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How to Start a Career in UX Design

14:00-17:00 Sat 25 Feb, 2017 School of UX, Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Rd, London SE16 7AR

User Experience design is booming. There’s a shortage of good designers on the market. Fancy changing your career and dive into an exciting creative world of designing apps and websites? We’ve got a short, practical & affordable weekend course on how to start a career in UX run by professional designers, that covers what a…

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Intermediate Excel: Formulas & Functions

18:15-21:15 Mon 27 Feb, 2017 GA London, The Relay Building 1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street London, E1 7PT

If you have the basics of Excel down, and you want to start taking your knowledge to the next level, then this workshop is for you. The Intermediate Excel: Formula and Functions workshop is designed for students who have mastered the material from the Excel at Excel workshop and are looking to build upon those…

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TableCrowd’s dinner with ‘Forbes 30 Under 30’ Sam James from Hassle.com

18:45-22:30 Mon 27 Feb, 2017 Aubaine, 4 Heddon Street, London, W1B 4BS

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet… Sam James is MD of online cleaning marketplace, Hassle.com. He will be speaking after dinner about using tech to scale from London to 17 cities across the UK. With over 1.7 million hours of cleaning done by 7,000 cleaners to over 100k customers, he’s a good person…

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TableCrowd’s dinner with LocalGlobe VC: how to successfully fundraise for your business

18:45-22:30 Mon 27 Feb, 2017 Jamie's Italian, 17 Denman Street, London W1D 7HW

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet… Samira Sohail is an early stage investor at LocalGlobe, a London-based VC investment fund focused on seed stage companies, predominantly in the UK. Their impressive portfolio includes Citymapper, Graze, Improbable, Lovefilm, Moo, Secret Escapes, Transferwise and Zoopla. Samira will be talking about how to successfully fundraise for…

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A Guide to Writing an Information Security Policy

10:30-3:45 Mon 27 Feb, 2017 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD

In the light of upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation enforcement, data privacy and information security are gaining a fundamental role for the organisation’s governance. In order to be compliant with national and international information and data protection laws and regulations, SME’s need to introduce appropriate and effective cyber security and data protection controls. The…

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TechPitch 4.5: Music, Media & Entertainment

18:30-22:00 Tue 28 Feb, 2017 The Atrium @ Interchange, Camden Stables Market, London

TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment is a platform to enable startups specifically within the music, media & entertainment-tech industry from all across Europe to showcase their business proposition to a relevant wider audience, including VCs, music industry professionals and experts, journalists, as well as other aspiring and successful music and tech entrepreneurs. This pitching…

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Service Design Made Simple

8:15-19:45 Tue 28 Feb, 2017 GA London, The Relay Building 1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street London, E1 7PT

Service designers are the new rockstars of the start-up world. Want to replicate the success of Uber? Airbnb? Hello Fresh? Even General Assembly? Then service design thinking is for you. In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to design your business (or your client’s) from the customer’s perspective. Discover a four-step process to uncover what…

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Cyberseer Breakfast Club

8:30-10:30 Tue 28 Feb, 2017 Hawksmoor Guildhall, 10 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5BQ

Register to join the February Breakfast Club at the Hawksmoor Guildhall, where you will learn: Why the Head of Insider Threat from a top ten global bank implemented User Behaviour Analytics (UBA) and why it is a powerful weapon of defence in their cyber security strategy. “Why SIEM’s can’t keep up!” – The former SOC…

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TableCrowd’s dinner with Co-Founder of Shazam, Dhiraj Mukherjee: on launching Shazam

18:30-22:30 Tue 28 Feb, 2017 The Clerk and Well, 156 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1R 5DU

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet… Dhiraj Mukherjee was an original co-founder of music identification app Shazam, one of the top 20 most downloaded apps of all time, and now used by 500 million users globally to connect to the world around them. Dhiraj will be sharing his story of how he linked…

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Forward Partners LIVE: Ben Carter (UK Marketing Director @ JUST EAT)

18:30-21:00 Tue 28 Feb, 2017 Central Foundation Boys School, Cowper Street, London EC2A 4SH

Forward Partners is proud to present Ben Carter, UK Marketing Director at JUST EAT, for the next Forward Partners LIVE event on Tuesday February 28th. JUST EAT underwent a full rebrand in September 2016. Ben will be talking us through how the business tackled the project, the challenges in changing such an established visual ID,…

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Post-Walport: One year on, what is the state of the UK DLT Industry?

