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Date: Thursday October 13th  |  Time: 10:00 – 16:00  |  Location: The Exchange

Digital Skills Symposium

Attract Recruit Retain Develop Talent

The digital skills gap continues to widen, the ‘great resignation’ continues and tech recruitment remains fiercely competitive. This event will provide expertise in how to attract, recruit, retain and develop digital talent within a growing organisation.


Sheila Flavell CBE

Paramjit Uppal
CEO & Founder

Debbie Forster MBE
Chief Executive Officer

James Orton
Chief Technology Officer

Helen Milner OBE
Chief Executive Officer

Mac Alonge
Equality Leader & Founder

Clare Streets
Head of Digital Skills

Hannah Jarrad
Head of People & Culture

Diana Erskine
Chief of Hub Operations

Nimmi Patel
Programme Manager for Skills, Talent & Diversity


Interested in attending? Please register your interest to be considered for this event. Remember, you can REGISTER for all open Tech Week events here

Headline Sponsor

The Digital Skills Symposium is proudly sponsored by Wise – an award-winning technology firm that specialises in the self-employment industry. Based in Birmingham, the company creates software to help both businesses and individuals save time, money and stress when dealing with self-employment.

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Location, Location, Location

The Exchange is a place of curiosity, celebration, collaboration and change. The venue was used recently under the name ‘UK House’ as the VIP location during the Commonwealth Games. Steeped in history, The Exchange is a stunning Grade II listed building that has recently and carefully been restored to its former glory. The venue is perfectly located in the centre of the city with rooms and spaces that are both modern and flexible in their design and layout.