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Project Intimacy

September 21 @ 12:00 am - October 2 @ 12:00 am
Online
£15.00

The way we engage with the world and connect with others has changed overnight. Project Intimacy is a two-week long pervasive experience which aims to combat isolation and form new connections with people from across the country. Before the experience begins audience members will complete a questionnaire and based on their answers they will be paired […]

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Strategic Creativity – Digital Marketing Performance. Delivered.

September 21 @ 12:00 am - October 2 @ 12:00 am
Online
FOC

A digital marketing seminar covering Paid Media, Organic, Content Marketing, Digital PR and Data. Pre-recorded to watch at your leisure. About this Leeds Digital Festival Event connective3 are a fast growing digital marketing agency, we've more than doubled in size since the start of the year, and we're still growing. With exxperience working with clients […]

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Strategic Creativity – Digital Marketing Performance. Delivered

September 21 @ 8:00 am - October 2 @ 12:00 pm
Online
FOC

We've grown both our business, and that of our client's throughout these challenging times, all through our unique approach.

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9:00 am

Getting Your Tech Business Investment Ready

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online
FOC

The right preparation for the next phase in your business journey is essential. About this Event A Leeds Digital Festival 2020 Event The right preparation for the next phase in your business journey is essential. For many firms, that means investment and whether you’re a start-up, scale up or established business, looking as attractive as […]

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10:00 am

5 Step Business Strategy Plan

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online
FOC

A live interactive webinar, part of Leeds Digital Festival.

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Digital Tech Sector Round Table

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online
FOC

The UK tech sector is growing rapidly, at almost six times as fast as that of the UK economy as a whole (£104bn in 2010 to £149bn in 2018). The digital tech economy also employed over 2.9m people in 2019 and attracted a record £10.1 billion of investment. As part of Leeds Digital Festival 2020, the Department for International Trade […]

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Calling All Economists and Anthropologists

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online
FOC

As part of the Leeds Digital Festival... About this Event Big Data is now a thing - we’re able to connect all the dots from across the internet to have a full picture of someone’s behaviour online. But we still haven’t properly bridged the online/offline gap. So, how do you know that your digital services […]

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Speedy Sprint

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
FOC

Speedy Sprint - A Design Sprint in 2 hours About this Event What’s a Design Sprint and how can it accelerate organic innovation in your team or your organisation? In this interactive and fun introduction to Design Sprints, the team at Alt Theory via zoom will: Cover the basics of the 5 Day Design Sprint […]

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Don’t Fall From The Cloud – Getting the legals and liabilities right

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
FOC

Many businesses are rapidly moving systems, services and content to the Cloud, and the virtues of this approach are now widely understood. The pandemic has accelerated this shift even further, but as a solutions provider it is worth pausing to reflect on the specific things we should be looking out for from a legal and […]

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12:00 pm

Creating an Open Digital Ecosystem for Citizens to Access Health and Care

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online
FOC

Creating an open ecosystem for citizen access to health and care About this Leeds Digital Festival Event The future of digital health and care is open - find out how we are creating a coherent and trusted digital front door for citizens to access health and care services in Cheshire and Merseyside - open data, […]

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Inspire The Next Generation – Volunteer as a Stem Ambassador

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online
FOC

Inspire the next generation - volunteer as a STEM Ambassador! Description Join the West Yorkshire STEM Ambassador hub to explore the benefits of volunteering as a STEM Ambassador. STEM Ambassadors offer their time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate the value of them in life and careers. Over 30,000 individuals […]

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Farnell and Raspberry Pi : The global supply chain success story

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online
FOC

Find out how Farnell supported The Raspberry Pi mission to help turn this product into an overnight international success story. About this Leeds Digital Festival Event Farnell has been with Raspberry Pi since the beginning. Find out how Farnell supported The Raspberry Pi mission to help turn this product into an overnight international success story. […]

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12:30 pm

Content Ideas Hour

September 23 @ 12:30 pm
Online
FOC

In this one hour zoom call The Marketing Optimist team will come up with content ideas for your business.

