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Higher Education Technician’s Forum 2017

Midlands Innovation is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2017 Higher Education Technician’s Forum at Warwick University.

This national event in partnership with the Science Council aims to promote a professional identity for technical staff in UK higher education and beyond. This is the largest event of its kind to date following a highly successful summit in 2015 at Nottingham.

Sessions will focus on professional development and networking opportunities with a range of “hot topics”. The conference will also discuss broader issues around technical skills and education including the importance of technical skills in driving forward innovation, and current initiatives to ensure the future provision of technical education to young people. The UK skills shortage, employability and the importance of collaborative industry partnerships are also on the agenda.

The conference will publicly celebrate the skills, talent and experience of technicians through the national Papin Prizes, a series of Awards to be made to technicians across the UK who have demonstrated excellence in their field.

See the link below to sign up for your free place – we look forward to seeing you there