For events like QED, the schedule can be impacted by a number of factors, not least being the availability of our guest speakers. As such the final schedule is not confirmed until a few days before the event.
But we do understand that you want to plan your weekend, so here is a rough outline of the weekend, to help you book trains, hotels, and so on.
Thursday 23rd April
Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: How We Get Science Coverage Wrong
QED FRINGE. Dr. David Robert Grimes will investigates the glaring disconnect between the actual findings of science and media reporting of such topic. Hosted by the Greater Manchester Skeptics. No ticket required, just turn up! More details are available on Facebook.Bar21mcr, Thomas Street, Manchester.
Note: this event does not take place at the QED venue.
Friday 24th April
FREE TO ATTEND. No ticket required, just turn up! More details at skepticamp.co.uk.The Buckingham Suite
The Cosmic Genome Quiz
FREE TO ATTEND. Register at cosmicgenome.com/qed.The Buckingham Suite
The QED Mixer 2015
FREE TO ATTEND. If you’re new to QED or you’re attending on your own, the QED Mixer is the perfect opportunity to get the QED party started early, meet new friends, and introduce yourself to a guest speaker or two. You’ll also be able to register and pick up your name badge, saving yourself valuable time on Saturday morning.Tempus Bar & Restaurant
Saturday 25th April
Pick up your name badge and take your seats, ready for a prompt event start. Doors open 08:30.
Saturday Morning Session
Saturday Afternoon Session
The Gala Dinner
For Gala Dinner ticket holders only
All QED ticket holders are welcome at our entertainment event, with entry included in your overall QED ticket price.
Sunday 26th April
Sunday Morning Session