By Catherine Sturman, Senior Code Manager
Tomorrow’s Engineers Live is a conference designed to help the engineering and technology community do just that. The event addresses key themes and concerns that are at the forefront of the industry.
In this blog, we delve into how Tomorrow’s Engineers Live 2024 will tackle the challenges and opportunities the sector faces, as we work to inspire the next generation of engineers.
The Tomorrow's Engineers community aims to inspire young people from all backgrounds into engineering and technology careers. Tomorrow’s Engineers Live attendees will hear from speakers as they reflect on their approach to make engagement programs welcoming and accessible to all. Speakers will focus on how to improve accessibility for young people who are deaf, disabled, have special educational needs and more.
Funding engagement programmes
Funding is often a critical factor in the success of any engagement program. The conference will offer insights into how to secure funding for engineering outreach initiatives. Whether it's through collaborations with other organisations or impactful bid writing, delegates will gain valuable knowledge on securing the necessary funding to drive engagement programs.
The future engineering workforce will draw on young people across the STEM education landscape, including technical routes. More needs to be done to make employers, young people and educators aware of the exciting, hands-on technical routes into the sector. At Tomorrow's Engineers Live, delegates can gain vital insight into how to use technical qualifications in their organisation.
Virtual work experience
In an increasingly digital world, virtual work experience can widen participation and unlock new experiences for young people. Tomorrow’s Engineers Live will share insights into designing and implementing effective virtual work experience, providing young people with practical knowledge of what a career in engineering and technology looks like.
What motivates young people to consider a career in engineering? With social and climate anxiety on the rise, it’s more important than ever to showcase the role engineers play in solving societal and environmental issues. Speakers at Tomorrow’s Engineers Live will showcase outreach programmes that demonstrate the positive impact of engineering, equipping delegates to inspire the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers.
Lastly, collaboration and shared learning underpin the Tomorrow’s Engineers community mission. Tomorrow's Engineers Live will serve as a platform for organisations to share their successes, challenges, and best practices.
Shape the future of your sector with Tomorrow's Engineers Live. By addressing the key themes above, the event will empower organisations to create impactful, inclusive, and forward-thinking engagement programs.