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3rd Monday Event

Learning and Development Specialist Group by Gary Thornton

Date: Monday, 15th October 2018
Time: 19:00 (tea & coffee available from 18:30)
Location: Novotel, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4EP (map)
Price: Free! (non-members welcome) Reserve a place
Status: Going Ahead


This will be one of the new L&D SG presentations currently being put together by the committee. Details will follow once they are available.

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About the Presenter

Gary Thornton ( started his career in High Power Electrical Engineering, and moved across into Telecommunications & IT 30 years ago. He has been involved in the development & support of some very large data networks and in the roll-out of European cellular networks.

Until 2013 he was a major shareholder in the leading independent global provider of data centre & telecommunications training where he played a central role in the development of internationally recognised qualifications such as Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP), Certified Data Centre Management Professional (CDCMP) and Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP), as well as working with the European Commission and the US Department of Energy (DoE) on piloting new data centre energy efficiency initiatives.

He is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET). He is actively involved with techUK/MIET professionalism projects and in the committees of the BCS Learning & Development Specialist Group (L&DSG) and Data Centre Specialist Group (DCSG). He promotes BCS at conferences and on webinars.

He is currently involved in attracting young talent into the IT & communications sector and in developing learning & development programmes to meet the present & future needs of the industry.

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