10:00 - 11:00

Purpose Monday

The Sustainable Developer: How Your Software Could Code a Greener Future

Join us to hear all about the career journey from women doing this job, how they got there and the impact they're having on the world.

10:00 - 11:30

Purpose Monday

Business on Purpose - B Corp 101 Workshop

The world needs every business to step up, measure and improve their social and environmental impact. Going through the B Corp Impact Assessment is a great way to get started.

In this 90 minute B Corp workshop we will provide an overview and get you started by working through one of the sections together to demystify the process, giving you to knowledge, network and tools to make progress.

11:00 - 12:00

Purpose Monday

Funding and Initiatives available to help businesses on their journey to net zero

Join our session to find out what incentives are available to businesses to help their journey to net zero.

14:00 - 15:00

Purpose Monday

Digital placemaking for positive places and flourishing futures

Join us for an inspiring, interactive session discussing the potential of digital technology to sustainably support local people and places.

We will share diverse ways digital technologies are supporting people to live better lives locally, followed by an online inspiration session to stimulate ideas around harnessing digital technology for place engagement and wellbeing.

18:00 - 20:00

Purpose Monday

Vision, Value, Purpose: Amplify Your Message

Business is changing for the better. Ethical tech is motivating your team as much as your clients, so telling your purpose-driven story is more vital than ever before in attracting & retaining those who share your values.

Join Bristol-based Made Talent & leading creative agency Halt. for this scroll-stopping deep dive into curating & optimizing your message to market. By the end of the evening, you may not even need a recruiter to find your next great hire!

You’ll get valuable branding advice for modern tech businesses, and you’ll leave more confident to compel others, as well as gaining exclusive access to our Made Community of thought leaders and likeminded peers changing the world for the better through technology.

08:30 -15:30

People Wednesday

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

10:00 - 11:00

People Wednesday

How do I get into Cyber?

Join me to find out about the different entry levels of joining Risk Advisory and Cyber role i.e. Industrial Placement, Summer Vacation Scheme, Grad Programme and possibly Experience Hire route if mature attendees.

11:00 - 12:00

People Wednesday

Inclusive Leadership - The Secret To Unlocking Collective Brilliance

A unique opportunity to develop your leadership mindset to have maximum impact in our increasingly diverse and complex world.

As part of the Bristol Technology Festival Diversily are delighted to bring you this interactive workshop to help you develop the mindset needed for leadership in a new era.

Command and control style leadership is no longer effective in an increasingly diverse and complex world. It is time for Leadership 2.0!

11:30 - 12:30

People Wednesday

Getting your first 10 hires right: How to build the right startup team

Are you hiring role-by-role, struggling to see past the short-term? Do you want to attract the top talent but are unsure about how to make yourself stand out? Are you afraid of the consequences of a bad hire?

Then you're not alone.

13:30 - 17:00

People Wednesday


SETsquared Bristol's Idea2Pitch will help hone your ideas, and shape them into a pitch for gaining interest or support in your venture.

Do you have a great tech business idea, but don’t know where to start? Or are you unsure what to do next in order to grow your technology company? Then sign up for the Idea2Pitch event hosted by SETsquared Bristol to help hone your ideas, and shape them into a pitch for gaining interest or support in your venture.

Tech founders or aspiring tech entrepreneurs of all levels and backgrounds are welcome to apply to attend. The event will take place at the Chessel Centre on Chessel Street.

Idea2Pitch includes an interactive workshop on what makes a good business idea, and how to pitch it for maximum effect, and an introduction to SETsquared.

Workshop leader: Rick Chapman, Entrepreneur in Residence at SETsquared

14:00 - 15:30

Play Thursday

Tezos presents… | NFT Peeps

The inaugural Tezos meetup in Bristol as part of Bristol Technology Festival. Informative. Insightful. Inspirational.

An opportunity to learn from experts and practitioners using the Tezos blockchain in an array of practical, positive and progressive ways.

15:00 - 17:30

Play Thursday

Building a better future: Tech for Good Creative Exploration

Our recent Unconference surfaced a variety of key themes from Tech Volunteering, to Digital Skills, Digital Inclusion, Diversity, and Building partnerships for effective collaboration.

During the Bristol Tech Festival we will be hosting a Lego Serious Play style event as an accessible and creative way to explore challenges and problem solve solutions for connecting the expertise, resources, and networks to support tech for good challenges faced across our region.

We expect to also build on the existing regional tech for good map to surface expertise, resources and initiatives across the region.

10:00 - 12:30

Pioneer Friday

Tech Ethics for Innovators

Come and join our special Tech Ethics for Innovators session at the Bristol Tech Festival.

Discussions about the unintended consequences of technology and the role of ethics have become an important topic of debate for governments, regulators , academics, civil society and businesses around the world.

Everyone seems to be talking about ethical and responsible innovation, but what do we mean when we talk about ethics?

Ethics is a method that can be learnt, and this workshop will offer you the foundations to start applying ethics to the design and development of your product and services.