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Welcome to St Brendan's Digital Futures Conference 2022

Rosina Calvert - Senior UX researcher

Rosina is a Senior UX Researcher at Google. Her talk will be focused on her journey into technology and the various career paths into products within the technology sector. Want to find out what it means to work at Google? Don't hesitate to ask your questions!

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Cheyenne Clark - Studio Developer, Zone Digital

Cheyenne is a Junior Software Developer at Zone. In her presentation, she will share her experience from college to the workplace, her day to day role, advice to the students looking to start up a career in tech and how she has contributed to diversifying a male-dominated industry.

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Nicky Haenel - Delivery Manager

Did somebody say Just Eat? Find out more about it what it means to work behind the scenes at one of the most popular takeaway companies in the UK. Nicky Haenel, Delivery Manager at Just Eat will be joining us to discuss the following:

  • How Nicky came to be doing their current role
  • A typical day of a Delivery Manager
  • Valuable skills and best things about the role
  • What to consider when working in Digital
  • Where can you go next in your career
  • What it's like to work at JET
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Clara Collett, Jack Cooper and Megan Ballin - Digital Media

KWMC is an arts, technology, and digital media organisation based in the heart of Knowle West for over 25 years (since 1996!). We support people to make positive changes in their lives and communities, using technology and the arts to come up with creative solutions to problems and explore new ideas and ways of doing things.

Clara, Jack and Megan run the Young People's programme: Jump Studios and will be talking about everything from music technology, community housing initiatives and photography within the workplace. They will also be sharing opportunities that are happening at KWMC for young people that you are able to get involved in!

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Nigel Higgins - IT in Engineering

At Airbus advanced visualisation is used in many areas. This will focus on the provision of Virtual Reality and other visualisation techniques to Airbus engineers during conceptual design, production and during an aircraft's life. The session will show it is a modern solution to a classic engineering problem and the technologies used and why Airbus develops its own VR software. It will also briefly explain the challenges of IT lifecycles in a commercial aircraft environment.

Airbus Apprenticeships

Thomas Radford - Senior ERP Business Analyst

There is a lot more to warehousing than picking, packing, shipping and receiving deliveries; there is a raft of cutting edge digital technologies to control, automate, analyse, and support business operations and a range of technical professional IT roles to deliver such technologies. Thomas will discuss his role as ERP Business Analyst, a few of the technologies he works with, and some of the exciting projects he is looking forward to in the future.

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Kane Armstrong, Adam Wilson and Tyler Pitts - BT Apprenticeship Talk

What you can expect from our talk is an insight into the many different apprenticeship opportunities that BT/EE present for people wanting to gain an apprenticeship. You will also hear about more specific roles and what BT looks for in aspiring apprentices, you will also have a chance to learn about what tech companies look for in apprentices.

You will also have a chance to meet employers on Friday who will bring in some VR headsets that give a 360 tour of the new BT workspaces that students who are interested can put on and get even more of an insight into what working for BT is like.

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Stuart Harrison - Founder and Co-Director at FinTech West

Have you ever heard about the term FinTech? It is a business that uses technology to enhance or automate financial services and processes. Find out more about it from Stuart Harrison who is a Founder and a Co-Director at FinTech West.

Find out about:

What is FinTech and where has it come from?

What examples do we have locally and nationally?

How could you get a job in FinTech and what skills do you need?

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10:00 - 10:25 UX researcher click here for recording View
10:30 - 10:55 Software Developer click here for recording View
11:15 - 11:40 Delivery Manager click here for recording View
11:45 - 12:10 Digital Media click here for recording View
13:00 - 13:25 IT in Engineering Link to Airbus apprenticeships View
13:30 - 13:55 Senior ERP Business Analyst click here for recording View
14:00 - 14:25 BT Apprenticeships - all about click here for recording View
14:30 - 14:55 FinTech click here for recording View