techUK Insights RSS Feed - http://www.techuk.org techUK RSS feed for insights content. en Copyright (C) 2015 techUK.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12620-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-1-future-spectrum-demand-1 UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 1: Future Spectrum Demand (1) http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12620-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-1-future-spectrum-demand-1 Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:35 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The first in a series of SPF workshops focusing on Future Spectrum Demand. This meeting will have an overview from Analysys Mason, an update from Ofcom and presentations on spectrum demand in the Utility sector and in agriculture. <p><img style="float: right; height: 104px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><strong>Date:</strong> Thursday 26 April 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 10:00 - 12:30 (registration from 09:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Janette Stewart, Principal, Analysys Mason</p> <p>The first in a series of SPF workshops focusing on Future Spectrum Demand. This meeting will have an overview from Analysys Mason, an update from Ofcom and presentations on spectrum demand in the Utility sector and in agriculture.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Agenda</span></p> <p><strong>1. Introductions and aim of workshop</strong><br> Janette Stewart, Analysys Mason and Cluster 1 Chair</p> <p><strong>2. Ofcom&rsquo;s international engagement &ndash; 470-960MHz</strong><br> Presentation from Stephen Talbot, Ofcom</p> <p><strong>3. Utility spectrum demand</strong><br> Presentation from Adrian Grilli, JRC</p> <p><strong>4. Wireless Technology in Industrial Automation&acirc;&#128;&#139;</strong><br> Presentation from Tony Lavender, Plum Consulting</p> <p><strong>5. Wrap up and planning for subsequent workshops</strong><br> Janette Stewart, Analysys Mason and Cluster 1 Chair</p> <p><br> More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12525-nhs-digital-webinar-on-urgent-and-emergency-care-clinical-triage-platform NHS Digital Webinar on Urgent and Emergency Care Clinical Triage Platform http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12525-nhs-digital-webinar-on-urgent-and-emergency-care-clinical-triage-platform Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:59:35 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org NHS Digital, in partnership with techUK invite you to attend a webinar on the Urgent and Emergency Care Clinical Triage Platform. <p>NHS Digital, in partnership with techUK invite you to attend a webinar on the Urgent and Emergency Care Clinical Triage Platform.</p> <p>The Clinical Triage Platform (CTP) team is developing the next generation of clinical triage technology to help identify and meet the urgent care needs of patients.</p> <p>Since our previous engagement, the plan for the delivery of CTP has progressed significantly and the team would like to update the market on the new approach. The session will cover the new proposed platform design, high level Roadmap and benefits to the UEC environment, patients and suppliers. We will also deliver an update on the technical environment and introduce new concepts, such as:</p> <ul><li>continual improvement based on analysis of patient outcomes</li> <li>enable access to patient data for use in Urgent and Emergency Care (UEC) episodes</li> <li>allow additional modules to be accessed by UEC providers for specific patient needs, where necessary, whilst maintaining the high level of availability and performance.</li> </ul><p>The team&rsquo;s objective is to create a capability that gives providers a wider choice of the products they choose to support delivery of their services and allows suppliers to more easily integrate their products into this platform.</p> <p>To help deliver this we are seeking partners to collaborate with us on proof of concept projects.</p> <p>To find out more, you are invited to join NHS Digital and techUK for a webinar. If you cannot make this date, the webinar will be repeated on 5 April, or the 12 April.</p> <p>Each of the webinars will cover the same content and will explore imminent collaboration opportunities for suppliers to express an interest.</p> <p>The session is open to all suppliers including non techUK members.&nbsp;</p> <p>Registrations for this event are being handled by Eventbrite,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nhs-digital-webinar-on-urgent-and-emergency-care-clinical-triage-platform-tickets-44479112222" target="_blank">please click here</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12625-industry-briefing-with-nhs-digital-london Industry Briefing with NHS Digital – London http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12625-industry-briefing-with-nhs-digital-london Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:39 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org You are invited to join NHS Digital and techUK for the next in our series of industry briefings. <p><strong>*This event is now fully booked. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email <a href="mailto:ellie.huckle@techuk.org">Ellie Huckle</a>*</strong></p> <p>You are invited to join NHS Digital and techUK for the next in our series of industry briefings.</p> <p>We will be hosting this event in Leeds and London, so you can choose to attend whichever location is most convenient. This is the registration page for the London event.</p> <p>The briefing will cover:</p> <ul><li>an update of NHS Digital's work including the "personalised health and care 2020" programmes commissioned by the National Information Board</li> <li>an in-depth look at a number of NHS Digital's development roadmaps and programme plans, an opportunity to ask questions of NHS Digital senior management who are leading development and service improvement programmes</li> <li>a chance to share your perspectives with NHS Digital, techUK and colleagues across the health and social care digital industry</li> <li>signposting to further information and opportunities to shape the development of NHS Digital's services.</li> </ul><p>We look forward to seeing you at one of our briefings.</p> <p>The Industry Briefings are open to members of techUK and to non-members . You will have to register the first time you book for a techUK event.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12627-joint-techuk-ukspace-satellite-telcommunications-committee Joint techUK/UKspace Satellite Telcommunications Committee http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12627-joint-techuk-ukspace-satellite-telcommunications-committee Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:40 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><strong>Time:</strong>&nbsp;13:00 - 16:30<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK,&nbsp;10 St Bride Street, London,EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong>&nbsp;Dr Peter Aspden, UK Marketing Manager, Telecommunications Satellites, Airbus Defence and Space Ltd</p> <p><strong>PLEASE NOTE:&nbsp;This event is open to members of either techUK or UKspace. To register for this event, please select the Book Now button and log/register through the new techUK booking system.&acirc;&#128;&#139;</strong></p> <p>The Satellite Committee looks at matters related to Satellite Telecommunications from research and development, including the European ARTES programme, to the provision and marketing of Satellite Broadband and Broadcasting infrastructure and services both in the UK and overseas. The Committee works closely with the UKspace Satellite Telecommunications Committee.</p> <p>The Committees work together with the techUK Communications and Policy Council especially on spectrum issues. techUK members may also like to consider joining the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.</p> <p><strong>Agenda</strong></p> <table><tbody><tr><td> <p>12:30 &ndash; 13:00</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Registration &amp; lunch</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> <td> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr><tr><td> <p>13:00 &ndash; 13:10</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Introduction by the Chairman</p> </td> <td> <p>Dr. Peter Aspden, Airbus</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr><tr><td> <p>13:10 &ndash; 13:20</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Minutes &amp; Actions from the last meeting</p> </td> <td> <p>Dr. Peter Aspden, Chairman</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr><tr><td> <p>13:20 &ndash; 13:45</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Updates on UKspace, PSC, the Space Growth Partnership &amp; Sector Deal</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> <td> <p>Paul Flanagan, UKspace</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr><tr><td> <p>13:45&ndash; 14:00</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Update from OneWeb</p> </td> <td> <p>Andrew Fry, OneWeb</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr><tr><td> <p>14:00&ndash; 14:15</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Update from innovateUK, including In-Orbit Demonstrator</p> </td> <td> <p>Maria Kalama, innovateUK</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr><tr><td> <p>14:15&ndash; 14:35</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">Regulatory &amp; Spectrum issues</p> </td> <td> <p>Julian McGougan, techUK</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr><tr><td> <p>14:35&ndash; 14:45</p> </td> <td> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">AOB and close</p> </td> <td> <p>Dr. Peter Aspden, Chairman</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr></tbody></table> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12630-west-yorkshire-police-pre-procurement-supplier-engagement-event West Yorkshire Police: Pre-Procurement Supplier Engagement Event http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12630-west-yorkshire-police-pre-procurement-supplier-engagement-event Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:42 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The PCC for West Yorkshire is looking to engage the supplier community ahead of undertaking a procurement exercise for an off the shelf ERP solution. This event is a chance for the West Yorkshire team to brief industry on their requirements and the intended procurement approach. <p><strong>Date:</strong> 3rd May 2018</p> <p><strong>Time:</strong> 11:00 &ndash; 13:00 + Lunch</p> <p><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p>The PCC for West Yorkshire intends to undertake a procurement exercise for an off the shelf ERP solution, in the first instance for West Yorkshire Police. The intention is to enter into a procurement process to procure a Framework Agreement with a single supplier for this requirement.</p> <p>Whilst there is no firm commitment at this stage, other national Police Forces or Emergency Services have indicated that they may decide to use this Framework Agreement as the basis for their contract during the term (each police Force/Emergency Service will be named within the Contract Notice).</p> <p>The purpose of this competition is to establish a 4 year Framework Agreement with a single supplier. The call-off contracts under the Framework Agreement will be for a duration up to 10 years, made up of an initial term plus optional extensions. It is envisaged that the tender documentation for the procurement of the ERP solution should be available from April 2018.</p> <p>The purpose of this event is to brief interested suppliers on the details of the tender requirements and the procurement approach. Please note the number of attendees will be limited to 2 per organisation, however if numbers exceed capacity there may be a need to reduce this to 1 attendee per organisation.</p> <p>This event is open to <strong>techUK members and non-members alike</strong>. Interested providers who are not members of techUK and wish to attend should email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:henry.rex@techuk.org" target="_blank">henry.rex@techuk.org</a> by <strong>12pm on 30th April 2018</strong> (as places may be limited) to express their interest.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12631-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-spectrum-resilience UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Spectrum Resilience http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12631-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-spectrum-resilience Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:43 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><strong>Date:</strong> Thursday 03 May, 2018<img style="float: right; height: 106px; width: 125px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/UKSPF/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><br><strong>Time:</strong> 14:00-17:00, (registration from 13:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Brides, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p><strong>Chair:</strong> Anil Shukla, QinetiQ</p> <p>In advance of the meeting you can read&nbsp;QinetiQ's white paper for the UK Spectrum Policy Forum, which&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/insights/reports/item/12165-report-what-does-the-uk-need-to-do-to-pursue-its-spectrum-resilience-objectives" target="_blank">considers what the UK needs to do to pursue its spectrum resilience objectives</a>.</p> <p><em>The agenda will be circulated shortly.