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Discovering Digital World Event - Thursday 3rd March

When 01 Mar, 2016 12:00 AM to
03 Mar, 2016 08:00 PM
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Young Scot and My World of Work invite parents and career influencers to join the evening insight session on the 3rd of March at The Vision Building. Kicking off at 6:30pm the evening will give you the chance to hear from industry leaders, colleges and schools as they unveil the truth behind a career in digital technology. This is your chance to get your hands on and your heads round the technology industry and learn about local vacancies, alternative employment routes and the job security that the sector holds for your child.

Scottish digital leaders such as Skyscanner, Be Positive, Talkholiday, Edge Testing, Abertay Ethical Hacking, and more will be there to unveil the truth behind a digital career. In the evening there will be an exclusive talk from Chris Newlands of Talkholiday who will outline why he chose to pursue a career in app development and what he see’s the future of digital in Scotland looking like. Following this there will be a live demonstration and talk from Skyscanner one of Scotlands biggest global tech companies. There will also be an interactive panel, with other industry perspectives, education specialists and training providers to map out the potential routes into tech that are available. Food and refreshments will be available throughout the evening as you roam through the inspiration area and speak one-on-one with local employers and some of Scotland’s more innovative minds in tech.

Tea’s, coffee’s and canapés will be available all night and the event will finish up around 8pm, but you can drop in for as long or as short as you want.

To find out more and register for free visit:

Look forward to seeing you there!

Lauren Sweeney