Midlands Enterprise Universities is organising a conference at Coventry University in December to help businesses from across the region harness the benefits of digital technology.
The conference on 5th December entitled, ‘Joining Forces to Create Solutions: Digital Partnerships’, will showcase the universities’ combined skills and expertise and highlight the importance of embracing digital change.
There will also be a range of speakers who will discuss the challenges the digital changes bring and how universities have been working in partnership to help businesses overcome them. A copy of the new publication about MEU’s digital expertise, including case studies, will also be available. The event will provide opportunities to consider how stakeholders and universities can work even closer together to put the Midlands at the forefront of the digital agenda and will give a great opportunity to network with a range of organisations.
Keynote speakers include:
Professor John Latham
Vice Chancellor, Coventry University; Innovate UK Board Member; Chair of University Alliance
CEO and Co-founder of the Emerald Group; CWLEP Board Member; Vice Chair, Skills Board, Tech UK
Dr Mike Short
Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for International Trade
Who’s it for?
Businesses with an interest in digital innovation; national and regional organisations including Innovate UK, DIT, BEIS and Midlands Engine; LEPs; growth hubs; chambers of commerce; city and county councils and employer representative bodies.