Design and technology (D&T) teachers across the UK will gather at the University of East Anglia (UEA) for a conference.

The purpose of the July 12 event is to 'invigorate' D&T teaching with a packed programme.

Specifically designed for all D&T departments, teachers and technicians will be given hands-on workshops and the chance to attend more than 30 industry experts' speeches.

Organisers have said they are 'excited' to have the opportunity to work with STEM Learning to host the event.

Norwich Evening News: The conference will feature more than 30 speakers The conference will feature more than 30 speakers (Image: Kate Finlay Head of Design & Technology (D&T Associate Inspiration Trust))

The conference will explore key issues affecting D&T currently and offer practical advice with roots in classroom practice.

Among the speakers are architectural company Norman Foster and partners, Lego, The Design Museum, Options Autism, Orchard Toys, Leiths Food Academy, Oak Academy, Design and Technology Association as well as the Food Teachers Centre and Raspberry Pi.

Schools keen on participating can book through The Big D&T Meet on the STEM Learning website or by contacting Kate Finlay at Hethersett Academy.