Past Events
19 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

 

 

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.

29 June 2019 | 1PM - 3:15PM

Farming Technology Experience at Ballacricket Dairy Farm

Location: Ballacricket Dairy Farm in Ronague

Children are invited to experience a fun and informative afternoon out at Ballacricket Farm, where they will discover the new and exciting technology used in farming in the Isle of Man. Ballacricket is a working dairy farm in Ronague, which has been run by the Masson family for over three generations. If your child would enjoy a tour of the farm, a chance to meet some of the animals and to learn more about the fascinating technology used on the farm itself, they’ll love this event.

Chaperoned by the Love Tech volunteers and farm staff, your children will have two fun-filled hours to explore the site and experience first-hand, the innovation happening right here in the Island’s farming community.

For girls and boys aged 8 years and up.

For full terms and to register a ticket, click here.

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.

17 April 2019

Isle of Man Graduate Fair

Location: Woodbourne House, Douglas

We will have a table at this event, hosted by the Isle of Man Government’s Department for Enterprise, and we will be running an interactive panel involving inspiring young local women, all working within STEM.

The event will run from 12pm to 5pm.