Innovate UK - Creative and Digital Meet-up, Liverpool Meet-Up Event, 12th February 2015
Thursday, 12 February 2015 from 12:00 to 16:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Event Time: 12:00 - 16:00 (lunch and refreshments included)
Venue: Baltic Creative Management Suite, Baltic Creative Campus,49 Jamaica Street,Liverpool, L1 0AH
The digital team at Innovate UK are partnering with Liverpool Vision, to host a regional meet-up event in Liverpool on the 12th February. The event will include an hour of networking over lunch, followed by a “show and tell”, session where local digital and tech companies are invited to present.
This event forms part of a series of events around the country. So far this year we have been to Birmingham, Newcastle, Cambridge, Manchester, Northern Ireland, Hull, Edinburgh, Bristol & Loughborough.
InnovateUK is looking to involved more digital companies from across the UK in their competitions and networks: attend and see how they can support your business innovation and growth.
If you have any questions re the event please email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Meet the Innovate UK team including Matt Sansam, Head of IC tomorrow, Kriss Baird - IC Tomorrow, Jon Kingsbury - KTN, Nick Appleyard - Head of Digital, Jonny Voon - Lead Technologist for Internet Technology, Agata Samojlowicz - Lead Technologist, Online Commerce, Tom Fiddian - Lead Technologist, Matthew Brown - Lead Technologist, Creative Industries Team, Lech Rzedzicki - Lead Technologist for Data, Jean-Francois Fava-Verde, Lead Technologist, Digital
12noon – Networking, Lunch and refreshments
1pm – Matt Sansam, Head of IC tomorrow, Innovate UK, "Overview of support and funding"
1.30pm – Jon Kingsbury, KTN, "Overview of KTN & Horizon 2020 project"
2.00pm – Kevin McManus, Liverpool Vision, the digital landscape in Liverpool
2.20pm – Max Zadow, Founder, Digital Creativity in Disability
2.40pm - Jon Wetherall, MD, Onteca - "Structuring and Delivering Innovate Projects"
3.00pm - Dr Tom Dawson, MD, Rescon Technologies - "Rescon and Innovate UK"
3.20pm - Jordy Van Kuijk, COO and CPO, Red Ninja Studios
3.40pm - Wrap- up Innovate UK and Liverpool Vision
4.00 pm - Event closes
Tom Dawson is the founding director of Rescon, a human performance performance technologies company that is focusing on the health and social care sectors. He has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector and has been a registered physician continuously since 1993. He holds a doctorate in physiology, anatomy and genetics (University of Oxford); degrees in medicine (Otago) and biochemistry (Otago); and multiple post-graduate qualifications.
Tom has held technical, management and leadership roles in industry and academia. He has published papers, patents and presented internationally in the areas of human performance and genetics, molecular biology, and the autonomic nervous system in relation to the cardiovascular system. He has ongoing professional collaborations with multiple UK and international universities including Liverpool John Moores University and Liverpool University.