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
Regreshments & networking
Session 2 - Parallel educational workshops stream
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
Masterclass Stream one
Session 3 - Parallel educational workshops stream
12:25 PM - 12:55 PM
Masterclass stream two
12:55 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch, exhibition and networking
Session 4: 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 - 2:35 PM
Enhancing student experience through innovative estate management

With a one in ten dropout rate, an Australian-born concept could help keep students engaged on campus like never before

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM
Conceptualising the digital university: the Intersection of Policy, Pedagogy and Practice
2:55 PM - 3:15 PM
Refreshments & networking
Session 5: Lifelong learning & skills
3:15 PM - 3:35 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

3:35 PM - 3:50 PM
Upskilling and preparing graduates - or those in the workforce already - for the changing world of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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

3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Expert Panel: Skills and lifelong learning
4:10 PM - 4:15 PM
Chair's closing remarks