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UK Digital Association selects Aberdeen

The UK Digital Association has selected the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) for the third Digital Futures Conference from 23-25 October 2012.

Aberdeen will host the third Digital Futures Conference 2012
Aberdeen will host the third Digital Futures Conference 2012

The two and a half day event is expected to attract 300 of the UK’s leading academics in this field, in addition to key industry people from prestigious companies such as Apple and Microsoft.

The conference will consist of a main session with breakout discussions, alongside a trade exhibition and poster session and will highlight some of the latest technologies in the industry.

Brian Horsburgh, AECC’s Managing Director, commented: "This is an exciting and innovative conference which we are very much looking forward to welcoming to the Centre.  To have companies such as Apple and Microsoft giving recognition to Aberdeen as a place for digital innovation is outstanding for the City."

The first Digital Futures conference was held in Nottingham in 2010 and in Dundee in 2011.

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