Smart Island Live programme released
From drone technology to monetising food waste from business, Smart Island Live on Isle of Wight, 11 April, has something for every business
KTN, alongside a range of stakeholders, is supporting Smart Island Live, an event focused on helping businesses boost the efficiency and growth of their organisation.¬† The eclectic programme has now been released: the event will feature a plenary stage, a business zone and classroom style activity.
Smart Island Live will pay particular attention to environmentally-friendly choices and how advancing technology can play a part in business improvement.¬† Sessions include:
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Understanding Electric Vehicles and EV charging for business
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Waste management in business
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Renewable energy options
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Applying technological innovation to reduce carbon footprint and increase efficiency
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†The UKs leading water efficiency programme, Target 100
Delegates can either start the day at 8am, with a complimentary Island Breakfast and networking session, or join at 9.15am. ¬†The fast-moving morning programme will help businesses to learn more about available business support, plus explore the impact on business of a range of environmental-related themes. These topics include transport, food, waste, renewables and build. ¬†In the afternoon, the focus switches to careers, technology and outlining the Island‚Äôs new digital landscape.
There are classroom state-of-the-art product demonstrations for the construction sector between 9.30am and 11.30am.¬†There is also a Business Zone on site, delivering advice and specific tutorials to businesses during the course of the day.¬† Delegates can attend the following masterclasses:
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Grants, funding and finance – KTN
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Strategy on a page- Enterprise Europe Network
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Design thinking: the art of human-centred innovation – Enterprise Europe Network
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Deploying the Innovation Canvas – KTN
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Knowledge Transfer Partnerships -KTN
The event is not just accessible to those on the Isle of Wight; good transport links from the UK mainland means others can easily attend.¬†¬†If you‚Äôre travelling from the mainland, our friends at Red Funnel will give you a foot passenger return ticket for just ¬£10 at the ferry terminal. ¬†All you have to do is show them your joining instructions at the ferry terminal in Southampton, grab your ¬£10 ticket and then head off onto the ferry to Cowes.
More information and a link to registration can be found here.
View the event programme here.