Session 1: Innovation & inter-disciplinary learning
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration, refreshments and networking
9:15 AM - 9:25 AM
Chair's Opening Remarks and welcome
9:25 AM - 9:55 AM
The 21st century university campus: a ‘Design Factory’ approach to pooling skills and talent to turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s solutions

The future role of universities will rely on closer interactions between universities, companies and government

9:55 AM - 10:15 AM
Glasgow’s bid to create Scotland’s first ‘city innovation district’

Nurturing and accelerating growth, improving productivity with access to world-class research and technology 

10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
Data Driven Innovation and interdisciplinary learning: an opportunity to use new research approaches to solve old industry challenges
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Digital pathways: the role of colleges will help sustain the demands of an increasingly technology-driven industry

Colleges need a clear digital strategy that link them to their local economies and provide the skills and learning opportunities to fulfil the jobs of the future.

10:55 AM - 11:25 AM
Expert Panel: Digital hubs, clusters and skills incubators.

Scotland’s colleges are working closely with city deal partners to position themselves at the forefront of data-driven rejuvenation

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Refreshments & networking
Session 2 - Masterclass & knowledge exchange sessions
11:50 AM - 12:55 PM
Masterclass & knowledge exchange session
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Masterclass & knowledge exchange session
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Masterclass & knowledge exchange session
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Masterclass & knowledge exchange session
More information coming soon.
12:55 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch, exhibition and networking
Session 3: Smart campuses and the digital life of a student
1:45 PM - 2:05 PM
Universities as ‘living labs’: creating a modern smart campus providing rich data interactions with a captive, digitally native student audience

Creating the 5G digital infrastructure on the UK’s first truly ‘Smart Campus’

2:05 PM - 2:25 PM
Evidencing the value of higher education and the important supporting role of educational technologies

Understanding the importance of higher education experience: how so-called ‘intangible assets’ are becoming part of the educational conversation

2:25 PM - 2:45 PM
Exploring the role that video games could play in developing the skills of students
Drawing on the research that underpins the recently published book, Graduate Skills and Game-Based Learning.
2:45 PM - 2:55 PM
Questions from the audience
2:55 PM - 3:10 PM
Refreshments & networking
Session 4: Lifelong learning & skills
3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
Open Educational Resources and the future of learning

How platforms like Distance Learning at Scale (DLAS) are enabling a worldwide community of learners to develop and enhance a suite of lifelong skills

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
The Fourth Industrial Revolution - what does it mean for students, industry, society and higher education?

Changing what we teach, how we teach and who we teach.

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM
Expert Panel: Skills and lifelong learning
4:10 PM - 4:15 PM
Chair's closing remarks