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Computer Science Day (CSDay 2019)

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This day is exclusively dedicated to computing as a science. It offers a unique opportunity to discover this science in a approachable and fun way, from many angles, thanks to discovery workshops, demonstrations, a conference and several challenges. And, this year, a big surprise awaits you, namely a unique IT Escape Game... for pupils, their teachers and their families!

Date
May 11, 2019, from 10am to 6pm.
Venue
ECAM Brussels Engineering School.
Audience
For all.
Fee
Free.
CSDay 2019 information booklet (in French).
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This day aims at introducing you to several aspects of informatics, as a science, in an interactive and fun way. It is intended for pupils, their teachers and their families. There will be activities for everyone, from 6 to 112 years old!

Several activities will punctuate this day, including:

  • The Bebras Belgium Challenge

    Discover computing in a fun wau with challenges, for adults and children, in the form of a competition.

  • A unique IT Escape Game

    Solve puzzles by discovering computer science concepts, to find a treasure and be able to leave the event.

  • The ICT dans l'éducation conference

    Share your experience using ICT in your teaching or teaching computer science at your school.

To know all about the event, you can download the CSDay 2019 information booklet (in French).

The day takes place in the rooms of the ECAM Brussels Engineering School, a higher education institution which trains future industrial engineers, in particular in computer science. It is located in the Brussels Region, more precisely at the following address:

ECAM Brussels School of Engineering
Promenade de l'Alma 50
1200 Woluwé-Saint-Lambert

Access

  • directions_subway The easiest way is to take the STIB-MIVB metro 1 line, towards Stockel, and to get off at Alma.

  • directions_railway By train with SNCB-NMBS, you just have to reach the Bruxelles-Schuman station and take metro 1 line there.

  • directions_car By car, the easiest way is to go to “Place de l'Alma 1, 1200 Woluwé-Saint-Lambert”.

The ECAM opens its door at 9:30am to welcome you. The activities take place from 10am to 5:15pm and the day ends with a farewell drink, until 6pm.

The “IT Escape Game” takes place all day, from 10am to 4:30pm. For the rest, the day unfolds according to the following schedule:

9:30am
Doors opening and welcome.
10:30am-11:30am
Bebras, The Masters” contest.
11:00am-12:00pm
Bebras Belgium Challenge” finals.
12:00pm-1:00pm
Lunch (for registered people).
1:00pm-4:30pm
Demonstrations and mini-workshops.
3:30pm-4:30pm
ICT dans l'éducation” conference.
4:45pm-5:15pm
Proclamation and awards ceremony.
5:15pm-6:00pm
Farewell drink.

The “ICT dans l'éducation” conference allows teachers to present and share activities that they set up in their school to teach computer science or to use ICT tools in their courses.

You can submit your application (French only) to be part of the nominees, who will be invited to present their initiative relating informatics and education now!

The detailed program and list of speakers will be available on May 6, 2019.

Registration for the day is required, even if you only participate in certain parts of it. The lunch and the farewell drink are offered to confirmed participants.

Coordinator

Sébastien Combéfis
Sébastien
Combéfis

Steering committee

Pierre Bouilliez
Pierre
Bouilliez
Guillaume de Moffarts
Guillaume
de Moffarts
Serge Goffin
Serge
Goffin

Team

  • Manoel Casquilho Da Silva
  • Sébastien d'Oreye de Lantremange
  • Bernadette Vandevenne

Animators

  • Maxime Bourguignon
  • Théo Ducoulombier
  • Christophe Simon
  • Victor Smits
  • Guillaume Van den Hove d'Ertsenryck