HEaTED North East network event HE001 / B02

Start date
28 Jun 16
1 Day
Newcastle University, King's Road Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 7RU View on Google Map


Venue details: Bamburgh room, King’s Road Centre, Newcastle University NE1 7RU. King's Road Centre is identified on the campus map as location 4.

Audience: Technical Staff, Technical Managers, Technical Team Leaders and Staff Development Professionals from Higher Education Institutions and Further Education Colleges across the North East.


  • North East network consolidation and expansion
  • Raised awareness of HEaTED support, services and training opportunities
  • Sharing good practice
  • Technical staff profile enhancement

Theme: Business Continuity Planning


10:30 - 10:45 Tea/coffee, networking and registration
10:45 - 10:55 Welcome and introductions
- Mel Leitch / Tim Robson, HEaTED North East Network Coordinators
10:55 - 11:20 Chocolate challenge activity
11:20 - 12.05 HEaTED update
- Katherine Forsey, HEaTED Membership and Networks Manager
12.05 - 12.20 NU Technet: The experience of setting up a Technical Networking event at Newcastle University - Bill Saint, Technical Manager, Newcastle University
12:20 - 13.00 Lunch and networking
13.00 - 14.30 Business Continuity Planning / Disaster Recovery
- Gary Morton, Health, Safety and Business Continuity Manager, Newcastle University
14.30 - 15.30 Tour: Industrial Kitchen and Sensory Testing Suite - The School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development operate a 10 booth sensory suite which we aim to try out with some hands on food tasting.
15.30  End

HEaTED online groups
The HEaTED online groups support the HEaTED networks. Please get involved, start a topic and contribute to a discussion before and after the network event. Registration is free and you will gain access to all HEaTED groups when you register for this event. If you are not able to attend this event but would like to contribute to the items discussed please visit the HEaTED North East online group and reply to the topic set up for this event.

Please note, if you are booking less than 5 working days before the event we may not be able to guarantee you a delegate pack or catering - you will be notified of this on confirmation of booking.



The HEaTED North East Network provides a forum for discussion and communication between technical managers, technical staff, and staff development/HR colleagues from across the North East. The network promotes training events, the sharing of knowledge, skills and best practice amongst technical staff and increased awareness of the opportunities and facilities provided by HEaTED and all member institutions.


HEaTED North East network event28 June 201610:30-15:30Newcastle University

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