Exist Insight ISSUE 08

Upcoming Events

  1. GAME PLAY Tech Exeter Meetup

    23 February 2019

    GAME>PLAY is a brand new one-day gaming festival for Exeter - bringing together playable art, retro gaming, indie games and theatre shows together under one roof.

    Full details are on our website at https://gameplay.techexeter.uk but in short, we have:

    Theatre shows (tickets required):
    1. The Dark Room by comedian John Robertson
    2. The Incredible Playable Show by Alistair Aitcheson

    Gaming (free):
    1. Joypad Arcade – retro gaming consoles
    2. Triangular Pixels' VR Expo
    3. Acer Predator Gaming Van
    4. Codex Bash by Alistair Aitcheson
    5. Tap Happy Sabotage by Alistair Aitcheson
    6. RetroGamer CD's Commodore 64 showcase

    Art / Workshops (free):
    1. Rebellion Playground, hosted by Scratchworks Theatre Company
    2. PONG Rewired, hosted by TechExeter & 2times.do
    3. Cat Explorer


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  2. Digital Exeter March 2018 Meetup

    06 March 2019

    Your opportunity to catch-up with Exeter's Digital community, listen to some great talks and get involved in our first ever live site audit (what could possibly go wrong?!)...

    "Changes in ePrivacy - Impact of GDPR"
    A 'year on' from GDPR, further changes to ePrivacy have been announced, Ben Travers, Head of IP & IT at Stephens Scown will give some updates, tips and tricks...

    Networking Break

    "Voice Search: Make way for the future or just another gimmick?"
    AB's Head of Digital Sarah Gill will lead us through the wonders of Voice Search, its potential and potential pitfalls...

    Workshop: Live Site Audit
    Our first ever live site roast (sorry, audit) will involve scrutinizing a website and finding stuff to improve, from an UX, SEO etc perspective. Come prepared to discuss and test!

    Plus round-up of news and announcements...

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  3. Introduction to Earth Information with Google

    12 March 2019

    The Impact Lab is delighted to welcome Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist at Google, to host an event for the Devon business community, on earth observation/information - from satellites to Internet of Things.

    Join us for a sandwich lunch followed by talks and workshops to help you learn about and experience some of the many technologies, and the wealth of opportunities that they present for your business.

    The event will start with an introductory presentation from Ed Parsons, followed by case studies from exciting businesses that are making use of earth observation data:

    - Terrafirma
    - Dashboard
    - Seiche

    For the rest of the afternoon, you can enjoy interactive workshops, led by:Google, and the Met Office; and learn about available funding opportunities. 

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  4. TEDxExeter 2019 LIVE at Exeter Northcott Theatre

    05 April 2019

    Exeter’s local ideas festival with global reach.
    A day of inspiring talks, connection and action

    Exeter’s leading ideas festival is back for the 8th year with an exceptional line up of speakers and performers who are changing the world through their ground breaking work and ideas. Their talks will inform, challenge, entertain and encourage the audience to connect with each other, reflect on the day and turn inspiration to action.

    Demand for TEDxExeter tickets is huge and growing, with tickets selling out in minutes year on year.

    Once again this year we’ll gather both the livestream and live event audiences together in the University’s Great Hall during the breaks to meet each other, our speakers, our sponsors and groups which are making a real difference.

    Tickets for this full day of inspiration and connection, with lunch and refreshments included, all for £80.

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  5. PRISM Speakers

    11 April 2019

    This is a free event, and food and drinks will be available to purchase at the venue.

    James Claverley (National Physical Laboratory) will be the headline speaker, and present the results of the LGBTQ+ Physical Sciences Climate Survey conducted in 2017 by the Institute of Physics, the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

    Additional speakers TBC.

    The venue is still to be confirmed, however it will definitely be in central Exeter.  Please register your attendance to enable PRISM to confirm the venue.

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  6. PRISM Speakers: STEM Diversity Workshop

    15 July 2019

    This is event is FREE to attend, with food and drink available to purchase at the venue.

    PRISM Exeter welcomes Kayisha Payne, founder of UK-wide network, Black British in STEM, who will lead a diversity workshop:

    •  Intro (10 mins) - Introductions, background and a bit of context into why Kayisha has been invited
    • Ice breaker (10 mins) - for all participants to get to know each other and set the atmosphere for a safe environment.
    • Presentation about Diversity & Inclusion (10mins)
    • Interactive workshop in groups - Workshop/group discussion focused on inclusivity, minority groups in science, education and inclusivity initiatives (20 mins)
    • Final thoughts and close (10 mins)

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  7. Tech Exeter Conference

    06 September 2019

    Tech Exeter Conference

    Date: 6th September 2019

    Venue: University of Exeter Business School


    Further detials TBC

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