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The Little Event 2014

  • 08 Jan 2014
  • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thinktank, Birmingham
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  • Two free places for staff at the host venue

Wednesday 8th January 2014 Thinktank, Birmingham


The Little Event is like the BIG Event – only little! Our one-day conference is aimed primarily at early-career STEM communicators who are keen to suck the knowledge and experience out of those who have been at it for ages. It is also an excellent opportunity to make professional and friendly relationships with others in similar work, or to update job-hunting skills for those hoping to take a next step in their careers.

At the Little Event you will:

• Develop your presentation skills
• Find out more about working in the business
• Learn a little about learning
• Pick up neat ideas
• Begin to turn your own ideas into actual public engagements

Little Event Prog Jan14.pdf

You will need to come prepared - bring along one or two of your own content ideas (including 'stuff'). During the day you will use these ideas to focus your thinking so coming empty-handed will put you on the back foot.

The programme makes use of the wealth of experience within BIG’s membership to support a classroom-sized bunch of delegates in their professional development.

But of course the BIG Event isn’t just about the sessions, it’s the people you meet there too. The Little Event also presents a great opportunity to meet people from across the UK working in similar roles and sharing similar experiences.

BIG members: cost £45 login as a member first to be able to register for the member rate. To login as a member, use the email address you used to join BIG. If you can't remember what this is, please email

Non-members: you first need to join BIG costing £30 for the year and then come back and register for the Little Event at the £45 member rate.

Bursaries available to attend: this is now closed.  Thanks to support from Graphic Science and BIG, we have offered 10 bursaries worth £100 each which include 1 year’s BIG membership, registration fees for the Little Event and £25 towards travel expenses. 

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