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Technician Partnership Conference 2020 (Virtual)

The Technician Partnership Conference, a joint venture between the NTDC, the N8 Research Partnership and Newcastle University was due to take place in Newcastle on 24th June 2020. Due to the coronavirus crisis, the conference team worked hard to move the event online, and sessions took place via zoom to 300 delegates.

Find resources and slides from the presentations below.

Welcome, thank you and introduction to the Technician Partnership Conference 2020 – Mel Leitch, Newcastle University

The Science Council’s Technical Pathways Project – Richard Holliday, the Science Council

Technicians and the N8 Research Partnership – Kate Jones, University of Liverpool

Technicians within the Advance HE Higher Education Academy Framework – Dr Paul Fleet, James Davoll, Newcastle University

Keynote Talk: The first British woman to climb the Seven Summits – Rebecca Stephens MBE

North East Innovation; Cross Sector Collaboration – Katherine Forbes, NE LEP & Rachael Chambers, CESAM

Why and How Leaders Must Develop Technical Talent – Suhel Miah, HEaTED

Commitments and Culture, UKRI’s work on Technical Careers – Nikolay Ogryzko, UKRI

Recognising your professionalism – Marie McCaffrey, Engineering Council, Alex Turnbull, IMechE, Steve Feeley, ICE & Adam Parnell, IET

Keynote Talk: David De La Haye MMus, MIScT, AfCGI – Field Recordist, Sound Engineer and Music Technician at Newcastle University

NTDC Impact and What This Means for the Sector Nationally and Globally – Natalie Kennerley, Sara Bacon, Jared Carnie and Jake Green, NTDC

The Technician Commitment: Exploring Impact and Next Steps – Kelly Vere, Science Council

Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework – Martin Farley, UCL