SpaceUp Wales

SpaceUp Wales

SpaceUp Wales is the Unconference for all things Space Exploration. 

What makes SpaceUp Wales different from other conferences is that everyone is equal, and talks come from the participants, it is you who decides the topics, schedule, and structure of the event. 

SpaceUp is an excellent opportunity to meet like-minded people and discuss topics related to space exploration and the development of Space. As an unconference you get to decide what gets talked about, and most importantly, take an active part in talking and joining in the debates.

You will be amazed at what comes out of SpaceUp. You might see problems solved, plans hatched, projects kicked off, businesses started, and amazing friendships born.

SpaceUp Wales  is open to everyone and aims to bring everyone with an interest in Space together – from young people to educators, researchers, scientists, businesses, technologists, creatives, industry representatives, policy makers and government.

Participants are welcome to propose themes for the sessions, and invited speakers will be presenting projects happening in the region, and opportunities to get involved with a range of local and international space initiatives.

What the Heck is a SpaceUp ?

To give you a better idea of what a SpaceUp is, check out this video! You might find that a SpaceUp includes MoonPie eating contests, figuring out how to send stuff into Space, firing rockets, and having fun without the boring stuff

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SpaceUp Wales will be taking place on 29th February 2020 in North of Wales.

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Saturday 29th February 2020

G2G Communities, Rhyl

SpaceUp Wales will be taking place at G2G Communities in the sunny coastal town of Rhyl.

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What can I expect at SpaceUp?

  • Inspirational talks, demos, and debates by Industry representatives and SpaceUp Attendees
  • Workshops and Networking throughout the day
  • Our Saturday SpaceUp Wales Social event
  • Food and Refreshments throughout the day to keep you energised
  • An amazing experience you will not forget!
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This event wouldn’t be possible without the help of our sponsors and supporters:

G2G Communities

G2G (Good 2 Great) is a Community Interest Company (CIC) based in Rhyl and is the UK’s first community focused LEGO Education Innovation Studio. We are partnered with the Space Industry to inspire people to pursue careers in science and technology. In 2017 we launched our Sustainable 3D Printing Centre to provide 3D Printing and recycling education.

The OpTIC Centre, Glyndwr Innovations

The OpTIC Technology Centre provides R&D and serviced innovation facilities for start-up and early-stage companies. It also specialises in innovative optical systems, product development, engineering and technology consulting. It has a dedicated Space Incubation Programme offering funded support to businesses.

Techniquest Glyndwr

Techniquest Glyndŵr is the premier Science Discovery Centre in North Wales attracting both the general public and school visits at primary and secondary level. The centre offers over 65 interactive science exhibits in addition to live science shows delivered to the public at weekends and during local (Wrexham) school holidays.

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