IM Breakfast Speaker Event with Essex University

Programme

0800 Registration, Welcome and networking over refreshments
0820 Guest Speaker, Karen Gooch
0835 Guest Speaker, Christine Bellamy
0850 Guest Speaker, Dr Martin Reed
0905 Questions & Informal networking
0930 Close

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Innovation Martlesham, in association with IP Network, would like to invite you to another Breakfast Networking Event

BRoss Building Foyer, Adastral Park

With Guest Speakers  

Karen Gooch, Faculty Employability Co-ordinator Science & Engineering, Essex University “Employability and beyond” Karen will talk about her work with the University of Essex, particularly the Computer Science & Electronic Engineering students; what this means for the employability of our students, and how this can feed in to so many areas of collaboration with Innovation Martlesham, from research to projects embedded in the curriculum to student entrepreneurship, plus of course graduate recruitment and the syllabus reflecting what employers want! Christine Bellamy, Internships Officer, Essex University Christine will talk about the Internships Schemes  at the University Dr Martin Reed,   Essex University "Cloud Computing: introduction and future research areas" "The University of Essex is introducing a new MSc course in Cloud Computing for October 2013 to meet the increasing need for specialisation in cloud computing. This talk will introduce cloud computing and describe some of the research areas being investigated both at the University of Essex and elsewhere." PLACES ARE LIMITED AND ATTENDANCE IS BY REGISTRATION ONLY.   Please register by contacting nicky.daniels@innovationmartlesham.com  and await confirmation that you have been successful PERSONAL PROFILE – Karen Gooch KarenGoochKaren Gooch is Employability Co-ordinator for the Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Essex.  Before taking up this role more than a year ago, Karen helped set up the government funded Graduate Internships Scheme.  This successful scheme was continued by the University, and now also includes a student placements..  A former BBC journalist, Karen will talk about the importance of relevant work experience for students, and how businesses can tap into the talent of students and graduates at the University, whether for short term projects, summer placements,  year in industry placements, or research, including post graduate consultancy and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

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