BIEA 2020 STEM Conference
Theme: STEM (Stop) the Tide of Plastic Pollution
Date: 15 January 2020 (Wed) 13:00 - 17:00
Venue: The Royal Institution
21 Albemarle St,
Mayfair, London

Speakers and Panelists

Experts and professionals in STEM research and education industry are invited to speak at the conference (sorted by alphabetical order by last name):

Dr. Heidi Burdett

  • Research Fellow, Institute for Life and Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edingburgh

Rick Chandler

  • Chair, Communications Management Association (CMA)

Chris Coode

  • Deputy Chief and Head of Education and Training, Thames 21

Adrian Fenton

  • Science Advisor, STEM Education and Public Engagement, British Council

David Hanson

  • BIEA STEM Chairman
  • Former CEO of The Independent Association of Prep School

Dr. Manu Mulakkal

  • Post-doctoral researcher from the department of mechanical engineering, Imperial College London

Shilpa Seethamraju

  • Founder of Coding4kids, India
  • Lead Teacher of the BIEA 2019 International STEM Youth Innovation Competition winning teams from India

Kelly Smith

  • Senior Policy Adviser on Education, The Royal Society

Dr. Lynda White

  • Principal Teaching Fellow in Experimental Design, Imperial College London

Host and Moderator

Dr. Alex Holmes

  • Head of STEM, BIEA
  • 2015 UK National Teaching Award holder
  • Host of BIEA 2020 STEM Conference

Alice Castle

  • BBC Producer
  • Moderator of BIEA 2020 STEM Conference


For the presentaion of David Hanson, please click here

For the presentation of Dr. Manu Mulakkal - Multi-layered packaging plastics, please click here

For the presentation of Dr. Heidi Burdett - Impact of climate change to marine ecology, please click here

For the presentation of Chris Coode - Clearing of plastic from waterways, please click here

For the BIEA 2020 STEM Competition handbook, please click here

For press release, please click here

For more photos of the day, please click here

Running order

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About the 2020 STEM Conference

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