Chi Onwurah MP

Breakfast and fireside chat with Chi Onwurah

A Session by Chi Onwurah MP (Labour MP for Newcastle Central and Shadow Minister Science, Research & Innovation, House of Commons)

About this Session

To kick off Opencast's TechNext fringe sessions, we're pleased to be welcoming to Opencast's Byker HQ one of the North East's most prominent tech figures – Chi Onwurah, Labour MP for Newcastle Central and Labour's front bench spokesperson on science, research and digital.

Chi joins us for an informal breakfast followed by a 30-minute fireside chat with Tom Lawson, Opencast's chief executive, about the challenges and opportunities facing the North East, as well as her own background in technology.


Who this event is for

This session is aimed at people working in the North East and UK-wide tech business sectors, and those interested in Opencast's work and its impact. Opencast people will also attend.


About Opencast

Opencast is a fast-growing, independent technology consultancy working with government and business to design, build and run technology solutions with purpose.

We believe in making life better through the power of people and technology. To achieve this, we deliver human-focused solutions to the challenges our clients face – harnessing the potential of people and working together to ensure technology is done in the right way. Our vision is to make a positive impact on society through solutions that are simpler, more sustainable and fairer for all. Find out more


Where to find us

Find us at: Opencast, Unit 2, The Kiln, Hoults Yard, Newcastle‑upon‑Tyne NE6 1AB


19 June 2023, 09:00 AM

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM

About The Speakers

Chi Onwurah MP

Chi Onwurah MP

Labour MP for Newcastle Central and Shadow Minister Science, Research & Innovation, House of Commons