WISE conference and AI fun

Networks and what works for STEAM Science Technology Engineering Art and Ms, from School to Boardroom?

An event for Women, Allies and including Men in the conversation, in association with WISE and STEM Accord.

What is it?

An event for Frank conversations and action to share, explore and accelerate, action and ambition for better work for everyone + better workplaces, especially in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. And we’ve included Art, because the creative and digital opportunities are colliding, and we want to make our efforts as visual, interesting and accessible as possible.
What helps attract, retain and develop female talent, and talent from every background and underrepresented group from school to boardroom?

You are invited to join in the conversation/ exhibition/ activities about challenges and opportunities from school to the boardroom.  Bitesize talks, debates and listening opportunities from experts and people with lived experience. Interactive exhibition – have your say and put your programme/action/idea/or question on the map – alongside the main facts and challenges and solutions. What are our challenges and opportunities in Bristol and the South West?

Contact: Helen Farmer helen@voicebyvolume.com 07795621781 to help host/ speak/support and Book on Eventbrite

The Echoborg returns this October!

The sell-out I am Echoborg is returning this October, and hitting the road! With multiple dates coming up in both Bristol and London, there will be plenty of opportunities to experience this unique Future of Storytelling Award shortlisted show for yourself.
Here are just some of the upcoming dates, or visit our website for a full list. It’s at teh wardrobe theatre this Wednesday and you can book tickets here.

Bristol and Bath GirlgeekDinners have new talks announced!

Bristol Girlgeekdinners has Serrie Chapman, a principal Safety Engineer at Fusion Processing, talking on Connected Autonomous Vehicles, Safety and discussions on the future of the industry including discussion on the socio-economic impact and ethics around the technology – kindly hosted by ScottLogic on Thursday the 17th, sign up here.

Bath GirlGeek Dinners is with Mayden academy again with Mia Impey, a Diversity and Inclusion Manager and Recruiter at ADLIB. Mia’s session will revolve around bias (the conscious and the unconscious kind), including some case studies, the psychology behind it and some tips to become aware of your own as well as tips to overcome it if you find yourself on the receiving end. Expect an interactive session, with space to discuss your own experiences. Its on Tuesday the 15th and you can sign up here.

Tech³Shed inclusive careers fair Update

We’d like to welcome on Board Newicon this week – info on them to follow, we also have a whole host of big and small inclusive companies currently discussing sponsorship packages – we’ll let you know who as soon as we get the information ourselves. There’s some great inclusive companies coming!!

Almost 900 ticket’s gone already! So don’t forget to signup here on Eventbrite. We are currently discussing details with our sponsors but still have some spaces left, so if you want to support us and increase your company Diversity, nows the time to jump on board. Speak to us on info@wthub.org and check out our careers fair sponsors page.

The course is open to anyone aged 16+, and will run on Thursday evenings 6.15 – 8.15pm for 6 weeks, from 10th October to 21st November, with a break for half term. We are offering this course for an introductory price of £145, and places can be booked via their shop: http://bit.ly/exploringtextilesurfaces

Workshop Wednesday

Our Next workshop is next Wednesday the 9th – always open to companies wishing to run workshops and engage in exchange for pizzas!

If you want to practise 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 info@wthub.org or speak to us on the evening.

Project Rainbow – WTH Supporting Non Profits. 

JavaScript Self-Led Study Group

Python Self-Led Study Group


Other Stuff

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!)

Bristol Tech Fair 2019 November the 9th

The Festival of Female entrepreneurs are offering us £20 discount on October the 18th .. use this link to get the discount

Technology in Policing – Bristol Branch Wednesday 9th October

Data Relay 2019 – Bristol Friday, 11th October

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

This Week’s happenings

District 1 – Bristol

Monday the 7th

Tuesday the 8th

Wednesday the 9th

Thursday the 10th

  • Get rid of the legacy code with Rector by Bristol PHP Training

Friday the 11th

District 2 – Bath

Monday the 7th

District 3 – Weston-Super-Mare

Nothing we’ve spotted in Weston this week – let us know if you want to tell us about anything techy you have planned for the region

Did we miss anything?

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