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North East Digital Showcase

When:

31 May 2017, 18:00 - 21:00

Where:

Campus North, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Held in Campus North the evening kicks off with a Digital Showcase, with companies giving a 5 min pitch, product demo, or sharing their journeys, followed by Q&A and feedback from the audience.

The Politics of Chatbots

When:

1 June 2017, 18:00 - 20:00

Where:

MEC Manchester, Eastgate, Manchester

Only 7 days away from the polling day of the 2017 General Election - so it's the perfect time to discuss how chatbots could play a role in politics.

Sheffield Digifest 2017

When:

4 June 2017, 10:00 - 19:00

Where:

Various locations, Sheffield

An action packed day of digital activity and showcase of Sheffield's young tech talent. Schools from across Sheffield are invited to take part in workshops and masterclasses.

An Audience with Lawrence Jones MBE

When:

7 June 2017, 18:00 - 20:00

Where:

Performance Space, Manchester Central Library, Manchester

Lawrence Jones MBE is founder and CEO of UKFast, an internet hosting and cloud technology business. He'll be giving insight into his hugely successful business journey.

Humans & Bots Conference

When:

8 June 2017, 09:00 - 20:00

Where:

Science City York, York

Humans and Bots is a single-track conference with four panels looking at how to design for humans, the practical applications for VR and the implications of AI on our homes, work and lives.

Apprenticeship Showcase – Hosted by UKFast and CompTIA

When:

13 June 2017, 14:00 - 17:00

Where:

UKFast Campus, Manchester

An afternoon of information, advice and guidance on Tech Apprenticeships, for those who want to innovate their approach to bridging the 'Digital Skills Gap'. Password - apprenticeships

SearchLeeds

When:

15 June 2017, 08:30 - 17:00

Where:

First Direct Arena, Leeds

SearchLeeds is a conference bringing together collective experiences and perspectives for one day. The conference will see a series of talks and workshops from some of the leading search professionals

Alder Hey Hackathon 2017

When:

15 June 2017, 08:30 - 17:30

Where:

Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool

Join the Alder Hey Hackathon to discover potential technologies with creatives, innovators, academics from a variety of backgrounds, clinical or non clinical.

UX Cubed Liverpool

When:

15 June 2017, 09:00 - 18:00

Where:

Shop Direct, Speke, Liverpool

Held at Shop Direct’s state of the art HQ in Liverpool, you’ll hear a series of short presentations, panel sessions and Q&A opportunities from UX experts.

Blueleaf’s Digital Garden Party

When:

22 June 2017, 18:30 - 23:30

Where:

Oddfellows, Chester

A get-together with other digital enthusiasts for some (complimentary) drinks, nibbles, a natter and some digital debating.

Made in the UK Conference

When:

22 June 2017, 09:00 - 17:00

Where:

Merseyside Maritime Museum & Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

Hear real stories of product and process innovation in a diverse range of topics from Life Sciences to Creative Digital to Next Generation Automotive and everything in between.

Dynamo 17 – Tech Boom North East: Spotlight on the Opportunity

When:

3 July 2017, 08:30 - 20:30

Where:

Calman Learning Centre, Durham University, Durham

For the fourth year, Dynamo is bringing its annual conference back to showcase the IT & tech sector in the North East.

With the title ‘Tech Boom North East: Spotlight on the opportunity’ this year’s event, taking place on Monday 3rd July hosted by Durham University, promises to showcase the strength in the region, and where the opportunity is growing for the sector. Sage is confirmed as our headline sponsor this year.

VentureFest North East 2017

When:

14 November 2017, 08:30 - 17:00

Where:

St James' Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne

A free, full-day event focussing on how businesses can grow through innovation, designed to connect businesses, corporates, investors, academics and advisors with specific expertise in innovation.

Frontend NE: The Conference

When:

5 April 2018, 09:00 - 17:00

Where:

TBC, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Frontend NE 2018 is a top conference for frontend web developers, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, including great talks from some of the best developers in the North East. Pre-register your interest.