Bristol Tech Fair presents ..


As the excitement is growing, we want to share the activities our fantastic exhibitors are preparing, including a creative workshop and 5G Demos with the University of Bristol, A Virtual Reality launchpad with our friends at Rocketmakers, Consequential robotics and Miro-E, a programable Robot Dog, Eco-Bot II a robot powered by dead flies developed by the Bristol BioEnergy Centre, Lego Mindstorm with The Institute of Physics, Thymio robots and Virtual Reality experiences with the University of West of England team and a Cybersecurity workshop with Cybersecurity Associates. More surprises to come!

WISE mini-conference

1100-1200 Session 1: Schools: My Skills App and Role Models by Women in Science and Engineering + The Flying Challenge – Ablaze and Airbus

1200-1300 Session 2: Universities and Colleges: What it means to be BAME in STEM and what it means to be an Ally – University of Bristol Lara Lalemi and Fred

1330-1430 Session 3: Industry and entry: Women Like Me and mentoring Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers, Senior Lecturer – Science Communication Unit and Engineering Design and Mathematics 

 + Frank Water – safe water charity – From networks in UK to Engineers without Borders + RNLI Royal National Lifeboat Institution An historical network of volunteers + designing and engineering lifeboats 

1430-1530 Session 4: Senior Management and Boardrooms: The Women’s Tech Hub Networks and Stories – a community and connector – Helen Farmer/ Serrie Chapman + UWE – Women’s Networks in STEM Dr. Vanda Papafilippou’s Research + Reflection Session Helen Farmer

Tech3Shed Careers Fair

We are almost full now and will start announcing some of the jobs that the companies are looking to fill and a little more on what the sponsors do if you are considering a career in Tech – so keep an eye out for the posts! Check out our JobsBoard to see some of the great Jobs they are looking to discuss – contact us in advance if you want an introduction on

Workshop Wednesdays

Our Next workshop is this Wednesday the 23rd October and is always open to companies wishing to run workshops and engage in exchange for pizzas!

If you want to practice a talk on an audience, want support to learn, want to run workshops yourselves or want to work on an online course then please mail us on or speak to us on the evening. Currently, we have the following but are also in talks with another couple of workshop/talk offerings (details are on out networking page) :

Project Rainbow – WTH Supporting Non Profits. 

JavaScript Self-Led Study Group

Python Self-Led Study Group


Ceri Newton – Agile in a (pistachio) nutshell: a brief introduction to Agile ways of working

Other Stuff

Bristol + Bath Creative R&D – Digital Placemaking R&D Production Brief

We’re really excited to announce that Bristol+Bath Creative R+D has just launched its first funding round and we are looking to invest £235k in R&D prototypes that demonstrate the potential of new technologies and the future internet to expand and shape our understanding of Digital Placemaking. We are expecting to make two or three awards that could be up to £100k with some smaller investments in response to ideas.

We are looking to fund the research and development of creative products, future platforms, services, large scale production, content or market-ready applications. 

Full details of the brief here:

The deadline is Mon 18 Nov, 10am

If you have any questions about the brief, please do ask the team


We advertise any conference details we spot on our conference page – we’ll give you highlights here (our events and ones with offers come first and loudest obviously!)

Bath Digital Festival is on this week – lots of great stuff going on so check out their website for events

Bristol Tech Fair 2019 November the 9th

The ‘networked self’ final dissemination event: Building a network of gendeDecember the 4th

This Week’s happenings

District 1 – Bristol

Monday the 21st

Tuesday the 22nd

Wednesday the 23rd

Thursday the 24th

Friday the 25th

Saturday the 26th

  • DAWTA ” A one woman musical exploring identity.”

District 2 – Bath

Wednesday the 23rd

Thursday the 24th

Friday the 25th

Did we miss anything?

If you have any events that you want us to mention on our next Blogpost contact us on We do try to keep it to free or funded items that our members might relate to.