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DE Diversity Network Meeting

September 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Digital Economy Diversity Network – First Meeting

Friday 22 September 2017, Open Lab, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle University, NE4 5TG

Meeting theme: Workplace/CDT Cultures

Free to attend for current digital economy CDT/PhD students and travel expenses covered by DEN.

Register at: 22 Sept registration link

The first meeting of the DEN-funded Digital Economy Diversity Network will be hosted and held at the Open Lab, Newcastle University, in the brand new Urban Sciences Building (USB).


10:00   A brief welcome by Janis and Angelika and a little activity to                   get to know one another
10:30   An introduction about DEDN and what we have done at                             Open Lab to try to make it a more friendly space                                             (fempower.tech) followed by a discussion on what other                              initiatives exist in other CDTs
11:00   Tea & coffee break
11:30   A tour of the Open Lab by CDT Director Professor Patrick                       Olivier
12:00   Lab talk (a seminar series hosted at Open Lab – speaker TBD)
12:30   Lunch break with delicious food and cake
13:30   Discussion of topic and working on potential strategies to                          improve workplace culture
15:30   Tea & coffee break
16:00   Deciding on tasks/ideas to take back to own CDT

17:00   Close – optional social activity

For more information about this event, please email Angelika Strohmayer or Janis Meissner, PhD students, Digital Civics CDT, Open Lab at Newcastle University.


September 22, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Angelika Strohmayer


Newcastle University
Science Central
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear NE4 5TQ United Kingdom
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