoise Baylis of Dalhousie University who will discuss the ethical concerns that have been raised with the advent of new knowledge and technology. Join us in person at Macleod Auditorium on…

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November 2016

Girls Can! (the ICS Addis Girls’ STEM Day)

5 November 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

The International Community School of Addis Ababa is proud to be hosting our first Ada Lovelace Day event, an all-day workshop for girls to build and program robots, create computer programs, design and make 3D objects, and more! We've used ALD16 to kick-start our event & are planning it now for Saturday, November 5th. Next year we'll aim for scheduling an event on ALD17 itself!

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ALD Celebrations: pub quiz 2016

7 November 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kramladen, TU Kaiserslautern, Gebäude 46
Kaiserslautern, 67663 Germany
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We want to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM with a pub quiz about woman inventors and discoverers. In six rounds teams of four will be challenged to prove their knowledge about engineers and scientists from the past and the present and from different areas. Beyond the great fun and the bright company of like-minded people, we have awesome prizes for the best quiz teams. Also those who do not know every single female STEM-hero yet can look forward…

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Ada Lovelace in Devfest Kathmandu

12 November 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Trade Tower Business Centre, Thapathali
Kathmandu, Bagmati Nepal
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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration in GDG Devfest Kathmandu.

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