IST Conference 2019 – Birmingham

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IST One-day Technical Conference 2019

Birmingham Conference and Events Centre

We are pleased to announce that we are preparing for this year’s conference to ensure it meets the needs of the technical community across all sectors. Bookings are now open for delegate tickets – to get your ticket at the early bird rate, fill out our Delegate Booking Form now!

The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre is a modern facility which is ideal for the needs and setup of the Conference. You can find out more about the venue by visiting their website here.

Directions from Birmingham New Street Station 

The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre is less than five minutes walk from Birmingham New Street Station using the Southside Exit. It is right next door to the Holiday Inn Birmingham, where there are designated rooms on September 17th for conference delegates. If you’d like to book a room, please contact the IST for more information.

map from birmingham new street to the conference and events centre

Coming by train? – Book here: Trainline.com 

The IST conference this year is starting to take shape and promises be a very exciting event, so please register early to avoid disappointment.  Read on to find out about the amazing workshops we have planned for the day!

Book your tickets now! Fill Out the Delegate Booking Form

‘Early Bird’ Discounted Delegate Rates

  • £57 – members rate
  • £67 – non-members rate
  • £57 – group rate  (=> 6 members/non-members)

Accommodation 17th Sept – £125

Workshops and Events

At the conference this year we’ll be holding workshops and events covering a diverse range of disciplines, including:

  • Arts, Media and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Science and Engineering
  • Health and Safety
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Education and CPD

Workshops We’ve Announced So Far:

* Technical Lessons from Astronaut Training with Dr Helen Sharman CMG OBE *

* Zine Making with Team Trident Press *

* Discussion Panel on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion *

* One Size Really Does Fit All – the Advantages of Technical Services to Individuals and Institutions *

* Recognising Our Talented Creative Industries *

* Technical Apprenticeship Programmes at Manchester Metropolitan University *

* Sharing Best Practise on Risk Assessment *

* Photography Workshop *

Sponsorship / Exhibitor Opportunities

Would you like to sponsor or exhibit at our conference in Birmingham 2019?  Please get in touch with Wendy at office@istonline.org.uk for more information.

IST Conference 2019 Sponsorship Form

The Roger Dainty Best Poster Prizes – Win a £150 Amazon Giftcard

Amazon Vouchers

We will once again be offering several prizes for the Best Poster Competition this year, in honour of Roger Dainty MBE, FIScT.

Want to win up to £150 worth of Amazon vouchers?

This is your chance to share your unique technical work experience with others in an informal way, to tell a story in pictures and/or words. Please email wendymason@istonline.org.uk if you would like to submit a poster and we can arrange to reserve a space for you in the hall.

All posters must be manned by a delegate who is attending at the conference, so that our judges to come and speak to you. The Amazon giftcard will be presented in the final afternoon session of the conference.

Click here to find out more about the Poster Prizes.