Series Events 2017

Venturefest 2017 is an eight-month programme of events – the launch on February 3rd was just the beginning! We’d like to continue the conversation around Smart City challenges and opportunities and below are a number of events you can get involved in, which will then culminate in the showcase event in October.

 

Upcoming Events   Past Events

Business Support Events

  • FEB Venturefest Launch

     

     

  • FEB 21ST Start-up drinks

    6.30pm – 8.30pm | Engine Shed | FREE

     

  • MAR Outline of crowdfunding support programme

    Idea Squares, Engine Shed

  • MAR 14TH Disrupting the Workplace

    8am – 10am | DeskLodge | FREE

  • MAR 21ST Start-up drinks

    6.30pm – 8.30pm | Engine Shed | FREE

  • APR 4TH #Idea2Pitch – develop your high tech business idea into a pitch!

    SETsquared, 1⁄2 day workshop | 2pm – 6pm | Engine Shed | Spaces: 18 | TICKETED

  • APR TBC Marketing & Messaging for crowdfunding

    Idea Squares, Engine Shed

  • APR TBC Scale-up Briefings

    Engine Shed

  • MAY 17TH SETsquared Workshop: Elevator Pitch

    1⁄2 day workshop | 10am – 1pm | Engine Shed | Spaces: 10 | TICKETED

  • MAY TBC Preparing to Launch

    Idea Squares, Engine Shed

  • MAY TBC Scale-up Briefings

    Engine Shed

  • JUN 12TH The Future of Work

    8am – 10am | DeskLodge | FREE

  • JUN TBC Scale-up Briefings

    Engine Shed

  • JUL TBC Funding Round Launch

    Idea Squares

  • SEP 22ND Working Smarter

    8am – 10am | DeskLodge | FREE

  • SEP TBC SETsquared: Elevator Pitch Workshop

    1⁄2 day workshop | Engine Shed | Spaces: 10 | TICKETED

  • SEP TBC SETsquared Investor Readiness Training

    1 Day workshop | Engine Shed | Spaces: 8 | TICKETED

  • SEP TBC Scale-up Briefings

    Engine Shed

  • SEP TBC Scale-up Fest – a celebratory event

    Engine Shed

  • SEP TBC Scale-up Fest – a celebratory event

    Engine Shed

  • OCT Thought Leadership Conference

    The Venturefest Bristol & Bath Series will culminate in a Thought Leadership Conference in October. To register your interest as a delegate, speaker or exhibitor, please contact: invest@venturefestbristolandbath.com @venturefestbb #VFBB17

If you would like any more information on any of the events listed please contact us.
Sam Snow, Marketing Executive
Invest Bristol & Bath
sam@bristolandbath.co.uk

These events are subject to change as the Series grows. We hope to see more events added to the programme, and if you would like to hold a Smart City themed event, or if you would like further information on the events listed please contact us. We can also give you details of how to register.

Tech Events

  • FEB Venturefest Launch

     

     

  • MAR 1ST Machine Learning & AI – Application levels & impacts

    BCS  |  Speakers from Graphcore & UWE | 7pm – 9pm | Engine Shed | Spaces: 80 | FREE

  • MAR 2ND Cloud Software Conference

    Voxxed Days| Watershed | Spaces: 200 | TICKETED

  • MAR 3RD IoT Boost

    Watershed

  • MAR 16TH How will we ever trust computers to drive us safely?

    Venturer/Flourish | A round table discussion | 10am – 12pm | Engine Shed | Spaces: 15 | FREE

  • MAR 22ND Innovate2succeed & Export for Growth

    Innovate UK & The Growth Hub  | All day drop-in session | 10am – 4pm | Engine Shed | FREE

  • APR 5TH - 7TH Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop

    University of Bristol | M Shed | TICKETED

  • APR TBC Intelligent Infrastructure for the 21st Century

    High Tech Bristol & Bath | Venue: TBC | Spaces: TBC

  • APR 11TH - 13TH VR World Congress

    Locations around Millennium Square | Spaces: 2000 | TICKETED

  • MAY 3RD Robotics & AI Ethics

    BCS | Speakers from legal services & Professor, Alan Whitfield | 7pm – 9pm | Engine Shed | Spaces: 80 | FREE

  • MAY 9TH The Innovation Opportunity for an effective Smart City Strategy

    Knowledge Transfer Network | 10am – 4pm | Engine Shed | FREE

  • MAY 10TH & 11TH Dronetech & Saved by Tech Conference

    Engine Shed/Passenger Shed | Spaces: 1000 | TICKETED

  • MAY 16TH The future of work in a Smart City: Evolution to Innovation

    Hays | Engine Shed | 8.30am – 10.30am | Spaces: 80

  • MAY 18TH How can we put people and play at the heart of future cities?

    A Playable City workshop | Time TBC | Venue TBC

  • JUN 29TH Can CAVs really reduce congestion and pollution in cities and urban areas?

    Venturer/Flourish | A round table discussion | 10am – 12pm | Engine Shed | Spaces: 15 | FREE

  • JUN TBC Smarter transport solutions for connected public engagement

    West of England LEP Time TBC | Engine Shed | FREE

  • JUL TBC Fintech

    BCS | Speaker talk | Venue: TBC | Spaces: TBC | FREE

  • SEP 14TH Who will be the winners & losers in a future CAV world?

    Venturer/Flourish | A round table discussion | 10am – 12pm | Engine Shed | Spaces: 15 | FREE

  • SEP 26TH Open Programmable City

    Bristol is Open & The Growth Hub | 10am – 4pm | Engine Shed | FREE

  • SEP 28TH How will we explore the impact of Intelligent Infrastructure at scale?

    CFMS Seminar | Time TBC | Spaces: 130 | FREE

  • SEP TBC Human Machine Interface

    BCS | Speaker talks | Venue: TBC | Spaces: TBC | FREE

  • SEP TBC Super Computing

    BCS Speaker talks | Venue: TBC | Spaces: TBC | FREE

  • OCT Thought Leadership Conference

    The Venturefest Bristol & Bath Series will culminate in a Thought Leadership Conference in October. To register your interest as a delegate, speaker or exhibitor, please contact: invest@venturefestbristolandbath.com @venturefestbb #VFBB17

Past Events

Smart City Technology : Challenges and Opportunities, Feb 3rd

 

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