Tug Life Digital Media Expo

Tug is hosting a week-long series of free events exploring the various ways that digital life is affecting our real lives, with 14 short, sharp events during the week and over 50 contributing speakers.

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Date: 15 June 2015
Location: Old Street Roundabout, UK


Made@City bringd together students, staff, and alumni from City University London, as well as members of the local Tech City community to network and learn more about the innovative new products and technologies that City students' have been working on over the past academic year.

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Date: 11 June 2015
Location: City Bar, City University London, UK

JUNE 25: Private Copy Exemption: Rightsholders And Remuneration | London | 18.30-21.00hrs

Drawing a stellar panel of experts in copyright and alternative compensation systemsfrom industry and academia - Private Copy Exemption: Rightsholders And Remuneration will consider how a levy system might effectively compensate rightsholders for private copying...

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Date: 25 June 2015
Location: Fyvie Hall, University of Westminster, UK

IOT – Internet of Things or Islands of Things?


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Date: 16 September 2015
Location: techUK, UK

Tech Tax with Davis Grant – Hot Topics

Tax fundamentals, startup legal dos and don'ts, customer focussed products and partnering with larger companies will all feature in this event full of advice.

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Date: 19 May 2015
Location: Campus London, UK

The Future of Music

Google and Apple, as well as superstars such as Jay-Z are throwing in their billions to disrupt the status quo, the online music streaming space is fierce right now. The easy access to free music for consumers is an ongoing struggle and when Spotify, with 60m worldwide users, can't turn a profit the question remains: can anyone?

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Date: 27 May 2015
Location: The Escalator, UK

CT People – Creative Technology Meetup

CT People is a platform for people within the Creative Technology community to share ideas and learn about the innovation and cutting edge work happening within the industry.

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Date: 20 May 2015
Location: AnalogFolk, UK

Spin-Out Pitch-Off: Pitching Event at Digital Catapult

A unique opportunity to see some of the UK’s top technology innovators pitch their product or service to an audience of investors, researchers, entrepreneurs and advisors, as part of the Digital Shoreditch.

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Date: 13 May 2015
Location: Digital Catapult Centre, UK

The future for biometric data and technology in the UK - innovation, development and regulation

Coming at a time of rapid expansion in the use of biometrics across a growing number of sectors, this seminar will assess some of the key challenges and opportunities for developing, regulating and implementing new forms of biometric technologies.

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Date: 25 June 2015
Location: Central London (TBC), UK

Smart Home Summit

The Smart Home Summit will take place on 29 - 30 September at Canary Wharf, London.

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Date: 29 September 2015
Location: Canary Wharf, UK

Fintech Storm - Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain 1st June 2015

Come meet the cryptocurrencies startups that are disrupting the digital money as we know it: Ethereum, Coindesk, Blockchain, Bitpay (tbc), Ripple Labs (tbc). Register:

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Date: 1 June 2015
Location: Google Campus, UK

Report - Unbundling the Bank: Fintech, Innovation and Banking

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When Dave Birch from Consult Hyperion was first asked to sit on a panel about the impact of fintech disruption he sent a tongue in cheek tweet to his followers to ask if they’d seen any yet.

The event, Unbundling the Bank, was held at Cass Business School on 9 April and highlighted the challenges to true disruption in the banking industry.

Dave Birch's point was around the use of the word disruption and whether the existing fintech industry, for which London is mostly acknowledged as the leading global hub, has disrupted the existing rails on which banking infrastructure sits.

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Data Retrieval and Visualisation for the Web

In this intensive, hands-on, one-day coding workshop you will use proven industry-standard web technologies including HTML, SVG, CSS, JavaScript and the visualisation framework D3.js to build your own data-driven applications. At the end of this workshop, you will have the skill set necessary to bring your data to life on the web.

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Date: 23 May 2015
Location: Wayra UK, Floor 3, Shropshire House, UK

Build a Game Workshop

Ever wanted to make your own app or game? Or just curious about how it all works and don't know where to start? This workshop will shed light on these questions and get you going. You will gain an invaluable edge compared to your peers. Topics covered by this workshop are also part of the GCSE/A-Level computing curriculum.

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Date: 17 May 2015
Location: Education First, UK

Machine Learning with Python

This intensive course provides a hands-on introduction to machine learning applied to real-world problems using Python. The course also introduces state-of-the-art Python libraries for data manipulation, data visualisation and machine learning, including numpy, scipy, matplotlib and scikit-learn.

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Date: 16 May 2015
Location: Wayra UK, Floor 3, Shropshire House, UK