North Wales Kickstarter: Maximise the Growth Deal & Future Proof your career


Start Date: 09 Jul 2019

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 9:00 PM

Duration: 3 hours

Venue: The Management Centre, Bangor University , Bangor , LL57 2DG › View map

North Wales Growth Deal – The Economic Kick Starter

Iwan Trefor Jones, lead Director of the NWEAB

The North Wales Growth Deal will impact on everyone with improved digital connectivity, transport routes and renewable energy improvements planned and with eight transformational programmes moving ahead to kick start a new phase of economic prosperity in North Wales. The Ambition Board unifying all six local authorities and other partners, aims to achieve the Growth Vision of increasing the economy value from £13.6bn to £26bn by 2035 by creating a smart, resilient and connected region.

Digital Impact – Career Skills of the Future

No matter if you’re just starting out in your career or already in a senior position the impact of digital applies. From robotics and cloud to AI and blockchain, digital is arguably the biggest factor shaping our future careers. ACCA’s latest research, Machine learning: more science than fiction, cuts through the hype to explain the tremendous opportunities it can bring. The awareness and application of existing and emerging digital technologies, capabilities, practices and strategies are essential skills for future professionals and must be considered alongside the develop of Emotional Intelligence skills and the human factor of business success which will be more important than ever.

Panel Discussion hosted by Head of ACCA Wales, Lloyd Powell:

  • Representative from Bangor University
  • Owain Ap Elfed - Williams Denton
  • Gary Metcalfe - chair of CMI Cymru
  • Robert Lloyd Griffiths - director of IoD Wales
  • Lesley Richards - head of CIPD Wales
  • Iwan Trefor Jones - lead director of the NWEAB

  • 6.00pm – Registration, refreshments and exhibition
  • 6.30pm – North Wales Growth Deal – The Economic Kick Starter
  • 7.00pm – Digital Impact – Career Skills of the Future
  • 7.30pm – Panel Discussion hosted by Head of ACCA Wales, Lloyd Powell
  • 8.30pm – Networking
  • 9.00pm – Ends.

Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to CMI Events at or by telephone on 01536 207485.

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