• the day: 6th Sept 2010
  • the place: Lecture Theatre 3, 
Geoffrey Manton Building, 
Manchester Metropolitan university

Registration including tea and coffee.


Lunch break


Alternative TBA


Digital Industries: Bridging the gap. How to align employer’s needs with graduates skills and higher education courses.

Nicola Critchlow

The talk will cover findings from research looking into the skills employers in ‘digital industries’ seek and how this relates to the content of degree courses.  


directions for teaching web design

Andy Clarke

Designer and author. Andy will get the discussion up and running with his thoughts on the directions for teaching web design.


Panel Discussion

Enter the free prize draw: Win a copy of the Adobe Creative Suite 5 of your choice (supplied by Adobe, via Pugh Computers). There are also 5 web design books donated by O’Reilly Books as runner up prizes. We also have a certificate for free access to

Thank you to both Pugh Computers and Academy Class training for sponsorship of the coffee breaks.