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/briefing/item/14271-uk-space-agency-govsatcom-briefing UK Space Agency GovSatCom briefing http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14271-uk-space-agency-govsatcom-briefing Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:22:51 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org An Industry Briefing on GOVSATCOM developments <p>Part of a series of briefings by the&nbsp;UK Space Agency to bring industry up to date on develpoments in the EU's proposed GOVSATCOM programme.</p> <p>This briefing is a follow-up to the briefing of 19th July 2018.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Agenda</strong></p> <p>14.00&nbsp;&ndash; 14.05 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Welcome</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>14.05 - 14.15&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Intro to Govsatcom (Michael Rudd &ndash; &nbsp;Head of Telecommunications Strategy, UKSA)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>14.15 &ndash; 14.40&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Govsatcom briefing and latest news (Vanda Green &ndash; GovSatCom Policy Lead, UKSA)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>14.40 &ndash; 14.50&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; European Defence Agency pooling &amp; sharing demo update (Mike Thorn &ndash; UK MOD)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>14.50 &ndash; 15.00&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Break</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>15.00 &ndash; 15.40&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Industry Panel Discussion (PACIS 1 &amp; 6, EDA pooling &amp; sharing demo)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>15.40 &ndash; 16.00&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Open forum on the way ahead</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:julian.mcgougan@techuk.org">julian.mcgougan@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14253-batcis-industry-briefing-day BATCIS Industry Briefing Day http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14253-batcis-industry-briefing-day Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:19:26 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org The Battlefield and Tactical Communications & Information Systems (BATCIS) Industry Briefing Day <p>The BATCIS team will be providing an update on the upcoming and future procurement activity the team manages.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Industry Brief will include updates on MORPHEUS (including the MORPHEUS Systems Integrator), TRINITY, DSA and the TacCIS Support Project and will share early conceptual thinking on other aspects of the LE TacCIS programme which BATCIS manages.</p> <p><strong>What is BATCIS</strong></p> <p>The BATCIS Delivery Team is part of ISS.&nbsp; BATCIS is responsible for the development, fielding and sustainment of a range of tactical CIS equipment and systems used in the joint Land Environment. The BATCIS portfolio includes Bowman, the Common Battlefield Applications Toolset (ComBAT), Digitisation Infrastructure and Platform Battlefield Information Systems Application (PBISA), all collectively known as BCIP, MORPHEUS, DSA, the Personal Role Radio, Tactical Ground to Air and Tactical Satellite radios, the MAKEFAST engineer BISA, Falcon and TRINITY.</p> <p><strong>Details about the Industry Briefing Day</strong></p> <p>If you are interested in attending the event you will need to book through the event page on the techUK website. There are 120 places available for attendees. Attendees will be selected on a first come first served basis and <strong>each organisation will be able to bring no more than 2 attendees to the event.</strong> Tea and coffee will be provided.</p> <p>If you have any queries (other than booking queries) about the event, please contact us on&nbsp;<a href="mailto:ISSComrcl-BATCIS-Morpheus-Grp@mod.gov.uk">ISSComrcl-BATCIS-Morpheus-Grp@mod.gov.uk</a></p> <p>&nbsp;<br> What information will you get from this day?</p> <ol><li>&nbsp;&nbsp; An update on the activities in the BATCIS DT</li> <li>&nbsp;&nbsp; Our forward plan on our future procurements opportunities</li> </ol><p>Opportunities of the day:</p> <ol><li>&nbsp;&nbsp; Engagement with the BATCIS DT team.</li> <li>&nbsp;&nbsp; Network with other suppliers and potential partners.</li> </ol>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:fred.sugden@techuk.org">fred.sugden@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14387-cyber-security-market-engagement-event-follow-up Cyber security market engagement event – follow up http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14387-cyber-security-market-engagement-event-follow-up Thu, 29 Nov 2018 13:12:04 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org You are invited to join the NHS Data Security Centre team for a market engagement day <p>You are invited to join our NHS Digital Data Security Centre team for a market engagement day.