DEN Theme 2: Large-scale shared events

DEN Theme 2 ‘Large-Scale Shared Events’

Under DEN Theme 2, ‘Large Scale Shared Events‘ the Network has continued the annual Digital Economy Summer School programme, which has been running since have run since 2010, with a different CDT hosting a summer school each year.  The aim of the summer schools are to bring as many different Centres together at once, and the programmes of the summer schools were developed in collaboration with CDTs to ensure that activities were seen as being relevant to maximise student engagement with these events. The Network has supported one Summer School in July each year as per the list below.

Activities and events delivered under DEN Theme 2:

The following Digital Economy Summer Schools have been supported and co-organised by DEN under Theme 2, with over 330 PhD students benefiting from these events over the 5 year period.

Event DatesSummer SchoolTitle and VenueOrganiser/HostNo. of
attendees
1-4 July 2014DE mini-TED
University of
London Institute in Paris
Media & Arts
Technology CDT, QMUL
33
12-15 July 2015Web Science & Big Data
Analytics,
University of
Southampton
Web Science
Innovation CDT
75
17-20 July 2016Digital Citizens,Connected
Communities,
Newcastle
University
CDT in Digital
Civics/Open Lab
74
3-7 July 2017Innovation
Insights for theDigital
Workforce of
Tomorrow
Lboro University London
Embedded
Intelligence CDT
(CDT-EI),
Loughborough
University
65
1-3 July 2018Inspire,
Programme,
Develop
The Italian Villa,Poole, Dorset
Centre for
Digital
Entertainment(CDE),
University of
Bath/
Bournemouth
University
91

Total Attendees338

DEN PhD Student Writing Retreats

DateVenueNo of attendees
May 2016Wyresdale Park, Scorton, Lancashire25
March 2017Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire27
May 2017Elmore Court, Gloucester20
June 2017Wyresdale Park, Scorton, Lancashire25
March 2018New Bath Hotel, Matlock, Derbyshire32
April 2018Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire15
May 2018Elmore Court, Gloucester18
June 2018Wyresdale Park, Scorton, Lancashire25
Nov 2018Beamish Hall, County Durham26
Feb 2019Cumberland Lodge, Windsor27
Total PhD students at DEN retreats:240

Other Large Scale Events:

In addition to the DE Summer School programme, the following relevant large scale shared events have been supported by DEN for delivery:

Event
Date
Event Title and VenueOrganiser/HostNo. of
Attendees
21-22 January
2016
International
Symposium:
Futures of the
End of Life:
Mobilities of
Loss in the
Digital Economy
Highfield HouseHotel, LancasterUniversity
Institute for
Social Futures,
Lancaster
University
33
2 February 2018DEN CDT
Alumni Careers
Symposium,
Digital Catapult,London
Digital Economy
Network/QMUL MAT CDT
93

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