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Published on 26 July 2019 by web editor

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Rachid Hourizi, Director of the IoC

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.

If you have a question about any of the content below, or would like to find out more about the IoC, please feel free to email ioc@bath.ac.uk.

Videos

The videos from the conference are hosted on YouTube. These links open to a new tab in YouTube.

Watch all the highlights from the conference in our promo video.

Discover what some of our partners have achieved in the first year of operations by watching their 1 minute presentations from the conference.

Get a taste of our podcasts by watching our session promo videos.

Professor Sue Black giving her key note speech

Podcasts

All podcasts from the conference are hosted on Anchor. These links open to a new tab in Anchor.

12th March

Keynote Speech by Professor Sue Black OBE

Listen to Professor Sue Black’s inspiring key note speech with the message, “If I can do it, so can you.”

Challenges and Disruption in 21st Century Digital Skills Training – Reaching and Teaching

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.

Degree Apprenticeships Post 2020 – Panel discussion

A panel of government, industry and learner representatives explored the future of degree apprenticeships.

Conference Dinner – Speech by Jacqueline de Rojas, techUK

President of techUK and co-chair of the IoC Jacqueline de Rojas gave an inspiring speech during the conference dinner on lifelong learning.

13th March

Addressing the gender imbalance in the digital and computing sector

Listen to the panel of industry experts and academics for some of the latest research and opinions on the gender imbalance in digital sectors.

Government Policy: Social Mobility, Digital Employment, and Industrial Strategy

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.

Presentations

12th March

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

Katie Gallagher from Digital Her presenting

13th March

Addressing the gender imbalance in the digital and computing sector

Business Development workshop

Data Science for Everyone

Digital Skills Observatory Introductory Session

Closing Speeches

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