&nbsp; At our October event, we briefed you on our approach to the perimeter security project initiation.&nbsp; After reviewing the feedback, we have carried out detailed scoping, requirements and design principles and we would like to present our findings.</p> <p><strong>TIME: 10:00 &ndash; 11:00 for an interactive briefing, followed by 1-2-1&rsquo;s with identified suppliers 12:00 &ndash; 16:00</strong></p> <p>The event will comprise of a one-hour interactive briefing, (where we will walk you through the briefing pack slides and you will have the opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions), followed by 1-2-1 sessions with a smaller number of suppliers.</p> <p>The briefing session is open to all suppliers however, to request a 1-2-1 session, suppliers are required to download the briefing pack and complete a small number of qualifying questions &ndash; please see links below.</p> <p>The deadline for the questions to be submitted is midnight on Wednesday 12 December 2018.&nbsp; Responses will be reviewed and the suppliers that meet the criteria will receive an invite and a further vendor briefing pack.&nbsp; This pack contains additional questions to be discussed during your slot.</p> <p>Registration for the event can be found <a href="https://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14387-cyber-security-market-engagement-event-follow-up">here.</a></p> <p>Further information about the event and to download the briefing pack can be found <a href="https://www.industrybriefings.co.uk/EVENTS/cyber_event/home">here.</a></p> <p>Registration for the 1-2-1 sessions (i.e. the qualifying questions) can be found <a href="https://www.nhsdigitalevents.co.uk/feedback5">here.</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Also, please note the venue details:</p> <p><strong>Date: Thursday 10 January 2019, 10am 4pm</strong></p> <p><strong>Venue: </strong><strong>MSE Meeting rooms, 103A Oxford Street, Soho, London, W1D 2HG</strong></p> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14241-navigating-global-data-governance Navigating Global Data Governance http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14241-navigating-global-data-governance Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:49:57 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org How data governance is managed in companies that operate in a global contex <p>A techUK briefing on how data governance is managed in companies that operate in a global context. The panel comprises leading data practitioners from a range of industries (Tech, IT, healthcare and financial services) who have experience of creating and embedding robust data frameworks in the international regulatory environment.</p> <p>Held on 14th January at the techUK offices, this 2-hour briefing will be facilitated by Talal Rajab from techUK and led by:</p> <ul><li><strong>Dyann Heward-Mills</strong>, CEO, <a href="http://www.hewardmills.com">HewardMills Ltd</a> (A global DPO service headquartered in the UK)</li> <li><strong>Gerard Chan,</strong>&nbsp;Vice-President, Legal, Symantec</li> <li><strong>Deahne Baker</strong>, Senior Legal Counsel, Marken</li> </ul><h2>What can delegates expect?</h2> <p>The panel will share insights on the following:</p> <ul><li>The various data governance frameworks and standards being considered and implemented by DPOs, CPOs and Privacy Offices</li> <li>The cross-functional and operational challenges faced globally by organisations and measures taken to overcome them</li> <li>Tips on best practice steps required to put your organisation in a defensible position and to leverage good data governance as a market advantage&nbsp;</li> </ul><h2>Speakers</h2> <p><em>Dyann Heward-Mills, CEO, HewardMills Ltd</em><br> With its core team of data professionals, HewardMills provides the best available Data Protection Officer (DPO) support for multinational companies. It provides regulatory advice to help clients comply with the GDPR, ePrivacy Regulations, cybersecurity as well as the legal and regulatory requirements arising from emerging technologies.</p> <p>Before founding HewardMills, Dyann was a Partner at Baker Mckenzie leading the Data Protection and Cyber Security practice group in London. She advised on a range of information law matters including data breach management, Binding Corporate Rules (BCR), Anti-Money Laundering compliance, data protection audits, cloud computing and regulatory approvals.</p> <p>Dyann&rsquo;s career includes Senior Privacy Counsel for GE Capital, providing global support and advice on privacy and data protection matters and at Linklaters where, as the senior privacy and communications lawyer, she had global responsibility for data protection compliance, successfully securing BCR (the first for a law firm).