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Jelly Liverpool is a little bit of heaven as it gives freelancers in the digital sector the opportunity to get away from the home office and hang out with others in their sector. Swapping stories, contacts, making plans and collaborating on projects are all acceptable activities at Jelly Liverpool plus it all take places upstairs at the uber cool Leaf Cafe on Bold Street. 

 

 

 

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Friday, 20 September 2013 14:03

Call out for speakers at Ignite Liverpool

ignite_logo_smallIgnite Liveprool returns in November with an evening of elightening talks and networking that never fails to entertain.

Could you be a rock star for 5 Minutes

They are currently looking for speakers/presenters to take part in their 14th November event in what according to Seven Streets for Inventiveness, Ignite Liverpool is one of the Seven reasons why Liverpool is Brilliant so why don't you attend and take part.   

 

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Monday, 16 September 2013 07:58

News from Open Labs at LJMU

openlabsDigital News from Open Labs for the Liverpool Digital Tech Community

If you work in the field of digital solutions for social care/assisted living issues or if you are a company or entrepreneur with a product you want others to know about or perhaps you're a Care Provider confused about what technology might offer but want to learn more in an informal environment, come along to the Social Care Demo Event hosted by Open Labs @ LJMU in Liverpool Science Park.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 14:53

Social Media for Women 2013

Logo-Header3Ten social media experts will be sharing their knowledge with a new generation of women entrepreneurs at a conference later this year.


Lancashire businesses DigiEnable and Jane's Social Media have teamed up to empower female businesses across the North West by setting up the county's first women-led social media conference.


'Social Media for Women 2013' conference takes place on November 26 at Preston's Gujarat Hindu Centre.

Sci Bar posterThey're back after a break over the summer with there event next week -  The Development of the Electric Discharge Lamp.

At September's SciBar, Charles Jackson will discuss arc and filament lamp development in the 19th century, leading to a more detailed coverage of sodium and mercury discharge lamp development between 1930 and 1980. He will conclude with the latest induction and LED lighting technologies.

 

thinking2013.120633ACME and the Kin network are running an event examining Independent Living Technology as Liverpool is seen a a leader within this field in the UK. The event will explore the range of software and hardware that promotes Health and Wellbeing and the opportunities it holds for Liverpool's creative and digital sector.

Chaired by a commissioner from Liverpool Council, Health, Wellbeing and New Technology invites you to join our panel in a discussion, about how Liverpool businesses can prosper by meeting the needs of this rapidly growing market (as well as the pitfalls along the way).

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 16:35

Introduction to Laser Cutting

laser cutting

Who wouldn't like to learn how to use a laser cutter and build your own designs. Well now you can with this one day course at DoES Liverpool.

 

Starting from the basics of laser cutting and operating a hobby laser cutter, this course will take you through preparing designs for cutting or engraving to making your own items.

Tuesday, 06 August 2013 12:59

Girls It's time to get your geek on.

Liverpool Girl Geeks 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. 

swigSWIG 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. 

raspberry-pi-berriesGeekUp 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!

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 12:24

Speak the Web - tonight in Liverpool

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.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 13:41

Latest News from Open Labs at LJMU

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.

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