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.

Hackday, Bristol Engine Shed, July 26, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

by Kevin 22/07/2014 in Bristol

Just Eat are organising a hackday at the Engine Shed in Bristol. Participating teams could win a Parrot AR Drone.
8.00am – 8.30am: Breakfast
8.30am – 9.30am: Team formation and pitching
9.30am – 5.30pm: Hacking (with Pizzas for lunch)!
5.30pm – 7.00pm: Demonstrations, Judging & Prizes
7.00pm – 9.00pm: Dinner and drinks
Sign up on the Meetup page to attend.

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Event: Making the City Playable Conference, 10-11 September 2014, Bristol

by Kevin 15/07/2014 in Bristol

Featuring Google, Ogilvy, architect Usman Haque and the University of the West of England, this two-day international conference will explore the theme of the ‘Playable City’, asking what it might mean for citizens, urban planners, tech giants, small companies, artists and designers in imagining and making the cities of [...]

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Code and Create with Fire Tech Camp this Summer UWE Bower Ashton, 11 – 15 August and 18 – 22 August

by Kevin 14/07/2014 in Bristol

Fire Tech Camp empowers children and teenagers with the skills to create and innovate using technology. On five-day non-residential holiday camps, young people can design their own video games, get to grips with programming languages Java and Python or invent using Arduino electronics platforms.
Fire Tech are launching camps this summer in Bristol, running  11-14 and 18-22 August, at [...]

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Event: Delivering Superfast with Wireless Broadband Services, People’s History Museum, Manchester

by Kevin 29/05/2014 in Connectivity

Wireless broadband is an important part of the technology mix for delivering 100% superfast coverage. This seminar organised by INCA will discuss superfast-capable wireless technology; the role of satellite broadband; showcase projects that are live or under development; and discuss how to approach securing state aid funding.

Participants include local authority representatives aiming to deliver 100% [...]

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External Supported Accommodation Supplier Event, Ashton Court, Bristol, 11 June, 2-4pm

by Kevin 28/05/2014 in Bristol

Bristol City Council are looking to tender for a framework contract for providers of specialist accommodation for care leavers and other vulnerable 16-18 year olds, or 21-25 year olds if disabled and continuing in education .
The organisations selected will deliver accommodation and support to the target group which aims to [...]

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Wanted: Your Big Green Ideas for Cities

by Kevin 27/05/2014 in Bristol

The Future Cities Catapult (FCC) is a global centre of excellence in urban innovation uniting key players to find new ways of tackling city challenges. They help British businesses grow, whilst making cities better places to live for everyone.
During Big Green Week the FCC are looking for small businesses and innovators in [...]

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Free Introduction to Embedded Linux Workshop, Bristol, 28th May

by Kevin 12/05/2014 in Bristol

Bristol based technical training company Codarity are offering free places on their Introduction to Embedded Linux Workshop.
Topics covered include building & booting the Linux kernel, debugging user applications and kernel modules and an introduction to working with the U-Boot boot loader & BusyBox.
The workshop runs from 10am to 4pm on Wednesday 28th May in Bristol [...]

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Free Event: Device Developers Conference, Tues 20th May, Holiday Inn, Bristol

by Kevin 01/05/2014 in Bristol

The Device Developers’ Conference is a chance to learn about the latest development technologies from around the world. Whether your expertise is hardware design, enclosure design, software development, test and manufacture or project management, this event will enable you to explore the latest technologies and latest thinking.
The Bristol Device Developers’ Conference 2014 will be a [...]

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Event: “Prepare for Change – This Internet Thing”, Create Centre, Bristol, 1 May 2014, 930 to 1300

by Kevin 28/04/2014 in Bristol

The Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems, an independent ‘think and do’ tank based in Bristol, is organising an event to consider whats likely to happen next with the internet.
Big questions will be asked such as What is the future of the internet? What’s happening with Privacy? What is the next big thing – and will [...]

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