</p> <p>TBC</p> <p>Speakers from Tech, Health and Banking sector</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:talal.rajab@techuk.org">talal.rajab@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14309-isf-2-info-cap-briefing-with-avm-rocky-rochelle ISF 2* Info Cap Briefing with AVM Rocky Rochelle http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14309-isf-2-info-cap-briefing-with-avm-rocky-rochelle Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:50:09 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Information Superiority Forum Briefing on Information Capability <p>This techUK ISF Briefing will be an opportunity to discuss some of the key threats to UK forces currently, including emerging and potential nation state conflicts, the implications of an evolving battlespace and the growing significance of cyber threats. The MOD has made significant progress in enhancing its information technology capabilities, and AVM Rocky Rochelle will discuss where he sees the most important challenges and opportunities to deliver information advantage in the future.&nbsp;</p> <p>AVM Rochelle will also discuss the need for a coherent approach as we move forward, utilising emerging technologies and services from non-traditional suppliers to ensure that the UK is able to compete other nation states with larger resources and budgets. As part of this the session will foster discussion within the defence information community on how industry and the MOD can work together to exploit emerging technologies from adjacent sectors more rapidly going forward.</p> <p>Attendees will discuss the growing importance of data, connectivity and Post-geography operations require a change of mind set amongst UK forces to ensure that we are adequately defended against emerging disinformation, cyber and electro-magnetic threats. The different approaches of the represented Frontline Commands will be examined, and speakers will be able to ask industry to illustrate ways they could further support MOD&rsquo;s efforts in this area. The sessions will also include networking opportunities and networking drinks.</p> <p>Agenda:</p> <p>10.00 - 10.10 - Welcome from <strong>Fred Sugden</strong>, Head of Defence Programme, techUK</p> <p>10.10 - 10.20 - Chair's Opening Remarks - <strong>Ian Kirkwood</strong>, Cyber and Critical National Infrastructure, QinetiQ and Chair, Information Superiority Forum, techUK</p> <p>10.20 - 11.00 - Information Capability and the RAF Briefing - <strong>AVM Rocky Rochelle</strong>,&nbsp;Chief of Staff - Capability, RAF</p> <p>11.00 - 11.50 - Open Discussion and Q&amp;A</p> <p>11.50 - 12.00 - Chair's Closing Remarks</p> <p>12.00 - 12.30 - Networking Lunch</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:fred.sugden@techuk.org">fred.sugden@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14402-cyber-security-industry-roundtable-nigeria Cyber Security Industry Roundtable - Nigeria http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14402-cyber-security-industry-roundtable-nigeria Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:48:04 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Cyber Security Industry Roundtable - Nigeria <p>The UK Prosperity Fund is working to better understand opportunities for the UK cyber sector in these five countries and stimulate digital market economies, opening up opportunities of UK and international business. techUK is supporting the FCO&rsquo;s efforts by bringing industry together with key stakeholders from the 5 relevant countries at a series of events over the next 6 months.</p> <p>This session will focus on the&nbsp;Nigerian cyber sector, exploring the business and political landscapes, and the maturity of the current sector. A key part of the event will be discussion around the various opportunities in cyber within Nigeria, with speakers from both Government and industry discussing their experience.</p> <p>Frost &amp; Sullivan, commissioned by the UK , Government&rsquo;s Prosperity Fund, released five white papers in July providing an overview of emerging digital market opportunities in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Brazil and Indonesia. The white papers assess digital market size and forecast growth, through the lenses of cybersecurity, telecommunications and digital services, providing market data and trend analysis, along with opportunities for UK digital businesses.</p> <p>Speakers will be announced in due course.</p> <p>For more details please get in touch with the techUK Cyber Team.</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:talal.rajab@techuk.org">talal.rajab@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14467-hssf-supplier-development-programme HSSF Supplier Development Programme http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14467-hssf-supplier-development-programme Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:05 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF) Supplier Development Programme <p>We would like&nbsp;to invite you to the Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF) Supplier Development Programme hosted by techUK in partnership with NHS England. This programme is aimed at those organisations, in particular Small Medium Enterprise (SME), looking to secure a place on the Framework at the next HSSF refresh opportunity. The purpose of the programme is to improve supplier bidding capability which will in turn increase the pool of suppliers with innovative products and services on the Framework over time, diversifying the offer to health and social care providers.