10:00-12:00 Tue 28 Feb, 2017 10 St Bride Street

With many institutions hedging bets on the use of DLT: – Will the technology mature? – Will an enterprise-class and cross-industry open standard for DLT emerge such that business transactions will be transformed? – What is the state of the UK’s current offering and are we well placed in retaining our position as a world…

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Leeds: the SMART city of the future

8:30-10:30 Tue 28 Feb, 2017 Eversheds Sutherland, Bridgewater Place, Water Lane, Leeds. LS11 5DR

As a key city in driving the Northern Powerhouse agenda, Leeds is undergoing substantial redevelopment in striving towards being a SMART city. But how big businesses can adapt to this prospective technology will be key in achieving true SMART city status. Join us on Tuesday 28th February as we gather leading players from the city’s…

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dotmailer Summit

9:00-18:00 Wed 1 Mar, 2017 London’s Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot St, London, E1 8GP

Email marketing company dotmailer is holding its inaugural Summit on the 1st March 2017. Keynote speakers include entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den star, Touker Suleyman, double Olympic gold medallist and adventurer, James Cracknell OBE and Chloe Thomas, founder of eCommerce Masterplan. This event, like no other, is not to be missed and is ideal for any…

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Plusnet Pioneers presents: Marketing masterclass for small businesses

18:00-20:30 Wed 1 Mar, 2017 KARMARAMA, 20 FARRINGDON ROAD, LONDON, EC1M 3HE

Where do you begin with marketing a small business? With so many options, from free to paid to earned, it can feel like a confusing task. To help clear the fug, broadband, TV and phone provider Plusnet has brought together an expert panel of business pioneers for a free marketing masterclass and Q&A. The panel…

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Instagram Stories Workshop

6:15 Wed 1 Mar, 2017 GA London, The Relay Building 1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street London, E1 7PT

As one of the fastest-growing social networks of our decade, Instagram has risen to the top of the content food chain. To make matters more interesting, Instagram has just introduced “Stories”, which has instantly gone head-to-head with Snapchat. Instagram is a content and storytelling haven with a community of engaged users, ample features and unique…

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The gene revolution – Friends of Imperial College lecture

19:00-20:30 Thu 2 Mar, 2017 Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus , Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ

A tiny cluster of our 25,000 genes are disproportionately involved in defining who we are: how we fight disease, how our brains are wired and perhaps even how compatible we are with other people. This is the remarkable 60 year story of the discovery of these genes and traces the revolution in our understanding of…

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PR and comms advice sessions for East Anglian tech businesses

9:30 Thu 2 Mar, 2017 Whitespace, St James Mill, Whitefriars, Norwich, NR3 1TN

Luminous PR is holding a day of free, bite-sized PR advice sessions for East Anglian tech businesses. The event is being held on Thursday 2 March, 9:30 – 17:30, at Whitespace, Norwich. Luminous PR is a tech PR specialist, with teams in Norwich, London, and the US. This event is aimed at helping businesses communicate…

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Eversheds Sutherland Annual Retail Conference 2017

9:30-16:00 Thu 2 Mar, 2017 Eversheds Sutherland, One Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS

Retail continues to operate as one of the fastest paced industries with technology and innovation continuing at the fore, to ensure businesses remain competitive and provide customers with the service they demand. Delivering an effective omni-channel and seamless fulfilment offering is key. The connected consumer and delivering on their expectations to be able to search…

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Raising Startup Capital

18:15 Thu 2 Mar, 2017 GA London, The Relay Building 1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street London, E1 7PT

One of the most critical issues facing entrepreneurs is deciding if and when it makes sense to raise outside capital. Access to capital cannot only help accelerate product development and sales, but in many cases, partnering with the right investors can influence the trajectory of a business. This workshop will help students understand term sheets,…

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Psychology of Product Design – Product Management Workshop

9:30-17:00 Fri 3 Mar, 2017 etc.venues Marble Arch 86 Edgware Road, London, W2 2EA

Psychology of Product Design with Joe Leech A practical, hands on way to understand how the human brain works and apply that knowledge to User Experience and product design. You know somethings are ‘good design’ and some things are ‘bad design’ for UX but have never been quite sure why? Learn the psychological principles behind…