Join FutureDotNow’s interactive online events

Explore the relationship between essential digital skills and the role they play in business from different angles;

Get practical examples and top tips;

Take part in discussions and hear first-hand from other organisations.

You can sign up for any or all of the following events.


Thought leadership report launch

Driving Essential Digital Skills and Business Growth

Speakers: Jacqueline de Rojas CBE (Tech UK), Sir Peter Estlin (FutureDotNow Chair), Kerensa Jennings (BT), Olly Benzecry (Accenture), Donna Catley (Compass Group), Dan Makoski (Lloyds Banking Group)

Join fellow senior leaders to explore new insight on the relationship between business performance and essential digital skills and hear perspectives from other cross-industry thought leaders on the opportunity this presents.

For CEOs, Directors and Senior Leaders.


Monday 17 May, 15:30-16:30

Kick off event

Building Essential Digital Skills To Drive Business Growth

Speakers: Sunil Patel (PWC and FutureDotNow board member), FutureAgenda, Lloyds Banking Group and Marks and Spencer

Join this multi-sector online event to hear our newly commissioned insight on the relationship between essential digital skills and key business metrics; participate in discussions with industry leaders on what investing in essential digital skills delivers for organisations, employees and customers; and hear what the digital future of work looks like and the opportunities and actions this presents for organisations.

For senior leaders and key members of their teams.


Tuesday 18 May, 10:00-11:00

Accelerate #1

Digital Future of Work

Note: this event has been postponed until June but you can still sign up!

A working session to help you understand the relationship between business performance and essential digital skills. It includes new data and insight and enables discussions on how organisations can take action.

For: anyone wanting to learn more about the digital skills agenda and its relationship to business performance.

together why essential digital skills matters to national and regional

Thursday 24 June

10:00-11:00

Accelerate #2 

National & Regional Growth Through Essential Digital Skills

An insights session looking at digital skills levels in different parts of the UK and the practical steps being taken to increase capabilities.  As well as learning about the action currently underway, we’ll explore together why essential digital skills matters to national and regional growth and your organisation.

For: anyone wanting to learn more about the digital skills agenda – particularly those who want to understand the different activities taking place nationally and regionally to help inform business strategy and local needs.

Speakers: Jeremy Hayward (Lloyds Banking Group), Gary Coyle (DCMS), Dr Cat Macauley (Scottish Government), Sally Meecham (Centre for Digital Public Services Wales), Clare Hatton (WMCA) and Melissa Hanna-Brown (Pfizer)


Wednesday 19 May

14:00-15:00

Accelerate #3 

Building Digital Confidence

A practical session exploring what Covid-19 has done to change digital behaviours and motivation and how organisations can help their workforce become more digitally confident as part of a culture of life-long learning.  Hear examples from multi-sector organisations and understand why life-long learning matters to organisations.

For: anyone wanting to learn more about the digital skills agenda – particularly those in HR, L&D, and Employee Engagement responsible for behavioural change and adoption.

Speakers: Jemma Waters (Lloyds Banking Group), Debs O’Neill (Oliver Wyman), Helen Milner (Good Things Foundation), Katz Kiely (beep), Leanne Lynch (London Heathrow), Ross Martin (Barclays) and Alissa Dhaliwal (CBI)


Thursday 20 May

10:00-11:30