&nbsp;The event will focus on the wider health and social care landscape, population health management and lessons learnt from the initial HSSF bidding process and outcome. Please find the draft agenda below.</p> <p>techUK is&nbsp;hosting the programme event at our London offices which will focus on the wider health and social care landscape, population health management and lessons learnt from the initial HSSF bidding process and outcome. Please see the draft agenda below.</p> <p>At this point we are limiting attendance to one attendee per supplier. Should interest exceed capacity we will consider rerunning the event.</p> <p>Please note if you do not have a techUK account you will need to create one in order to register.</p> <h4>Draft Agenda</h4> <p>12:00-12:15: Registration</p> <p>12:15-13:00: Lunch and networking</p> <p>13:00- 13:30: Introduction to the HSS Framework, Population Health Management and the Health and Social Care Landscape</p> <p>13:30-14:15: Lessons learnt from first HSSF bidding round and evaluation process inc. SME focus</p> <p>14:15- 14:30: Refreshment break</p> <p>14:30-15:15: Q&amp;A (inc. answers to presubmitted questions)</p> <p>15:15-15:30: Wrap up and keeping engaged</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:ellie.huckle@techuk.org">ellie.huckle@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14386-programme-cortisone-industry-day Programme CORTISONE Industry Day http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14386-programme-cortisone-industry-day Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:04:15 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Programme CORTISONE Industry Day <p>techUK will be hosting the Programme CORTISONE team for an industry day on the 28th January 2019. Please see the below an announcement from Programme CORTISONE:</p> <p>This announcement invites suppliers to register for a CORTISONE Industry Day event that will provide an update on the CORTISONE Programme within the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). This Industry Day will provide:<br> &bull; An update on the overall procurement approach;<br> &bull; More detailed information on the procurement of client-side Design, Develop and Deliver Services;<br> &bull; Further information on the procurement of an Integration Platform and an Enterprise Master Patient Index; and<br> &bull; Opportunities for questions and answers and networking.</p> <p><strong>How do I register for this event?</strong></p> <p>To register please click the link on this page and register through the techUK portal.</p> <p>If you have any queries please send an email to Dan Patefield at dan.patefield@techuk.org. Please note that spaces are limited. If you register and then subsequently cannot attend, please transfer or release your place.</p> <p><br><strong>What is Programme CORTISONE?</strong><br> The aim of Programme CORTISONE is to deliver an integrated ecosystem of medical information services to the Defence Medical Services. The programme 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 in order to maximise their fitness for role, while maintaining an occupational focus and an operational edge.<br> A multi-million-pound (CAT B) 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 from multiple healthcare product/service suppliers, together with Design, Develop and Deliver services. It is anticipated that 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><br> MOD is looking for a range of companies to engage with the programme, delivering a full suite of healthcare software to meet use-cases and patient-journey-defined functional requirements. With the modular nature of the procurement allowing innovation, all suppliers are encouraged to take a leading role in the delivery of functionality.</p> <p><br> The CORTISONE Programme has engaged with suppliers through an Industry Day on 17 May 2018 and through a series of Discovery Days, where it has invited potential suppliers to present information on services and demonstrate products to relevant technical and business staff from the CORTISONE Programme. These Discovery Days have addressed:</p> <p>&bull; Primary Healthcare<br> &bull; Dental Healthcare<br> &bull; Integration Platforms<br> &bull; Enterprise Master Patient Index<br> &bull; Document Management</p> <p><br> CORTISONE is also looking to the future and will exploit innovation to align with NHS strategy, virtualise healthcare and integrate with services across the healthcare sector. This may include telemedicine, patient record integration with the NHS and other patient databases and patient condition tracking.