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The Reality Check

September 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online
FOC

The Reality Check - Agile Round Table About this Leeds Digital Festival Event A round table event where like minded Agile advocates can come together and share their thoughts and ideas about how we are changing the way we work We will be joined by Jonathan Howell - Business/IT Executive Consultant & Agility Coach. Only […]

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1:00 pm

How to implement Netflix style personalisation in your business

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
FOC

Netflix are renowned for data-driven personalisation. Learn about the techniques they use and how to apply these in your own business, at this Leeds digital Festival event. Accenture state that "91% of consumers are more likely to shop with brands who recognise them by name, remember their preferences, and provide them with relevant offers and […]

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Making Art From Data

September 23 @ 1:00 pm
Online
TBC

A Leeds Digital Festival event.  Details to be confirmed.

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Building Diversity in Digital Health

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
FOC

Working with NHS England, The Shuri Network and other key healthcare organisations, this event will shine a spotlight across the challenges that exist to ensure diversity and inclusion across the sector.

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Enhancing Developer Productivity

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

How can you help your technical teams to work effectively and productively in legacy codebases? In a legacy codebase, minor changes can break a fragile ecosystem, leading to system-wide issues down the line. Without the tools and techniques to confidently work in this environment, the productivity of your development teams can grind to a halt. […]

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Leeds Lockdown Legends

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Mediaworks x Ally Dowsing-Reynolds - Co-Owner & Director of Dowsing & Reynolds About this Leeds Digital Festival Event When the UK went into lockdown in March we all had to pivot pretty quickly. For some, it was a matter of picking up the laptop and putting it back down at home, but for others the […]

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2:00 pm

Cloud Security/Adoption

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
FOC

The aim of the presentation is to help with the understanding of cloud adoption in a regulated industry, what the challenges are and how the information types in use drive the difficulty of securing the cloud.

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Let Go To Leadership

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
FOC

Rachel talks about the highs and lows of her tech journey, from dealing with failure, to interview tips and career advice. About this Leeds Digital Festival Event From being let go from a junior developer role, to managing a team of intern software engineers. Rachel talks about the highs and lows of her tech journey […]

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Maximising opportunities and reducing risk in tech contracting

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

By registering, you agree to Leeds Digital Festival using your details to contact you for marketing and analytical purposes only. Leeds Digital Festival will not share this information with any other organisation. Please confirm your preference here:

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3:00 pm

Getting Hired During a Recession

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
FOC

What can I be doing better?   To kick things off with our ESN Partnership, George will be discussing all the things you can be doing better in order to get yourself ahead of the competition. WHAT GEORGE WILL COVER: Biggest CV Mistakes Biggest Cover Letter Mistakes How to nail your interviews Why Linkedin currently […]

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Digital Bootcamp – Python

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online
FOC

An introductory session for those looking to learn the basics of programming in Python. There is a practical demonstration for this event to allow you to follow along - so please use an online tool such as Repl.it or download a python interpreter to your computer. A Leeds Digital Festival event.

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5:00 pm

What is PHD Funder?

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
FOC

Description of this Leeds Digital Festival event: PHDfunder is the world's first crowdfunding platform for enabling funding in high level research

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6:00 pm

Expert Talks Online – Gamification of Threat Modelling

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
FOC

This talk is part of The Leeds Digital Festival - see full details at https://leedsdigitalfestival.org *** The talk is all about doing security architecture and threat modelling work as part of development planning. The presentation starts by introducing OWASP Cornucopia and the simplified OWASP "Top 5" for developers and then moves into looking at how one […]

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6:30 pm

#exaflicks

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Online
FOC

Online monthly film club for computing enthusiasts & computer science educators About this Leeds Digital Festival Event This online event offers you the audience, the option to join us as we first of all watch, then discuss the merits of "Hidden Figures" film, from the comfort and safety of our own homes. Watch the trailer here. […]

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7:00 pm

Leeds PHP

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Online
FOC

A Leeds Digital Festival event ★ The talks ✩ PHP 8 Is Coming - Enrico Zimuel (@ezimuel) In this meetup, I'll present the upcoming features of PHP 8. I'll talk about JIT compiler, attributes, named arguments, constructor property promotion, weak maps, stringable interface, etc. Moreover, we will present a performance benchmark comparing PHP 8 and […]

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Jump Start-Up!

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
FOC

What is the ide@ community? The ide@ community an online space for anyone with a burning desire to start a business or to be their own boss. We’ve created this place just for you, you're going to love it! This is a new support programme to help aspiring business owners make the leap to entrepreneurship […]

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