Technical Services Conference 2015

Date: 13 July 2015

Venue: Streatham Campus, University of Exeter

The University of Exeter hosted their first Technical Services conference on 13 July 2015 on its Streatham Campus.  Sessions and workshops at the conference were tailored specifically for the technical staff in the: College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences; College of Life and Environmental Sciences; and the University of Exeter Medical School.

Resources from the event:

  Technical Services Video
10:15-10:45 Sustainability Research and Education a Collaborative Project - Stewart Barr
11:30-12:00 The University of Exeter Technicians' Development Programme - Clive Betts
11:30-12:00 How should Procurement support Technical Services - John Malloch
12:00-12:30 Creating Career Pathways for Technicians - IST - Kevin Oxley
12:00-12:30 Exploring Your Wellbeing - Karen Markes
12:30-13:00 An introduction to HEaTED Training needs - James Nobes
12:30-13:00 TechNet - Natalie Kennerley
14:00-14:30 Implementing Sustainability - Karen Gallagher
14:00-14:30 Lab Safety - What’s changed at Exeter - Mike Wetherell
14:30-15:00 Negotiating and Influencing - Red Door
14:30-15:00 Generating income/Research Facilities
15:30-16:00 The Charter to Professional Success - Natalie Kennerley

The conference focused on: networking; personal and professional development; Safety health and the environment; and leadership and management.

We launched the following at the event:

  • New Technical Specialist Development Framework
  • HEaTED memberships for technicians. 
  • LTHE training for technical staff.

Thank you for attending this year’s conference, challenging yourself, increasing your personal network, and making the most of the sessions and workshops.