Event Date October 23, 2017 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location – Techniquest, Stuart Street, CF10 5BW Cardiff
Building a Better Future In Tech
A celebration of diversity and upcoming talent. Showcasing careers available and with over 3,000 new jobs available every year, there’s plenty of scope for anyone to get involved. The day is jammed packed with the opportunity for skills building, workshops, talks and networking with business in roundtable discussions.
Looking to change career or work around family life then this event is for YOU!!
With nearly all employees needing some form of digital skills, these are now as important as numeracy and literacy skills. We need to attract a more diverse employee base in order to maintain the growth of Tech businesses in Wales.
This event will take you on a journey highlighting why it is important to nurture tech / digital skills from a young age, what it means in the world of work, how we can all benefit from better tech skills and why we all need to work together to redress the gender balance in Wales.
Agenda – Sam Wheeler Compere:
09:30 to 10:00 – Registration / Refreshments / Networking / Exhibition
10:00 to 10:10 – Introduction – Alwen Williams, BT
10:15 to 10:55 – Panel Discussion – What Jobs are Available in Tech / Potential Salaries / Flexible Working / Organisational Cultures and their Effect – Chaired by Avril Lewis, ESTnet
11:00 to 11:10 – Gender Balance in Wales – Louise Button, Chwarae Teg
11:10 to 11:30 – Refreshments / Networking / Exhibition
11:35 to 12:45 – Role Model Speed Dating – Organised by Lyanna Tsakiris, Station Road Media
12:45 to 13:15 – Lunch / Networking / Exhibition
13:20 to 13: 55– Coding Experiment – Run by Dean Jenkins, Codez Academy
14:00 to 14:40 – Panel Discussion – What’s next for you? / How do I get a job in Tech? / Families and Tech – Chaired by Rhian Mathias, Prince’s Trust
14:40 to 14:500 – What does Tech mean in the world of Work for the Future – Emily Bristow, CGI
14:50 to 15:00 – Q&A Session / Feedback Form / Close – Sam Wheeler, Compere
15:00 to 16:00 – Refreshments / Networking / Exhibition
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