</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:fred.sugden@techuk.org">fred.sugden@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14468-changing-the-lives-of-young-people-in-harrow Changing the lives of young people in Harrow http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14468-changing-the-lives-of-young-people-in-harrow Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:02:45 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Changing the lives of young people in Harrow - one digital step at a time <p><em>The problem</em>:</p> <p>With growing numbers of Children entering the care system at rapid rates, increasing numbers of young people involved in knife crime and youth violence and slashes to youth provision it paints a bleak picture for our next generation.</p> <p>We know all too well the consequences of this are tragic. Social impact is considerable, and comes with a high economic cost.</p> <p>Here in Harrow we wanted to explore innovative solutions as to how &lsquo;digital help&rsquo; can help to embed change, by enhancing and extending service delivery.</p> <p>We have created digital app/solution for Social care/ youth offending with the aim to increase young people&rsquo;s accessibility to service interventions as well as enabling access to an online platform of support 24/7 helping to create behavioural change</p> <p>Come to this exciting event and hear about:</p> <ul><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Our Digital Evolution and journey in developing the Digital Solution / Mobile App.</li> <li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Creating digital services that young people with use - moving away from prescriptive to personalisation of services, empowering young people to take ownership.</li> </ul><p>What we are looking for:</p> <ul><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Developing partnerships and investment funding to help us to develop and scale our digital ambition.</li> </ul><p>&nbsp;</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:ellie.huckle@techuk.org">ellie.huckle@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14471-mod-design-as-a-service-industry-day-session-1 MOD Design as a Service – Industry Day: Session 1 http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14471-mod-design-as-a-service-industry-day-session-1 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:40:32 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org We will be repeating this event from 3:30pm - 5:30pm - See below link for this time. <h2><br><strong>We are repeating this event on the same day but from 15:30-17:30. If you would prefer this time, <a href="https://portal.techuk.org/my-events/event/?id=d210f172-3afd-e811-8147-5065f38b5621">register via this link.</a>&nbsp;</strong></h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Design as a Service is a current contract within Defence, used to provide design, architecture and technical/security resources to ISS and Defence, managed by DG CIO&rsquo;s Service Design team. As it is due to expire in 2019, we are considering a new competition in 2019 to procure a new service, potentially at &pound;35m per annum over 3 years. This event is to engage industry for feedback on the candidate requirements for this service, and seek feedback on the potential procurement structure and services, and any issues with executing against these candidate requirements. Two sessions will be run to enable the maximum number of companies to participate, 1300-1500 and 1500-1700 on the 31st January. To enable maximum inputs,<strong> two personnel from each company is the maximum attendance, for only one of the two sessions.</strong></p>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:fred.sugden@techuk.org">fred.sugden@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14470-mod-design-as-a-service-industry-day-session-2 MOD Design as a Service – Industry Day: Session 2 http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14470-mod-design-as-a-service-industry-day-session-2 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:46:56 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org We will be repeating this event from 1:00pm-3:00pm - See below link for this time. <h2><strong>We are repeating this event on the same day but from 13:00-15:00. If you would prefer this time, <a href="https://portal.techuk.org/my-events/event/?id=faf0b190-39fd-e811-8147-5065f38b5621">register via this link.&nbsp;</a></strong></h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Design as a Service is a current contract within Defence, used to provide design, architecture and technical/security resources to ISS and Defence, managed by DG CIO&rsquo;s Service Design team. As it is due to expire in 2019, we are considering a new competition in 2019 to procure a new service, potentially at &pound;35m per annum over 3 years. This event is to engage industry for feedback on the candidate requirements for this service, and seek feedback on the potential procurement structure and services, and any issues with executing against these candidate requirements. Two sessions will be run to enable the maximum number of companies to participate, 1300-1500 and 1500-1700 on the 31st&nbsp;January. To enable maximum inputs,<strong>&nbsp;two personnel from each company is the maximum attendance, for only one of the two sessions.