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Get Digital - Survive or Thrive

20th March, 2019   8:00am to 12:00pm

Enginuity, Telford

Get Digital – Survive or Thrive

From artifical intelligence and 3D printing to digital manufacturing and Industry 4.0, the next revolution is sweeping through business. Does your manufacturing company want to grow by embracing digital techniques and 3D printing? Is your SME ready to access digital processes through the supply chain or are you keen to learn about how you can?  

Then this fantastic free half-day event is just for you. 

The Marches Growth Hub Telford & Wrekin and the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire have teamed up to create a major event to help you find out all you need to know about how new technologies are changing the way we work. (Please note, this is an event focused on business digital transformation and not a social media workshop!)

European Vice-President of Twitter Bruce Daisley will give the keynote speech straight after breakfast before joining a panel discussion on key digital issues with other leading experts. You'll also leave with a free copy of Bruce's best-selling new book, The Joy of Work! 

Attend two out of four specialist bite-size workshops to learn more about key current topics on the digital agenda and take in an expo all in the stunning surroundings of the Ironbridge World Heritage Site at Enginuity.

The full timetable is:

8 – 8.30 am – Breakfast and networking

8.30 – 9.30 am – Bruce Daisley
9.30 – 10 am – Panel discussion - panellists TBC

10 am to 12 pm – Expo with tea and coffee

10.30 – 10.55 am – Workshop 1

A) Cyber Security – Steve Garner UoW or

B) Web Development – Nick Carr, Focus Digital

11.00 – 11.25 am – Workshop 2

A) Artificial Intelligence – Think Beyond Data or

B) Smartphone videos for business – Stone’s Throw Media

This event is supported by the Marches Growth Hub, Telford & Wrekin Council, Shropshire Council, Connect2Grow, University of Wolverhampton and Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and only available to businesses in the Telford & Wrekin or Shropshire Council area.