Southend Tech Festival – Southend Raspberry Jam 12

Sunday March 4th 2018 – 10.00am – 4.30pm
The Hive Enterprise Centre
Victoria Avenue

A Southend Tech Festival showcasing local tech companies, innovative projects, inspirational talks, digital skills workshops and professional networking.
We are looking for people to do talks, show projects, help with workshops.
Book tickets below and let us know if you can help.

Raspberry Pi, Microbit coding workshops
Scratch workshop using IBM Watson AI Machine learning
3D printing and design
MinecraftPi Python beginner workshop by the Pioneer winners – The
Talk by Sean Tracey, IBM :  “IBM Watson + AI in computing and society”
Ragworm Talk : “Making your hardware projects a reality”
Learn to program Pepper, Southend Council’s £17,000 emotive robot
Smart City / IoT talks
SenseHat – run your code in space and IoT Smart Cities workshop
Raspberry pi xylophone & rubik cube
Arnav – AthmaPi and VivifyMe (for dementia suffers) ; Smart Stick
Arduino led projects
Raspberry Pi LAMP stack
electromagnetics demos
robot “characters”
Virtual Reality
GCHQ’s Python Enigma Machine encryption workshop
Lots of robots, projects etc.
Node Red workshop
Learn to solder
Technological Tricksters – Pioneers winners
Pirates – Pioneers twice highly commended
Talk iSocialcircle – new startup business just launching
Code Club/young people run workshops
Special VIP guests
What the young people have been up to :
Running your Python code in the International Space Station.
Code Club
Pioneers video making competition

We are celebrating the 6th Birthday of the Raspberry Pi computer and the 4th Birthday of the Southend Raspberry Jam as part of an international festival of over 100 Raspberry Jams around the world.

Lots more being organised – want to take part ? Let us know on the booking form – scroll down for more tickets :

Booking/times for talks and workshops will be announced shortly to allow fair allocation for late bookers.

Preview of some of the activities coming up :

Training IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence and then using Scratch to interface and create a game using AI and machine learning.



Photos of Jam 10

Photos of Jam 11

Arnav is showing AthmaPi and VivifyMe (for dementia suffers) ; Smart Stick

Find out we got up to at the last Jam.

Photos of Jam 10

Photos of Jam 11






Thanks to The Hive Enterprise Centre for sponsoring the venue for free.