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12748-ce-strategy-and-technology-group-meeting CE Strategy and Technology Group meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12748-ce-strategy-and-technology-group-meeting Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:52:49 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group brings techUK TV manufacturer community members together to address longer term topics that shape the TV manufacturing space <p>This Group is concerned with future technology in the CE Sector. Its interests currently include connected Services mainly in the DTT Sector, but have many concerns of the developing DTT Platform with pressures from the potential for reduced Broadcast Spectrum. The group has recently incorporated some of the techUK members from the connected TV Forum.</p> <p><strong>Chair:</strong></p> <p>Mark Vasey, Senior Manager IPTV and DTV Solution Centre,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.panasonic.com/uk/" target="_blank">Panasonic UK Ltd</a></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12635-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12635-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:47 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12637-industry-briefing-with-nhs-digital-leeds Industry Briefing with NHS Digital – Leeds http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12637-industry-briefing-with-nhs-digital-leeds Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:48 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org You are invited to join NHS Digital and techUK for the next in our series of industry briefings. <p>You are invited to join NHS Digital and techUK for the next in our series of industry briefings.</p> <p>We will be hosting this event in Leeds and London, so you can choose to attend whichever location is most convenient. This is the registration page for the Leeds event.</p> <p>The briefing will cover:</p> <ul><li>an update of NHS Digital's work including the "personalised health and care 2020" programmes commissioned by the National Information Board</li> <li>an in-depth look at a number of NHS Digital's development roadmaps and programme plans, an opportunity to ask questions of NHS Digital senior management who are leading development and service improvement programmes</li> <li>a chance to share your perspectives with NHS Digital, techUK and colleagues across the health and social care digital industry</li> <li>signposting to further information and opportunities to shape the development of NHS Digital's services.</li> </ul><p>We look forward to seeing you at one of our briefings.</p> <p>The Industry Briefings are open to members of techUK and to non-members . You will have to register the first time you book for a techUK event.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12639-techuk-introductory-evening-may-2018 techUK Introductory Evening - May 2018 http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12639-techuk-introductory-evening-may-2018 Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:50 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <h2>Whether you are new to techUK, thinking of joining us or would just like a reminder of the many benefits and services that we have to offer, then this is the event for you.</h2> <p>We invite you to join us for an introductory evening, where we will tell you more about techUK, how we work and how you, as a member, can access our many member benefits and services.</p> <p>We will explain our vision for the UK tech industry and our priorities for 2018. You will also hear from other techUK members, who will give you examples of how they use and get value from their memberships.</p> <p><strong>How it works?</strong></p> <p>The event will start with an opening session by our CEO Julian David and Head of Member Relations Sean Moore who will give an overview of the evening and techUK.</p> <p>Following this, there is the opportunity to attend up to three breakout sessions to meet the techUK team and to learn more about their programmes and how you can get involved:</p> <p>&bull; Cloud, Data Analytics &amp; AI; Internet of Things; SmarterUK; Data Centres</p> <p>&bull; Policy: UK&rsquo;s Relationship with Europe; Data &ndash; Policy, Governance &amp; Ethics; Skills Talent &amp; Diversity; Industrial Strategy &amp; New World of Work; International Trade</p> <p>&bull; Central Government; Local Government; Health &amp; Social Care;</p> <p>&bull; Defence; Cyber &amp; National Security; Justice &amp; Emergency Services</p> <p>&bull; Communications Infrastructure; Satellite Applications &amp; Services,</p> <p>&bull; Environmental Regulation; Climate Change; Modern Slavery &amp; Human Rights; Consumer Electronics; Export Controls; Customs</p> <p>&bull; Financial Services &amp; Payments</p> <p>This is a great opportunity for you to meet techUK team and to hear more about how you can get involved as well as network with existing member companies and prospective members.</p> <p>The event is free to attend and open to all techUK members, prospective members and other interested parties.</p> <p>We look forward to seeing you there!</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12750-sustainable-supply-chain-group Sustainable Supply Chain Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12750-sustainable-supply-chain-group Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:03:33 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Sustainable Supply Chain Group closely monitors the development of legislation in this space and considers its implications for the technology sector. <p>The Sustainable Supply Chain Group (SSG) brings together sustainability, materials and environmental experts from across the wide techUK membership and focuses on issues affecting the wider supply chain, both up and down stream.</p> <p>This includes the requirements of the RoHS Directive, REACH (the EU flagship chemicals legislation), modern slavery and human rights, sustainable development and conflict minerals. Meetings also hear from leading NGOs, government and international officials.</p> <p>The SSG discussions are mostly around the interpretation and understanding of current requirements as they evolve and the shaping of new policy under consideration by the UK Government, the EU, UN, OECD as well as international pan industry efforts.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12870-programme-cortisone-procurement-announcement Programme CORTISONE Procurement Announcement http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12870-programme-cortisone-procurement-announcement Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:29:13 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This industry briefing day looks to outline MoD’s vision for its healthcare services and opportunities for healthcare product/services suppliers to help deliver the CORTISONE solution. <p>Post a strategic procurement reset in Autumn 2017, and consultation with healthcare suppliers and NHS Digital, CORTISONE is looking to showcase its refreshed procurement approach and upcoming opportunities for suppliers. This event looks to outline MoD&rsquo;s vision for its healthcare services and opportunities for healthcare product/services suppliers to help deliver the CORTISONE solution. We will explain changes to the procurement approach for CORTISONE since the previous exercise, and offer an opportunity for industry to ask questions and engage with the programme team. The programme will then seek feedback on the approach after the event, to advise upcoming procurements in 2018/19.</p> <p><strong>What is Programme CORTISONE?</strong></p> <p>CORTISONE is a programme looking to deliver to Defence Medical Services an integrated ecosystem of multiple medical information services. Its vision is to deliver &lsquo;a sustainable, integrated, cohesive and enduring information capability that will fully and effectively support the delivery of evidence-based medical and dental health and healthcare outputs, to achieve the Aim of the Defence Medical Services(DMS)&rsquo; &ndash; which is to Promote, Protect and Restore the health of the Defence population to maximise their fitness for role, while maintaining an occupational focus and an operational edge.<br><br> A multi-million-pound programme, with global reach and operations equivalent in size to two large CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) and a Community Trust, CORTISONE looks to procure a full suite of healthcare software and services from multiple healthcare product/service suppliers, as well as appoint a systems integrator. Elements of the ecosystem will be re-competed on a regular basis to ensure the best solutions are being delivered to users, giving an ongoing opportunity for market players to get involved with the ecosystem on a long-term basis.</p> <p>The MoD is looking for a range of companies to engage with the programme, delivering a full-suite of healthcare software and services to meet use-cases and patient-journey-defined functional requirements. The full range of services required can be seen in the graphic below. All suppliers are encouraged to participate the modular nature of the procurement allowing innovation to take a leading role in delivery of functionality.<br><br> CORTISONE is also looking to the future &ndash; to exploit innovations which will align with NHS strategy for the virtualisation of healthcare and integrated healthcare services across the healthcare sector. This will include telemedicine for deployed troops, integration with patient records across the NHS and other patient databases, patient condition tracking, and more.</p> <p><br> What information will you get from this day?</p> <ol><li>What CORTISONE is looking to procure and deliver;</li> <li>How the future procurement will be run.</li> <li>What has the CORTISONE programme learnt from, and has developed since its initial market engagement and procurement process.</li> <li>The opportunities and innovations that the procurement opens-up, both in the short and long term.</li> </ol><p>Opportunities of the day:</p> <ol><li>Engage&nbsp;with the CORTISONE team and representatives from DMS.</li> <li>Network with other suppliers and potential partners.</li> </ol><p><a href="https://www.contracts.mod.uk/do-mod-announcements/programme-cortisone-procurement-update-event/">To book a place click here.</a></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12587-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-3-release-mechanisms-flexible-spectrum-access UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 2 & 3: Release Mechanisms & Flexible Spectrum Access http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12587-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-3-release-mechanisms-flexible-spectrum-access Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:12 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><img alt="uk spectrum policy forum5" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" style="float:right; height:104px; width:123px"><strong>Date:</strong> Monday 21 May 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 10:00 - 12:00 (registration from 09:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Peter Curnow-Ford, CEO,&nbsp;Viatec Associates Ltd &amp; Tony Lavender, CEO,&nbsp;Plum Consulting London LLP</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12568-local-public-services-committee-meeting Local Public Services Committee Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12568-local-public-services-committee-meeting Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:43:57 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Invitation Only <p>techUK's Local Public Services Committee brings together senior public sector leaders from tech companies from small, medium and large companies. The newly established Committee will drive techUK&rsquo;s work programme for delivering better local public services.</p> <p>Please note this meeting is for LPSC members only. For more information about the Local Public Services Committee, please contact Georgina Maratheftis.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12800-joint-techuk-uk-space-positioning-navigation-timing-committee-pntc-meeting Joint techUK/UK Space Positioning, Navigation & Timing Committee (PNTC) Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12800-joint-techuk-uk-space-positioning-navigation-timing-committee-pntc-meeting Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:59:59 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><strong>Date:</strong> Tuesday 22 May 2018<br><strong>Time: </strong>13:30 &ndash; 16:30.<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Richard Bowden (QinetiQ Group)<br><strong>Vice Chair:</strong> Mark Mark Dumville (NSL)</p> <p><em>Sandwich lunch will be available from 13:00</em></p> <p><strong>PLEASE NOTE:&nbsp;</strong>This event is open to members of either techUK or UKspace. To register for this event, please select the Book Now button and log/register through the new techUK booking system.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12645-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12645-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:54 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Working Group provides strategic direction for all techUK activities related to blockchain and DLT. <p>The Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Working Group provides strategic direction for all techUK activities related to blockchain and DLT. It considers what action can be taken in order to industrialise, support blockchain technology readiness, help organisations with adoption and consider use cases not limited to financial services but a wide range of other sectors, including, the Internet of Things, smart energy &amp; utilities, smart contracts and government.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12751-digital-radio-group-meeting Digital Radio Group Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12751-digital-radio-group-meeting Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:18:31 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group meets on an ad hoc basis to discuss issues that relate to the promotion of Digital Radio in the lead up to a digital switchover. <div> <p>An agenda will be available for members closer to the meeting date.