How can information leaders tackle the IT skills shortage?

Date:
Monday 27 June 2011

Time:
15:30 - 21:00

Venue:
City University London, Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8TZ

Speaker:

John Seglias, Chair of the BCS ELITE Group, Dr Richard Sykes, a board-level strategic analyst and advisor in IT and business process sourcing, and Leading academics from City University London and The Open University.

Synopsis:

With e-skills UK recently reporting that demand for IT professionals is now outstripping supply, City University London's Centre for Information Leadership and BCS ELITE are hosting a free event for IT leaders to examine how the sector can tackle this growing skills shortage.

Agenda:

3.30pm - Registration
4.00pm - The Predicted Staff Gap, Dr Andrew Tuson
4.25pm - BCS Initiative, John Seglias
4.50pm - eSkills, Nigel Payne
5.10pm - Intellect's perspective, Dr Richard Sykes
5.30pm - Coffee/Tea Break
6.00pm - The Academic Perspective, Jon Hall and David Chan
6.30pm - CIO Panel (including David Wills, CIO of OFCOM), CIOs chaired by Brian Glyck
7.15pm - Networking (bowl food and wine)