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Find out more about the Greater Manchester Digital Team and stay up to date with all the latest news and events from across the Greater Manchester Digital Sector.

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Upcoming events

April 2024

  • 15th April - 19th April. Digital City Festival (external website)
  • 22nd - 23rd April. Connected North 2024 (external website)
    • 22nd April, 12.00pm. Bridging the digital divide for Northern communities, featuring John Steward, Digital Infrastructure Lead, GMCA
    • 22nd April, 12.00pm. 5G innovation showcase featuring Phil Swan, Director for Digital, GMCA. 
    • 22nd April, 2.00pm. Connected public services featuring Kieran Smith, Head of Digital Transformation, GMCA
    • 23rd April, 9.40am. Local authorities showcase key milestones and achievements in digital infrastructure featuring Eamonn Boylan, Chief Executive, GMCA
    • 23rd April, 11.10am. Digital skills for your communities, featuring John Duncan, Connected Places Lead, GMCA
    • 23rd April, 12.10pm. The digital switchover, featuring Nicola Wallace Dean, Chief Operating Officer, Starting Point Community Learning Partnership.
    • 23rd April, 12.10pm. Local authorities addressing the digital divide featuring Alexandria Morgan, Trafford Council
    • 23rd April, 2.10pm. Working with housing associations to connect Northern communities, featuring Nick Horne, Chief Executive, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group and Stuart Pearson, Senior Digital Strategy Officer, Manchester City Council
    • 23rd April, 2.10pm. How smart technology could be harnessed to address environmental challenges, using case study examples. Featuring Megan Lawless, Digital Strategy Officer Manchester City Council and Stu Higgins, Head of Smart Cities & IoT, Cisco

May 2024

June 2024

You may also want to check out this calendar of Manchester Tech Events (external website).

Our work with Government

Find further information on how we are working with central Government to ensure we can achieve our ambition for Greater Manchester to become a world leading digital city region.