Five events we're looking forward to this week

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  • With so much going on in the tech scene here in Northern Ireland, we decided to round up the top 5 events we're excited to attend this week. Make sure to follow our events Twitter to keep up with live tweets @SyncNIEvents

    Charged: WTF @ PwC Google Hive – 14 November

    Charged are pleased to welcome you to its first event which will be hosted by PwC Belfast at the Google Hive. This event 'What The Fahrenheit' aims to give an introduction to some of the exciting new technologies being talked about in the industry.

    The event will be from 6:30PM and it will approximately end around 9PM. Refreshments will be kindly provided by PwC!

    The event will be a series of lightning talks - no longer than 10 minutes each.

    IoT- Dr Alison Buick - QUB's School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Research Fellow
    AI - Machine Learning - Kelly Moore, Kainos
    Block Chain - Clare McKeever, PwC
    Big Data - Dr Laura Moore, Analytics Engines
    Quantum Computing - Andrew Bolster, Farset Labs
    AR - Andy McWilliams, Totalmobile

    Register here

    Pixel Pioneers Belfast Conference – 16 November

    Pixel Pioneers ( is a new series of affordable events bringing world-class advice from the brightest minds in web design and front-end development to the UK. After a successful inaugural conference in Bristol, Pixel Pioneers is coming to Belfast on 16 November.

    The one-track conference, organised by former net magazine editor Oliver Lindberg, will feature eight local and international speakers, including Una Kravets, Christopher Murphy, Laura Elizabeth, and Sareh Heidari, and will cover topics such as the power of CSS, launching your first product, how the BBC approaches scalable front-end architecture, creating an app on a shoestring budget, and much more. 

    There are also two full-day workshops on 17 November: front-end performance (building faster websites) with Harry Roberts and sketching interfaces with Eva-Lotta Lamm, formerly at Google.

    Who is it for?

    The event is in particular aimed at web and UX designers as well as front-end developers but also project and product managers, creative directors and anyone else who works on the web.

    Get tickets here


    Building Corporate Charity Partnerships – 16 November

    Business In The Community’s half day conference will enable companies, charities and community groups to hear from successful partnerships, as well as having the opportunity to network and share learning.

    Their guest speaker, Jonathan Andrews from Remarkable Partnerships will lead the discussion on how thriving partnerships can be built and developed. With a wealth of experience in generating corporate partnerships, Jonathan will draw on his experience of working with companies such as BT, Bupa, Credit Suisse, Intel and Santander, and his fundraising skills with charitable organisations including Alzheimer’s Society, Age Concern and Action for Children.

    Hear about successes, challenges and opportunities from our panel discussion which will include PwC and Children’s Heartbeat Trust; Danske Bank and Age NI; EUROSPAR/VIVOXTRA and Cancer Fund for Children; Eir Business NI and Action for Children; Allstate and Cruse Counselling Services; Starbucks and Orchardville Society.

    If you’re interested in building successful corporate charity partnerships, then you simply cannot afford to miss this event!

    Book now

    Pictch It Like You Mean It - 16 November

    An evening in E-Spark, Belfast hosted by Queens University Students' Union, Ulster University Students' Union & Belfast Enterprise Academy. Supported by Tughans & Belfast City Council.

    Pitch it like you mean it, is an opportunity to meet like-minded students and professionals while gathering tips and tricks on how to create the perfect pitch. Alongside networking, ice breakers, pizza and refreshments attendees will hear from an inspiring local entrepreneur on the importance of perfecting your pitch and a panel of student entrepreneurs. 

    Register now to be part one of Northern Ireland's newest Global Entrepreneurship Week events.

    Book now


    Digital Construction Live 2017 – 17 November

    After hosting a very successful BIM conference at Titanic Belfast in 2016 with over 400 delegates from across the UK, NIBIMRegions is pleased to announce that we are gathering together again on 17th November at Europa Hotel Belfast to host the “Digital Construction Live 2017,” where keynote speakers will talk about:

    • BIM
    • Digital Construction
    • Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
    • Robotics
    • Virtual and Augmented reality
    • Internet of things (IOT) & Artificial intelligence (AI)
    • Blockchain
    • Off site Manufacturing
    • Digital Reality Capture


    Why Should I attend?

    The “Digital Construction Live 2017” conference is FREE to attend, and it is one of the best places to learn more or to expand your knowledge of BIM and digital technologies in the AEC industry. Furthermore, you have an excellent opportunity for networking and to meet professionals from leading organisations across the UK.

    Register here

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