At Liverpool Innovation Park, Martha Lane Fox the well known Digital Entrepreneur and founder of Lastminute.com, will be discussing How can businesses close the digital devide.
The Race Online 2012 campaign is working to support the 8.7 million people in the UK who have never used the internet. She will be launching the local Go On It's Liverpool campaign at Liverpool Innovation Park, Edge Lane at 11.30am on Tuesday 1st November. Working with the public, private and voluntary sector groups she hopes to recruit 5,000 champions in Liverpool with a view to supporting 25,000 individuals get on-line.
Join Liverpool Innovation park on the 1st November to show your support and find out more about the aims of the campaign. Prior to the event they would like to present Martha with a list of companies who have already signed up as champions and who have pledged to undertake some activity. You can book on to the event, become a digital champion and make your pledge via the links below.
* Become a digital champion<http://champions.go-
* Sign the pledge to increase digital access in your company<http://www.
* Attend the launch on 1st November, and find out what other companies are doing to support their own employees and the larger community to increase their digital skills.<http://www.
Places are limited so please book as soon as possible to guarantee a place.
Later that same day at The Roy Stringer lecture at FACT
FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), in partnership with Amaze, presents the next Roy Stringer lecture with respected entrepreneur and digital champion, Martha Lane Fox . Martha is the UK's Digital Champion and heads up the Race Online 2012 campaign which aims to get the 8.3 million UK residents who have never used the Internet online. She came to prominence after setting up lastminute.com with Brent Hoberman in 1998. She is also a non-executive director of Marks & Spencer, Channel 4 and mydeco.com.
Martha joins a panel of guests including Professor Andy Miah, community engagement expert Patrick Fox (FACT / Arena Housing), Director of Strategy at Aurora Media John Eagan, and Natalie Gross, Managing Partner at Amaze, to discuss 'the democratising role of the web'.
Click here to find out more about this event and to book a free ticket: http://roystringer-2011.
Tue 1 Nov 15:00 – 16:45
And will be doing this as we are streaming the event.