The SkillsPlanner project was formally launched on 24 February 2016 at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London. Over 130 guests listened as programme director Rebecca Lovelace introduced the project, followed by keynote speakers Andy Mitchell CBE, CEO of Tideway (right), and Sir Nigel Shadbolt, founding partner of Seme4 – both organisations are SkillsPlanner partners.
|The launch presentations (mainly comprising Sir Nigel Shadbolt’s slides) are available via Slideshare, or click the image (below) to open a PDF version (7.4MB) – this will open in a new tab.||Listen to our podcast of Tideway’s Andy Mitchell talking about the importance of investing in skills to support our major infrastructure projects (Click on image below – SoundCloud will open in a new tab).|
Following the launch presentations, an expert panel fielded questions from the audience.
- During the evening, #SkillsPlanner featured heavily on Twitter, with over 200 tweets from more than 50 contributors. Read our Storify stream from the evening.
- Read our blog post about the event, and about the buzz it created.
- See how some SkillsPlanner partners marked the event – like SERIO.