The digital careers conference for sixth form students and teachers

20 November 2019
09:30 - 15:30
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
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ABOUT ASPIRATION DIGITAL

Aspiration Digital is back for the second year running, but this time BIGGER and BETTER! The one-day conference is run by Reflect Digital and aimed at students and teachers who want to know more about careers in the digital world. 

The event focuses on development, creative, marketing, client management, business and content roles for managing clients and campaigns. The event is all about inspiring our future superstars, there are so many subjects that align with a digital career so we want to ensure students know and understand all of their options!

This one-day conference is being held at Maidstone Grammar School for Girls for any sixth form students and their teachers that wish to attend, it is just £7.00 for a ticket!

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AGENDA

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Welcome
Becky Simms | CEO & Founder | Reflect Digital
09:30-10:00
Recruitment and LinkedIn
Mark Gaisford | Founder & MD | Redsprout
10:00-10:30
Panel - University Vs. Apprenticeship
Russell Jordan - University of Kent | Hannah Tree - University Graduate | Oliver Trailor - Runway Training | Becky Szekely - Apprentice
10:30-11:00
Break
11:00-11:30

After the break there will be two breakout sessions where you can choose a different stream for each session. For example you may choose the creative stream for session 1 and the content stream for session 2.

Development
Routes into web development
Mike Steer | Head of Technical | Reflect Digital
You'll never believe how these developers went to uni for free
Ahmed Nuaman | Managing Director | Firemind
Session 1
11:30-12:20
Session 2
12:25-13:15
Creative
Creative thinking
Gregg Lawrence | Creative Director | Yoyo
A new world of visualisation
Dan Lawrence | Founder & CEO | DURTY
Session 1
11:30-12:20
Session 2
12:25-13:15
Marketing
Introduction to SEO
Kalli Daffin | Digital Performance Director | Reflect Digital
PPC: Good things come to those who don't want to wait
Rob Bridgens | Head of Paid Search | Reflect Digital
Session 1
11:30-12:20
Session 2
12:25-13:15
Client Management
Managing accounts and building relationships
Louise Colman | Senior Digital Planner | LAB
Measuring impact
Sarah Friswell | Chief Operating Officer | Red Ant
Session 1
11:30-12:20
Session 2
12:25-13:15
Business
Starting an agency
Becky Simms | Founder & CEO| Reflect Digital
3 keys to launching your first business successfully
Dan Maudhub | Founder & CEO | Wonderful
Session 1
11:30-12:20
Session 2
12:25-13:15
Content
You don’t have to be a YouTuber to work in YouTube
Amy McManus | Founder & CEO| AM Marketing
Social media
Molly Wright | Founder & CEO| Molly Moodle Media
Session 1
11:30-12:20
Session 2
12:25-13:15
Break
13:15-14:00
Psychology and UX in marketing
Beatrice Andrews | Head of Consumer Neuroscience | LAB
14:00-14:30
Careers in video games
Jon Rissik | COO | Dovetail Games & Naaila Clements | Lead Development Manager | Dovetail Games
14:30-15:00
Panel-Discussion
All speakers
15:00-15:30
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LOCATION

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Buckland Road, Maidstone ME16 0SF

Video Testimonials

TESTIMONIALS

Aspiration Digital made me realise how many different jobs are available in the digital industry and opened my eyes to the number of opportunities available in the future. The breaks gave me the chance to go and chat with professionals from various companies about careers in digital which was really helpful, and I managed to win a weeks worth of work experience too!

EMILY CORBY | STUDENT

'Aspiration Digital was a massive eye-opener, even for me I have to say. It gave our students the opportunity to hear from professional people about an aspect of the industry that perhaps they hadn't considered before. It was great for us, we had students attending from several of our sixth form courses of different disciplines, and all of those students had something that they could take away that was inspiring.'

MRS RANSOM | HEAD OF SIXTH FORM | MAIDSTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

FAQS

  • How do I pay for a ticket?

    All you have to do is enquire on the form and we will confirm your booking and send you details on how to pay. Tickets are £7.00 per person. Please note the price is including VAT.

  • Is lunch provided?

    Yes a light lunch will be provided, please advise on the forms below or via email once your place is confirmed if you have any food allergies. 

  • Why are you putting this event on?

    We are passionate about our industry and we want to ensure we inspire the next generation of digital superstars. The event is all about showing students and teachers the best of our industry and bringing to life the huge array of roles available and the types of skills these roles require. 

  • How much is the event?

    This full one-day conference with lunch included will cost you just £7.00 per ticket, this is including VAT.

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BOOK NOW

If you're a student and want to attend then please fill out the form below, and we will send an information pack to show your teacher.

If you are a teacher and you want to bring a class with you, then that's great! Please ensure you add this information to the form so that we know numbers.

Your attendance is only confirmed when you hear back from us. We only have 350 spaces so save your space now! 

It is just £7.00 per person, you will be sent information on how to pay once you enquire.

TEACHER CONTACT FORM

CONVINCE MY TEACHER

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