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Digital Skills Festival 2019 - LAUNCH EVENT

Manchester Digital

Monday, February 4, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

Digital Skills Festival 2019 - LAUNCH EVENT

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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

2:30 Introduction from Katie Gallager, managing director, Manchester Digital

2:40 Welcome from Matthew Gould, Director General, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

3:00 Talk from BJSS

3:20 The Future of Education Josh Smith, Reseacher, Demos

4:00 Refreshment Break

4:20 TBC

4:30 GM Digital Skills Programme Launch

4:45 Findings from the Digital Skills Audit by Manchester Digital Board members

5:25 Close and drinks


Attendance at the Conference is free and open to any digital business or education provider. 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. 

Headline sponsors for this year's Digital Skills Festival are Auto Trader and BJSS

Other sponsors are Moneysupermarket Group and GCHQ

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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.

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MSP Tech Incubator
Oxford Road
M1 7ED Manchester
United Kingdom

Monday, February 4, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

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