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Developing Cheltenham’s Future Cyber Generation

9 July 2019 at 8:45 until 11:30

Join Gloucestershire College (GC) and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) for a morning of discussion on their new partnership which will establish new cyber degrees in Cheltenham, and the importance of developing the future generation of cyber security experts for the region.

We are delighted to be joined by speakers from The National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ) and BAE Systems to share their views on the skills and education required, and from Tim Atkins, Managing Director at Cheltenham Borough Council, on the developments for Cheltenham's new Cyber Business Park.


08.45am - Arrivals, breakfast and networking

09.30am - Welcome, Matt Burgess, Principal of GC and Professor Steve West, Vice Chancellor of UWE Bristol

09.45 - Talks

  • National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ) on the importance of training the future cyber workforce
  • BAE Systems on cyber in the workforce
  • Tim Atkins, Managing Director at Cheltenham Borough Council on plans for Cheltenham's new Cyber Business Park

10.55 Q&A

11.10 Coffee and networking

11:30 Close


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