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Do you have or work with children and wish to enhance their grasp of STEAM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths)? If so, don’t miss out on this year’s free Early Years Conference ‘Full Steam Ahead’. This one-evening conference offers a captivating agenda tailored to introduce young learners to the engaging realms of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). The programme encompasses hands-on experiments, interactive demonstrations, and insightful discussions aimed at igniting curiosity and a love for learning in children.

Come onboard, join us for a light supper, network with others and enjoy.

Presented by: Emer Maguire


Emer Maguire is a musical comedy success story, an international award winning science communicator, a four time TEDx speaker, and a double Irish Radio Award winning BBC presenter. Her debut musical comedy show ‘Emer Maguire: Hilarious Humans’ sold out its entire run at Edinburgh Fringe with unprecedented demand. Emer has performed to sold out audiences in venues across Northern Ireland, giving stellar performances in the likes of The Ulster Hall, the Waterfront Hall, and The Grand Opera House. Emer is Northern Ireland’s brightest comedy star.

Emer uses her unique style and sense of humour to communicate the wonders of science to the general public. It all began when Emer won science communication competition FameLab UK back in 2015. Fast forward to 2017, and Emer was named the winner of International Science Stars in Asia. With topics including from “Why do we fall in love?” and “Why do we Kiss?”, Emer inspires audiences to find science as captivating as she does.

Emer spreads her love for science and tech by presenting her BBC radio show, “Science and Stuff with Emer Maguire”. Emer won two Irish Music Radio Awards in October 2018 for Best Newcomer Presenter and Specialist Speech Broadcaster for her BBC science radio show, “Science and Stuff with Emer Maguire.”

Key Note Speaker: Sue Carvell - Science2Life

Science2Life, where they bring the fascinating world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) to life through interactive shows and engaging workshops.

Science2Life have gone beyond the traditional approach to STEM education by incorporating art, drama, and design into their modules.

Join me, Scientific Sue, in promoting lifelong learning, fostering creativity, and developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills through our dynamic and innovative approach to STEAM education. Let us inspire the next generation of curious minds.



Limited spaces are available for this event. Please enrol to reserve your spot