Over the last month or so I have been creating audioboos just of me talking about what digital events are coming up that week - so this week I thought I would move onto something a little longer. Have a listen and if you have any information you would like included then let me know but be warned it is a talky piece.
Basecamp Liverpool and Open Labs are staging an a new networking event for businesses at Baltic Creative Campus on .
Liverpool skills swap aims to assist businesses to access resources they currently do not have or cannot afford, address a current skills gap, solve an existing problem, raise their company profile, gain access to industry contacts; access business support in areas such as accountancy, marketing, legal etc or access specific industry support in design, gaming etc.
NB - This event has been postponed
Don't get too excited with the laser refence - you won't be building Star Wars light Sabres, this is practical stuff for designers and start-ups wanting to find out how laser cutting could help them get their product our there fast. The course is led by Def-Proc Engineering at Does Liverpool - the home of laser cutting in Liverpool
If you are an avid Drupal developer or looking to get into DRupal then DrupalCamp NW 2013 is perfect for you. This is a 2 day event for designers, developers and curious beginners. It offers unrivalled learning, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities for the Drupal community. Highlights of the weekend will be Sensio Labs talking about the Symfony and Drupal 8 partnership and Lewis Nyman discussing design changes and processes thathave been introduced in Drupal 8 and how that effects Drupal moving forward.
Yet2.com Europe office is seeking an individual to provide office and project support assistance with technology scouting, acquisition and commercialization projects for our global clients.
The Allotment Office are hosting an open day for all freelancers to come and take advantage of the facilities available. They will be presenting various workshops throughout the day to assist you in setting up your own business from business planning to funding.
You'll be able to network and work within the 'Allotment'.
Free entry, beverages and nibbles.
With Nesta anouncing that five arts and cultural projects will receive funding from the £7 million Digital R&D Fund for the Arts earlier this month - is it about time that we saw more of this money coming to the North West more speciaficaly Liverpool based arts and cultural organisations.
These R&D projects are testing the use of digital technologies to widen audience access and engagement in the arts, with the purpose of developing useful products, services and knowledge for the wider the arts and cultural sector so surely we could be applying for some of this money here.
One of the outcomes from last weekends Oggcamp - if you missed it catch it next year - is that a new group is being set up on Merseyside to look at building drones. No not for crusing the city and spying on us - well not yet anyway but as a way of honing engineering skills and inspiring other people to build their own projects.
An exclusive evening is planned with 'Everyplay Evangelist' Oscar Clark, hosted by The Studio School, Liverpool and ACME
If you're a gamer or a creative and digital business interested in how your business can harness the power of games to engage communities and generate revenue, this is a session for you.
Oscar has a passion for online entertainment and community and has spent the last 12 years on the bleeding edge of this technology.
Members of local voluntary and community sector groups are invited to this free social media advice session.
You'll get practical hands-on advice for putting social technology into action for your cause, to help you reach a wider audience and promote the good work you do.