March 10th 2020 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

2019 Conference Review

Since 2015, STEM Scotland has been Scotland's premier gathering of teachers, headteachers, academics, and local authority professionals interested in STEM education. STEM Scotland 2019 was our biggest conference yet, with 160 attendees, two robot dogs, and a buzzing exhibition zone. 

Keynote speakers included

Richard Lochhead MSP, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science
Professor Caroline Wilkinson, BBC History Cold Case, Director of Face Lab and Liverpool School of Art & Design, Liverpool John Moores University
Derek Farrell, Senior Content Producer, BBC Bitesize 
Professor Tony Prescott, co-creator of the award-winning animal-like robots Scratchbot, Shrewbot, and MiRo, Director of Sheffield Robotics, University of Sheffield
Toni Scullion, Computing Science Teacher, St Kentigern's Academy and founder of dressCode and Turing's Testers
Elizabeth Donnelly, Chief Executive, Women's Engineering Society (WES)
Heather Pritchard, HR Strategic Project Manager, Diageo
Matjaz Vidmar, Higgs Centre for Innovation, Royal Observatory 
Chair: Jamie McIvor, Education and Local Government Correspondent, BBC Scotland

Over 150 attendees joined us from across the education sector, including the following...

Depute Head Teacher
Principal Teacher
Chief Executive
Education Programme Manager
Senior Consultant 
Head of Teacher Education 
Director of Learning 
Head of Curriculum Energy and Building Services
Learning and Teaching Digital Facilitator
Primary Science Development Officer
Regional Director
STEM Development Officer
Development Director
Associate Dean
Head of Service: Science, Mathematics & Core Skills
Curriculum Manager, Mathematics, Numeracy & STEM
Head of Business & Technologies 

2019 sponsors