What we're about

Originally launched in the tech hub of Toronto, this group is aimed at anyone who is interested in emerging technologies, new career opportunities and solving problems with a global network.

With the help of leading technologists and a network of tech professionals and cutting-edge companies around the world, we explore some of the key innovations driving business in today's digital economy, including AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Neural Networks, Cloud Computing, IoT, Mobile, VR, Quantum Computing, Robotics and more.

Upcoming events (1)

Virtual Inter-University Coding Hackathon

Online event

Join us and help inspire the next generation of digital professionals in our first trans-atlantic coding hackathon. This virtual event will see an infusion of fresh ideas from a diverse range of participants and help prepare them for an increasingly automated world.

Watch university undergrads and recent interns from the UK, the US and Canada put their problem solving, critical thinking and collaborative skills to use by building practical solutions using any number of cutting-edge technologies (AI, Machine Learing, NLP, Big Data, Analytics, APIs, Microservices, Cloud, Mobile, IOT etc.).

We will be hosting talks each day for you to hear from industry professionals.

Agenda:

Tues June 22nd 2021 - 3pm - 6pm BST (10am - 1pm EST):

Welcome and Introduction
Guest speaker Industry
Guest speaker academia
Team formation & networking
Hackathon begins

Wednesday 3pm - 6pm BST (10am - 1pm EST):

Employer Panel
Technical mini-lectures
Intellectual Property workshop
Team support and mentoring

Thursday 3pm - 6pm BST (10am - 1pm EST):

Technical mini-lectures
Team support and mentoring
Team to record their presentation and app (20mins)
Upload presentation slides by Thurs midnight local time

Judging Panel & Prizes: Fri June 25th 3pm - 6pm BST (10am-1pm EST):

Teams meet with Judges for feedback at 4pm BST (11am EST)
Prize awarding ceremony
Closes at 6pm BST (1pm EST)
A full list of speakers will be announced closer to the Hackathon date.

These sessions will be delivered on Zoom and joining details will be sent to registered guests one day in advance.

Register now to reserve your place and help cheer on these dynamic teams.

You can also register at the LSBU Eventbrite page below:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-inter-university-coding-hackathon-tickets-148336589733

See you there!

Past events (5)

Free OPEN Passes to DeveloperWeek 2021 (Feb 17-19)

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