Leeds Digital Festival returns 19 – 30 September 2022 for a two-week celebration of digital culture. 100% Digital Leeds are hosting and contributing to a number of events that make up the programme. To be among the first to hear about events hosted by 100% Digital Leeds follow us on Eventbrite.
Monday 19th September, 10:00am – 10:30am, Zoom webinar. Book via Eventbrite.
Hosted in partnership with Leeds and Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust, this webinar will showcase an exciting new development which brings together accessible apps and resources that can be used to support people with Learning Disabilities to move more and stay happy and healthy.
Wednesday 21st September, 12:30pm – 1.00pm, Zoom webinar. Book via Eventbrite.
100% Digital Leeds has partnered with Local Care Partnerships in Leeds to develop a community-based approach to support digital inclusion for improved health participation, with Digital Health Hubs at the heart of the implementation model. Hosted in partnership with Local Care Partnerships, this webinar is an opportunity to find out more about the model and plans for city-wide implementation, including how partners from across all sectors can get involved.
Thursday 22nd September, 10:00am – 11:00am, Zoom webinar. Book via Eventbrite.
The 100% Digital Leeds and Leeds Older People’s Forum ‘Transport Connections’ project will explore how utilising bus and taxi apps can best support older people to access transport in the city, combatting social isolation by increasing access to health services and social settings. Hosted in partnership with Leeds Older People’s Forum, this webinar is an opportunity to find out more about the project and plans for increasing access for older people using transport apps.
Digital Inclusion: Age and Dementia Friendly Leeds
Tuesday 27th September, 10:00am – 11:00am, Zoom webinar. Book via Eventbrite.
100% Digital Leeds has partnered with Leeds Older People’s Forum to develop the Older People’s Digital Inclusion Network, bringing together over 40 organisations to share best practice, foster partnerships, and understand the most inclusive approaches to supporting older people with digital. Hosted in partnership with Leeds Older People’s Forum, this webinar is an opportunity to find out more about the impact of the network and how digital has made a difference to older people’s lives.
Wednesday 28th September, 12.00pm – 12.30pm, Zoom webinar. Book via Eventbrite.
Positive Changes is a group of volunteers with learning disabilities who discuss how they can make life better for people in Leeds. The group is working with Mencap to coproduce videos which teach people different skills and show them activities which can help them to stay healthy and happy. Hosted in partnership with Mencap, this webinar will be an opportunity to hear from Positive Changes members about the project and watch some of the videos they have made.
Thursday 29th September, 10:00am – 11:00am, online. Book via Eventbrite.
Hosted in partnership with Mindwell, this panel discussion will see third sector, research and UX/UI industry leaders explore how mindful UX/UI design can help create safer, more inclusive digital spaces that support better mental health.
Thursday 29th September, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, online. Book via Eventbrite.
Hosted by Forum Central, this workshop will provide a summary of what Forum Central, Voluntary Action Leeds and Third Sector Leeds, as key advocates for the sector, feel are the third sector’s needs around digital transformation, in line with what the sector has fed into the strategy to date. 100% Digital Leeds will be part of the expert panel.
Friday 30th September, 12.30pm – 1.00pm, Zoom webinar. Book via Eventbrite.
This webinar will explore how arts and culture programming can support improved digital skills, confidence, and capability in care homes and other care settings. The webinar will be a first look at the impact of the Leeds Arts In Care Homes Day programme and its success in supporting the arts participation and digital confidence of residents and staff living and working in care settings.