</p> </div> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12877-financial-services-council Financial Services Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12877-financial-services-council Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:02:40 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org techUK Financial Services and Payments Programme builds a greater understanding of the 'technological art of the possible' in order to apply it to the reform and evolution of the financial and payments systems. <p>An agenda and papers will be circulated prior to the meeting</p> <p><strong>Membership and attendance is by invitation only.</strong>&nbsp;Please contact&nbsp;Ruth Milligan&nbsp;if you would like additional information.</p> <p><em>The Financial Services Council exists to provide guidance and direction to the running of the techUK Financial Services &amp; Payments Programme and its constituent groups (Open Banking &amp; Payments, DLT, Insurance), to the benefit of the industry. The Council's membership is made up of individuals with relevant expertise from across techUK member companies; representing the interests of the technology industry as a whole.</em></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12652-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12652-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:59 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12567-icos-and-crypto-currencies-what-s-it-all-about ICOs and crypto-currencies - what's it all about? http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12567-icos-and-crypto-currencies-what-s-it-all-about Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:08:54 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Join experts and techUK members to discuss what crypto-currencies and initial coin offerings might mean for mainstream businesses <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><span style="font-size:20px">Bitcoin is old news, perhaps (or is it?), but the rise and rise of initial coin offerings, the controversy and the regulatory uncertainty are very much in the news. In the background, the crypto-currency market is growing and growing and the use of token as funding mechanisms and as real useable assets is becoming established. Nevertheless, many questions, uncertainties and trust issues remain.</span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:18px">In this roundtable 'talk-to-the experts' session, techuk will examine what these developments might mean for your business.</span></p> <ul><li><span style="font-size:18px">Could an ICO-funded competitor suddenly move into and disrupt my market?</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:18px">What concerns should I have if my suppliers or customers launch an ICO?</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:18px">Should my business consider accepting payment in crypto-currencies?</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:18px">How do AML rules view assets from crypto-currencies?</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:18px">How are regulators veiwing crypto-currencies?</span></li> </ul><p><span style="font-size:18px">techuk will bring together a number of experts in this area to lead a rountable discussion on the real-world implications of crypto-currencies and ICOs.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px">Speakers tbc</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12653-dlt-event-re-initial-coin-offerings DLT event re Initial Coin Offerings http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12653-dlt-event-re-initial-coin-offerings Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:59 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12752-product-technical-policy-and-standards-group Product Technical Policy and Standards Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12752-product-technical-policy-and-standards-group Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:30:47 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group is our forum on policy, standards and conformity in electrical safety and technical performance. <p>The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group (PTPS) covers electro-technical policies affecting products as well as the standards manufacturers must comply with before tech goods can be sold in the UK.</p> <p>Currently the PTPS is focused on understanding what Brexit means for physical goods, conformity assessments and its impact on design requirements. It is campaigning to keep the UK within CE marking and membership of the European Standardization organisations. The group also lobbies on the details of specific legislation such as the Radio Equipment, Low Voltage and Electromagnetic Compatibility Directives.</p> <p>The PTPS also works with the BSI and sits on numerous UK and international CEN, CENELEC, IEC, ISO and IEEE standards committees and updates members on standards in development. The PTPS engages with BEIS, other industry fora (including Digital Europe) and Market Surveillance Authorities on product compliance.</p> <p>The PTPS is open to all members, but is mainly for those manufacturing physical goods.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12774-waste-and-resources-group Waste and Resources Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12774-waste-and-resources-group Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:55:00 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The forum for manufacturers and importers of electronic equipment to consider issues relating to how products and packaging is dealt with at the end of its life. <p>The Waste and Resource Group (WRG) is the forum for the techUK members placing goods on the market and responsible for the recycling and disposal at end of life.</p> <p>Currently the WRG is looking at the future of Extended Producer Responsibility schemes in the UK, helping Defra with the upcoming Resources and Waste Strategy, implementation of the EU Circular Economy Package and helping members comply with the WEEE, Packaging and Batteries Directives. The group helps Defra set targets for collections and advocates measures that support an effective UK WEEE System.</p> <p>The group also hears from the recycling, waste management and Producer Compliance Scheme communities and feeds into the techUK chaired Joint Trade Association for producers of electrical and electronic equipment.</p> <p><strong>The group is open to any member placing physical goods on the market.</strong></p> <p><strong>If you are interested in attending, please contact&nbsp;<a href="mailto:lucas.banach@techuk.org?subject=WRG%202018" target="_blank">Lucas Banach</a></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12883-how-to-hire-the-right-salesperson How to hire the RIGHT salesperson http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12883-how-to-hire-the-right-salesperson Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:31:16 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Malcolm Milligan and John Mulholland, seasoned veterans in the world of talent management. will cover a session which is to help us in recruiting the right talent <p>From the seasoned sales manager to the SME founder recruiting the first salesperson, the chances of making a bad choice are, we are sorry to say, high. Whether you&rsquo;ve got the wrong idea of a great salesperson &ndash; shiny suit, slick banter, coals to Newcastle &ndash; or you have been seduced by a professional CV and all the &ldquo;right&rdquo; answers at interview, all too often that fantastic new hire is walking out the door too early with too much of your money for no return.</p> <p>To help you improve your chances next time, the Marketing and Sales Group has managed to snaffle two hours from Malcolm Milligan and John Mulholland, seasoned veterans in the world of talent management. Together, they will steer us through an interactive session on:</p> <ul><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The importance of understanding company culture and cultural fit</li> <li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Building the right job description and profile (yes, they are different)</li> <li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Attracting the right candidates</li> <li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Psychometric profiling and behavioural interviewing</li> </ul><p>Speaker Profiles:</p> <p>Malcolm Milligan has been involved in sales, marketing and human resource management for many years. After a sales career with major stationery and insurance companies, Malcolm moved into management roles and helped many sales and marketing personnel build and develop their careers. He was a pioneer in using psychometric profiling and, since 1996, has focused on training others in interpersonal relationships and the behavioural aspects of communication when recruiting, managing and developing employees. Malcolm is a fellow of the Institute of Sales Management (ISM).</p> <p>John Mulholland runs PDQ Solutions, which covers all aspects of organisational development. He has delivered a range of accredited leadership and management programmes for organisations such as Police Ombudsman Office NI, SuperValu, Bunzl and the Mountcharles Group. John led PDQ Solutions to National Training Award success with his work at The Cedar Foundation. He is a Board Member of the Northern Ireland Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a former chair of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12656-women-in-tech-council Women in Tech Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12656-women-in-tech-council Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:01 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12753-energy-and-eco-design-group Energy and Eco-Design Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12753-energy-and-eco-design-group Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:40:09 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group is a techUK wide group which convenes quarterly to discuss and ensure compliance with the energy and environmental regulations. <p>The Energy and Eco-design Group (EEG) is for techUK members to explore UK and European regulatory developments relating to energy use, carbon reporting, energy labelling and eco-design of products as well as the underpinning standards and market surveillance.</p> <p>The group is currently focused on monitoring and influencing policy development within BEIS and Defra in the EU's circular economy package, eco-design measures for energy and material efficiency as well as looking at energy compliance issues faced by members in their business operations including ESOS, energy auditing and carbon reporting. It considers more broadly future energy risks associated with the growth of digital technologies.</p> <p>The group is open to all members.</p> <p><strong>Chair:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Kevin Considine,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.samsung.com/uk/home/" target="_blank">Samsung Electronics UK Ltd</a></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12658-data-protection-group Data Protection Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12658-data-protection-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:03 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12584-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-3-receiver-parameters UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 3: Receiver Parameters http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12584-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-3-receiver-parameters Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:10 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><img style="float: right; height: 104px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;Friday 15 June 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 10:30 - 13:00 (registration from 10:00)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Tony Lavender, CEO, Plum Consulting LLP</p> <p><strong>PLEASE NOTE:</strong> This event has been rearranged from 12 April. Please note that the new date of the meeting is on 15 June.</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12780-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-3-social-and-economic-value-2 UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 3: Social and Economic Value (2) http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12780-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-3-social-and-economic-value-2 Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:06:39 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;Friday 15 June 2018<img src="http://portal.techuk.org/uk%20spectrum" alt=""><br><strong>Time:</strong>&nbsp;14:00 - 16:30 (registration from 13:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong>&nbsp;Tony Lavender, CEO, Plum Consulting LLP</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12804-environmental-strategy-council-meeting Environmental Strategy Council meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12804-environmental-strategy-council-meeting Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:40:46 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Environment Strategy Council provides strategic direction for techUK activities relating climate change and sustainability. <p>The Environment Strategy Council sets the strategic direction for techUK on environmental, human rights, climate change and wider sustainability issues.</p> <p>The ESC is currently looking at how tech can support the delivery of a sustainable and low carbon economy, make the UN Sustainable Development Goals a reality and how new and innovative tech can deliver the policies of the 25 Year Environment Plan and recent Clean Growth Strategy. It is also responding to the developing UK environmental framework and monitoring risks associated with existing the EU.