</strong></p>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:fred.sugden@techuk.org">fred.sugden@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14403-ensuring-fair-access-to-procurement-frameworks Ensuring fair access to procurement frameworks http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14403-ensuring-fair-access-to-procurement-frameworks Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:16:55 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Briefing with KBRWyle <p>KBRwyle Advisory are looking to establish a mechanism which enables suppliers access to its existing and future frameworks and tasks, in order to provide a more holistic and complete service to its clients through a technology enabled approach that:</p> <ul><li>Is open all suppliers without exclusivity constraints.</li> <li>Enable suppliers to team in order to respond and provide services for particular tasks.&nbsp;</li> </ul><p>This techUK Defence &amp; Security SME Forum Briefing will include a briefing from KBRwyle on this approach, with particular focus on how it will help SMEs engage with the supply chain more easily and effectively.</p> <p>Wider discussion will examine the ongoing challenges and barriers to new and emerging entrants within the Defence and Security sector, including for non-traditional Defence suppliers.</p> <p>More details will be announced in due course.</p> <p><strong>About KBRWyle</strong><br> KBR has a long and proud history of working with the public sector and government to transform the delivery of public services. Its open and collaborative style as well as a highly innovative and technical approach to service delivery is helping drive huge efficiency gains with clients across the public sector, releasing substantial resources for re-investment. KBRs work goes to the heart of the Government&rsquo;s desire to deliver greater performance, value and quality to the public. From logistical and deployed operational support to the provision of military training aircraft, KBR is a trusted delivery partner for complex defence programmes. With a passion to deliver high quality work the company prides itself on working in open and transparent collaboration with our clients and our suppliers to succeed in our commitment to deliver better value for money.</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:fred.sugden@techuk.org">fred.sugden@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/13337-women-in-defence-technology Women in Defence Technology http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/13337-women-in-defence-technology Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:17:52 +0100 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org techUK Defence Event focusing on opportunities and challenges for Women in Defence Technology. <p>MOD continues to work towards a more inclusive and diverse workforce&nbsp; throughout UK Defence, and this event will provide a platform for women with technology skills to build relationships and discuss career pathways. Areas for discussion will include addressing stubborn barriers to progress in this space, identifying key role models and building strong networks and also highlighting specific achievements of women in the defence environment.</p> <p>Confirmed speakers so far include:&nbsp;</p> <ul><li>Brig Sara Sharkey, Head Application Services &amp; DevOps, ISS</li> <li>Elaine Whyte, Director, UK - Technology and Innovation, PWC</li> <li>Katherine Stubbings, Head of Projects, UKCloud</li> <li>Anna Carron, Client Technology Director,&nbsp; Atkins</li> </ul><p>As well as the briefing we hope to allow time for smaller groups, one-to-ones and networking sessions with speakers and attendees.</p> <p>Following the event, we will be encouraging networking and informal mentoring opportunities. To facilitate this we are hoping that some attendees will volunteer to be mentors. This will only be on an informal basis and there is no set requirement, we will just make it clear on your delegate badge that people looking for mentoring can approach you. If this would be of interest please get in touch with <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">Dan Patefield</a>.</p> <p>For more information please get in touch with the techUK Defence team.</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:fred.sugden@techuk.org">fred.sugden@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14401-cyber-security-industry-roundtable-indonesia Cyber Security Industry Roundtable - Indonesia http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14401-cyber-security-industry-roundtable-indonesia Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:54:30 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Cyber Security Industry Roundtable - Indonesia <p>The UK Prosperity Fund is working to better understand opportunities for the UK cyber sector in these five countries and stimulate digital market economies, opening up opportunities of UK and international business. techUK is supporting the FCO&rsquo;s efforts by bringing industry together with key stakeholders from the 5 relevant countries at a series of events over the next 6 months.