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Event Details

  • Start Date:4th February 2019
  • Start Time:14:00 pm
  • End Date:4th February 2019
  • End Time:18:00 pm
  • Location:MSP Tech Incubator, Manchester Technology Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7ED
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Digital Skills Festival Launch

The Digital Skills Festival Launch event is taking place on Monday 4th February from 2pm until 6pm. The launch is where we will release the findings of our Digital Skills Audit. There will also be panel discussions and time for networking with industry professionals and education experts.


2:00 Arrival and Registration

Katie Gallagher, managing director, Manchester Digital


Matthew Gould, Director General, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

3:00  Talk from BJSS
3:20 The Future of Education
Josh Smith, Researcher, DEMOS
4:00 Refreshment Break


4:30 GM Digital Skills Programme Launch
4:45 Findings from the Digital Skills Audit
Manchester Digital board members
5:25 Close and drinks


Auto Trader and BJSS are headline sponsors of the Digital Skills Festival. Moneysupermarket Group and GCHQ are also sponsoring the five-day event. Attendance at the Conference is free and open to any digital business or education provider. Please note that places are very limited so if you book a ticket and you can no longer attend, please let us know so that we can reallocate your ticket.

If you'd like to join them as a sponsor, please click here to find out more. 


By booking a ticket to this event, you agree to our event cancellation policy:

A full refund will be given for cancellations received any time up to 7 working days prior to the event (unless stated otherwise). If you cancel any places after this date you will be charged the full amount and a refund will not be given. However, you may choose to instead send a replacement delegate. There is no charge for this service.

All Manchester Digital events are designed to be inclusive and we adhere to a strict code of conduct which you can view here.

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