</p> <p>The ESC helps members understand their legal obligations, flag future risks, looks at future policy initiatives and inputs into parliamentary, Governmental, EU and wider international sustainability efforts. It has excellent relationships with Government officials and the wider academic and NGO community.</p> <p>The Council is open to all members with an interest in environment or sustainability issues.</p> <p>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p>Please remember that the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before the meeting.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12805-consumer-electronics-service-forum-meeting Consumer Electronics Service Forum meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12805-consumer-electronics-service-forum-meeting Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:49:41 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group assembles the service manager community of the TV manufacturers four times a year to deliver updates on matters of compliance <p><strong>Chair:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;Manoj Aggarwal,&nbsp;<a href="http://vestelinternational.com/en/" target="_blank">Vestel UK Limited</a></p> <p>The calling notice and agenda will be sent to members of this group nearer the time.</p> <hr><p>This group assembles the service manager community of the TV manufacturers four times a year to deliver updates on matters of compliance such as environmental regulation (WEEE, Rhos), consumer law revisions, and the introduction of new technology and services.</p> <p>The main purpose of the group is:<br> &bull; To update and keep the consumer facing parts of the TV Manufacturers informed about the regulatory environment to avoid non-compliance<br> &bull; To help develop Industry best practice to aid efficiency and minimise costs</p> <hr><p>Please remember that&nbsp;<strong>the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled</strong>&nbsp;so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before and after the meeting.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12556-communications-infrastructure-council Communications Infrastructure Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12556-communications-infrastructure-council Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:40:15 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Invitation Only <p><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;Thursday 21 June 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong>&nbsp;10:00 - 13:00&nbsp;<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK, 10 St Bride St, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p>The calling notice, agenda and relevant papers will be sent out to Council members nearer the time.</p> <hr><p>Attendance is by invitation only; please contact Skye MacLeod if you'd like to know more about the work of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/focus/programmes/communications-infrastructure/groups/techuk-communications-policy-council" target="_blank">Communications Infrastructure Council</a>.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/11791-techuk-communications-infrastructure-council techUK Communications Infrastructure Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/11791-techuk-communications-infrastructure-council Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:33:45 +0000 Khawaib Ahmed (techUK) khawaib.ahmed@techuk.org Meeting of the Communications Policy Council to be held on Thursday 15 March <p><strong>Date:</strong> Thursday 21 June 2018<br /><strong>Time:</strong> 10:00 - 13:00 <em><br /></em><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride St, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p>The calling notice, agenda and relevant papers will be sent out to Council members nearer the time.</p> <hr /> <p>Attendance is by invitation only; please contact Skye MacLeod if you'd like to know more about the work of the <a href="http://www.techuk.org/focus/programmes/communications-infrastructure/groups/techuk-communications-policy-council" target="_blank">Communications Infrastructure Council</a>.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12806-trade-and-customs-compliance-group-meeting Trade and Customs Compliance Group meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12806-trade-and-customs-compliance-group-meeting Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:20:48 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Trade & Customs Compliance Group is the policy work forum on export controls, dual-use, defence exports, customs and the rules around international trade. <p>The Trade and Customs Compliance Group is the forum for discussing issues around export controls, customs and international trade.</p> <p>At this next quarterly meeting we will continue to focus discussion on concerns related to International Trade, following the decision to exit the EU, as well as updates on licencing and SPIRE/LITE development.&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12809-consumer-electronics-council Consumer Electronics Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12809-consumer-electronics-council Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:44:08 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org A steering group established to guide sector representation to government, broadcasters and technical bodies on behalf of UK CE players <p><strong>Chair:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Richard Bass, Head of B2C Business Unit,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hitachidigitalmedia.com/en-gb" target="_blank">Digital Media Group</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hitachi.eu/en" target="_blank">Hitachi Europe Ltd</a></p> <p><strong>Guest Speakers:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>Information to follow</p> <p>The full agenda and all information will be circulated to members of this council nearer the time.&nbsp;</p> <p>Please remember that&nbsp;<strong>the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled</strong>&nbsp;so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before and after the meeting.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12664-open-banking-and-payments-working-group Open Banking and Payments Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12664-open-banking-and-payments-working-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:07 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) comes into force on 13 January 2018. <p>The Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) comes into force on 13 January 2018. This heralds a sea-change in banking, financial services and payments in the UK and across Europe. The UK&rsquo;s Open Banking initiative has put the UK in a prime position to take advantage of all the possibilities PSD2 will bring. In parallel, the New Payment Systems Operator (NPSO) will start work in 2018 implementing the Payment Forum&rsquo;s Strategy and setting up the new payments architecture (NPA).</p> <p>The Working Group will focus on 3 major themes:</p> <p>&bull; Putting tech at the heart of new banking ecosystems<br> &bull; A long-term strategy for Open Financial Services<br> &bull; New Payments Infrastructure</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12858-techuk-data-centres-council-invitation-only techUK Data Centres Council *invitation only* http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12858-techuk-data-centres-council-invitation-only Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:44:20 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Our Data Centres Council steers techUK's data centres programme and provides a senior level voice for the sector to government, media and wider stakeholders. <p>Our Data Centres Council meets five times a year to steer techUK's data centres programme and provide a senior level voice for the sector to government, media and wider stakeholders.</p> <p>Council membership is invitation only from techUK's membership base - contact us for more information on activities, membership and minutes.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12621-data-centre-risk-radar-technical-skills-shortage Data Centre Risk Radar - Technical Skills Shortage http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12621-data-centre-risk-radar-technical-skills-shortage Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:53:36 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <h2>Data Centre Risk Radar</h2> <p><em>Sponsored by</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.future-tech.co.uk/" target="_blank"><img style="height: 104px; width: 356px;" src="http://www.techuk.org/images/assets/FinalLogoNEW.jpg" alt="FinalLogoNEW"></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Like many engineering and technology disciplines, the data centre sector struggles to recruit enough technical staff and Brexit is likely to make this situation worse, not better, at least in the short term. So the industry needs to meet its immediate skills needs but we also need to ensure that we are developing enough domestic talent to keep us going in the long term. Presenting the sector as a career destination of choice, supporting the adoption of STEM skills in schools, smoothing the pathway to professional development and career enhancement, and making the sector appeal to women will all help. This free session will explore the technical skills landscape, provide analysis of the most intractable issues for operators and identify relevant initiatives and potential solutions.</p> <p>A more detailed agenda will be available shortly.&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12553-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-steering-board UK Spectrum Policy Forum – Steering Board http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12553-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-steering-board Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:52:51 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Invitation Only <p><img style="float: right; height: 104px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><strong>Invitation-only</strong>&nbsp;meeting of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum/steering_board_" target="_blank">Steering Board</a>&nbsp;of the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.</p> <p>The function of the Steering Board is to ensure that the work of the Forum is properly framed, work items expedited in the correct manner and suitably resourced, and monitor progress on the delivery of the agreed work packages.</p> <hr><p>The purpose of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is to be a pro-active industry-led 'sounding board' to UK Government and Ofcom on future policy and approaches on spectrum and a cross-industry 'agent' for promoting the role of spectrum in society and the maximisation of its economic and social value to the UK.</p> <p>More information about the UK Spectrum Policy Forum is&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">available here</a>.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12665-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-1-future-spectrum-demand-part-2 UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 1: Future Spectrum Demand (Part 2) http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12665-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-1-future-spectrum-demand-part-2 Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:07 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The second in a series of SPF workshops focusing on Future Spectrum Demand. This meeting will cover the topics of digital TV, PMSE and mobile. <p><img alt="uk spectrum policy forum5" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" style="float:right; height:104px; width:123px"><strong>Date:</strong> Thursday 28 June 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 14:00 - 17:00 (registration from 13:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Janette Stewart, Principal, Analysys Mason</p> <p>The second in a series of SPF workshops focusing on Future Spectrum Demand. This meeting will cover the topics of digital TV, PMSE and mobile.</p> <p>The full agenda will be made available closer to the event.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12569-local-public-services-committee-meeting Local Public Services Committee Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12569-local-public-services-committee-meeting Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:09:43 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p>techUK's Local Public Services Committee brings together senior public sector leaders from tech companies from small, medium and large companies. The newly established Committee will drive techUK&rsquo;s work programme for delivering better local public services.</p> <p>Please note this meeting is for LPSC members only. For more information about the Local Public Services Committee, please contact Georgina Maratheftis.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12668-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12668-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:09 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12669-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-licensing-for-innovation-rural-enterprise-access UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 2: Licensing for Innovation, Rural, Enterprise Access http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12669-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-licensing-for-innovation-rural-enterprise-access Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:10 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><img style="float: right; height: 104px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><strong>Date:</strong> Tuesday 3 July 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 14:00 - 17:00 (registration from 13:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Peter Curnow-Ford, CEO,&nbsp;Viatec Associates Ltd</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12827-financial-services-council Financial Services Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12827-financial-services-council Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:58:50 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org techUK Financial Services and Payments Programme builds a greater understanding of the 'technological art of the possible' in order to apply it to the reform and evolution of the financial and payments systems. <p style="text-align:start">The next meeting of the Financial Services Council has been scheduled for Wednesday, 11 July, from 10:00 to 12:00 at techUK.