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Liverpool Digital events calendar

  • 02 Sep
    Liverpool SciBar - The history of astro-photography in the North West 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM

    It's science but in a bar. This month from his own research at the Royal Astronomical Association, Andrew, The Knowledge Observatory's resident astronomer, presents a historical journey through the first

  • 02 Sep
    Liverpool Clojure Dojo 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

  • 03 Sep
    Liverpool Linux User Group 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    We meet on the first Wednesday of every month where we have a talk on a particular subject and then we congregate in a pub afterwards. Meetings are announced through email and social media. A complete

  • 04 Sep
    Jelly Liverpool 04:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Gives those working in the Digital and Creative sectors the opportunity to meet, work, discuss and collaborate. The idea of Jelly Liverpool is to provide chairs and tables, wireless internet and coffee

  • 04 Sep
    Ignite Liverpool 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Check Igniteliverpool.com for details

  • 09 Sep
    Liverpool Drones Group 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    This is a group for amateur and professional drone users committed to promoting the use of flying robots for civilian, recreational, agricultural, rescue, and hobby purposes. We get together as a community

  • 10 Sep
    Jelly Wirral 04:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Jelly Wirral has been running for over a year now and been meeting up regularly for monthly informal networking meetings. Jelly Wirral are working with Liverpool Jelly and other Jelly organisers to provide

  • 10 Sep
    Maker Night 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Open Night for anyone interested in Making of any sort be it digital fabrication, Internet of Things, Interactive Art. Come and share ideas, get help with projects, show off your latest work and use the

  • 13 Sep
    Maker Day 05:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Open Day for anyone interested in Making of any sort be it digital fabrication, Internet of Things, Interactive Art. Come and share ideas, get help with projects, show off your latest work and use the

  • 22 Sep
    "Maker Night" at DoES 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM

    Open Night for anyone interested in Making of any sort be it digital fabrication, Internet of Things, Interactive Art. Come and share ideas, get help with projects, show off your latest work and use the

  • 30 Sep
    Liverpool GeekUp 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM

    GeekUp is a community of web designers, web developers, and other tech-minded folk. It's a grassroots knowledge sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in the web and technology

  • 01 Oct
    mySociety Meetup 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

  • 01 Oct
    Liverpool Linux User Group 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    We meet on the first Wednesday of every month where we have a talk on a particular subject and then we congregate in a pub afterwards. Meetings are announced through email and social media. A complete

Digital Sector news

The Big Chip Awards 2014 are open for entries and will close on ..........Extended Deadline - 24th March

The Big Chips are the longest running digital awards in the UK. Winning a Big Chip can make all the difference to your business and with the first two entries completely free of charge, can you afford not to enter?

Taking place monthly at Leaf Cafe Jelly Liverpool, this Thursday 6th March will see developers and creatives of all types atending as it becomes the focus point for lots of relaxed netwworking, conversations and plain old head down getting on with work. 

If you are a contract developer then this is the perfect event for you, as over 50% of the people that attend are developers of one sort or another, be that web apps, phone apps or plain old website developers - they all attend.  

Jelly Liverpool enables delegates to escape their normal working environment, be that the spare room, rented desk space or usual café and join in what has become the co-working event that enables people to make new contacts in an informal way whilst still allowing them to work on their deadlines and maintain productivity.

So get booking even if you do miss out on the free coffee it is a great place to hang out for the day.

TechHub Manchester is hosting a OpenData + Wearable devices hackathon on the 15-16th March. It is for Makers, designers, programmers, spreadsheet wizards

Numbers That Matter aims to explore what would happen if people could create smart devices that reported very specific data to the wearer - numbers that mattered to them the most. If we could invent a watch that told you that your neighbours were probably bored and looking for companionship, if we could invent a litmus badge that changed colour telling you how healthy the areas you frequent are, if we could invent a bandana that unfurled in sociable places, how would it affect us? Would they change our behaviour as individuals – but more interestingly, could they help us become more aware citizens?

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 14:38

Digital Solutions in Health

pointy fingerThe North West Coast Academic Health Science Network is running a full day event on Friday 28th March, which will showcase the use of digital technologies in healthcare and also look ahead for ways to improve future digital health solutions.

There event will connect clinicians and commissioners with digital experts so if you are either then this event is essential for you. 

Monday, 24 February 2014 13:07

Geekup to Redecentralize the Internet

Tomorrow night Geek up Liverpool will be taking back what is rightfully ours!

They be talking about taking back the internet, that was when it started meant to be a network of nodes across the world but has now become majorly centralised (of sorts) in certain areas across the earth. So Geek Up steps up...head along tomorrow night to "Redecentralization with Francis Irving, co-founder of Redecentralize.org"

Monday, 24 February 2014 13:29

eHealth opportunities newsletter - February

Occassionally relevant news for the Liverpool digital sector is hard to come by and at other times it's published in a friendly newsletter, when this happens I like to republish it in some open source kind of way. Information is power - according to Gordon Gecko so here is some power.

Monday, 24 February 2014 13:16

Kin to Kin Sound City Digital

Kin to Kin in association with Sound City Digital would like to invite you to a Kin Social on Thursday 27th February at Leaf (upstairs)

Starting with a panel session from 5.30 - 6.30 pm on connecting cities through creativity led by Manchester based arts venue Twenty Twenty Two which will discuss how Manchester and Liverpool can work closer together to promote the region as a whole, the Kin Social will be an opportunity to have a drink and to catch up with other Liverpool and Manchester based digital and creative companies.  

Monday, 24 February 2014 12:03

New theatre project for Liverpool animators

SafeHouse Promo - Landscape TitleA creative studio based in the heart of Liverpool has revealed a glimpse of their latest large-scale animation project. Draw & Code have been commissioned to work on Safe House - an immersive theatre project that will tour the country during 2014. This first look at the forthcoming outdoor spectacular shows a vivid depiction of a fantasy scene that turns the everyday-world on its head.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 14:23

Igniting your passion

If you missed out on Ignite last Thursday then you can catch up right here with this Storify collection of tweets, pictures and links from the event.  

Liverpool is about to take a big digital leap forward through the use of IOT and Open Data, so it is really timely that Open Labs at LJMU have organised a Future Cities symposium to help us all along our digital pathways as they announce this week the speakers and workshops.  

Highlighting the need for a Hashtag for everything these days the symposium is abbreviated to FIOS2014 - you'll need to remember that it you are planning on heading along on the day. And it's free so lets face uit you will be. 

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 14:18

Open Labs Newsletter 11-2-2014

Read the latest from Open Labs as they round up the Liverpool based digital news for us all.

Open Labs are delighted to confirm Andrew Tyrer from the Technology Strategy Board as Keynote speaker at Future Cities - Internet of Things and Open Data Symposium (FIOS 2014) on 26th February 2014.  This event is an opportunity for those interested in the development of Future Cities infrastructure services and potential value chains. The internet of Things and open data will provide the basis for the next generation of services driving down the cost of information provision within Local Authorities whilst providing additional services to citizens and business.  Registrationessential for this FREE event.

A full-day workshop for entrepreneurs in the creative/digital industries.  Designed and delivered by David Parrish for ACME/Liverpool Vision.

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