Future Skills: Are We Ready for the Next Industrial Revolution?
The University of South Wales, City REDI at Birmingham University and PA Consulting invite you to an afternoon of shared insight into the employment and skills challenges facing post-industrial areas of the UK. Through thought-proving address and open discussion, we want to share and hear about potential for collaboration between academia, industry and public bodies to accelerate readiness for a very different future work environment.
12:30 - Registration
13:00 - Light Newtowrkinglunch
13:30 - Keynote Address: The Skills Ambition for Wales
13:50 - Context for the Cardiff Capital Region
14:00 - Place basedindustrial Strategies - How we Prepare for the Future
14:10 - Getting Innovation into Markets Faster
14:20 - Reflections on Manufacturing in Wales and Preparedness for Industry 4.0
14:30 - The Way Forward: The Centre of Applied Future Skills
14:40 - Are we Getting them Young Enough? How can Industry and Academia Work Better Together?
14:50 - Pienarydiscussion / Q&A
15:00 - Tea and Coffee
15:15 - Group Thematic Discussions
15:50 - Next Steps
16:00 - Closing Remarks
Date & Time
21st March 2018 from 13:00 - 16:00
University of South Wales Conference Centre, University of South Wales, Treforest, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL
If you have any queries, please contact the conference and events team on 01443 482002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org