WebVisions Barcelona

Punch up your knowledge of web and mobile design and technology while having a great time in Barcelona. WebVisions – July 4-7 2012.

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Date: 4 July 2012
Location: Pompeu Fabra University, ES

Applications Open: UKTI Multi-Sector Mission to China Led by Lord Green (May 2012)

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UKTI Trade and Investment are running a high profile Trade Mission to China from 28th May - 1st June 2012, led by Lord Green, Minister of State for Trade & Investment.

The multi-sector mission is timed to coincide with the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) and will also include a "UK Day" Showcase with networking and bespoke b2b meetings, networking with Chinese government officials and more.

To apply, complete this application form and return to Allegra at B-to-B (details on form or below). Closing date for applications is Friday 20th April.

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Thinking Digital Conference 2012

Thinking Digital; a 3 day event drawing exceptional talent from the worlds of tech, media, science & arts. We attract speakers from around the world to share their wisdom & experiences. Speakers in May include Alan Moore, Aimee di Marco, Tom Scott & Kevin Slavin. Guests take part in workshops & many social activities. Follow us @ThinkingDigital

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Date: 29 May 2012
Location: The Sage Gateshead, UK

Digital Shoreditch 2012

Digital Shoreditch is the festival celebrating the outstanding creative, technical and entrepreneurial talent of East London and Tech City. The festival will run from May 21st to June 1st 2012 and will be highlighting the thriving digital and tech talent from Clerkenwell to Stratford, Old Street to Bethnal Green and Dalston to the City and beyond.

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Date: 21 May 2012
Location: Digital Shoreditch HQ, UK

Games for TV

Where Media Owners Learn to Leverage Games, and Gaming Companies Drive Media Innovation. Chinwag members get 15% off using this link:

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Date: 18 April 2012
Location: BAFTA, UK

SMWLDN Video: 'Social Media, The Olympics and BBC - Preparing for London 2012'


Our pals at BBC hosted their very own Social Media Week event in London this year. Did you catch it? 'Social Media, The Olympics and BBC - Preparing for London 2012' is now available on video, right here! 

The session boasted a very athletic panel, including Olympians Gail Emms, Zac Purchase MBE and Mark Hunter MBE. Also joining them was Roger Mosey, BBC Director for London 2012 and Lewis Wiltshire, BBC's Digital Olympics Editor & Social Media Editor, BBC Sport.

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What will virtual worlds be like 10 years from now?

Join Richard Bartle on 22nd March at DigitalSurrey’s next event, where he will be considering three possible futures for the MMO genre and discussing which of them is the most likely to occur.

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Date: 22 March 2012
Location: Austin Pierce Lecture Theatre, UK

techpitch 4.5

techpitch 4.5 brings together tech startups, investors and entrepreneurs for an evening of business idea pitching by startups and productive feedback from experts. It is an evening pitch event to showcase the latest tech startups out there, some which have taken part in the 2Pears/UKTI pitch training workshops.

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Date: 23 May 2012
Location: Pinsent Mason's Auditorium, UK

Music 4.5 Data is Sexy 2: data as arms

Following on from last year's popular Music 4.5 Data is Sexy, we are taking the discussion around data to the next level, focusing on issues such as live-data, relational data, the gathering and refining of data, semantics, and the new commercial paradigm created by data as 'links'.

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Date: 18 April 2012
Location: Lewis Silkin office, UK

Flash GAMM Moscow 2012

Flash GAMM is the conference for professional flash, social and mobile game developers and publishers. Flash GAMM is a professional gathering, where you may listen to interesting lectures, learn the news of games industry, communicate with the colleagues and find potential partners.

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Date: 17 May 2012
Location: Hotel “Cosmos”, RU

MUSIC techpitch 4.5

We are delighted to announce the second MUSIC techpitch 4.5 event, an evening pitch event in partnership with EMI Music, as part of the successful techpitch 4.5 series of events.

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Date: 27 March 2012
Location: EMI headquarters, UK

The London Book Fair

No one person is 100% sure how technology will affect their publishing business. At The London Book Fair, we’ve gathered together leading solutions providers in our Digital Zone and key industry figures in digital publishing in our seminar programme all here to help you and your business take the leap into digital.

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Date: 16 April 2012
Location: Earls Court Exhibition Centre, UK

The London Book Fair Digital Minds Conference

Connect with the brightest and best digital innovators across the publishing and creative industries at The London Book Fair's Digital Minds Conference.

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Date: 15 April 2012
Location: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, UK

Peter Lubbers' HTML5 “Fast Track” - IN NYC

Join world leading HTML5 expert Peter Lubber in this comprehensive two day course on everything HTML5 *To register for this event, please go to nyc/3711

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Date: 14 March 2012
Location: Digital Sandbox Network Events Center, New York Information Technology Center 4th Floor, US