Education Summit at VIVISTOP Orchard, *SCAPE, #05-07A/B, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978.

On Tuesday 25 June 2019, PyCon SG 2019 will hold an Education Summit, a gathering of educators focused on bringing computational thinking and coding literacy, through Python, to the classroom and the community. We invite passionate educators to join the discussion, share insights, learn things and build networks!

Schedule

8:00am
Registration & Breakfast

8:50am

Opening
by Dr Liew Beng Keat, Deputy Director at Republic Polytechnic, BDFL PyCon APAC

9:00am

Professional Software Development. Can it be taught?
by Mr Ivan Zimine, Fellow human at Odd-e

9:30am

CS Outreach Programs
by Google, Google

10:00am

Transferring Python Skills Learned in Game-based Learning Environments over to Real-world Environments
by Prof Chris Boesch, Associate Professor at National University of Singapore ALSET

10:30am

Solving operational challenges while teaching
by Mr Laurence Putra, Software engineer at PayPal

11:00am

Developing Students’ Computational Thinking Skills through Interest-driven Activities
by Ms Liu Weiling, Computing teacher at Jurong Pioneer Junior College

11:30am

Can we use Games or Gamification to help students learn programming?
by Dr Oka Kurniawan, Senior Lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design

12:00pm

Group Photo & Lunch
Please network :)

1:00pm

Lightning Talks

Some student misconceptions on Python programming
by Dr Norman Lee, Senior Lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Making Python our Digital Mother Tongue
by Mr S S Goh, App Developer at Softpack Microsystems Pte Ltd

Programming Education in Taiwan
by Mr Noah Chen, Program Manager at FOSSASIA

Lessons Learnt from Teaching NLP
by Ms Tan Liling, Research Scientist at Rakuten Institute of Technology

Reinventing music education with Python (music blocks SL project)
by Iqra Muhammad, Sugar Labs Outreach

Transforming pedagogy with Python
by Vipul Gupta, Sugar Labs Outreach

(limited slots available)

1:30pm

On the Democratising of Public AI Education in Singapore
by Mr Rishabh Anand, Student at National Junior College

2:00pm

Using Google Colab for Data Science/AI education and Kaggle competitions
by Dr Chen Weiqiang, Lecturer at Eunoia Junior College

2:20pm

Project Malmo with malmopy
by Dr Melvin Zhang, Computational Thinkerer

2:40pm

Illuminate Data with Visualisation
by Ms Drishti Jain, Computer Engineer at heart

3:00pm

Teaching Programming the Hard Way - Writing Books
by Mr Tamim Shahriar, Engineering Manager, Grab, author of bestselling programming books in Bangladesh

3:30pm

OpenSUTD
by Timothy Liu Kaihui, Student Researcher at Singapore University of Technology and Design

4:00pm

Supercharge your Programming, Data Science and Machine Learning
by Ryzak Kamis, AI Engineer at AI Singapore

4:30pm

Conversation with Prof Leong
by Prof Leong Hon Wai, Associate Professor at National University of Singapore, School of Computing

5:00pm

Lucky Draw & Closing

Attending

Registration is closed. For queries, please contact pyedu@computing.sg

About

PyCon Singapore is a conference about the programming language Python. It is a community effort driven by the members of the Python User Group Singapore.

When & Where

When:
October 10 - October 12 2019

Where:
TBC

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