Event Calendar

The events programme is always being developed - we'll be adding new events on an ongoing basis, so keep checking back for new events. Events listed here are open to all Technicains.

Two Year commitment plan - Forthcoming Events.

2nd - 3rd April 2019: SLAB - Conference - University of Birmingham

This Conference is jointly organised by S-Lab and the UK Science Park Association. The last such event - in May 2017 at York Racecourse - attracted over 500 key stakeholders in the design, financing, managing and operation of science research, incubation and innovation facilities. 75% of attendees rated the event as excellent or very good due to the quality and range of content, and the ‘buzz’ and unexpected interactions of diverse audiences coming together

Tickets for Birmingham University staff and invited others are available here.

22nd May 2019: Eppendorf ULT Freezer Clinic training!

Come along for an interesting training session given by experts from Eppendorf UK

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 - 09:00-11:00

Location - University of Birmingham, Biosciences Building Lecture theater: NG08

The session will cover topics of best practice for your ULT's ensuring that you get the most life out of them! There will also be some information regarding sustainable cold storage in the lab and ways that this can improve the life of your freezer and sample security! 

Coffee/tea and biscuits provided!

If you are interested please register. 


 25th June 2019: Higher Education Technicians Summit 2019

The national Higher Education Technicians Summit 2019 (#HETS2019) at the University of Birmingham, aims to share best practice and promote a professional identity for technical staff in higher education and research institutes in both the UK and Ireland. It is hosted by the Midlands Innovation Universities (Aston, Birmingham, Cranfield, Keele, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham & Warwick) in partnership with the Science Council.

Keynote speakers

We are delighted to announce that our first keynote speaker for the day is academic, writer and broadcaster, Professor Alice Roberts. Alice, who is Professor Public Engagement with Science at the University of Birmingham, has presented several television programmes and published seven popular science books. Her book 'The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being', was shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize in 2015.

To register for HETS please click here

18th September 2019: IST Conference

Invitation Open to All - One-day Technical Conference

Venue: The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre
Wednesday 18th September 2019
Start 10.00 and close at 16.30

Book early to ensure your place 

Find out more

More information to follow.