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Essex 2020: Talent >> Forward – Session 3 (Careers Roundtable)
ESSEX 2020: Talent >> Forward
An interactive careers event for young people in Essex
Sponsored by City Fibre
Livestreamed via Zoom and Facebook.
Find out how your creativity and curiosity can lead to a dream career in science, technology or engineering.
This unique online, interactive careers event will give 14-25 year olds from Essex an opportunity to have honest and inspiring conversations about the current and future world of work – with industry professionals in science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
2.30pm – 3.30pm
Essex 2020 roundtable: what are the skills of the future, and what are the jobs that don’t yet exist?
An interactive discussion with a panel of special guests discussing what we know and what we don’t know about the world of work in the 21st century.
This will be a facilitated conversation and Q&A featuring guests from earlier in the day as well as some new expert faces. Young people will have an opportunity to join in and say what they think and ask questions of the panel.
The panel will include:
- Aideen Sadler – City Manager (Southend), City Fibre
- Rebecca Brindle – Digital Lead, Natwest
- Glen Robinson – National Technology Officer, Microsoft
- Karly Withers – Curriculum Manager (Animal Care & Science), South Essex College
- Hayley Dixon – Deputy Director, Focal Point Gallery
- Dr. Hephzi Tagoe – Research Scientist, GhScientific
- Dr. Ole Kock – Product Development Manager (Space and Quantum), Teledyne e2v
This Essex 2020 event is facilitated by always possible, in collaboration with Tech East, The Careers & Enterprise Company, STEM Ambassadors and People On Work.
Presentations, panelists and talks across the day include local industry professionals from:
- INTO GAMES
- SOUTH ESSEX COLLEGE
- ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT TRUST
- CREATIVE CO-OP
- CITY FIBRE
+ more to be announced
Answering your questions on careers in:
Telecomms / Environmental Sustainability / Animal Care / Immersive Tech / AgriTech / Banking / Web Design / Digital Art / Forensics / 5g / Smart Cities / Software Engineering / Games Design / Infrared Technologies / E-Commerce / Health Care / Design + much more