Ada Lovelace Day is an annual celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths - named after Ada Lovelace, the nineteenth-century mathematician and "Enchantress of Numbers" who is widely referred to as "the first computer programmer". Ada Lovelace Day Live! is our flagship 'science cabaret' event, which this year will be held at The Royal Institution in Albermarle Street, London, on the evening of Tuesday 10 October. Playing host to some of the UK's most fabulous women in STEM, ALD Live! is an entertaining evening of geekery and science suitable for all adults, and for children over the age of 12. Our amazing speakers this year are: - Dr Praminda Caleb-Solly, roboticist and Associate Professor in Independent Living Systems in the Faculty of Environment and Technology at the University of the West of England - Dr Brenna Hassett, Bioarchaeologist - Yasmin Ali, chartered chemical engineer in the energy industry - Tricia Sullivan, award-winning science fiction author - Dr Eugenie Hunsicker, Senior Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University - Miranda Lowe, Curator, Zoology, the Natural History Museum - Prof Beate Kampmann, Professor of Paediatric Infection, Immunity and International Child Health at Imperial College London Our compere will be geek songstress and one third of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Helen Arney! There will also be a bookstall to browse, with some of the speakers signing their books before the show,
Venue Details & Map
The Royal Institution
21 Albemarle StreetLondonW1S 4BS
- +44 (0)20 7409 2992
- Public transport:
- Walk east along Piccadilly. Albemarle Street is third on the left.