</Annual Conference – Manchester, 2019>
The first Institute of Coding annual conference was held 12-13 March 2019 (main conference activities), at UKFast in central Manchester.
Over 300 delegates attended, including learners and representatives from industry, higher education and government. Over the two days, 16 sessions and workshops were held, with more than 60 speakers from a variety of backgrounds providing their expertise.
Many of the sessions were recorded and filmed, so please view the videos, podcasts and presentations from the conference to see the great work the IoC and our consortium is doing.
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How can we reach and teach the digital workers of the future? Listen to James Davenport from University of Bath discuss challenges to digital skills training, along with Amali de Alwis, Mark Giesbrecht, Mark Smith and Olivier Crouzet.
A panel of government, industry and learner representatives explored the future of degree apprenticeships.
President of techUK and co-chair of the IoC Jacqueline de Rojas gave an inspiring speech during the conference dinner on lifelong learning.
Listen to the panel of industry experts and academics for some of the latest research and opinions on the gender imbalance in digital sectors.
How does government policy affect pathways to digital training? Listen to our panel of policy experts, chaired by Nicola Turner from the Office for Students, discuss current and emerging government policy affecting pathways to digital skills.
Keynote Speech by Professor Sue Black OBE
Challenges and Disruption in 21st Century Digital Skills Training – Reaching and Teaching
Disruptive learning spaces
Degree Apprenticeships Post 2020
Educating the Educators workshop
Addressing the gender imbalance in the digital and computing sector
Business Development workshop
Data Science for Everyone
Digital Skills Observatory Introductory Session