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Top 10 Tech Events 2018
Keep your mind sharp and find new tools to do the job with our selection of the best tech events in the UK for 2018.
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Date: 31 January 2018
Location: Business Design Centre, London
The Vibrant Digital Future summit focuses on the challenges (like Brexit, cyber security and new technologies) techies will need to negotiate if we are to enjoy a successful digital future. Aligned to three core themes of strategy, governance and security, the summit promises discovery, debate and learning to help professionals stay ahead of the curve.
Date: 31 January – 1 February 2018
Location: Olympia, London
One of the best technology events in London returns for another successful year. This is the leading tech conference in Europe, welcoming more than 8,000 visitors, 200 exhibitors and showcasing more than 100 free seminars to help you keep pace with this rapidly evolving — and fascinating — sector.
This year’s roster of speakers includes Tom Bailey, senior digital learning partner at Axa, and Gemma Critchley, head of technology and innovation for learning at Aviva.
Date: 21-22 February 2018
Location: Olympia, London
Travel Technology Europe turns 15 this year, once again giving travel brands the latest technologies to help them do interesting new things and generate new business. From the latest innovations to best-in-class advice, the event is practically a must for anyone involved in travel, business and leisure.
Date: 9 March 2018
Location: Old Billingsgate, London
Insight Technology is an annual one-dayer that looks at how ‘disruptive’ technologies like automation, chatbots, analytics and machine learning are influencing modern businesses, and how businesses can use these technologies to their advantage.
Attended by more than 600 IT professionals, expect a wide-ranging conference agenda, fascinating talks from experts, product demonstrations from best-in-class firms and plenty of networking opportunities.
Date: 13-14 March 2018
Location: ExCel, London
Entering its fifth year, the Wearable Technology Show is the flagship wearables event in the world. Over two days, leading firms will showcase the latest products across the wearable, smart device and IoT landscape, with thousands of delegates enjoying talks and workshops from hundreds of speakers.
Expect to see cutting-edge technologies across the smart home, healthcare, fashion, fitness, performance sports, enterprise and augmented reality spheres.
Date: 10-12 April 2018
Location: Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester
Cyber UK is the UK’s flagship cyber security event. Organised by the National Cyber Security Centre, the three-day event brings together thousands of online security experts and professionals from across the industry.
Representatives from government, national infrastructure, industry, charities and academia will be offering briefings, keynotes and workshops.
Registration opens soon – keep an eye on the event website.
Date: 25-26 April 2018
Location: Manchester Central, Manchester
One of the leading intellectual property events in the world, IP Expo Manchester is a yearly gathering of the leading minds from the IP and cyber security industries.
Focusing on cloud, IoT, networks and infrastructure, data and analytics, DevOps and AI, the event showcases the latest, most up-to-date developments across these exciting tech areas, plus news and views from the people behind them. Those lined up to speak this year include senior figures from Google, IBM and Amazon.
Date: 11-17 June 2018
Location: Venues across London, check website for details
Self-described as the “biggest, boldest festival of tech”, London Tech Week is one of the most important events on the tech events UK calendar, welcoming global innovators and creative minds from companies of all shapes and sizes.
With 55,000 attendees pitching up to events across the capital over the course of the week, London Tech Week features a comprehensive programme of events including the LeadersIn Tech Summit and Prince’s Trust Gala Dinner. Not to mention the AI Summit and Future of Work conferences.
Date: 1-2 August 2018
Location: Edinburgh (venue TBA)
Scotland’s major tech gathering builds and builds each year, and the 2017 Turing Fest brought together 40 of the smartest tech minds to share tech insights through panel workshops, keynotes, presentations and informal fringe events.
Attended by company founders, CEOs, engineers, product managers, designers and marketers, Turing Fest is specifically designed for anyone who’s building a technology business. So if you want to learn and network, don’t miss it.
Join the ticket waiting list from the event homepage.
Date: 26-27 September 2018
Location: Olympia, London
This leading tech conference brings together thousands of marketers and decision-makers with providers of the newest marketing technologies, backed by a stellar conference programme. This two-day event presents an opportunity to check out some of the latest marketing tech, make connections and pick up tips and tricks for lead generation.
Featured speakers for this year include Sule Hogburn, digital excellence manager at GSK, and Neil Roberts, head of digital at Eurostar. Exhibitors include Act-On, Adestra and BlueVenn and leaders from giants including Amazon, Google and IBM Watson will be present.