Digital Skills Festival 2020 - LAUNCH EVENT

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3 February 2020 15:45 - 18:00

The Digital Skills Festival Future Workforce Summit is taking place on Monday 3rd February from 4pm until 6pm. This is where we will release the findings of our Digital Skills Audit. There will also be an opportunity to network with industry professionals and education experts.

3:30 Arrival and Registration

4:00 Introduction from Katie Gallagher, managing director, Manchester Digital

4:10 Creating wowbuilding a culture of inspiration. - a talk by Autotrader's Learning Partner Heather Leonard 

4:20 The journey to Digital User Experience - a BBC and Manchester Metropolitan University perspective Zoë Hitchen Delivery Manager, UX&D BBC Design + Engineering and Jill Griffiths, Principal Lecturer and Section Leader, Manchester Metropolitan iSchool (within the Department of Languages, Information & Communications)

4:30 Manchester Digital update

4:45 Findings from the Digital Skills Audit Alison Ross, Chair of Manchester Digital and Tom Amies-Cull, Vice-chair of Manchester Digital

5:25 Close, drinks and canapés

Please note though that places are very limited so if you book a ticket and you can no longer attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can reallocate your ticket. 

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3 February 2020 15:45 - 18:00
Tech Incubator, Manchester Technology Centre, Oxford Road, M1 7ED

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