Bristol Technology Festival 2021

10-15th October 2021

We Will Be Back in Autumn 2022!

Check Out The Videos From 2021

Bristol Tech Festival Keynote 2021: Antonia Forster
Advanced Air Mobility: from medical drone deliveries to people movement through a distributed zero-carbon aviation network
Designing Digital Platforms for Stratospheric Success
Why should we care about digitising the physical world?
Motion Simulator - combining the power of AI and Simulation to help transport operators make data driven decisions
Earth we love you...but we need some space – how our GRAVITY Challenge explores out-of-this world solutions
Location Intelligence - using geospatial data and services to transform day to day operations
New Tools For The Future
The anatomy of a ransomware attack
Why investing in a culture of curiosity can transform your business and change the world
Putting the user experience at the centre of your digital partnership
LegalTech comes of age: our innovation and opportunity guide to the next few years
Invest in your PR, so investors invest in you
Why scrutiny is crucial to innovation’s success
Hiring with limited resources

Our Charity Partner

This year Bristol Tech Festival is partnering with Digilocal to support young people into coding! 

Donate here or you can donate directly to DigiLocal by scanning the QR code facilitated by our friends Moneyhub, ensuring DigiLocal receives 100% of all donations, immediately.


This festival would not be possible without the support of partners. Thank you!

Headline Partner

Community Partners


Our Mission

Our aim is to create a platform that allows groups to run and promote tech events under the banner of Bristol Technology Festival and to provide support and guidance.

The launch team

Ben Shorrock


Marty Reid

Head of Engine Shed

David Henderson

Fintech West

Karin Rudolph

Course Director, Newicon Academy

Nick Rutherford

Founder, Bristol Tech Showcase

Marina Traversari

Global Program Manager - Ecosystem Acceleration Centers (TEAC)

Want to run an event or get involved?

Check out the Videos from 2020

Employee Wellbeing: Now it's time for it to become a business priority
Digitise your business with AWS Cloud
An Introduction to the OS Data Hub
Slow Computing: Why We Need Balanced Digital Lives.
Ger Rich Quick?
Why is now the time to innovate with Open Finance
Building back better, building back with impact
What is Quantum?
Be Prepared to Forget Everything You Know About Innovation
Making Better Tech Decisions with Jobs to be Done
Top 6 trending people challenges and how Tech SME's are overcoming them
New Epoch, New Leader
Adopting Space Technology Down Here on Earth
WTF is Cloud Native and Why Should I Care?
Using Drones and Satellites to Transform Business Operations
Building digital capability: Getting the right skills for the right person at the right time
Reimagining Digital Placemaking: Technology and the public realm towards 2030
Data ethics of the future and it's impact on innovation
The Visual Voyage: Guide your customers on the path to purchase
Financial Technology in Research and Education
Be Prepared to Forget Everything You Know About Innovation
Mobility as a Service: How do we develop the future of transport
Up skilling and getting started in tech
Amanda Solloway, Minister for Science
Tim Bowles, West of England Mayor

Bristol Tech Festival is committed to an inclusive event