</p> <p style="text-align:start">An agenda and papers will be circulated prior to the meeting</p> <p style="text-align:start"><strong>Membership and attendance is by invitation only.</strong>&nbsp;Please contact&nbsp;Ruth Milligan&nbsp;if you would like additional information.</p> <p style="text-align:start"><em>The Financial Services Council exists to provide guidance and direction to the running of the techUK Financial Services &amp; Payments Programme and its constituent groups (Open Banking &amp; Payments, DLT, Insurance), to the benefit of the industry. The Council's membership is made up of individuals with relevant expertise from across techUK member companies; representing the interests of the technology industry as a whole.</em></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12673-joint-techuk-ukspace-satellite-telcommunications-committee Joint techUK/UKspace Satellite Telcommunications Committee http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12673-joint-techuk-ukspace-satellite-telcommunications-committee Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:13 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Time: 13:00 - 16:30 Venue: techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London,EC4A 4AD Chair: Dr Peter Aspden, UK Marketing Manager, Telecommunications Satellites, Airbus Defence and Space Ltd <p><strong>Time:</strong>&nbsp;13:00 - 16:30<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK,&nbsp;10 St Bride Street, London,EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong>&nbsp;Dr Peter Aspden, UK Marketing Manager, Telecommunications Satellites, Airbus Defence and Space Ltd</p> <p><strong>PLEASE NOTE:&nbsp;</strong>This event is open to members of either techUK or UKspace. To register for this event, please select the Book Now button and log/register through the new techUK booking system.</p> <p>The Satellite Committee looks at matters related to Satellite Telecommunications from research and development, including the European ARTES programme, to the provision and marketing of Satellite Broadband and Broadcasting infrastructure and services both in the UK and overseas. The Committee works closely with the UKspace Satellite Telecommunications Committee.</p> <p>The Committees work together with the techUK Communications and Policy Council especially on spectrum issues. techUK members may also like to consider joining the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12678-intellectual-property-policy-group Intellectual Property Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12678-intellectual-property-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:16 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12675-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-plenary-meeting UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Plenary Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12675-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-plenary-meeting Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:14 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><strong><img style="float: right; height: 105px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"></strong></p> <p><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;Thursday 19 July 2018<br><strong>Time:&nbsp;</strong>14:00 - 16:30&nbsp;<em>(followed by refreshments)&nbsp;</em><br> Registration from 13:30<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK, 10 St Bride St, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p><strong>Welcome and Introductions</strong><br> Tony Lavender CEO, Plum Consulting and Steering Board Chairman</p> <p><strong>Updates from the 5 April UK Spectrum Policy Forum Steering Board</strong><br> Tony Lavender, UK SPF Steering Board Chairman</p> <p><strong>Update from Cluster 1</strong><br> Janette Stewart, Principal, Analysys Mason and Chair of UK SPF Cluster 1</p> <p><strong>Update from Cluster 2</strong><br> Peter Curnow-Ford, CEO, Viatec and Chair of UK SPF Cluster 2</p> <p><strong>Update from Cluster 3</strong><br> Tony Lavender, CEO, Plum Consulting and Chair of UK SPF Cluster 3</p> <p><strong>Update from Cluster 4</strong><br> Barry Lewis, Chair of UK SPF Cluster 4</p> <p><strong>Making more spectrum available (and avoiding fragmentation)</strong></p> <p><strong>Modernizing rules to incentivise and facilitate the deployment of telecoms infrastructure (including low-latency (dark) fibre)</strong><strong>&acirc;&#128;&#139;&acirc;&#128;&#139;</strong><br> George Grayland, Senior Solutions Manager, Nokia</p> <p><strong>In conversation with Jane Humphreys: Mike Short, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for International Trade</strong><br> Jane Humphreys, Senior Spectrum Advisor, techUK and Mike Short, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for International Trade</p> <p><strong>Update on 5G Brighton Testbed Trials</strong><br> Peter Curnow-Ford, Senior Advisor - 5G, Digital Catapult</p> <p><strong>AOB and Close</strong><br> Tony Lavender CEO, Plum Consulting and Steering Board Chairman</p> <hr><p>Please remember that the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before and after the meeting.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12680-data-protection-group Data Protection Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12680-data-protection-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:17 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12829-ce-strategy-and-technology-group-meeting CE Strategy and Technology Group meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12829-ce-strategy-and-technology-group-meeting Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:17:49 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group brings techUK TV manufacturer community members together to address longer term topics that shape the TV manufacturing space. <p style="text-align:start">This Group is concerned with future technology in the CE Sector. Its interests currently include connected Services mainly in the DTT Sector, but have many concerns of the developing DTT Platform with pressures from the potential for reduced Broadcast Spectrum. The group has recently incorporated some of the techUK members from the connected TV Forum.</p> <p style="text-align:start"><strong>Chair:</strong></p> <p style="text-align:start">Mark Vasey, Senior Manager IPTV and DTV Solution Centre,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.panasonic.com/uk/" target="_blank">Panasonic UK Ltd</a></p> <p style="text-align:start"><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12682-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12682-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:19 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12686-insurance-working-group Insurance Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12686-insurance-working-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:22 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12828-sustainable-supply-chain-group Sustainable Supply Chain Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12828-sustainable-supply-chain-group Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:28:33 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Sustainable Supply Chain Group closely monitors the development of legislation in this space and considers its implications for the technology sector. <p style="text-align:start">The Sustainable Supply Chain Group (SSG) brings together sustainability, materials and environmental experts from across the wide techUK membership and focuses on issues affecting the wider supply chain, both up and down stream.</p> <p style="text-align:start">This includes the requirements of the RoHS Directive, REACH (the EU flagship chemicals legislation), modern slavery and human rights, sustainable development and conflict minerals. Meetings also hear from leading NGOs, government and international officials.</p> <p style="text-align:start">The SSG discussions are mostly around the interpretation and understanding of current requirements as they evolve and the shaping of new policy under consideration by the UK Government, the EU, UN, OECD as well as international pan industry efforts.</p> <p style="text-align:start"><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12830-product-technical-policy-and-standards-group Product Technical Policy and Standards Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12830-product-technical-policy-and-standards-group Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:42:14 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group is our forum on policy, standards and conformity in electrical safety and technical performance. <p style="text-align:start">The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group (PTPS) covers electro-technical policies affecting products as well as the standards manufacturers must comply with before tech goods can be sold in the UK.</p> <p style="text-align:start">Currently the PTPS is focused on understanding what Brexit means for physical goods, conformity assessments and its impact on design requirements. It is campaigning to keep the UK within CE marking and membership of the European Standardization organisations. The group also lobbies on the details of specific legislation such as the Radio Equipment, Low Voltage and Electromagnetic Compatibility Directives.</p> <p style="text-align:start">The PTPS also works with the BSI and sits on numerous UK and international CEN, CENELEC, IEC, ISO and IEEE standards committees and updates members on standards in development. The PTPS engages with BEIS, other industry fora (including Digital Europe) and Market Surveillance Authorities on product compliance.</p> <p style="text-align:start">The PTPS is open to all members, but is mainly for those manufacturing physical goods.</p> <p style="text-align:start">----------------------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p style="text-align:start">Please remember that the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before the meeting.</p> <p style="text-align:start">For more info, please contact:</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12689-data-protection-group Data Protection Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12689-data-protection-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:24 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12691-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12691-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:26 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12834-waste-and-resources-group Waste and Resources Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12834-waste-and-resources-group Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:31:13 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The forum for manufacturers and importers of electronic equipment to consider issues relating to how products and packaging is dealt with at the end of its life. <p>The Waste and Resource Group (WRG) is the forum for the techUK members placing goods on the market and responsible for the recycling and disposal at end of life.</p> <p>Currently the WRG is looking at the future of Extended Producer Responsibility schemes in the UK, helping Defra with the upcoming Resources and Waste Strategy, implementation of the EU Circular Economy Package and helping members comply with the WEEE, Packaging and Batteries Directives. The group helps Defra set targets for collections and advocates measures that support an effective UK WEEE System.</p> <p>The group also hears from the recycling, waste management and Producer Compliance Scheme communities and feeds into the techUK chaired Joint Trade Association for producers of electrical and electronic equipment.</p> <p><strong>The group is open to any member placing physical goods on the market.</strong></p> <p><strong>For more information, please contact</strong>:</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12833-energy-and-eco-design-group Energy and Eco-Design Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12833-energy-and-eco-design-group Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:40:31 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group is a techUK wide group which convenes quarterly to discuss and ensure compliance with the energy and environmental regulations. <p><strong>Chair:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Kevin Considine,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.samsung.com/uk/home/" target="_blank">Samsung Electronics UK Ltd</a></p> <p><strong>Venue:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; techUK, 10 St Bride Street, EC4A 4AD</p> <p>The calling notice and agenda will be circulated to members nearer the time.</p> <p>Do contact&nbsp;<a href="mailto:lucas.banach@techuk.org?subject=EEG%202018" target="_blank">Lucas Banach</a>&nbsp;if you'd like more information</p> <p>-------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p>The Energy and Eco-design Group (EEG) is for techUK members to explore UK and European regulatory developments relating to energy use, carbon reporting, energy labelling and eco-design of products as well as the underpinning standards and market surveillance.