CSW Group Annual Conference - Digital Futures 4 Feb 2016 - Software Cornwall

We are pleased to be invited to speak at the Digital Futures event

Belinda Waldock Being Agile  – Part of the Software Cornwall Collaboration
is an Agile Business Coach, professionally qualified ILM Coach and Mentor in Business Management and a Computer Science graduate. Software Cornwall is an open and collaborative group of Software Development enterprises, education providers and business support organisations based in Cornwall, UK spanning all areas of the tech sector including internet, product, video, games, digital media, graphics development.

Keynote :‘The Future of Software’ How do we prepare young people for designing, developing and using it?

CSW Group Annual Conference – Digital Futures

Opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in the digital sector

4 Feb 2016 08:45 – 15:15

Rolle Building, Plymouth University

The digital sector is expanding rapidly.  Young people around the world are growing up as effective users of digital technology. In order to capitalise on this opportunity and position the UK as leaders in this field, highly skilled, innovative creators are needed.  In a world where the jobs of tomorrow have not yet been invented, providing careers guidance can be challenging; how do you advise on a pathway where the end is unknown?

If you are a stakeholder in education or the digital sector, and have an interest in the future workforce, this event is for you.

The 2016 CSW Group conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in the digital sector. It will look at the latest digital tools that can be used in education, what studying for this sector is like in Higher Education and the skills required by industry for a career in the digital future.

Keynote Speakers

Apple UK

Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) are part of a global community of education leaders recognised for doing amazing things with Apple technology in and out of the classroom. They explore new ideas, seek new paths and embrace new opportunities. That includes working with each other — and with Apple — to bring the freshest, most innovative ideas to students everywhere.

Met Office 

Richard Carne, Chief Digital Officer
Will inform the audience about the Met Office’s Digital Strategy and the IT systems that deliver this capability as well as the career opportunities available in this exciting and dynamic organisation.

Tech City

Richard Dennys, Programme Director, Digital Business Academy
With over 20 years starting, funding, running and selling digital businesses, Richard is proud to be running the Digital Business Academy programme on behalf of Tech City UK and University College, London (UCL).

Interactive Workshops

1. Apple UK – Distinguished Educators

Apple’s Distinguished Educators advise employees on integrating technology into learning environments and share their expertise. They are ambassadors of innovation, participating in and presenting at education events around the world.

2. EBP-SW – Social Media and Employability

Explore the role of social media and online tools that can be used to boost employability in today’s job market.

3. Plymouth University – Robotics

Learn about the skills required to study digital technology and robotics in H.E. including meeting some of the student built robots.

4. Brain in Hand – Assistive Technology

Exciting new technologies have emerged which are helping people to overcome anxieties as they move into employment. In this workshop we will find out about the impact they are having.

5. Cosmic UK – The Future is Digital

Find out how the world is changing, new models for business, and what skills are sought after from employers.

6. Dynamiq Management & Secure Search – Cyber Security Pathways

Cyber security presents a cutting edge career opportunity. You will learn how to help your students shape their education and career pathway.

Call 01392 215501 if you’d like to speak to someone about this event or an alternative payment method.

There will be an optional tour of the university at 3pm until 3.30pm

Plymouth University, 6th Floor Rolle Building – Drake Circus Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA GB – View Map

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CSW Group (Careers South West Ltd) manages and delivers contracts to engage all its customers in learning and work. CSW Group is one of the region’s top performing organisations with a ‘can do, will do’ approach. The company has grown steadily and now delivers services through contracts extending across the South West region. Its core service brands are CSW Group, Careers South West Ltd, Education Business Partnership South West, Somerset You Can Do, and Investor in Careers.