Campus Party: A Wednesday Guide

Well, we’re halfway through the week and Campus Party is still bursting with a whole host of weird and wonderful things to do and see. Today, you can brush up on your pitching skills, play with robots, and learn about the universe – and all in the space of twelve hours.

5. Pitch training workshop: “Your money or your life”

When: 10:00 – 11:45

 13:15 – 15:15

 15:45 – 17:45

Where: UKTI Seminar Theatre, Market Place

Pop along to one of these three sessions, held by professional facilitator Annette Kramer, and work on your pitching skills. You’ll get to work in a team building a business idea, which you’ll then pitch to Kramer. Think The Apprentice meets Dragons’ Den, only (hopefully) with no tears.


4. Breaking Through As A Start Up – A Beginners Guide

 When: 14:00 – 15:00

 Where: O2 Main Stage

Thinking of starting up your own business and clueless about to where to begin? Then you’ll want to head over to the Main Stage at 2pm. Diane Pearlman will guide you through everything you need to know, from the common pitfalls to the most helpful resources to tap.


3. Becoming An Entrepreneur – How I Did It

 When: 16:00 – 17:20

Where: Gutenberg Stage

Listen to serial entrepreneurs Chris Wade, Matt Clifford, Emily Brooke, Damien Kimmelmann, Ross Bailey and Christopher Kahler as they take you through their path to success in the business world. Invaluable viewing for all you future CEOs out there.


2. “My Top 10 Bonkers Things About The Solar System”

When: 11:00-12:00

Where: Galileo Stage

If you’re looking for a break from all the business chat, why not head over to the Galileo Stage at 11am, where published author and cosmology consultant Marcus Chown will take you on a whistle-stop tour of our amazing cosmic backyard. Guaranteed to make you feel a bit trippy.


1. Emotional Machines – Breathing Life Into Robots

When: 20:00 – 22:00

 Where: Workshop 2

Keen to try your hand at something tech? We reckon Will Jackson’s evening workshop is the best Wednesday’s line-up has to offer. As part of the event, you’ll be playing around with the interactive RoboThespian app, designing performances that you’ll be able to watch at the end. Fun or what?

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