The Digital Skills Festival Conference will take place on Monday 6th February 2023 and will kick off the Festival week.
The Digital Skills Festival conference is for industry professionals, education experts and policy makers to discuss and share strategies for tackling the skills issues facing our industry.
We will also be sharing the findings from this year's national Digital Skills Audit, looking at the impacts on the industry and what this means.
Attendance at the Conference is free and open to any digital business or education providers.
The Digital Skills Festival 2023 is sponsored by:
- Auto Trader
- Manchester City Council
- BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
- Raytheon Technologies
- Bentley Motors
- University of Salford
- Manchester Metropolitan University
- Bruntwood SciTech
13:00 - 13:30 Registration
13:30 - 13:40 Welcome address, Manchester Digital
13:40 - 13:50 Welcome from our strategic partner, Manchester City Council
13:50 - 14:10 Unlocking early careers, keynote session with Auto Trader
14:10 - 14:50 Question time: Where is the north going in terms of levelling up in technology?
14:50 - 15:10 Comfort break
15:10 - 15:40 Skills audit findings and analysis
15:40 - 16:20 Panel: How do we protect the sector's growth and continue to address the skills gap through a cost of living crisis? Ensuring both business and employees prosper through uncertain times.
16:20 - 17:00 New Spaces, New Skills, New Opportunities. Tom Cheesewright
17:00 Closing remarks
17:00 - 19:00 Reception drinks & networking
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