Happy Canada Day!

Dog with Candian flag glasses

To all our Canadian friends and family on July the 1st! (its also national icecream month btw)

We have a few things coming up around wellbeing at work and mental health and while we try to keep this to positive Tech stuff we do think it’s worth sharing a couple of things …

The Tech to Connect Challenge is looking to help civil society develop their early stage ideas for tech that enables more or better interactions between people. Tech can be alienating or divisive for those that are isolated, so we want to help civil society translate their knowledge into good ideas for new ways to connect people.

RSA: The Power of People for Transformative Change – “Connect: Create: Collaborate” Thursday 8th August from our friend Michelle Preston

” What are the differences between community, network and movement? Join us at this one day conference to explore and understand how connected communities, nurturing networks and meaningful movements provide opportunities for us all to “connect: create: collaborate”. “

We also spotted this – a practical film about it showing in BATH, SCREENING OF ‘STEVE’ this Wednesday. They are our brothers/fathers/friends/partners or children and we know of far too many of our members affected so well worth a look.

… and as part of PRIDE we spotted a techy related event Pride of Science on Friday the 5th

We are also involved with a new technical Advisory board with UWE and they have just announced their new masters 1 year Full-time/2 year part-time MSc Financial Technology has been validated, which we love as it spans Finance and Tech, and is a great course to do to help transfer into a very vast growing sector of the Tech world.

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Happy International Women in Engineering Day

sparkies Robot

Today is Happy International Women in Engineering Day (23rd June) so big shout out to all of us in the industry and striving to support our colleagues and other women to make the move into a great industry.

We do have one conference in town this week and the sparkies awards so welcome to …

The Sparkies

This year the awards will be held in the UNESCO world heritage city of Bath, at the Assembly Rooms, on 27 June 2019 and if you’ve been to the SPARKies before you’ll know it’s a great night for digital debauchery, comedy and community with awards for everything from outstanding tech startups to mentors, hardware, virtual reality and more. Good luck to all the nominees and say hi to WTHub Constance Fleuriot if you are there as she is one of the judges!

DrupalCamp Bristol 2019 Friday June 28th

“The main conference day will be held from 9am until 5pm on Friday the 28th of June at The Station, Silver St. There will be a wide range of talks on a single track allowing technical and non-technical attendees to enjoy their day. “

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