We have two rooms for the day, we’re calling them Talking Technical and Work and Life.

You can download the full agenda here.

Registration opens from 10:00 on Friday 21st March.

Talking Technical

In this room each event will present two or three speakers who want to offer their views
on a technology and why they like it. We will then open up the floor for further
discussion with the audience who are welcome to ask questions and offer their own
content or viewpoints

10.30 – 11.00 – Welcome to CSC – what we’re about, what we’re hoping to do, what we
expect from everyone involved and why this is an experiment

11.00 – 11.45 – Technology Futures
Presenters discuss the evolution of technology , where is it leading us and what IT
roles will that leave. From wearable tech to big data and analytics, what do you see
driving business and personal technical decisions in the coming years

11.45 – 12.00 – Technology Futures – ongoing discussion

12.15 – 1.15 – Break for lunch

1.15 – 1.45 – To Cloud or Not To Cloud
Presenters discuss various cloud technologies vs on premises from mail to applications and video conferencing. What are the pros and cons and how does the audience feel about them

1.45 – 2:00 – To Cloud or Not To Cloud – ongoing discussion

2.15 – 2.45 – Web Development Technologies – what are the emerging and most useful tools out there. Who is using what and why and what else is missing. Three different views of different technologies

2.45 – 3:00 – Web Development Technologies – ongoing discussion and coffee

3.15 – 3.45 – Mobility – how is mobile being deployed, is there demand for applications as well as mail. What about public access? What’s missing? What are the biggest risks and most useful / effective tools

3.45 – 4.00 – Mobility – ongoing discussion

4.15 – 4.45 – Online presence and identity. What are the risks with online presence, how far does single sign on, share identities and public social networks expose us. How do we both enable users and protect them simultaneously

4.45 – 5.15 – Online presence – ongoing discussion

Work and Life

This room acts as informal discussions and roundtables around a variety of subjects
that effect us all. How do we run out work days, our lives, our downtime and our
interests. How do we get trained, plan work, track work and connect with each other.
Each event will be an open discussion with a moderator working through a series of
prepared questions for the room to open up discussion. The moderators here are not
necessarily subject matter experts and the audience is expected to participate.

11.00 – 11.45 – Learning new technologies

12.15 – 1.15 – Break for lunch

1.15 – 2.00 – The challenge of home working

2.15 – 3.00 – Personal Productivity tools , time management, invoicing

3.15 – 4.00 – Being a Good Consultant

4.15 – 5.00 – The secrets of balancing work with life

5.00 – 6.00 – Drinks reception

Evening drinks / beers location TBA


  1. Unfortunately I can not make this event due to other commitments. There are many sessions I am very interested in. Are any of the sessions going to be recorded, and if so, will they be made available. Have fun everyone going!

  2. We certainly hope to record some of the sessions in the Technical Track, we’ll publish more on that after the event, assuming everything goes OK!

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