Social/Networking

08:30 -15:30

Protect Tuesday

Cyber Runway

Cyber Runway is the UK’s largest cybersecurity accelerator that’s being delivered by Plexal, Deloitte and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies and is backed by DCMS. We’re hosting an event in Bristol to bring the community closer together.

Register to join us for networking, insights and a chance to hear from and connect with leading innovators from the ecosystem.

Registration does not guarantee you a place at this event. We reserve the right to cancel your booking at our discretion.

You'll have access to the Keynote Session at Bristol and Bath CyberCon, being held in the same building on Tuesday.

Other Sessions Include:

  • Speed Networking
  • Founder Journeys Q&A
  • Business Ideas and Pivoting
  • Sales and Marketing - how to stand out in a crowded cybersecurity marketplace
  • Follow-up sessions with Bristol and Bath Cyber Community Manager

09:00 - 11:00

Protect Tuesday

How to scale in turbulent times

Brexit, the pandemic, a recession, the Russia-Ukraine war, cost of living crisis, and now another recession. Economic turbulence is - for the time being - our "normal"; tech brands are having to move out of "pause mode" and rethink their long-term scaling strategies.

In this breakfast panel discussion hosted by PR experts, Antidote Communications, tech leaders and marketers will discuss how and why scaling strategies have to change, how to appeal to investors in today's world and what comms considerations can help fuel sustainable growth in today's economy.

11:00 - 13:30

Protect Tuesday

The Future of Health Care

Join our health care cluster to discuss what will healthcare look like in 2040 and what trends shape new technology-enabled models of care?

08:30 - 10:00

People Wednesday

How can we retain talent in the South West?

Join Ghyston for breakfast; day sponsors of 'People' at the Bristol Tech Festival!

We are hosting an interactive breakfast session, to discuss ideas on how we can tackle issues surrounding talent acquisition in the South West.

Finding and retaining good people is hard. Here in the South West it is vital that we protect our talent pipeline to continue to build our reputation as a tech hub.

Come along to share your stories and experiences over a croissant and coffee!

18:00 - 20:30

Play Thursday

Get Up, Startup!

 

SETsquared Bristol and Engine Shed are delighted to invite you to our regular meetup for Bristol's tech and innovation scene to get together over a fun packed evening of ideas, songs and refreshments.

10:00 - 12:00

Pioneer Friday

Getting to Know Launch Space - the high-impact tech incubator

Come and talk to the Launch Space team about early-stage business incubation for your tech business, and hear first-hand from some of the latest founder success stories.

We're also offering a behind the scenes tour of the Robotic Innovation Facility, Future Space, and the Health Tech Hub.

12:00 - 13:30

Pioneer Friday

People, Place, Tech and beyond: innovation in communities and cities

This free event is being hosted by the Bristol Innovators' Group (BIG), in partnership with Future Space. This session will focus on how to make change happen in neighbourhoods, communities, and cities.

We know we must work together to support pioneering innovation and experimentation. But where do we start? We’ll discuss international and local examples of action that makes lives better for people living and working in neighbourhoods and cities.

15:00 - 17:00

Pioneer Friday

Tech West England Advocates Launch Event

Over the last several months we have been holding a series of Tech Roundtable events to really listen to Techs across West England to identify ways we can build on the existing Tech eco-system and to maximise the global reach of Tech Advocates.

Join us for our official launch of Tech West England Advocates kindly hosted by Huboo and co-sponsored by the Department of International Trade. Learn about our Global Tech Advocates community and our exciting plans to support Techs from across the South West and West Midlands to Scale Up and Grow Globally.