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

Introduction to VIVITA
by Mr Lee Hoi Leong, APAC Business Development Director at Mistletoe

9:15am

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

9:45am

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

10:15am

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

10:45am

Developing students’ computational thinking skills through interest-driven activities
by Ms Liu Weiling, Computing teacher at Jurong Pioneer Junior College

11:15am

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

11:45am

Google CS Outreach Programs - A DHS Teacher's Perspective
by Mr Gi Soong Chee, Computing Teacher at Dunman High School, with Dr Norman Lee, Senior Lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design

12:00noon

Who's Who
by Mr Gi Soong Chee, Computing Teacher at Dunman High School

12:15pm

Lunch
Please network :)

1:15pm

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 Mr Tan Liling, Research Scientist at Rakuten Institute of Technology

ClassDo - Virtual Collaboration Rooms
by Mr Chung Chiew Farn, CEO at ClassDo

Transforming pedagogy with Python
by Iqra Muhammad, Sugar Labs Outreach

(limited slots available)

2:00pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:50pm

Project Malmo with malmopy
by Dr Melvin Zhang, Computational Thinkerer

3:10pm

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

3:35pm

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

3:50pm

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

4:15pm

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

4:40pm

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

5:05pm

Lucky Draw & Closing

Attending

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

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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:
Republic Polytechnic, Woodlands