Shropshire Children and Young People’s Cultural Consortium (SYPCC)

Digital Symposium

Digital Symposium

Date: Wednesday 29 November

Time: 10.15am-2pm

Venue: Birmingham Royal Ballet


Arts Connect presents a Digital Symposium containing the outcomes and findings from this years Digital Research and Development programmes and a Keynote from Sharna Jackson.

In early 2017, Arts Connect awarded 3 bursaries to companies and individuals to Research and Develop key ideas in Arts and Digital practice. These included:

Coventry Libraries and Information Service
Can augmented reality improve digital literacy among Children aged 8-11 years old?

Ruth Hopkins – K’antu Ensemble
Which technology and digital practice can support learning through music in SEND schools? And how can young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) truly access the digital world?

Birmingham Royal Ballet
An examination of the role and impact that Augmented Reality can have on digital engagement in cultural activity for young people aged 12-19; through the use of new technologies, platforms and data monitoring.

Each company will share their research and development findings with opportunities to discuss and share other regional work.

Following on from her keynote at the Digital Pick and Mix, we’re delighted to invite Sharna Jackson back to begin the symposium with a keynote on Current digital thinking with young people – successes of 2017 and emerging themes and ideas for 2018.

The Symposium will take place at Birmingham Royal ballet, Thorp Street, Birmingham
10.15am – 2pm with networking lunch

FREE but booking is essential. Book your place here.

Please do only book a place if you’re intending to come as places are limited. Should you book and no longer need the place please contact Gemma Gordon