Fellow West Midlands EdTech businesses – this Meetup is intended to provide an opportunity for you to meet with other businesses focused on this rewarding (and sometimes challenging) sector in a friendly, collegiate atmosphere.
It is an opportunity to network, share and learn and promote the work that is taking place based out of the West Midlands area.
We kindly have a sponsor for our Spring Term Meetup, The Big Data Project – with thanks, and agenda confirmed below.
5.30pm onwards – Arrival
Introduction – Either round table or Speed Networking – dependent upon numbers
The Big Data Corridor Project and how it can help your EdTech business.
A 30-min talk including Q+A given by Chris Thompson project partner – EnableID – on the opportunities and support that is on offer.
We would to thank The Big Data Corridor Project.
The event is supported by the Big Data Corridor Project, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
The Big Data Corridor Project aims to help businesses in Birmingham and Solihull to understand the benefits and ways of using data from Internet of Things and Data Economy environment for development of new products and services. Project partners include Birmingham City Council (Information Technology and Digital Services), Aston University, Birmingham City University, Enable iD, Innovation Birmingham, and West Midlands Combined Authority.
GDPR for Edtech businesses
As GDPR looms ever larger on the horizon as we near the implementation date of 25th May, we will be welcoming Des Burley of Burley Law based here at Innovation Birmingham who will give a 30-min talk including Q+A for what it means for the sector and to answer your questions.
3. Show and Tell
ReallySchool – Ditta Khan of ReallySchool/NetSupport based here at Innovation Birmingham Campus will share the brand new assessment platform they developed and launched at this year’s BETT.
4. Close – beer/soft drinks and pizza and informal networking.