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.

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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Event: Green and just? Inclusive Sustainability, 14 June 2014, The Park, Knowle, BS4 1DQ

by Kevin 07/04/2014 in Bristol

This Schumacher Institute Futures Conference will explore the pressing issues of inclusion and sustainability.
The scale and complexity of sustainability problems means solutions need to draw upon the widest possible base of knowledge and experience; a truly representative range of needs and perspectives need to be taken into account.
Speakers at this event include:

Dr Sue Porter: With [...]

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16 March deadline for ideas for Energy and Environment Open Data Challenge in Bristol

by Kevin 06/03/2014 in Bristol

Innovators from across Europe have just over a week left to put forward their project ideas for community energy solutions as part of a pioneering Open Data Challenge run by Bristol City Council, Nesta and the Open Data Institute (ODI).
Bristol is acting as the test-bed for the project, which encourages people to use open data to [...]

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Meet the Supplier event, Bristol, 25 June 2014

by Kevin 02/03/2014 in Bristol

Bristol City Council and the Federation of Small Businesses are organising a Meet the Supplier event for 25 June 2014 in Bristol.
Buyers frequently find it too time consuming to sort through the myriad of local suppliers to find those who might be able to offer them something better. Smaller businesses, often [...]

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19th Feb from 630pm its Bristol #KittenCamp at the Big Chill Bar, Bristol

by Kevin 19/02/2014 in Bristol

This meet up of creative web and digital folks is hosting two top Bristol guest speakers, Clare Reddington, Director of iShed and The Pervasive Media Studio, talking about Playable Cities and the Hello Lamppost project, as well as VAN & Rubber Republic co-founder, Chris Quigley, talking about how brands can engineer virality. Sign up for [...]

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