IDEAS Hub May Workshops

Join us this May at the IDEAS Hub! We have 3 great workshops just for you. This is open to all staff, students and alumni of UWC.

1) Upholstery 101
13 May | 10.30am to 1.30pm (Saturday)

Meet our resident sewing artist, Sonal Sinha. She’ll be sharing with you some basic tips and tricks on how to style up your old furniture.

2) Arduino Projects Show & Tell *For IDEAS Hub Volunteers Only*
13 May | 2pm to 3.30pm (Saturday)

This session will wrap up the Intel Arduino 101 sessions held earlier this month. Come show off your latest inventions that you made using arduino.

3) Woodworking 101 *Train the Trainers Workshop*
27 May | 9am to 1pm (Saturday)

This special workshop by carpenter extraordinaire, Ian Bellhouse is perfect for those who have a passion for both woodworking and mentoring.Learn the basics of carpentry in this 3 hour session.

 

Sign up at: www.bit.ly/WorkshopsMay2017

Young Makers Summit 9 May 2017

Join us for a morning to help celebrate the work of multiple organisations that support and nurture young makers in Singapore.

Co-organised by the IDEAS Hub UWCSEA, Intel Singapore and the Science Centre Singapore, the Young Makers Summit will showcase organisations and groups of young makers who are using technology to create innovative solutions to many of the issues facing the world today.

Associate Prof Lim Tit Meng (CEO, Singapore Science Centre) will speak about the “Singapore Maker Extravaganza”. Roz Hudnell (President, Intel Foundation), will speak about the Intel’s Innovation Generation programme and share more about their “Make Tomorrow” program for young makers.

The final part of the event will be an opportunity to visit multiple student groups showcasing their projects. The students include groups from NUS, NTU, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, SUTD and UWCSEA.

Date: 9 May 2017

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm (The Showcase by Young Makers : 11am to 12.30pm)

Venue: Main Hall, UWCSEA Dover Campus, 1207 Dover Road 139654

RSVP: www.bit.ly/YMS9May2017

Please RSVP by 5 May 2017

Schedule of the Day:

Time

Activity Description

9.30am -9.45am

Welcome and Introductions to UWCSEA Foundation and IDEAS Hub by Dave Shepherd and Ben Morgan, UWCSEA

9.45am-10.00am

The Singapore Maker Extravaganza by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, CEO Science Centre, Singapore

10.00am-10.15am

Intel and Young Makers by Ms.Rosalind L Hudnell, President – Intel Foundation

10.15am-10.35am

Celebration of Impact by Intel Partners-

Anshul Sonak, ‎Intel Regional Director (Education & Innovation) Asia Pacific

10.35am- 11.00am

Concluding Remarks and Transition

11.00am- 12.30pm

Showcase of Projects by Young Makers at the IDEAS Hub UWCSEA Dover

Refreshments provided

Come join us for this exciting event, listen to thought leaders in this field and be inspired by young makers showcasing their projects. We look forward to having you at the event!

Microthon The Hackathon for Mini People!

Microthon poster

Spread the word, folks! We’re running our very first student-led hackathon for younger students in May – we’re calling it the microthon!

Featuring the brand new and shiny Micro:bit from BBC, it promises to be a blast! This time it’s for Junior and Middle Schoolers. Best of all, it’s open to both local and international schools 🙂
More information at microthon.wordpress.com