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Spotlight on Digital Technology

Spotlight on Digital Technology

Spotlight on Digital Technology

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Homeless Link

1pm - 4.30pm 

Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS

This event is funded by London Councils - there is no charge to attend. Email the PLUS Project team to book your place. Please note this is only open to London agencies. 
Event Aims
To increase knowledge and awareness of how digital technology is being used in the homelessness sector e.g. alternative giving schemes, crowdfunding and social media campaigns
For homelessness organisations to explore the benefits of using technology in their comms strategies 
To learn from others who have used digital technology 
To share good practice from projects that help people with lived experience of homelessness to improve their digital skills
To promote and improve networking and partnership working between the homelessness and specialist agencies
Draft Agenda 
1.00 Event registration and sandwich lunch
1.20 Chair’s welcome 
1.25 How to tell others about what you do: Developing a Digital Communication Strategy in your organisation – Owen Duff, NHYC
1.40 Building Organisation Resilience by Using Digital Technology – Vinay Nair, Lightful
2.10 Crowd Funding to Train Homeless People – Seb Barker, BEAM
2.30 Break
2.40 Crowd Funding to Refurbish a Day Centre: What We’ve Learnt – Martha Awojobi, West London Mission
3.00 Reboot: Making digital part of the support offer in homelessness and mental health services  – Tasmin Maitland, Homeless Link
3.20 St Mungo’s Reboot Project
3.30 Q&A/Panel Discussion
3.55 Group work 
4.20 Event summary and evaluation
4.30 Event Close

To book, please contact the London Plus Team

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