20 September 2017

Digital Trends - What's that coming over the hill?

Digital Garage

Date: Thu 28 September 2017, 13:30 – 16:30 BST

Venue: #hellodigital, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Horizon Scotland, The Enterprise Park Forres, IV36 2AB

HIE recognises that the people of the Highlands and Islands want to be well-informed about leading-edge technology. We are bringing experts from the Google Digital Garage along with some hands-on demonstrations out to your Area.

Find out about:

  • Current trends online - what are people searching for, why, and how did they get there?
  • What's coming next? How are online behaviours expected to change in the near future?
  • What about new tech? From Virtual Reality and 360 Cameras to Beacons and Sensors, we’ll look at technology that’s set for mass adoption.
  • What can a business or enterprise do now to keep pace?

Get hands-on and try out:

  • 360 Cameras
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality

The event is open to all businesses, social enterprises and community groups.

On the day you will meet:

Experts from the Google Digital Garage

The Digital Garage training program from Google have trained over 32,000+ businesses across the UK in digital skills to help them harness the power of the web to grow their businesses.

April Conroy, #hellodigital at Highlands and Islands Enterprise, "#hellodigital was launched by HIE last year with the goal to support enterprises to make the most of digital opportunities in how they promote and operate their business. This intiative saw over 2000 delegates access digital training and events last year. April will be bringing demonstration technology around the Highlands and Islands Area including Virtual Reality kit, Augmented Reality demos and some 360 Cameras."

This event is organised and supported by Highlands and Islands Enterprise. the Scottish Government's economic and community development agency for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. We work with private businesses and public and voluntary sector organisations to build sustainable economic growth across a diverse and beautiful region, from Shetland to Argyll and from the Outer Hebrides to Moray. We are committed to developing the Highlands and Islands as a competitive region which is home to strong communities, successful, high growth businesses and excellent quality of life.

HIE are committed to helping enterprises of all sectors and all sizes to make the most of digital technology in the way they operate and promote their business.

To attend the event go to  Evenbrite>>

Find out more at www.hie.co.uk