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Liverpool is about to launch it's very own Girl Geeks meet up and about time too many of you are shouting. Well don't shout about it - tell a friend and bring them along to this event on 16th August held at the Women's Organisation.
If you're into Technology, Gaming, Digital Arts, Music Production or Media then this really is for you as there'll be a series of workshop's on Programming, Design/Animation & Digital all lead by industry experts.
SWIG is the Liverpool WordPress Interest Group which meets on the last Thursday of each month at the interconnect/it offices. So if your interested in getting to know Wordpress or maybe you are already aquanted and want to get to know it better then you should head along to this.
GeekUp Liverpool takes place on the last Tuesday of every month. It's a grass-roots knowledge sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in all forms of technology and creative media. This month is all about the Raspberry Pi.
Got one? Bring it along and show off what you've done with it or find help getting going. Never seen one? Come along and find out what they're all about on 30th July 2013!
Speak the Web is a series of web talks reminiscent of a band tour. Taking place in 5 cities in the North of England throughout July, they're bringing some well known faces and some new comers to talk about the web. The event is open for designers, developers, SEO experts; anyone who makes and creates for the web.
If you work in Digital Technology in Liverpool then you should subscribe to Open Labs newsletter. Their programme of fascinating and industry relevant events and networking opportunities are a must.
Open Labs are delighted to host TedxLiverpool Youth at LJMU’s Art & Design academy on 17th July. This TED is targeted at young people who are curious and seeking inspiration. With videos and talks there are opportunities to gain insight and ideas from those people who are shaping our world. Feel free to check out what’s going on but, unfortunately, it’s fully booked !
Calling all business ladies in Merseyside. Do you Know Your Value? This fantastic networking event for local business women is designed to help you review your pricing strategy, understand your USP and ensure you maximise profits. It’s on 16th July in The Women’s Organisation. Sign up now.
Ignite Liverpool never fails to offer an evening of entertainment. Speakers are queuing up to offer informative, cheeky and sometimes the downright strange talks on a wide range of topics. Time to secure your place for August’s Ignite.
Liverpool Start-up Digest … If you haven’t done so yet perhaps now’s the time to subscribe for this weekly newsletter of the best tech startup events & get to know Liverpool’s startup community.
We at Open Labs love Liverpool’s Social Media Cafe …. It’s fun and informative. Whether you are newly interested in the digital world, or are already a confirmed social media junky, come and be informed, inspired and share your knowledge and experience. Tweet and follow @SMCLiv for announcement of next gathering.
eHealth Accelerator Fringe Event ….. Open Labs hosted a workshop on Assisted Living Technologies as part of the Accelerate 2013 programme. Speakers (including the NHS, Liverpool City Council, LEP, Open Labs, Spark Impact and local SMEs) presented opportunities, market realities, customer requirements and emerging developments to an audience of companies and other organisations interested in exploring the opportunities associated with technologies used to support older and disabled people.
Tech Britain…..Isn’t it time to get your start-up ‘on the map’ and tell everyone what you are up to? Here’s your opportunity to list your business on this website devoted to Technology Businesses in the UK … check out the events posted here too.
It may be hot outside but we know you freelancers and home workers still need to seek out places to work and mingle in the town centre. JellyLiverpool comes to your rescue this month on 18th July. No need to register, just turn up to Leaf on Bold Street and head for the 2nd Floor for free Wifi and coffee plus great company.
The next LivLUG meeting will take place next Wednesday, March 6th.
Sebastian will be giving his talk originally scheduled for January but postponed due to illness. Sebastian will be covering the trials and tribulations of installing a Linux distro (Slackware in this case) to an ultrabook using UEFI. He will not be covering using Secure boot with Linux, that is a whole new can of worms and UEFI on its own is enough to fill an evening's talk.
March's SciBar in Liverpool will be given by Professor Martyn Amos of Manchester Metropolitan University. Martyn's talk is called "Genesis Machines: Biological Computers and Synthetic Biology".
If you have ever wondered what Ignite Liveprool is all about then take a look at this video they have just released and if it gets your juices flowing then you can book via the left hand menu bar.
If you were at TEDxLiveprool last week then you'll remember the excellent video above delivered by Dan Pink "The Puzzle of Motovation" well now you can expereince him for FREE when he comes to Liverpool on the 28th February.
Dan is Al Gore's former speechwriter and has gone onto write a number of bestselling books including...
A Whole New Mind: Why Right Brainers Will Rule the Future
DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
He is here for the Liverpool launch of his new book, TO SELL IS HUMAN: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others, and Liverpool will be the only city outside of London that Dan will be visiting on his UK book tour.