Salford City Digital Leaders Week
Salford City to host three events at this yearâ€™s Digital Leaders week.
18:17 19 June 2019
Salford City is set to host three events at this year’s Digital Leaders’ week, which will run from Monday 17 to Friday 21 June 2019.
Digital Salford Discovery session is scheduled to take place on Monday 17 June at Salford Civic Centre in Swinton. Guest speakers will include Steven Fry, Head of Customer and Digital Services and Debbie Brown, Director of Service Reform. The main focus of the discussion is improving customer contact to make services quicker, easier and better through the introduction of a chatbot and enabling staff to work smarter.
Salford’s Chief Digital Officer Jon Corner will also host a session on Salford Smart City – Salford’s ambition to connected city on Monday from 1.30pm to 3pm. He will discuss the benefits that 5G can offer in public services with partners from Arup, Barclays and Deloitte.
Salford council will be hosting a livestream event – Salford’s Digital You – the life changing impact of digital inclusion - on Tuesday, from 2.30pm to 3.30pm.
City Mayor Paul Dennett, speaking in 2018 said:” I am very proud that Salford was recognised with such prestigious awards. We are using digital technology to transform the city which is a key part of creating a better, fairer Salford, helping to tackle inequality and make a real difference to local people’s lives. We are improving digital literacy which in turn tackles issues such as social isolation helps improve health and wellbeing and enables people to access leaning and job opportunities.”