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March 2019
Free

Lancashire Tech Talks: Apps & Maps : Building a major U.K. retailer’s app & an intro to Wardley maps

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Graham & Brown, Clinton St
Blackburn , Lancashire BB1 3EE United Kingdom
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Register on MeetUp. Once you've joined the group on MeetUp you'll be notified of all Lancashire Tech Talks events which happen each month in Blackburn. This month's speakers : How a major U.K. retailer transformed it's shop-floor culture, with an app! Paul O'Donnell Delivery Lead at Equal Experts How can a simple app transform how people behave on the shop floor of a multibillion pound retailer? What is it that brings users back daily? This case study tells the story…

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April 2019
Free

Leading your Manufacturing 4.0 workforce development

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lancaster House Hotel, Green Lane
Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 4GJ United Kingdom
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Open to: Lancashire-based SME’s in the Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing sector. This EnginE event explores some of the opportunities offered by smart product development, with a keynote on how leaders need to address people and culture as much as technology. Sean McIlveen, LUMS Honorary Teaching Fellow, Director of Infinite Perspective Consulting Ltd, and formerly HR director at both Rolls Royce Aerospace and Ford Britain, will explore how the implementation of change is deeply cultural, and requires great leadership as well…

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Free

Digital Skills Training Programme: Burnley

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UCLan Victoria Mill, Trafalgar Street
Burnley, Lancashire BB11 1RA United Kingdom
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The Digital Skills Training Programme by Facebook and Freeformers, in partnership with The Extraordinary Club & Agent Academy will develop your confidence for your current or future employment, keeping you up to date with the digital economy. A free and informative course, covering three key areas: • Innovation – come up with your next big idea and prototype it! • Web Presence – make the web work for you and help your idea come to life with the right tools…

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Free

Open Your Doors to more diverse candidates

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Preston North End FC, Sir Tom Finney Way
Preston, Lancashire PR1 6RU United Kingdom
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Discover a new way to hire through the Government’s Work and Health Programme, delivered in the North West by Ingeus. A fully-funded service that connects local employers with local talent. You can also learn about making your organisation more accessible and attractive to people seeking work. But don't take our word for it as employers such as the NHS and St George's Shopping Centre will be sharing their experience of recruiting candidates through non-traditional routes and the benefits it has…

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Free

Let’s Talk….People perspectives in business

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Society1, 9-10 Cross Street
Preston, Lancashire PR1 3LT United Kingdom
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Hosted by Jeremy Coates - CEO of Magma Digital.  Jeremy will share his compelling story of setting up, creating and running an award winning agency. Magma celebrate their 20th year in business. A rare achievement for a digital agency. Jeremy will share his experiences of what it takes to grow a business to the scale of Magma Digital. He will focus on why it is so important to value people on your journey in business. Jeremy has a background as…

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Free

Lancashire Tech Talks: Software Dev Through the Eyes of an ex-Poker Player + Lightning Talks!

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Graham & Brown, Stanley Street
Blackburn , Lancashire BB1 3BW United Kingdom
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6.00pm :: Doors open, drinks & chat 6.30pm :: Intro & Mark's talk 7.15pm :: Break for food and drinks 7.45pm :: ⚡️Lightning talks⚡️ 8.15pm(ish) :: Wrap up This month there is a talk from Mark Kirschstein of XP man fame (https://twitter.com/XPManchester), and a selection of lightning talks!

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May 2019
Free

R-Ladies Lancaster Launch

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lancaster University, LA1 4YW + Google Map

Schedule: 18:00 - 18:20: Registration 18:20 - 18:40: Introduction to R-Ladies and the local groups 18:40 - 19:00: Nic Crane: Ten Steps to Becoming a Tidyverse Contributor 19:00 - 19:30: Pizza break/networking 19:30 - 19:40: Rhian Davies: A day in the life with R. A whirlwind tour. 19:40 - 20:00: Lucy Morgan: The rocky road to building my first R package 20:00 - 20:30 Networking/close View full details on MeetUp.

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Free

Push the Boundaries: Innovation in Health

May 2 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA building), Lancaster University
Lancaster, LA1 4YW United Kingdom
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Brought to you by the Health Innovation Campus at Lancaster University featuring Push Doctor and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Be inspired by a panel of experts who will share how data, digital, and technology innovations have been implemented regionally to improve patient care. And most importantly, you will hear some of the valuable lessons learnt from the highs and lows of implementing digital technologies and bringing products and services to market.

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Free

Tech Show North

May 8 - May 9
Event City, Barton Dock Road
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Taking place on 8 & 9 May 2019 at EventCity, Manchester, and co-locating with eCommerce Show North, #TSN19 will be the biggest ever gathering of technology companies and suppliers held outside London. Don’t miss out and register your place here for free.   OPENING TIMES Wednesday 8 May – 09:30 – 16:30 Thursday 9 May – 09:30 – 16:00    

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UCLan COMPUTING Final Year Project Showcase

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
UCLan C&T Building, Fylde Road
Preston, PR1 2HE United Kingdom
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UCLan are inviting you to come and see the projects that their final year students on the Computing courses have produced. This is a chance to see what the students are capable of, and to come and meet and chat with them about their hopes and aspirations. The current second years are currently thinking about what they will undertake as a project and this may be a good opportunity to propose something that a student could work with you on. Projects…

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