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Developing the SouthTech economy - Roundtable discussion

  • Date: Wednesday, 6th November, 2019
  • Time: 4:30pm
  • Location: MHA MacIntyre Hudson, Pennant House 1-2 Napier Court, Napier Road, Reading RG1 8BW

What still excites you about business, and what would you say is the most profound change in the technology sector in the last few years?

How can we specifically address the skills gap - Is STEM, the school curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) working? What else should the education system be providing, from primary level through to university? Does the continuing predominantly monoculture of male engineersmean we aren't going to get the required breadth of  innovative?

What is the impact of artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning not just on product but the actual modus operandi of technology companies?

Is there appropriate funding for UK technology companies to scale? How do we level the playing field with Silicon Valley?