Events 12th November 2015

Zoe Leonard, 12 Nov 2015

Events 12th November 2015

Missing in Action: Women and Digital Enterprise in the UK, a 'thought space' event being hosted by the University of Nottingham and Digital Women UK on 21 & 22 November at the Hayden Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

Promo materials include:

  • Website banner (to be linked to the registration page)
  • PDF ePoster with live hyperlinks
  • Jpeg ePoster for social media

Funding by Nemode has enabled us to price the event modestly (£25) to allow a wide range of aspiring women digital entrepreneurs to attend. We have some amazing speakers and digital academics and coaches taking part, including Josephine Goube of Girls in Tech, Anne-Marie Imafidon of the Stemettes, professor Patrice Braun of Australia and Lyndsey Britton, founder of Campus North, among others. 

 

We also have a limited number of travel stipends for PhD students, or for those interested in undertaking a PhD, but who can't get funding from their universities to attend. For more information, interested parties can email a.dy@lboro.ac.uk. Maximum capacity at the event is 70.

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TIGA – Representing the Games Industry, have a programme of events during 2016.  A few are listed below.  If any of these take your fancy please let Zoe Leonard know so that further details can be requested.

 

January 2016- Investment Pipeline

February 2015 – Battle of the Platforms

February 2016 – Doing Games Business in South Korea and Japan

March 2016- Better Ethical Models for Games

April 2016- What Console and Mobile Can Learn From Each Other

May 2016 - PC Gaming: Challenges and Opportunities

 

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The University of Bath will host an event on Language Innovation in Online Social Networks.

Title: Language Innovation in Online Social Networks (1 hour talk)

Date, Time and Venue: Tuesday 24 November, 1.15pm-2.15pm, University of Bath, Dept of Computer Science, Bath, BA2 7AY

Speaker: Daniel Kershaw, PhD student, HighWire CDT, Lancaster University

Abstract: Language exists in a constant flux: existing in the duality of social structure and the actions of the agents with the system. As a result, new words come and go from

people's vocabularies - e.g. the recent introduction of `e-cig' and `vape'. However the work required to identify these ‘innovations’ is both time consuming and

subjective. This talk therefore explores the variation in language, and in particular language innovations that occur in and across multiple online social networks (innovations

could be a change of spelling to the introduction of new words), and how such investigations can be performed at scale.

 

If you are interested in attend this talk, please email Felicia Knowles.

 

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Say YES to Digital Innovation and Mentoring

Stimulating creativity, ingenuity and entrepreneurship within the digital economy from the benefits of collective intelligence and mentoring.

When: Tuesday 1 December 2015, 10.00am - 5.00pm (registration from 9.30am)

Where: Libeskind Room, The Imperial War Museum North, The Quays, Salford, Manchester, M17 1TZ

*FREE TO ATTEND FOR DIGITAL ECONOMY PHD STUDENTS AND RESEARCHERS AT UK UNIVERSITIES*

This unique one-day event, organised and funded by the Digital Economy Network in collaboration with YES Team, has been developed specifically for Digital Economy researchers and PhD students who are interested in developing an early-stage pre-concept enterprising innovation or idea, and/or are looking to further develop their entrepreneurial, enterprise and presentational skills for future career aspirations.

The full event programme is now available here on the DEN website.  Registration for the event is open now via Eventbrite the closing date to register is 20 November 2015.


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The Science and Engineering Fast Stream is the flagship postgraduate development scheme for scientists and engineers across Government – and it needs people like you.

Science and Engineering Fast Streamers take on a range of roles in multiple government departments, and play an essential role in ensuring the best science underpins the development and application of government policies. This can be by acting as an expert customer, or by developing an evidence base or by undertaking systematic analysis. Science and Engineering Fast Streamers are not bench scientists or technical engineers. Instead, they source, analyse and communicate technical advice and innovative solutions on issues as diverse as climate change, nuclear non-proliferation, defence technology and food production.

Applications to start in September 2016 are open until 30th November 2015.

Click here for more information or contact Rosie Powell-Tuck.

 

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12th European Conference on Visual Media Production CVMP 2015 – will take place at the British Film Institute in London 24 – 25th November 2015. For over a decade CVMP has built a reputation as the prime venue for researchers to meet with practitioners in the Creative Industries: film, broadcast, games.  The Conference brings together expertise in video processing, computer vision, computer graphics, animation and physical simulation. It provides a forum for presentation of the latest research and application advances, combined with key-note and invited talks on state-of-the-art industry practice.  If you are interested in attending please email Zoe Leonard (BU) or Laura Simpson (Bath).

 

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We are interested in hearing more about any company events connected to projects you have had some involvement with.  If you know of any events or activities coming up, that the CDE team should be aware of please email zleonard@bournemouth.ac.uk.  We are hoping to build on our success stories so please keep us informed.

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