‘THE ONES THAT GOT AWAY’ THE LATEST EVENTS – Pt.2

18th April 2018

Make sure you don’t miss out on these new additions to the Leeds Digital Festival 2018!

ETournament with Leeds Beckett Gaming Society –

Watch the first live gaming event in the North on the Leeds Big Screen. April 27th at eDen Esports, 3 Church Walk, LS27EG.

Leeds Beckett Games Design students from the School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering and students from the Gaming Society will be competing at the Leeds Digital Festival as part of a collaboration with eDen Esports. On the 27th you can watch the Games Society teams battle it out over League of Legends (3-5pm) and Overwatch (5-7pm).

 

DWP Digital: Voice-First Systems – April 25th 1.00pm – 3.00pm at Duke Studios. Come and learn more about the next big thing: voice-first platforms. Join Aswini Dasika in this interactive session to explore voice interactive technology.

DWP Digital: Voice-First Systems

Build a Digital Marketing Plan & Improve your SEO Knowledge – April 18th 10.00am – 12.30pm at the Bruntwood Office Space, Platform, Leeds. Want to learn more about the different marketing channels that you could be using to promote your business? Come along to this workshop to find out more!

Build a Digital Marketing Plan & Improve your SEO Knowledge

The secret to high growth and how to deal with your success – April 19th 5.30pm – 7.00pm at Peoples Holdings Ltd  New York House, 1 Harper Street, Leeds. Hosting their very own first event at Leeds Digital Festival! come and join Peoples Holdings and Datashed for an evening and share your business challenges over a beer… who can say no to that? If you are interested in learning about how to manage growth and/or change to your business then this is the event for you!

The secret to high growth and how to deal with your success

Film Fringe present Videodrome – April 19th 7.30pm – 9.30pm at The Reliance, North Street, Leeds. Film Fringe present a screening David Cronenberg’s groundbreaking 1983 science-fiction horror Videodrome in the Little Reliance Cinema.

Film Fringe present Videodrome

Leeds Blockchain – Building Smart Contracts – April 23rd 3.00pm – 5.00pm at Duke Studios. With all this hype around blockchain have you ever wondered how smart contracts work and how easy they are to develop?  Come along and learn the basics of how to setup your development environment for Ethereum’s Solidity.

Leeds Blockchain – Building Smart Contracts

Computer Science Subject Focus Day – April 18th 12.00pm – 3.00pm at Horsforth, Leeds. This is a Subject Focus Day for year 12 students applying for university starting in 2019! Here, you will learn about their Computer Science degree and undertake a creative and practical task which will give you a taste of what you could get involved with in the fast-growing digital and tech sector in Leeds.

Computer Science Subject Focus Day

One HealthTech celebrates Leeds Digital Festival – April 26th 5.30p – 9.00pm at 23 Vantage House, Wellington Street, Leeds. Hear from inspirational women passionate about how the NHS can be improved through the use of tech from collaborating and breaking down organisational barriers.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/one-healthtech-celebrates-leeds-digital-festival-tickets-44666747444

Data Science: Rewiring the UK’s Biggest Government Department – April 24th 3.00pm – 6.00pm at Duke Studios. Come and join members of DWP Digital’s Data Science community as they demonstrate some of the innovative ways we’re using data to solve some of the UK’s biggest digital challenges!

Data Science: Rewiring the UK’s Biggest Government Department

Real-time Reactions: Engaging Communities through Touchscreen Technology – April 26th 11am – 1pm at 1 Aire Street, Leeds, LS1 4PR. Join this session and hear about how organisations use interactive screens and engaging technology to create happier workforce, more engaged customers and stronger communities!

Real-time Reactions: Engaging Communities through Touchscreen Technology

The Future of Transport in the North – April 26th 10am – 4.30pm at Munro House, Duke St, Leeds. Join us for a day of exploring examples of digital innovation currently taking place within transport! There will be a morning of talks from operators, transport organisations, service providers, and more, followed by a more hand-on and engaged afternoon of networking and demonstrations.

The Future of Transport in the North

The Practicalities of GDPR – April 24th 6.00pm – 7.30pm at Mabgate mills, Macaulay St, Leeds. The Data Shed is a consultancy specialising in data integration and analytical projects large and small. Come along to discuss the realities of GDPR and what you need to be doing to get ready!

The Practicalities of GDPR

Found something you like the sound of?  Don’t hesitate to book and secure your place for these events! Check out our full 2018 Schedule at https://leedsdigitalfestival.org/events/2018/

Want more information or have a question regarding an event? Contact us directly on one of our social media channels and we will be happy to help!