UKICER 2019 runs from Thursday 5th September to Friday 6th September. We commence with lunch on Thursday, followed by the main conference sessions on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. We then finish on Friday afternoon with a choice of 3 optional workshops.

Lunch on both days, refreshments for coffee breaks and conference dinner on Thursday 5th are all provided as part of the registration fee.

Day 1 (Thursday 5th September)

12.00 – 1.00


1.00 – 1.30

Opening talks

1.30 – 2.40

Papers: “Transitions to Higher Education”


  • Pulling your weight? New CS entrants’ reflections on their experience of collaborative work at high school.
    Jyoti Bhardwaj (Edinburgh Napier University)
  • Facilitating computing students’ transition to higher education.
    Khristin Fabian, Debbie Meharg, Ella Taylor-Smith, Alison Varey (Edinburgh Napier University)

2.40 – 3.00


3.00 – 4.45

Papers: “Scaffolding”


  • Experimenting with Model Solutions as a Support Mechanism.
    Henrik Nygren, Juho Leinonen, Nea Pirttinen, Antti Leinonen, Arto Hellas (University of Helsinki)
  • Unplugged Computing and Semantic Waves: Analysing Crazy Characters. 
    Jane Waite (Queen Mary University of London), Karl Maton (The University of Sydney), Paul Curzon (Queen Mary University of London), Lucinda Tuttiett (Barefoot Computing)
  • Designing Intentional Bugs for Learning.
    Jean Griffin (Temple University)

6.30 – 10.00


7.30 – 10.00