Digital Leaders Week 2019

Newcastle Helix will host several events as part of this year's Digital Leaders Week.

Speakers and visitors from public, private, small and large organisations will come to Newcastle Helix as part of Digital Leaders Week next month.

Running 17 - 21 June, here's what's happening at Helix.

Institute of Coding Employer Launch Event: Closing the Digital Skills Gap

  • Monday 17 June 11:30-14:00
  • Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix
  • Recognising the urgent need to bridge the digital skills gap facing our nation, the Institute of Coding is a government-funded initiative to improve digital skills across England. Newcastle University, as one of the Institute's major delivery partners, would like to invite you to join us at our official launch event.
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User Centred Design and Measuring the Success of Digital

  • Monday 17th June 2019 15:00-17:00
  • The Core, Newcastle Helix
  • We know that understanding and meeting user needs drives digital change and innovation – regardless of sector or industry. Come and hear from 3 experts working at DWP Digital on the skills, tools and techniques which will help ensure that your services or products are doing this in an accessible way, and how you can measure the success of digital.
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Smart City Showcase

  • Tuesday 18th June 2019 09:00-12:30
  • Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix
  • Join Newcastle City Council to gain an insight into the most dynamic new initiatives of their Smart Cities Programme. Features speakers from the Urban Observatory and Cisco UK
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Newcastle’s Innovation Partnership – Our Vision and Ambitions (for Local Authorities)

  • Tuesday 18th June 2019 13:00-14:30
  • The Core, Newcastle Helix
  • Participate in this salon to hear Jenny Nelson, Digital Programme Manager, Newcastle City Council and Dr David Beeton, Urban Foresight, give an overview of the newly established Innovation Partnership for the Council.
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Vehicles as Power Plants: Achieving Integrated, Low-Carbon Energy for All

  • Tuesday 18th June 2019 18:30-20:30
  • Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix
  • Automotive and other vehicles such as trains, trams and planes move us around the planet like never before. But what if they could also store energy and supply it to the grid using vehicle-to-grid infrastructure? This is a Cafe Scientifique-style event focusing on discussion and contributions from participants. All are welcome.
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ENGIE Innovation Showcase

  • Tuesday 19 June 10:00-16:00
  • Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix
  • The annual 2019 ENGIE UK & Ireland Innovation Showcase event celebrating the best of innovation within ENGIE and across their broader ecosystem of customers, start-ups and other partners and stakeholders.
  • Private Event.

What's on elsewhere?

You can find the national programe of events as part of Digital Leaders Week on their website.

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