#CambsDigiWeek – A week of free events around digital

Cambridgeshire Digital Partnership (CDP) are delighted to announce a series of online events taking place 17th – 20th October to celebrate Get Online Week, a national campaign by Good Things Foundation.

This year we focuson digital skills and the week includes networking events with guest speakers to discuss digital skills and access to health care, digital skills in the work place and the need to tailor digital support around individual interests.

The week also includes workshops and training sessions on Mailchimp, Canva and Cyber Security for small charities and community groups, along with plenty of time for attendees to network, share learning, ideas and updates.

All events are free of charge and open to all, however more information about who might like to attend is given on each Eventbrite page. The line-up includes sessions that will be of interest to charities, community groups, health professionals and businesses.


#CambsDigiWeek programme 

Monday 17 Oct @ 1pm, Health Care & Digital Inequalities

Join this event to hear from guest speakers and to discuss the digital transformation of health care services and how this impacts people who are not online or have limited digital skills.

Tuesday 18 Oct @ 10:30am, Developing digital skills in your workplace

Join this event to explore how you can develop digital skills in your workplace. Zoe Amar will share key findings from the Charity Digital Skills Report and Marlous Lang-Peterse, who currently works with Third Sector Lab and The Catalyst will talk about digital leadership and resources available.

Tuesday 18 Oct @ 1:30pm, Making the most of Mailchimp

Join this bite sized online workshop with Lorna Gough, Communications & Engagement Worker at CCVS to explore the different design features available on Mailchimp.

Wednesday 19 Oct @ 9:30am, Cyber Security Training for Small Charities

Join this training session to understand why small charities are at risk of different types of cyber-attack, be aware of practical steps you can take to avoid cyber-attack and know what to do in the event of a cyber-attack on your organisation.

Wednesday 19 Oct @ 1:30pm, Canva 101

Join this bite sized online workshop with Taron Murfitt, Community Inclusion Officer with Cambridge Online for an introduction to Canva, its key features and where to go for support with more in-depth work.

Thursday 20 Oct @ 10:30am, CDP Networking Event – Don’t say Digital

Join this networking event to discuss how digital skills education can empower individuals and why this approach is so important. You will hear from expert speaker Kat Dixon, Director of Partnerships at national charity Catch22 and a range of groups that enable people to develop their digital skills in order to pursue an interest, raise their voice, or get creative.


You can also find out more about CDP via www.cambridgeshiredigitalpartnership.org.uk or follow us on twitter @CambsDigi.

If you have any questions or difficulties bookings please get in touch via  hello@cambridgeshiredigitalpartnerhsip.org.uk.

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