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.

Your invitation to be included in the UK’s SmartLink Platform Demonstration at the Barcelona Smart City Expo

by Kevin 28/10/2015 in Bristol

Do you want to promote your Smart products and services at the Barcelona Smart City Expo? The UK Smart Solutions Marketing Platform – SmartLink will be launching at the event and can help do this for you.
If your company is involved in delivering world-class smart solutions they’d like to invite you to take advantage of [...]

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Free event: Digital Business Salon: Supporting SMEs, Bristol, 24 November, 16.00-18.00

by Kevin 27/10/2015 in Bristol

Digital leaders are organising an event in Bristol exploring the take-up of digital by SMEs and Charities both nationally and specifically in the South West.
The event is free to attend but registration is required and places are limited. Sign up at the Digital Leaders website.

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Free Event: Come along to the Innovate UK Bristol City Demonstrator Learning workshop, 930am-5pm, 16 November, Watershed

by Kevin 14/10/2015 in Bristol

Bristol has invested considerable time, thought and resources in the Smart City programme. Come along to this event and hear about our experiences in delivering Smart Energy, Smart Transport and Smart Data pilot projects. Innovate UK has been a key supporter of the programme and have organised this workshop to share learning with other authorities [...]

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Free event: Come and hear Steve Leonard speak on Singapore’s Smart City Progress, 1230pm-130pm, 17 November, Arnolfini, Bristol

by Kevin 13/10/2015 in Bristol

Singapore aims to be the world’s first Smart Nation, with fuller use of technology to live, work and play resulting in improved quality of life for individuals; business opportunities for enterprises; and an anticipatory government that uses technology to better serve and anticipate citizens’ needs. Smart Nation brings together world-ranked universities and medical facilities, multi-billion annual R&D [...]

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Book your place at DataKindUK Data Dive at the Engine Shed Bristol, 4th-6th December

by Kevin 13/10/2015 in Bristol

DataKind UK, a charity that helps the third sector to benefit from advances in data science, is partnering with Which?, the largest consumer body in the UK, to run a Data Dive in Bristol, focusing on elderly care. You can reserve your place on Eventbrite.
DataDives are weekend events that bring the data analytics community together [...]

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Event: Online Influence Conference, Mercure Hotel Bristol, 16th October

by Kevin 07/10/2015 in Bristol

Attendees at this event  will have the opportunity to network with top senior executives, learn about the latest digital trends and gain key industry insights. Pinterest’s UK Marketing Manager Lizzy Sibley, Airbnb’s EMEA Marketing Manager Holly Clarke and Thane Ryland, Global Lead Social Analytics and Insights at Microsoft have been added to the [...]

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Hundreds of business owners to attend Festival of Female Entrepreneurs in Bristol, Colston Hall, 22 October: Book now.

by Kevin 24/09/2015 in Bristol

Small business network Enterprise Nation has announced the final line-up for a festival in Bristol aimed at helping female-founded businesses to grow.
The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs (FFE), at Colston Hall on 22 October, will feature successful businesswomen including Nicola Horlick, who was once branded ‘superwoman’ for juggling a high powered career in finance with bringing [...]

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Free Lunchtime discussion on sustainable and efficient smart city planning, 11 Sept, 1200-1500

by Kevin 27/08/2015 in Bristol

Bristol has been working with San Sebastian and Florence to explore the potential for using Systems Thinking to produce comprehensive Sustainable Smart City Plans. The project partners, which includes Arup, Bristol City Council, Centre for Sustainable Energy, University of Bristol, are gathering at Open Space in Bristol to set out some of the lessons learned [...]

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Come along to the Accessible Bristol talk “WCAG sufficient techniques – How well do they really work?” August 25, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

by Kevin 24/08/2015 in Bristol

The Accessible Bristol group are holding another of their excellent talks on accessible technologies at the Engine Shed tomorrow. Mark Rogers of Powermapper will be going through how well different sufficient techniques work in different assistive technology. Sign up to attend via the Accessible Bristol Meetup Group.

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