</p> <p>This session will focus on the&nbsp;Indonesian cyber sector, exploring the business and political landscapes, and the maturity of the current sector. A key part of the event will be discussion around the various opportunities in cyber within Indonesia, with speakers from both Government and industry discussing their experience.</p> <p>Frost &amp; Sullivan, commissioned by the UK , Government&rsquo;s Prosperity Fund, released five white papers in July providing an overview of emerging digital market opportunities in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Brazil and Indonesia. The white papers assess digital market size and forecast growth, through the lenses of cybersecurity, telecommunications and digital services, providing market data and trend analysis, along with opportunities for UK digital businesses.</p> <p>Speakers will be announced in due course.</p> <p>For more details please get in touch with the techUK Cyber Team.</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:talal.rajab@techuk.org">talal.rajab@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14400-cyber-security-industry-roundtable-kenya Cyber Security Industry Roundtable - Kenya http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14400-cyber-security-industry-roundtable-kenya Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:00:01 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org Cyber Security Industry Roundtable - Kenya <p>The UK Prosperity Fund is working to better understand opportunities for the UK cyber sector in these five countries and stimulate digital market economies, opening up opportunities of UK and international business. techUK is supporting the FCO&rsquo;s efforts by bringing industry together with key stakeholders from the 5 relevant countries at a series of events over the next 6 months.</p> <p>This session will focus on the&nbsp;Kenyan cyber sector, exploring the business and political landscapes, and the maturity of the current sector. A key part of the event will be discussion around the various opportunities in cyber within Kenya, with speakers from both Government and industry discussing their experience.</p> <p>Frost &amp; Sullivan, commissioned by the UK , Government&rsquo;s Prosperity Fund, released five white papers in July providing an overview of emerging digital market opportunities in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Brazil and Indonesia. The white papers assess digital market size and forecast growth, through the lenses of cybersecurity, telecommunications and digital services, providing market data and trend analysis, along with opportunities for UK digital businesses.</p> <p>Speakers will be announced in due course.</p> <p>For more details please get in touch with the techUK Cyber Team.</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:talal.rajab@techuk.org">talal.rajab@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org">Charlie.Wyatt@techuk.org</a>Contact: <a href="mailto:dan.patefield@techuk.org">dan.patefield@techuk.org</a> http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14372-partnering-networking-growing-the-local-govtech-market Partnering & Networking: Growing the Local GovTech Market http://www.techuk.org/events/briefing/item/14372-partnering-networking-growing-the-local-govtech-market Wed, 28 Nov 2018 09:25:42 +0000 CRM Sync noreply@techuk.org This speed networking event offers tech companies large and small the opportunity to network <p>This speed networking event offers tech companies large and small the opportunity to network and identify business partners with innovative solutions for transforming local public services, from new players to established companies within the Local Government tech market. We are also encouraging digital folk working in Local Government to join us to pitch about what they&rsquo;re after from the market and give them exposure to the latest innovative tech solutions.</p> <p>It is an opportunity for SMEs to pitch ideas to companies currently providing services to local government, and for large companies to expand the network of SMEs they work with to deliver services in this market.&nbsp;</p> <p>The event is part of techUK&rsquo;s commitment to grow the local government digital eco-system by offering SMEs the opportunity to network, share ideas and identify future business partners.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>How it Works:</strong></p> <p><strong>Large Companies:</strong> Provide an overview of how you engage with SMEs and why SMEs are important to delivering services to the Public Sector</p> <p><strong>SMEs:</strong> Your opportunity to pitch! We suggest you cover who you are, your innovation/service/product and what you're looking for in working with larger companies. Remember, you only have 2 minutes!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>Contact: <a href="mailto:ellie.huckle@techuk.org">ellie.huckle@techuk.org</a>