dot.rural Showcase event 18 June 2015

You are invited to a celebratory afternoon on the 18th of June 2015, showcasing the research carried out by the dot.rural Hub over the past six years.

The event will begin with a series of short presentations followed by an exhibition and demonstrations of dot.rural projects. Lunch will be available from 1pm and the event will start at 2pm. Drinks and canapés will be served during the exhibition.

The event is designed to be a drop-in event so if you can not make the whole event please feel free to come along for the exhibition or the talks or a bit of both. The full programme is below.

From rural buses to bumblebees, first responders to food traceability, satellite broadband to social media (and much more) come and find out about the research with real-world impact we’ve been doing.

1300 Lunch Available
1400 Short talks including Dr Peter Waggett (Emerging Technologies Leader, IBM and Chair of the dot.rural steering committee), Dr John Baird (Head of Digital Economy Theme, Research Councils UK), Profs Pete Edwards and John Nelson (Director and Co-Director, dot.rural).
1530 (at the latest) Exhibition and demonstration – a chance to meet the researchers and the find out more about the work we’ve been doing including transferring knowledge to businesses, public sector organisations and more. This will be accompanied by drinks and canapés.

dot.rural is one of the flagship Digital Economy Hubs established by the Research Councils Digital Economy Theme in 2009. We have a focus on how digital technologies can transform rural areas in various areas – economy, society, sustainability. However, over the years our expertise has developed and we have areas of expertise related to smart cities, internet of things and social media.

For more information contact Amy Johnston on or 01224 274596.

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