</p> <p>The group is currently focused on monitoring and influencing policy development within BEIS and Defra in the EU's circular economy package, eco-design measures for energy and material efficiency as well as looking at energy compliance issues faced by members in their business operations including ESOS, energy auditing and carbon reporting. It considers more broadly future energy risks associated with the growth of digital technologies.</p> <p>The group is open to all members.</p> <p>--------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12695-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12695-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:29 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Working Group provides strategic direction for all techUK activities related to blockchain and DLT. <p>The Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Working Group provides strategic direction for all techUK activities related to blockchain and DLT. It considers what action can be taken in order to industrialise, support blockchain technology readiness, help organisations with adoption and consider use cases not limited to financial services but a wide range of other sectors, including, the Internet of Things, smart energy &amp; utilities, smart contracts and government.</p> <p><strong>*****RSVP - please <a href="mailto:lucas.banach@techuk.org?subject=DLT%20-%2019%20Sept%20-%20booking" target="_blank">click here</a> to book your place*****</strong></p> <p>For more information relating to the group&rsquo;s remit and for details on joining the group, please contact <a href="mailto:ruth.milligan@techuk.org">ruth.milligan@techuk.org</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12836-environmental-strategy-council-meeting Environmental Strategy Council meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12836-environmental-strategy-council-meeting Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:46:58 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Environment Strategy Council provides strategic direction for techUK activities relating climate change and sustainability. <p>The Environment Strategy Council sets the strategic direction for techUK on environmental, human rights, climate change and wider sustainability issues.</p> <p>The ESC is currently looking at how tech can support the delivery of a sustainable and low carbon economy, make the UN Sustainable Development Goals a reality and how new and innovative tech can deliver the policies of the 25 Year Environment Plan and recent Clean Growth Strategy. It is also responding to the developing UK environmental framework and monitoring risks associated with existing the EU.</p> <p>The ESC helps members understand their legal obligations, flag future risks, looks at future policy initiatives and inputs into parliamentary, Governmental, EU and wider international sustainability efforts. It has excellent relationships with Government officials and the wider academic and NGO community.</p> <p>The Council is open to all members with an interest in environment or sustainability issues.</p> <p>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p>Please remember that the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before the meeting.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12861-techuk-data-centres-council-invitation-only techUK Data Centres Council *invitation only* http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12861-techuk-data-centres-council-invitation-only Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:48:09 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Our Data Centres Council steers techUK's data centres programme and provides a senior level voice for the sector to government, media and wider stakeholders. <p>Our Data Centres Council meets five times a year to steer techUK's data centres programme and provide a senior level voice for the sector to government, media and wider stakeholders.</p> <p>Council membership is invitation only from techUK's membership base - contact us for more information on activities, membership and minutes.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12835-data-centres-risk-radar-save-the-date Data Centres Risk Radar **Save the Date** http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12835-data-centres-risk-radar-save-the-date Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:54:35 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p>Registration from 5pm. Briefing from 5.30-6.30pm, networking drinks and eats from 6.30pm.</p> <p><strong>More info to follow shortly.</strong></p> <p><strong><em>Our Risk Radar Series aims to give members a granular understanding of the emerging risks in the Data Centre &amp; Cloud Services Sector. Each session consists of a briefing from a subject matter expert/s followed by a networking reception</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>If you wish to have any more information please get in touch.</em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>***This is a techUK member event. If you are not a member of techUK but would like to attend please get in contact***</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12557-communications-infrastructure-council Communications Infrastructure Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12557-communications-infrastructure-council Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:23:32 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Invitation Only - Meeting of the Communications Policy Council to be held on Thursday 15 March <p><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;Thursday 20 September 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong>&nbsp;10:00 - 13:00&nbsp;<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK, 10 St Bride St, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p>The calling notice, agenda and relevant papers will be sent out to Council members nearer the time.</p> <hr><p>Attendance is by invitation only; please contact Skye MacLeod if you'd like to know more about the work of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/focus/programmes/communications-infrastructure/groups/techuk-communications-policy-council" target="_blank">Communications Infrastructure Council</a>.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12697-women-in-tech-council Women in Tech Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12697-women-in-tech-council Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:31 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12839-digital-radio-group-meeting Digital Radio Group Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12839-digital-radio-group-meeting Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:04:31 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group meets on an ad hoc basis to discuss issues that relate to the promotion of Digital Radio in the lead up to a digital switchover. <p>An agenda will be available for members closer to the meeting date.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12699-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-4-uk-european-positions-on-the-current-wrc-19-agenda-items UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 4: UK/European Positions on the Current WRC-19 Agenda Items http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12699-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-4-uk-european-positions-on-the-current-wrc-19-agenda-items Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:33 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><img style="float: right; height: 104px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><strong>Date:</strong> Monday 24 September 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 10:00 - 13:00 (registration from 09:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Barry Lewis, UK SPF Cluster 4 Chair</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12795-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-1-future-spectrum-demand-3 UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 1: Future Spectrum Demand (3) http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12795-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-1-future-spectrum-demand-3 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:22:13 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The third in a series of SPF workshops focusing on Future Spectrum Demand. This meeting will cover the topics of emergency services, fixed links, satellite, business radio and other remaining sectors. <div> <p><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;Monday 24 September 2018&nbsp;<img alt="uk spectrum policy forum5" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" style="float:right; height:150px; width:150px"><br><strong>Time:</strong>&nbsp;14:00 - 17:00 (registration from 13:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong>&nbsp;Janette Stewart, Principal, Analysys Mason</p> <p>The third in a series of SPF workshops focusing on Future Spectrum Demand. This meeting will cover the topics of emergency services, fixed links, satellite, business radio and other remaining sectors.</p> <p>The full agenda will be made available closer to the event.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> </div> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12700-open-banking-and-payments-working-group Open Banking and Payments Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12700-open-banking-and-payments-working-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:34 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org techUK’s Open API Group delves into open APIs, challenger platforms and standards – their development, implementation and impact on the banking and technology sectors. <p>The Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) comes into force on 13 January 2018. This heralds a sea-change in banking, financial services and payments in the UK and across Europe. The UK&rsquo;s Open Banking initiative has put the UK in a prime position to take advantage of all the possibilities PSD2 will bring. In parallel, the New Payment Systems Operator (NPSO) will start work in 2018 implementing the Payment Forum&rsquo;s Strategy and setting up the new payments architecture (NPA).</p> <p>The Working Group will focus on 3 major themes:</p> <p>&bull; Putting tech at the heart of new banking ecosystems<br> &bull; A long-term strategy for Open Financial Services<br> &bull; New Payments Infrastructure</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12893-govtech-policy-working-group GovTech Policy Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12893-govtech-policy-working-group Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:56:19 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Are you a GovTech innovator working in the public sector? We are currently developing a key piece of research on how the UK tech industry and government can collaborate to make the UK a global leader in GovTech. <p>Are you a GovTech innovator working in the public sector? Do you want to contribute to techUK&rsquo;s ongoing campaigns to transform government and radically improve services for citizens?</p> <p>The techUK public sector programmes lead on a range of policy areas through developing reports that enable us to engage directly with the UK government to transform UK public services. Recent examples include the <a href="https://www.techuk.org/insights/reports/item/12186-procuring-the-smarter-state">Procuring the Smarter State</a> report and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.techuk.org/images/smarter_services_DIGITAL_FINAL.pdf">Smarter Services: Delivering the Next Wave of Digital Transformation in the Public Sector</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>We are currently developing a key piece of research on how the UK tech industry and government can collaborate to make the UK a global leader in GovTech. This is your opportunity to develop this cutting edge research, and to showcase how your company can transform UK public services.</p> <p>For more information contact Rob Driver, Head of Public Sector.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12838-consumer-electronics-council Consumer Electronics Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12838-consumer-electronics-council Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:12:10 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org A steering group established to guide sector representation to government, broadcasters and technical bodies on behalf of UK CE players <p><strong>Chair:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Richard Bass, Head of B2C Business Unit,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hitachidigitalmedia.com/en-gb" target="_blank">Digital Media Group</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hitachi.eu/en" target="_blank">Hitachi Europe Ltd</a></p> <p><strong>Guest Speakers:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>Information to follow</p> <p>The full agenda and all information will be circulated to members of this council nearer the time.&nbsp;</p> <p>Please remember that&nbsp;<strong>the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled</strong>&nbsp;so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before and after the meeting.</p> <p><br><strong>For further information please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12842-trade-and-customs-compliance-group-meeting Trade and Customs Compliance Group meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12842-trade-and-customs-compliance-group-meeting Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:17:39 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Trade & Customs Compliance Group is the policy work forum on export controls, dual-use, defence exports, customs and the rules around international trade. <p>Our next&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/focus/programmes/environment-compliance/groups/trade-customs-compliance-group" target="_blank">Trade and Customs Compliance Group</a>&nbsp;meeting will take place on on 27 September 2018.