Smarter Greener Learning

Date: Thursday 29 April 2010 10.00am – 4.00pm
Venue: Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Benefits of attending this conference
This conference brings the latest strategic thinking and practical advice to managers in post-16 education to help them accelerate their implementation of sustainable business practices. “Smarter Greener Learning” will inform management decision-making and support the Welsh Assembly Government’s sustainable development and ESDGC agendas by:

– developing an understanding of resource and energy use across the institution

– discussing findings from the JISC Greening ICT Programme in a context relevant to strategic managers in post-16 education

– encouraging the sharing of good practice in IT and ICT management

– enabling networking with staff in a variety of roles and sectors across Wales

Who should attend?
This event is aimed at managers and other personnel in post-16 education who are responsible for: IT procurement; network management; estates; energy management; e-learning/technology enhanced learning; learning spaces; ESDGC.

Further details of programme
The programme will focus on practical, down-to-earth advice, including case studies from Wales and beyond.

– Opening keynote from Rob Bristow talking about JISC’s “Greening ICT” programme
– Optional sessions include examples of interesting practice and new thinking in the following areas, with speakers from colleges and universities:

* green computing
* green power management
* sustainable, technology-rich learning spaces

Speakers include: Richard Everett (CIBSE IBG Group), David Round (Bangor University) and Ruth Thornton and Amanda Heal (Cardiff University). A full programme will be circulated later in March.

Booking information
Further details and online booking are available at
http://admin.rsc-wales.ac.uk/booking/booking_form.asp?eid=541

The closing date is 19 April 2010 but early booking is advised.

For booking enquiries please contact events@rsc-wales.ac.uk

This event is available free thanks to funding from JISC.

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