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Connecting The Unconnected

Hosted by, Digital Scotland

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 10:00 to 15:30 (BST)

Connecting The Unconnected

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Getting online has never been more important.

  Being able to access the internet can open up a whole world of opportunities. Many of us take it for granted that we can click on the web and shop cheaply, check out the latest job sites, discover key information for our studies or work, book a cut-price holiday or fill in an online government form.

  However, for many in Scotland this isn’t an option.  Those who are experiencing Digital exclusion, tend to also be experiencing other forms of exclusion or isolation.  Digital inclusion is a huge challenge - and one which our host organisations are determined to face head-on as part of our vision to make homes and lives better.

  Our fourth “Connecting the Unconnected” event will be held on the 26th April 2017 at the Mercure hotel, Inverness.

  We have a full agenda of speakers presenting on issues which relate directly to Social Housing Tenants, disabled groups, those addressing social exclusion, and our Third Sector Network throughout Scotland.

  A Full agenda and further details, including information on our speakers can be accessed on this link

Our Speakers will include.....

Martyn Wallace, Chief Digital Officer - @Digital_MW

Martin Pollhammer, Chief Executive, East Lothian Housing Association

Peter Reed-Forrester, Digital Unity Group, @peterrfuk

Stephen Plunkett, ALSS, @alissprogramme

Albyn Housing Society Ltd & NHS Highland

Google - Digital Garage

Mhor Collective, SCVO, Queens Cross Housing Association, Texthelp, Carnagie UK and many more

Bios of our confirmed speakers can be found on this link

#CTU #DSCTU #Connectingtheunconnected #CTUInverness

TRAVEL - Trains to Glasgow after the event will be at 17:30 and 20:15.  Trains to Edinburgh will be at 15:51 and 18:46.

Do you have questions about Connecting The Unconnected? Contact Hosted by, Digital Scotland

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Mercure Inverness Hotel
Church Street
IV1 1DX Inverness
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 10:00 to 15:30 (BST)

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Hosted by, Digital Scotland

The Scottish Government launched its Digital Participation Strategy in April 2014 and is pro-actively working accross all sectors in Scotland to address the challenge of Digital Exlusion.

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