Ladders (Creative & Digital) Careers Day 2018 will be held on the 27th March, at the University of Sunderland. This conference is an opportunity for young people (17-24yrs) to gain an insight into careers in areas such as music, film/TV, animation and software development. The conference will be showcasing some of the regions industry and educational experts discussing the opportunities and how to get a step on that all-important LADDER! – a line-up filled with the advice and guidance young people need to help inform their next steps and hear some inspirational career stories all the way.
To book, please view the speakers below and register for your place in the sessions that interest you. Please are free but limited. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
Our Ladders Careers Day has been split into 3 industry sectors (Film/TV, Software Development and Music), all you need to do is pick a speaker you’d like to get more information from and then you’ll have the chance to hear all three speakers in a Q&A panel, please pick the creative sector you are most interested in:
|10.15am -11am – Introducing the Film/TV/Animation industry speakers:|
|Room one: 10.15am – 11am
More info on Alex Davy Freelancer at Arcus Animation
|Room two: 10.15am – 11am
Craig Hawkes of Kaleidoscope CFA
The founder and Creative director of Kaleidoscope Creative Films Agency and the co-founder of Foundery Films
More info on Craig Hawkes of Kaleidoscope
|Room three: 10.15am – 11am
Gayle Woodruffe, Production Service Manager at Northern Film & Media
More info on Gayle Woodruffe of Northern Film & Media
|Film/TV/Animation Q & A Panel – 11.15am – 12pm|
|This panel will hold a discussion about careers and entering into the Film/TV & Animation industry. There will be a good opportunity for questions too. Speakers on the panel will be:
Alex Davy, Freelancer at Arcus Animation Studios
|To book for the Film/TV/Animation Section: book here and choose your speaker.|
|12.30pm -1.15pm – Introducing the Software Development speakers:|
|Room One: 12.30pm – 1.15pm
Andreas Firnigl from Nosebleed Interactive.
Founder of the multi-award-winning game development studio, Nosebleed Interactive.
More info on Andreas Firnigl of Nosebleed Interactive.
|Room Two: 12.30pm – 1.15pm
Dani Walsh from BorgWarner
Software Engineer, responsible for the design, implementation and testing of firmware for electric and hybrid vehicles.
More info on Dani Walsh BorgWarner
|Room Three: 12.30pm – 1.15pm
Karen Marshall from Accenture
Apprentice, Education and Engagement Lead at Accenture.
More info on Karen Marshall of Accenture
|Software Development Q & A Panel – 1.30pm – 2.15pm|
|This panel will hold a discussion about careers and how to enter the Software Development industry. There will be a good opportunity for questions too. Speakers on the panel will be:
Dani Walsh, Software Engineer from BorgWarner.
|To book for the Software Development Section: book here and choose your speaker.|
|2.30pm – 3.15pm – Introducing the Music industry speakers:|
|Room One: 2.30pm – 3.15pm
Joe Davies from JoeFest
Music Festival Creator, young entrepreneur and musician.
More info on Joe Davies JoeFest
|Room Two: 2.30pm – 3.15pm
Sean Cotterill, Musician & Live Coder.
A digital artist, live coder and musician.
More info on Sean Cotterill PhD Student and Live Coder
|Room three: 2.30pm – 3.15pm
Claire Dupree from NARC. Magazine
Owner and editor of NARC. magazine, the region’s foremost alternative music and culture magazine.
More info on Claire Dupree NARC Magazine
|Music Industry Q & A Panel – 3.30pm – 4.15pm|
|This panel will hold a discussion about careers in music and how to enter the Music industry. There will be a good opportunity for questions too. Speakers on the panel will be:
Claire Dupree, Owner & Editor, NARC. Magazine
|To book for the Music Section: book here and choose your speaker.|