Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Frank Boyd: The Impact of Convergence on the Digital Economy

Frank Boyd: The Impact of Convergence on the Digital Economy
Is your business ready for the digital future?
Thurs 4th Oct 2012, 6 – 9pm
The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane, Halifax, HX1 5ER

As one of the UK pioneers of digital media for over 20 years; Creative Calderdale is proud to present Frank Boyd for our October event. 

Currently the Director of CI KTN, the Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network, Frank will deliver a talk on the impact of convergence on the digital economy, detailing the opportunities and challenges for creative businesses, and excitingly, will be also be announcing a new, government funded £1.8 million competition.

Pushing creative and technical boundaries since 1989, Frank has been bringing together leading experts from across the film, TV and interactive media sectors, to explore new ways to produce compelling, convergent and transmedia content.

He has worked in both the public and private sector, and has acted as producer, funder and trainer on a series of innovative, creative and economic programmes across the arts, broadcast and education, and in the UK, Europe, the US and Australia.

Now supporting the UK creative industries, particularly in the area of emerging technologies, through his leadership of CI KTN (which is funded by the UK government agency Technology Strategy Board) Frank will be offering £1.8 million to developers in a series of competitions and feasibility projects and his talk will include more information about this and offer guidance on how to access these funds.

This event will run from 6pm-9pm, including registration, hot food and refreshments, and networking. It is free to creative, digital and cultural industry professionals. If you
would like to join us at this event, click here.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Financing Your business,The Enterprise Cub 3/9/12

The next session runs on
Monday 3rd September
6pm - 7.45pm
Topic - Financing your business
3rd floor central library, Leeds
tel: 0113 2478266

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Open Source Hardware Camp 2012 15/9/12 Hebden Bridge

The Open Source Hardware User Group, will in September be holding its annual conference in Hebden Bridge. With a weekend of talks and workshops on cutting edge technologies including 3D printing, the Internet of Things and wearable technology.


Open Source Hardware Camp 2012 will take place place in the north of England in the Pennine town of Hebden Bridge. Building on the success of last year's OSHCamp, it will be a weekend long event with nine talks on the Saturday and four parallel workshops on the Sunday.

Friday, 3 August 2012

The enterprise Club fortnightly on Mondays from 6th August 2012

The Enterprise Club provides an network and access information, support and advice on starting and running a business from set-up onwards.

To find out more and book into the workshops contact:

Business and Patent Information Services
Tel: 0113 2478266

We have a group The Enterprise Club (Leeds) on LinkedIN for attendees of the the Enterprise Club. It has useful information for Business Start-Ups, discussions and special promotions. Why not join up to this group now? Here is the link: