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Building Your Personal Brand

Thu 29 Jun, 2017 GA London, The Relay Building 1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street London

What is our calling? What do we want to be known for? And when we know it, how do we get there? The answers to some of these questions are some of the most important in life, and your career. But so few take the time to ask, and answer them. In this workshop, we’ll…

Launch Event: Makers Academy Does Apprenticeships

16:00-18:00 Thu 29 Jun, 2017 Makers Academy 50-52 Commercial St London E1 6LT

Join leading tech employers for an exclusive preview of a unique approach to software engineering Apprenticeships. If you’re looking for a way to use your Apprenticeship Levy to train or retrain software engineers, don’t miss this chance to register interest and get your name on the waiting list. Unlike any other Training Provider, our up-front…

How tech is changing the retail sector

7:30-9:30 Thu 29 Jun, 2017 Seventy7, Old School House, Thirsk St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M12 6PN

This breakfast event will hear from experts to find out how technology is transforming the retail sector. The event runs from 7.30am to 9.30am. Join the discussion on Twitter at #bcloudretail. Technology has transformed the retail sector. Online shopping has taken over from bricks and mortar retail, but tech is continuing to drive change. The…

HealthTech – VR /AR for good

18:30-21:30 Thu 29 Jun, 2017 Digital Catapult Centre, 101 Euston Road, London NW1 2RA

After a fantastic MedTech event last December on the use of VR and AR for Medical and training applications, the Realities Centre is running another event on Healthcare, focused this time on the patient side. June 29th the Realities Centre is running a HealthTech conference at the Digital Catapult with a special focus this time…

SEO Your Own Website – London Training

10:00-14:00 Fri 30 Jun, 2017 Huckletree, Alphabeta Building, 18 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AH

Learn the Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Basics in Four Hours As you’ll know, SEO drives between 40% – 80% of all web traffic and is a key element to successful digital marketing. Many businesses either achieve success without understanding why or fail to get off the mark. We’re here to change that. Join us on…

oneTRANSPORT Ideathon

9:00-17:30 Fri 30 Jun, 2017 15 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ

If you have an innovative idea this is your opportunity to pitch it and further develop it with sector experts and local authorities. The oneTRANSPORT ideathon is a public/private initiative to get solution thinkers along with authorities to create data-driven disruptive innovation using previously-locked transportation data. The main goal is to use an open marketplace…

TableCrowd’s dinner with Angels Den: What are angel investors really looking for?

18:45-22:30 Mon 3 Jul, 2017 The Modern Pantry, 47 - 48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet: Bill Morrow is founder and CEO at Angels Den, which connects businesses with angel investors. He’ll be talking about what angel investors are really looking for when they decide to invest. And he knows a few! 300 new angel investors join them every month and they now…

Opening up on mental health

17:30-19:30 Mon 3 Jul, 2017 KPMG, 11th Floor, 1 St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 3AE

This early evening event will hear first-hand how people have dealt with their own mental health problems and from a number of experts in this field. It begins at 5.30pm and runs until 7.30pm. Join the discussion on Twitter at #bcmentalhealth. Every year a quarter of people in the UK will experience a mental health…

TechPitch 4.5 (4 July 2017)

18:30-22:00 Tue 4 Jul, 2017 Pinsent Masons (auditorium) 30 Crown Place London EC2A 4EB

The evening will feature a keynote presentation followed by eight tech startups will present their business ideas and revenue models during a three-minute pitch followed by a five minute Q&A by a panel of judges. A winner will be scored by the judges, and there will be a general vote to pick the audience favourite….

TableCrowd’s dinner with Unmade: using technology to improve fashion supply chains

18:45-22:30 Tue 4 Jul, 2017 The Modern Pantry, 47 - 48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…Hal Watts, co-founder and CEO at Unmade, the award winning technology and manufacturing platform that enables innovative brands to offer customisable garments via their e-commerce channels. The dinner conversation will be… Unmade was built around a core focus on improving the sustainability of the global fashion supply chain,…

HackerNest London July Tech Social

18:30-20:30 Tue 4 Jul, 2017 OVH London New London House, 6 London Street - EC3R 7LP, London

HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People. The typical Tech Social agenda: – folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize – quick announcements, thank sponsors – back to chatting – head home, exhilarated from great…

Tech Enthusiast Fun Networking Meetup – July 5th

18:00-19:30 Wed 5 Jul, 2017 The Exhibit, 12 Station Road, Balham, SW12 9SG

Interested in connecting with like-minded tech enthusiasts in South West London? This is a fun and casual opportunity to meet tech enthusiasts in South West London. We’ll be hanging out at The Exhibit in Balham. We’re a friendly bunch and we’ll make sure you are introduced to the people around you so you’ll never be…

Priorities for UK spectrum policy: Demand, developing 5G, and the UK’s international role

9:00-13:00 Thu 6 Jul, 2017 Venue tbc, London

Guests of Honour: Dr Nick Munn, Head of Spectrum Policy, Digital Economy Unit, DCMS Philip Marnick, Group Director, Spectrum Policy Group, Ofcom This timely seminar will assess the way forward for UK spectrum policy and management – looking at regulation, innovation and international relationships. As Ofcom announces its thinking and plans for 5G development, delegates…

London Fintech Week 2017

18:00 Fri 7 Jul, 2017 - 21:00 Fri 14th Jul 2017 Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London, United Kingdom

Fintech Week is a series of conferences, workshops, hackathons, meetups and parties. Each day we focus on a different topic. We always ensure that there is plenty of time for networking and meeting other innovators. The main conference/exhibition takes place at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, but other events take place across the City of…

Improving IT security and productivity for barristers’ chambers and law firms (Cyber security, GDPR, Digital tech)

8:30-11:00 Fri 7 Jul, 2017 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP

The legal landscape is changing. Join Doherty Associates at the Gherkin on July 7th to find out how your chambers or law firms can succeed in this new environment – without putting security and compliance at risk. Title: Improving IT security and productivity for barristers’ chambers and law firms Presentation by Terry Doherty (Tech entrepreneur…

TableCrowd’s dinner with Draper Esprit: how to raise money

18:45-22:30 Mon 10 Jul, 2017 Meliá White House Hotel, Albany Street, London NW1 3UP

Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet Vinoth Jayakumar, a principal VC at Draper Esprit, one of the largest and leading VC firms in Europe. With a portfolio of clients that include recent investments in Resolver, Clue App, Perkbox, Trustpilot, Graphcore and Pod Point, to name a few, this is a great opportunity to…

Digital Health and Care Congress 2017

8:00 Tue 11 Jul, 2017 - 17:00 Wed 12th Jul 2017 The King's Fund, 11 - 13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN, United Kingdom

This annual event is for anyone interested in how technology can improve health and social care systems – NHS and social care professionals, researchers, digital innovators, technology providers, and policy makers. This year throughout the conference and exhibition the event will focus on how we can get to a place where technology is embedded into…

TableCrowd’s dinner with co-founder of boutique hotel travel specialists Mr & Mrs Smith: Digital strategy in travel

18:45-22:30 Tue 11 Jul, 2017 The Modern Pantry, 47 - 48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ

Tamara Heber-Percy MBE is co-founder of boutique hotel travel specialists, Mr & Mrs Smith, an award-winning hotel website and booking service specialising in finding the world’s most inspiring boutique hotels. The dinner conversation will be… ✓ Creating an innovative digital strategy for a travel business. ✓ Key digital trends that are transforming the travel sector….

UK Smart Cities 2017: development, implementation and policy priorities

9:00-13:00 Tue 11 Jul, 2017 Central London

Examining the development of smart cities technology in the UK, this conference takes place in the context of the recently published Digital Strategy to foster digital innovation and connectivity throughout the UK, including the formation of a Business Connectivity Forum and a £1bn programme to accelerate the development and uptake of next generation digital infrastructure….

Collaborate & Communicate 2017

9:00-15:00 Tue 11 Jul, 2017 City Summer House, London E1C

THE MUST ATTEND EVENT FOR IT PROFESSIONALS AND BUSINESS LEADERS This event packs in everything IT and business decision makers need to formulate their own collaboration strategy, and make the right decisions. Highlights of the day include vendor panels, keynotes, Q&As and real-world case studies. Now in its third year, our Collaborate and Communicate event…