</p> <p>At this next quarterly meeting we will continue to focus discussion on concerns related to International Trade, following the decision to exit the EU, as well as updates on licencing and SPIRE/LITE development.</p> <p><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12704-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-steering-board UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Steering Board http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12704-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-steering-board Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:38 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><img style="float: right; height: 104px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><strong>Invitation-only</strong>&nbsp;meeting of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum/steering_board_" target="_blank">Steering Board</a>&nbsp;of the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.</p> <p>The function of the Steering Board is to ensure that the work of the Forum is properly framed, work items expedited in the correct manner and suitably resourced, and monitor progress on the delivery of the agreed work packages.</p> <hr><p>The purpose of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is to be a pro-active industry-led 'sounding board' to UK Government and Ofcom on future policy and approaches on spectrum and a cross-industry 'agent' for promoting the role of spectrum in society and the maximisation of its economic and social value to the UK.</p> <p>More information about the UK Spectrum Policy Forum is&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">available here</a>.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12707-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12707-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:41 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12951-connecting-the-digital-community-at-techukmeetup-digital-future Connecting the Digital Community at #techUKMeetUp: Digital Future http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12951-connecting-the-digital-community-at-techukmeetup-digital-future Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:23:51 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This is your go-to event for everything related to the Crown Commercial Service Digital Future commercial strategy, and there's lots to discuss! <p><strong>What are the Meet-Ups?</strong></p> <p>This is your go-to event for everything related to the Crown Commercial Service Digital Future commercial strategy, and there's lots to discuss!</p> <p>We are bringing together people from across the tech community and public sector to swap stories, experiences and ideas. We will be talking about how digital and cloud services should be enabling public sector digital transformation and public services to deliver world class services to citizens.</p> <p>At each event, we will have experts from industry and Government giving you their top tips. Join us to learn how other companies are winning business through these and other agreements hosted on the Digital Marketplace, and share your thoughts on what does and what doesn't work for you within this category. For this meetup we will be joined by Niall Quinn, Technology Director at the Crown Commercial Service. Niall is responsible for the procurement strategy and delivery for government technology including G-Cloud, Digital Services (Digital Outcomes and Specialists) and Cyber Services.&nbsp;</p> <p>To top it off, we'll be providing pizza and beer for each meet-up!</p> <p>Please do get in contact with Rob Driver and let us know if you have anything</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12570-local-public-services-committee-meeting Local Public Services Committee Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12570-local-public-services-committee-meeting Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:28:45 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p>techUK's Local Public Services Committee brings together senior public sector leaders from tech companies from small, medium and large companies. The newly established Committee will drive techUK&rsquo;s work programme for delivering better local public services.</p> <p>Please note this meeting is for LPSC members only. For more information about the Local Public Services Committee, please contact Georgina Maratheftis.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12709-intellectual-property-policy-group Intellectual Property Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12709-intellectual-property-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:43 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12711-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-access-to-spectrum-for-5g-testbeds-trials UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 2: Access to Spectrum for 5G Testbeds & Trials http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12711-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-access-to-spectrum-for-5g-testbeds-trials Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:44 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><strong><img style="float: right; height: 114px; width: 134px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"></strong></p> <p><strong>Date:</strong> Thursday 18 October 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 10:00 - 12:00 (registration from 9:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Peter Curnow-Ford, CEO,&nbsp;Viatec Associates Ltd</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12712-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-plenary-meeting UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Plenary Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12712-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-plenary-meeting Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:45 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>Date:</strong>&nbsp;Thursday 18 October 2018<br><strong>Time:&nbsp;</strong>14:00 - 16:30&nbsp;<em>(followed by refreshments)&nbsp;</em><br> Registration from 13:30<br><strong>Venue:</strong>&nbsp;techUK, 10 St Bride St, London EC4A 4AD<strong><img style="float: right; height: 105px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"></strong></p> <p><em>Speakers to be confirmed</em></p> <hr><p>Please remember that the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before and after the meeting.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/9623-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-plenary-meeting UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Plenary Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/9623-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-plenary-meeting Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:11:52 +0000 Skye MacLeod (techUK) skye.macleod@techuk.org UK Spectrum Policy Forum meeting on Thursday 18 October 2018. <p><strong>UK Spectrum Policy Forum<img src="images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5" width="123" height="105" style="float: right;" /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>Date:</strong> Thursday 18 October 2018<br /><strong>Time:&nbsp;</strong>14:00 - 16:30 <em>(followed by refreshments)&nbsp;<br /></em>Registration from 13:30<br /><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride St, London EC4A 4AD</p> <p><em>Speakers to be confirmed</em></p> <p>&nbsp;________________________________________</p> <p>Please remember that the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before and after the meeting.</p> <p>Attendance is by invitation only - if necessary, seats are available on a first come first served basis and we reserve the right to limit to <strong>one</strong> delegate per company.</p> <p>For further information please contact:</p> <p>Contact: <a href="mailto:raj.sivalingam@techuk.org">raj.sivalingam@techuk.org</a></p> <p>Contact: <a href="mailto:skye.macleod@techuk.org">skye.macleod@techuk.org</a></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12841-consumer-electronics-service-forum-meeting Consumer Electronics Service Forum meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12841-consumer-electronics-service-forum-meeting Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:22:24 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group assembles the service manager community of TV manufacturers to deliver updates on matters of compliance such as environmental regulation (WEEE, Rhos), and consumer law revisions. <p><strong>Chair:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;Manoj Aggarwal,&nbsp;<a href="http://vestelinternational.com/en/" target="_blank">Vestel UK Limited</a></p> <p>The calling notice and agenda will be sent to members of this group nearer the time.</p> <hr><p>This group assembles the service manager community of the TV manufacturers four times a year to deliver updates on matters of compliance such as environmental regulation (WEEE, Rhos), consumer law revisions, and the introduction of new technology and services.</p> <p>The main purpose of the group is:<br> &bull; To update and keep the consumer facing parts of the TV Manufacturers informed about the regulatory environment to avoid non-compliance<br> &bull; To help develop Industry best practice to aid efficiency and minimise costs</p> <hr><p>Please remember that&nbsp;<strong>the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled</strong>&nbsp;so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before and after the meeting.</p> <p>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p><strong>For&nbsp;more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12716-data-protection-group Data Protection Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12716-data-protection-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:48 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12840-ce-strategy-and-technology-group-meeting CE Strategy and Technology Group meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12840-ce-strategy-and-technology-group-meeting Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:26:57 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group brings techUK TV manufacturer community members together to address longer term topics that shape the TV manufacturing space. <p>This Group is concerned with future technology in the CE Sector. Its interests currently include connected Services mainly in the DTT Sector, but have many concerns of the developing DTT Platform with pressures from the potential for reduced Broadcast Spectrum. The group has recently incorporated some of the techUK members from the connected TV Forum.</p> <p><strong>Chair:</strong></p> <p>Mark Vasey, Senior Manager IPTV and DTV Solution Centre,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.panasonic.com/uk/" target="_blank">Panasonic UK Ltd</a></p> <p><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12719-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12719-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:50 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12720-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-pssr-future-release UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Cluster 2: PSSR Future Release http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12720-uk-spectrum-policy-forum-cluster-2-pssr-future-release Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:51 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p><img style="float: right; height: 104px; width: 123px;" src="https://www.techuk.org/images/assets/uk_spectrum_policy_forum5.jpg" alt="uk spectrum policy forum5"><strong>Date:</strong> Tuesday 6 November 2018<br><strong>Time:</strong> 10:00 - 13:00 (registration from 09:30)<br><strong>Venue:</strong> techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD<br><strong>Chair:</strong> Peter Curnow-Ford, CEO,&nbsp;Viatec Associates Ltd</p> <p>More information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/about/uk-spectrum-policy-forum" target="_blank">UK Spectrum Policy Forum</a>&nbsp;is available here.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12845-financial-services-council Financial Services Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12845-financial-services-council Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:33:14 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org techUK's Financial Services Council is the overarching policy body for the programme as a whole, identifying priority areas for further work and steering overall aims and goals. <p>The next meeting of the Financial Services Council has been scheduled for Tuesday, 6 November, from 15:00 to 17:00 at techUK.</p> <p>An agenda and papers will be circulated prior to the meeting</p> <p><strong>Membership and attendance is by invitation only.</strong>&nbsp;Please contact&nbsp;<a href="mailto:ruth.milligan@techuk.org?subject=Financial%20Services%20Council" target="_blank">Ruth Milligan</a>&nbsp;if you would like additional information.</p> <p><em>The Financial Services Council exists to provide guidance and direction to the running of the techUK Financial Services &amp; Payments Programme and its constituent groups (Open Banking &amp; Payments, DLT, Insurance), to the benefit of the industry. The Council's membership is made up of individuals with relevant expertise from across techUK member companies; representing the interests of the technology industry as a whole.</em></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12844-sustainable-supply-chain-group Sustainable Supply Chain Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12844-sustainable-supply-chain-group Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:38:02 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Sustainable Supply Chain Group closely monitors the development of legislation in this space and considers its implications for the technology sector. <p>The Sustainable Supply Chain Group (SSG) brings together sustainability, materials and environmental experts from across the wide techUK membership and focuses on issues affecting the wider supply chain, both up and down stream.