techUK at London Tech Week

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    Tuesday24Apr 2018

    techUK is proud to be an official strategic partner of London Tech Week 2018, with over 300 events showcasing the best of tech and driving change across the iconic city...


The iconic city of London becomes the backdrop for a week-long festival of tech and innovation once again this June.


Bringing together 55,000 attendees to enjoy the hundreds of crowd-sourced and anchor events taking place across the city, London Tech Week 2018 promises to be the boldest festival yet. Visit the website here.

The festival provides a buzzing platform to network and celebrate the best in tech, converging the London tech scene with International tech enthusiasts to create numerous business opportunities for everyone involved. Whatever your business you’ll find something to suit you. Read on to learn more about techUK's involvement:

LeadersIn Tech Summit 

Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 June, Iconic News Building, London Bridge

The LeadersIn Tech Summit returns for 2018 as the headline event of London Tech Week. 

The summit delves into the macro issues impacting the whole ecosystem, from policy, to barriers to growth, to disruptive technologies changing the way we do business. This year’s focus is around ‘collaborate to flourish faster’, looking at how Scale-ups and tech giants come together to create a thriving tech ecosystem. Take a look at the C-level speakers from WPP, Google, Facebook, Sainsbury’s, Microsoft and SNAP inc and view the full agenda here.
techUK at LeadersIn Tech Summit - Data is the new Currency – Tuesday 12 June @ 09.30
techUK President Jacqueline de Rojas leads a panel discussion on data as the new currency. See agenda and book your tickets here.
techUK member offer:
If you are a scale-up organisation (greater than 20 per cent growth per annum over a three-year period) you could be eligible for over 50% off a full price pass. Email for more information.

Powering London: how technology and data move our city

Tuesday 12 June @ 17.30, TfL Offices, 31 Westfield Ave, London E20 1EH

Transport for London is running an invitation-only London Tech Week event at their new Stratford offices. This event will cover:

  • TfL’s tech and data model, and how they enable innovative products
  • How data can be managed in the future to drive business improvement
  • How TfL uses data responsibly
  • How TfL can harness the potential of tech start-ups and innovators to drive improvement and business objectives
  • What lies ahead and how we can all prepare
  • Networking opportunities for an international audience of decision makers, industry leaders and pioneers

The Mayor’s Chief Digital Officer Theo Blackwell will chair the event, which will follow the Mayor’s launch of the Smart London Plan the previous day. The event will be sponsored by Deloitte, and our Chief Technology Officer Shashi Verma, and MD Vernon Everitt will also speak, as well as representatives of Transport for West Midlands and Deloitte . It will take the form of a plenary session, followed by a panel discussion which will include techUK's Head of Cloud, Data Analytics and AI Sue Daley.


Tuesday 12 June – Thursday 14 June, London Excel

techUK is an event partner for Project Kairos, London Tech Week's flagship startup event. Connect your startup with industry and investment at the heart of London's technology scene.

techUK will be speaking at TechXLR8 in the following sessions. Speakers and sessions to be confirmed:
·         5G World
·         IoT World
·         Connected Car.
TechXLR8 Inclusivity Event
techUK President Jacqueline de Rojas will chair a session with The Girl Guides on Wednesday 13 June at LTW TechXLR8 Inclusivity event.

techUK International Trade Event - Selling into the Public Sector

Tuesday 12 June @ 15.30, techUK, 10 St Bride Street EC4A 4AD

Join us for a seminar to learn how to navigate the UK Government’s technology procurement processes. This event is part of London Tech Week and will provide those in attendance the opportunity to understand how UK Government procurement works, what are the opportunities, how to overcome the challenges and tips on how to secure business. To book this event you will need to register / login to techUK's new portal - learn more and download the guide here.

The AIConics Awards

Tuesday 12 June

Click here to view the ten award categories and apply - deadline is 18 May!

The AIconics Awards takes place the day before The AI Summit on Tuesday 12 June at Kensington Palace, with our CEO Julian David presenting an award. The 5th rendition of the landmark show will encompass live pitch-offs, drinks soiree, special guest MC and a post-event celebration as we crown the 2018 innovators in the AI field. The 10 category winners will then go through to a live ‘pitch-off’ at The AI Summit on 13 June for the overall crown and a cash prize!

The AI Summit 

Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 June

Now in its 3rd year, The AI Summit is the world's first and largest conference & exhibition to look at the practical implications of AI for enterprise organisations, the actual solutions that are transforming business productivity. Click here to learn more and download the brochure.
techUK is proud to be a strategic partner of The AI Summit, with a keynote speech from techUK CEO, Julian David and a panel run by Sue Daley, techUK's Head of AI.

Mission Critical Technologies 

Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 June, London Excel

Mission Critical Technologies is a global platform dedicated to next-generation public safety technologies, bringing together a host of forward-thinking technology providers. techUK's programme manager for justice and emergency services, Henry Rex, will be chairing a stream at the event, which is co-located with TechXLR8. You can find more details here

Future of Work Summit

Thursday 14 June

Put tech at the forefront of your business strategy and pave the way for the future of work.

Tech giants have transformed their working environments for the next generation. Use their experiences to get ahead of the curve, and seize the opportunity to have your say in our lively C-Level debates. Make sure you are part of the dynamic Future of Work Summit.

techUK is an event partner for the Summit, with techUK President, Jacqueline de Rojas moderating the morning session on Leadership and Culture. Download the brochure here and book now.

CogX - The Festival of All Things AI

Monday 11 June - Tuesday 12 June

CogX 2018 will bring together 4,000 attendees and 300 speakers across 5 main stages, more than doubling the size of the acclaimed inaugural 2017 event. The event will feature an expanded agenda discussing not only The Impact of AI on Industry, Government and Society, but also the pressing question for executives of How To Get From Lab to Live and at the same time deploy AI responsibly and ethically.

CogX will explore how AI Intersects With Emerging Technologies including Blockchain, IoT and 5G telecoms, VR and AR, as well as the future of transportation, health and education. The winners of the CogX 2018 Annual Awards will be revealed on Monday 11 June, recognising the best products and technology across all key industries and technological domains.

Additionally, on 11 June from 12.00 – 13.00, techUK Deputy CEO Antony Walker will be chairing a techUK panel of leading experts discussing the issue of ethics beyond the introduction of GDPR and how businesses can think and act beyond legal compliance.

techUK members receive a 10% discount - email for the code. Visit the website and book tickets here.

Global Ecosystem Summit

Thursday 14 June, Indigo at the O2

The Global Ecosystems Summit, is an opportunity for global startup hubs and innovation programmes to showcase their ecosystems. This is designed to be a platform for ecosystem leaders to share and gain insights from each others’ experiences and for ecosystem startups and technology companies to find avenues for collaboration, partnerships and investment. 

Learn more and book your ticket here


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