Events

Throughout the year Connecting Bristol and our partner organisations run a range of events where you can learn more about our digital inclusion agenda, Green ICT and connectivity in Bristol.

You can download the presentations for the Connecting Bristol to the Internet of Things event, 6 July 2015

by Kevin 10/07/2015 in Bristol

Thanks to everyone who turned up for the Connecting Bristol to the Internet of Things at Watershed on Monday. The presentations are available to download below as PDF’s. Watch this space for more events and information about Bristol’s ambitious IoT programme;

Stephen Hilton: Introduction
Clare Reddington: IoT, Playable Cities and the role of SME’s
Mara Balestrini: Citizens and [...]

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Free online course on the Internet of Things begining 23 November.

by Kevin 01/07/2015 in Events

Do you want to learn more about the potential impact of everyday objects connecting in autonomous machine to machine networks? The Internet of Things will revolutionise how we live, work and play and this free course could help you or your business take advantage of this emerging technology. The course, organised by Future Learn and [...]

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Event: Transform Digital, 15 and 16 September, At-Bristol, BS1 5DB

by Kevin 30/06/2015 in Bristol

The Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) are holding their a series of events and their annual conference here in Bristol on 15th and 16th September. These “Transform Digital” events offer fantastic opportunities to explore the changes that are happening right now in digital connectivity and to get insights and answers to questions such as:

What’s [...]

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Bath Hacked “Summers of Data” event, Saturday, July 4, 2015 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

by Kevin 26/06/2015 in Events

Our esteemed next door neighbour data group Bath Hacked are holding a one day hack event at the Guild Hall in Bath. Bath Hacked have made a real impact over the last couple of years and have recently incorporated as a Community Interest Company which is well worth celebrating. Sign up on Meetup and go [...]

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MySociety are coming back to Bristol, Thursday 23rd July between 7pm and 10pm

by Kevin 24/06/2015 in Bristol

After a successful visit to the City last year, MySociety are taking the show on the road again and coming to see us in Bristol. They will be hosting a meetup at the Famous Royal Navy Volunteer pub function room, 17-18 King St, Harbourside, Bristol , BS1 4EF.
There will be speakers from MySociety and local guest [...]

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Come along to our open event “Connecting Bristol to the Internet of Things”: Watershed, July 6, 6-9pm

by Kevin 21/06/2015 in Bristol

Innovate UK will soon be launching its £10m competition to establish a single city Demonstrator for the Internet of Things.
You are invited to attend a presentation and open discussion about how IoT can create new opportunities and address existing challenges in our city.
Background
Centre for Cities and McKinsey recently recognised Bristol and Bath as the most [...]

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Invitation to the launch of Smart City Forum’s report on ‘Procurement, Finance and Business Models’

by Kevin 08/06/2015 in Events

Come along to the Urban Innovation Centre on  Thursday 25th June for the  for the launch of the Smart City Forum’s report on ‘Procurement, Finance and Business Models for Smarter Cities‘ and hear its recommendations to government for unlocking the market in the UK.
Speakers include:

Paula Hirst, Fellow, Future Cities Catapult
Julie Alexander, [...]

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Going to Venturefest? Get involved in the HP Future Cities Innovation Hot-House Challenge

by Kevin 03/06/2015 in Bristol

HP are launching their Hot House Challenge on 9 June at Venturefest Bristol & Bath. The Hot House Challenge is a competition for organisations to submit a disruptive idea or business model that is suitable for public or commercial service which betters peoples’ lives and the environment in a city like Bristol or Bath. It [...]

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Event: Venturefest Bristol and Bath, Tuesday 9th June 2015 The Passenger Shed & Engine Shed, Bristol Temple Meads

by Kevin 18/05/2015 in Bristol

There is a very strong line up of events and speakers at this years Venturefest. The line up is so strong in fact that many of the sessions are already booked to capacity, but if you move quickly there are still one or two opportunities to be there in person. If you don’t manage to [...]

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