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Edinburgh Storm CoderDojo - Digital Jewellery & Interactive Garments

May 25 2017 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Edinburgh CoderDojo is a monthly coding club for 7-17 year olds hosted at the Storm ID Headquarters in Leith. Digital Jewellery & Interactive Garments Fashion with brains. Bring your jewellery and clothes to life with conductive threads, stretching sensors, lights and the help of a micro:bit. Imagine a pencil case changing colour with temperature; using your sweater’s buttons to play a ‘Simon says’ game; sports armband that changes colour when you tense your muscles; Earphones...

Karen Spärck Jones Lecture 2017: Creating Robots That Care - Edinburgh

May 25 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The University of Edinburgh and BCS Women are delighted to invite you to our Karen Spärck Jones networking event, in which we'll stream the showcase lecture, Creating Robots that Care, and provide opportunity for networking over a glass of wine. To honour the pioneering work of Karen Spärck Jones the BCS holds a distinguished lecture in her name each year, celebrating a prominent female computing researcher. This is aimed at a wide general audience: we...

Karen Spärck Jones Lecture 2017: Creating Robots That Care - Glasgow

May 25 2017 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Creating Robots that Care - An Evening of Social Robotics at Glasgow University BCS Women, the Athena Swan Committee and SICSA would like to invite you to the annual Karen Spärck Jones showcase lecture. To honour the pioneering work of Karen Spärck Jones, the BCS holds a distinguished lecture in her name each year, celebrating a prominent female computing researcher. This is aimed at a wide general audience: we welcome all ages and levels of...

SDST Meetup Glasgow: Streamba & Snap40

May 25 2017 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us for a relaxed evening of Data Science, pizzas and beers! Agenda: 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Andy McMahon, Head of Data Science and Machine Learning at Streamba 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Jason Costello - Data Scientist at snap40 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Q & A session 8.30 PM – 9.00 PM: Networking and Drinks

TEDx Glasgow 2017

Jun 02 2017 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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On Friday 2nd June 2017, we will welcome thought-provoking, inspirational speakers, thinkers and doers to the fifth annual TEDx Glasgow event, which will explore the theme ‘Lead or Follow‘ at The SEC Armadillo in Glasgow. A nation renowned for our innovators, a powerhouse of a city, we’ve been a leading light in many industries across the globe. But when should we lead and when should we follow? Can we lead better by knowing when to...

Open Data Crash Course - Glasgow

Jun 09 2017 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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This half-day training is fast-paced and immersive. It’s ideal for you if you are just discovering the phenomena of open data, its possibilities, challenges and potential benefits. This course will give you a 360-degree view of the open data field.

Turing Talks

Jun 13 2017 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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On 13th June the Turing Trust is hosting its first ever conference, Turing Talks, at the National Museum of Scotland. This conference will assemble professionals who are passionate about making change happen through the use of technology. We have a fantastic lineup of speakers from a wealth of backgrounds who will be sharing how their work in tech is disrupting traditional approaches to development.Not only will the Turing Talks be a fantastic event for bringing...

Cancer Innovation Challenge Data Dive

Jun 15 2017 6:00 pm - Jun 18 2017 9:00 pm
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Product Forge and the Cancer Innovation Challenge are running an open cancer "data dive" event at CodeBase in Edinburgh from Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th June 2017. Entrepreneurially minded data scientists and analysts, clinicians, designers, and software engineers will spend 3 days and 3 nights side by side developing data focused projects to improve cancer care in the NHS in Scotland. Participants form small cross-functional teams to work on a product prototype with support from...

TechData Hack

Jun 16 2017 to Jun 17 2017
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Snook are organising a hack event in collaboration with Tech Data on 2nd - 3rd June in central London. It aims to promote new talent and innovative ideas by challenging participants to “Design and build data-rich, interactive user guides to deliver immersive experiences.” The winning team will have the unique opportunity to gain global exposure by showcasing their prototype at Microsoft Inspire 2017 one of the largest tech conferences in the world, all expenses covered...

Dr Data: The answer to cancer

Aug 19 2017 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
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Data is everywhere. From diagnosis to treatment to recovery, a patient’s cancer journey leaves a data trail. What if the answers we seek about cancer are hidden in there? It could help us refine diagnosis, select treatments and improve the patient experience. With the Cancer Innovation Challenge, data scientists, technologists and clinicians are looking for innovative data science solutions to help Scotland become a world leading carer for people with cancer. Join Professors Aileen Keel...

Venturefest Scotland 2017

Sep 20 2017 to Sep 20 2017
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Venturefest Scotland is a national business innovation summit designed to help high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation. Taking place on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at the Glasgow Science Centre, the event connects business owners, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators and provides a platform for growing companies to find the tools, advice, funding and contacts they need to take their businesses to the next level. Registration is free and any aspiring Scottish business...

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