A programme of discovery and learning for those in industry.

Our new series of events, from masterclasses to informal jam sessions, will provide thought leadership and emerging knowledge on new, creative technologies and the business skills required to implement new strategies.

Aimed at creative, digital and tech businesses across Greater Manchester and the North West, the continuous professional development series will be designed to meet the needs of industry now and identify the opportunities, markets and possibilities for the future. Panels of speakers will offer the latest thinking for businesses to innovate and grow.

The series will cover subjects from creative to technical, presenting a range of opportunities for SME’s and employees working in the sector to learn more about virtual film production techniques, UX design, AI and machine learning, AR, VR and immersive technologies, the future of storytelling across a range platforms and genres. It will feature cutting-edge academic research from SODA and the wider University plus inspirational industry speakers.

To find out more or register your interest in an event, please email: SODAforBusiness@mmu.ac.uk