Tech For Good in Gloucestershire: Supporting organisations that keep giving

Tech For Good in Gloucestershire: Supporting organisations that keep giving

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The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, Longlevens , Gloucester.

6th and 7th December,  9.30 am – 3.30 pm,  lunch included

To mark the festive season we are inviting organisations that Do Good all-year long to join us at the Growth Hub for a festive treat. Two days of inspirational speakers, local case-studies and practical workshops to help Charities and Social Enterprise explore and develop their digital offer and maximise their impact.

Day 1: Using technology to enhance relationships with local businesses and the University

Value Exchange: Can technology transform corporate volunteering? Gone are the days of corporate teams painting the hallways now corporate support can be targeted thanks to micro volunteering. This session Anne Thomas founder of Vtues will discuss the benefits of micro volunteering; help you identify the support you need and introduce new Vtues micro volunteering platform. (https://www.vtues.com )

Business in the Community: How corporate partnerships have helped local charities to increase their impact utilising technology.

Technology and business transformation: How the University of Gloucestershire supports digital transformation. Participate in a practical business transformation workshop plus access to ongoing support through the University’s Innovation Programme: GRIP. (Link)

Day 2: Developing your digital offer

Design Hop: Explore your services through a ‘design hop’ delivered by Dan Sutch, CEO of CAST. Demystifying technology and design approaches, this hop will build your confidence and motivation in taking the next step, as well as allowing you to focus on what that that step should be. https://wearecast.org.uk/for-nonprofits/design-hops/

Funding Tech for Good: Local social entrepreneur Owen McNeir shares his experience of developing a successful crowd funding campaign and securing venture capital for his ‘tech for good’ project. https://www.remarkablelives.co.uk/

Is the course right for you?

Are you an ambitious charity, social enterprise or purpose driven business interested in developing your digital offer? Are you at a place where productivity and impact has slowed your provision? Would you like to explore how ‘tech for good’ can benefit the services that you offer? If so, our two-day workshop is for you!

Spend quality time with like-minded individuals over two days at the new Growth Hub in Gloucester. Listen to the experiences of innovative individuals working in this sector and case studies from organisations who have benefitted from using technology to advance their cause.

Speakers

Dan Sutch – Co-Founder & Director of CAST (Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology)

Anne Thomas – CEO of Vtues (Skills-matched, micro-volunteering platform) & experienced business & marketing strategy consultant.

 

Rod Horrocks – Project Manager GRIP (ESIF project to promote innovation), Change and Transformation Consultant

 

Owen McNeir – Founder of Remarkable Lives and of Sixth Voice Consulting

 

Steve Mitchell – former business connector for Lloyds Bank and Business in the Community

 

Julie Ellison MBA – Business Guide, accredited social enterprise business adviser, certified executive coach and educator.

 

Who can apply?

Established purpose-led organisations based in Gloucestershire, ideally the delegate should be a decision maker who has a good understanding of your organisation’s existing services and what the challenges are in providing them.

To book your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tech-for-good-for-charities-tickets-51955160283