Our 7th instalment will be delivered in association with the BBC as part of the organisation’s Digital Cities North East week
Targeted at the region’s creative industries and comprised of exciting and innovative free training and events, Digital Cities aims to promote cross-sector collaboration, forge new partnerships and develop skills throughout the North East
Innovate Now will serve as a closing act for Digital Cities, as we invite a diverse audience ranging from students to business leaders to join us in exploring how North East organisations are leading in the use of technology for good
As well as our audience, we’ll also welcome a number of presenters from organisations across the region who’ll expand on how their company’s pioneering use of emerging technologies are helping the nation overcome social, health and other challenges.
Newcastle United Foundation's
Head of Foundation, Kate Bradley will be up first, explaining how the Foundation is integrating technology in their new Pitchside community facility.
Following Kate will be Professor Naeem Soomro, Head of Robotic Surgery at Freeman Hospital. Dr. Soomro will speak about the digitisation of surgical practice and how it will transform surgical interventions in the future.
Finally, Andy Cox and Robert Webb will discuss how their Gateshead-based business, Signa
l will explain how their platform is helping combat poverty in the UK and beyond.
Further info on the event will be revealed via Twitter
in the lead-up, while a full event overview can be found on Eventbrite.