</p> <p>This includes the requirements of the RoHS Directive, REACH (the EU flagship chemicals legislation), modern slavery and human rights, sustainable development and conflict minerals. Meetings also hear from leading NGOs, government and international officials.&nbsp;</p> <p>The SSG discussions are mostly around the interpretation and understanding of current requirements as they evolve and the shaping of new policy under consideration by the UK Government, the EU, UN, OECD as well as international pan industry efforts.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12860-techuk-data-centres-council-invitation-only techUK Data Centres Council *invitation only* http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12860-techuk-data-centres-council-invitation-only Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:52:26 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Our Data Centres Council steers techUK's data centres programme and provides a senior level voice for the sector to government, media and wider stakeholders. <p>Our Data Centres Council meets five times a year to steer techUK's data centres programme and provide a senior level voice for the sector to government, media and wider stakeholders.</p> <p>Council membership is invitation only from techUK's membership base - contact us for more information on activities, membership and minutes.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12847-data-centres-risk-radar-save-the-date Data Centres Risk Radar **Save the Date** http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12847-data-centres-risk-radar-save-the-date Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:58:58 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p>Registration from 5pm. Briefing from 5.30-6.30pm, networking drinks and eats from 6.30pm.</p> <p><strong>More info to follow shortly.</strong></p> <p><strong><em>Our Risk Radar Series aims to give members a granular understanding of the emerging risks in the Data Centre &amp; Cloud Services Sector. Each session consists of a briefing from a subject matter expert/s followed by a networking reception</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>If you wish to have any more information please get in touch.</em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>***This is a techUK member event. If you are not a member of techUK but would like to attend please get in contact***</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12561-thinking-of-moving-to-ireland Thinking of moving to Ireland? http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12561-thinking-of-moving-to-ireland Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:22:14 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Ireland, Irish employment, Irish employment and immigration law <p>Ireland has been a magnet for tech companies for some time and even more so with Brexit on the horizon. This session will be run by Lewis Silkin&rsquo;s Irish team and will compare and contrast some of the key differences between UK and Irish employment and immigration law which businesses will need to know about when setting up in Ireland.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12892-govtech-policy-working-group GovTech Policy Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12892-govtech-policy-working-group Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:59:58 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Are you a GovTech innovator working in the public sector? We are currently developing a key piece of research on how the UK tech industry and government can collaborate to make the UK a global leader in GovTech. <p>Are you a GovTech innovator working in the public sector? Do you want to contribute to techUK&rsquo;s ongoing campaigns to transform government and radically improve services for citizens?</p> <p>The techUK public sector programmes lead on a range of policy areas through developing reports that enable us to engage directly with the UK government to transform UK public services. Recent examples include the <a href="https://www.techuk.org/insights/reports/item/12186-procuring-the-smarter-state">Procuring the Smarter State</a> report and &nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.techuk.org/images/smarter_services_DIGITAL_FINAL.pdf">Smarter Services: Delivering the Next Wave of Digital Transformation in the Public Sector</a>.</p> <p>We are currently developing a key piece of research on how the UK tech industry and government can collaborate to make the UK a global leader in GovTech. This is your opportunity to develop this cutting edge research, and to showcase how your company can transform UK &nbsp;public services.</p> <p>For more information contact Rob Driver, Head of Public Sector.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12728-insurance-working-group Insurance Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12728-insurance-working-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:57 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12730-data-protection-group Data Protection Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12730-data-protection-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:54:58 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12849-trade-and-customs-compliance-group-meeting Trade and Customs Compliance Group meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12849-trade-and-customs-compliance-group-meeting Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:06:13 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Trade & Customs Compliance Group is the policy work forum on export controls, dual-use, defence exports, customs and the rules around international trade. <p>Our next&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techuk.org/focus/programmes/environment-compliance/groups/trade-customs-compliance-group" target="_blank">Trade and Customs Compliance Group</a>&nbsp;meeting will take place on on 4 December 2018.</p> <p>At this next quarterly meeting we will continue to focus discussion on concerns related to International Trade, following the decision to exit the EU, as well as updates on licencing and SPIRE/LITE development.</p> <p><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12733-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12733-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:55:00 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12848-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12848-distributed-ledger-technology-working-group Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:11:33 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org techUK’s DLT Group will provide strategic direction for all techUK activities related to blockchain and DLT: use cases and barriers to adoption in financial services, IoT, smart energy and Government. <p>The Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Working Group provides strategic direction for all techUK activities related to blockchain and DLT. It considers what action can be taken in order to industrialise, support blockchain technology readiness, help organisations with adoption and consider use cases not limited to financial services but a wide range of other sectors, including, the Internet of Things, smart energy &amp; utilities, smart contracts and government.</p> <p>For more information relating to the group&rsquo;s remit and for details on joining the group, please contact&nbsp;<a href="mailto:ruth.milligan@techuk.org">ruth.milligan@techuk.org</a></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12852-product-technical-policy-and-standards-group Product Technical Policy and Standards Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12852-product-technical-policy-and-standards-group Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:17:43 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group is our forum on policy, standards and conformity in electrical safety and technical performance. <p>The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group (PTPS) covers electro-technical policies affecting products as well as the standards manufacturers must comply with before tech goods can be sold in the UK.</p> <p>Currently the PTPS is focused on understanding what Brexit means for physical goods, conformity assessments and its impact on design requirements. It is campaigning to keep the UK within CE marking and membership of the European Standardization organisations. The group also lobbies on the details of specific legislation such as the Radio Equipment, Low Voltage and Electromagnetic Compatibility Directives.</p> <p>The PTPS also works with the BSI and sits on numerous UK and international CEN, CENELEC, IEC, ISO and IEEE standards committees and updates members on standards in development. The PTPS engages with BEIS, other industry fora (including Digital Europe) and Market Surveillance Authorities on product compliance.</p> <p>The PTPS is open to all members, but is mainly for those manufacturing physical goods.</p> <p>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p>Please remember that the techUK Conference Suite is wireless enabled so you can network, catch-up on emails and do your 'last minute' calls, with full access to printing and refreshments before the meeting.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12571-local-public-services-committee-meeting Local Public Services Committee Meeting http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12571-local-public-services-committee-meeting Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:41:37 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org <p>techUK's Local Public Services Committee brings together senior public sector leaders from tech companies from small, medium and large companies. The newly established Committee will drive techUK&rsquo;s work programme for delivering better local public services.</p> <p>Please note this meeting is for LPSC members only. For more information about the Local Public Services Committee, please contact Georgina Maratheftis.</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12851-waste-and-resources-group Waste and Resources Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12851-waste-and-resources-group Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:22:30 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The forum for manufacturers and importers of electronic equipment to consider issues relating to how products and packaging is dealt with at the end of its life. <p>The Waste and Resource Group (WRG) is the forum for the techUK members placing goods on the market and responsible for the recycling and disposal at end of life.</p> <p>Currently the WRG is looking at the future of Extended Producer Responsibility schemes in the UK, helping Defra with the upcoming Resources and Waste Strategy, implementation of the EU Circular Economy Package and helping members comply with the WEEE, Packaging and Batteries Directives. The group helps Defra set targets for collections and advocates measures that support an effective UK WEEE System.</p> <p>The group also hears from the recycling, waste management and Producer Compliance Scheme communities and feeds into the techUK chaired Joint Trade Association for producers of electrical and electronic equipment.</p> <p><strong>The group is open to any member placing physical goods on the market.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12734-women-in-tech-council Women in Tech Council http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12734-women-in-tech-council Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:55:01 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12850-energy-and-eco-design-group Energy and Eco-Design Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12850-energy-and-eco-design-group Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:26:30 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This group is a techUK wide group which convenes quarterly to discuss and ensure compliance with the energy and environmental regulations. <p><strong>Chair:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Kevin Considine,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.samsung.com/uk/home/" target="_blank">Samsung Electronics UK Ltd</a></p> <p><strong>Venue:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; techUK, 10 St Bride Street, EC4A 4AD</p> <p>The calling notice and agenda will be circulated to members nearer the time.</p> <p>Do contact&nbsp;<a href="mailto:lucas.banach@techuk.org?subject=EEG%202018" target="_blank">Lucas Banach</a>&nbsp;if you'd like more information</p> <p>-------------------------------------------------------------------</p> <p>The Energy and Eco-design Group (EEG) is for techUK members to explore UK and European regulatory developments relating to energy use, carbon reporting, energy labelling and eco-design of products as well as the underpinning standards and market surveillance.</p> <p>The group is currently focused on monitoring and influencing policy development within BEIS and Defra in the EU's circular economy package, eco-design measures for energy and material efficiency as well as looking at energy compliance issues faced by members in their business operations including ESOS, energy auditing and carbon reporting. It considers more broadly future energy risks associated with the growth of digital technologies.</p> <p>The group is open to all members.</p> <p>--------------------------------------------------------------------</p> http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12737-european-exit-policy-group European Exit Policy Group http://www.techuk.org/events/meeting/item/12737-european-exit-policy-group Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:55:02 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org