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LeedsDigital Pageant 2022 | College of Leeds

Leeds Digital Pageant has introduced the complete schedule for its newest set up of the tech showcase, with over 200 occasions happening from Tuesday 20 to Friday 30 September.

Greater than 160 people and organizations throughout the Leeds Metropolis Area and past will current occasions as a part of the open, collaborative competition, and the College of Leeds will probably be internet hosting a spread of occasions throughout Leeds Digital Pageant (LDF).

LDF’s occasions will span 19 tech classes in whole, celebrating digital tradition in all its kinds, with occasions masking all the pieces from synthetic intelligence to arts and tradition; coding and software program to cyber safety; sustainability to start-ups and social occasions – and all the pieces else in between.

Digital collaboration

Our colleagues in Nexus – the College’s innovation neighborhood – are staging a large mixture of occasions, together with the inaugural ‘MedTech Showcase’, a possibility for medical and tech professionals to attach, share data and advance innovation.

The Nexus neighborhood may also be sharing their alternatives for collaboration within the third occasion within the flagship Nexus Join collection, which is a chance for individuals to seek out out extra in regards to the companies based mostly at Nexus.

Chosen College of Leeds occasions

Sharpening the leading edge: Analysis Computing on the College of Leeds

Location: On-line

Date: Tuesday 20 September, 10-11am.

Scientific analysis has come a good distance from Galileo’s first telescope. Now greater than ever researchers need to computational instruments to speed up their work and drive innovation. On the College, the Analysis Computing workforce of analysis software program engineers work to facilitate higher computational analysis practices from enhancing the efficiency of large-scale modeling on our native high-performance computing system to delivering coaching round software program engineering, GPU toolsets, machine studying, and offering bespoke consulting companies for analysis tasks.

Come and be taught extra about how analysis software program engineering is reworking the tempo of innovation on the College of Leeds with case research from researchers on the reducing fringe of their fields.

Register to attend free of charge.

Nexus Join

Location: Nexus Constructing, Discovery Method, LS2 3AA

Date: Tuesday 20 September, 4.30-6.30pm.

Nexus are bringing MedTech and digital well being leaders and innovators collectively. Members Wellola, Toxseek, See AI and Inovus Medical will probably be sharing alternatives for collaboration throughout the Nexus Neighborhood, the College and the broader innovation ecosystem. Medipex, Bionow, the Leeds Educating Hospitals Innovation Pop Up will probably be exhibiting their newest innovation companies and alternatives. SingFit may also be flying over from LA to share neurological, bodily and emotional well being advantages of music.

This occasion supplies a possibility for all members of the Nexus neighborhood and innovators throughout the broader innovation ecosystem to community and collaborate.

Register to attend free of charge.

Hack for Good

Location: Nexus Constructing, Discovery Method, LS2 3AA

Date: Friday 23 September, 8:30 a.m. to five:30 p.m.

This Hackathon requires thinkers and doers of all backgrounds and talent ranges to take part in co-designing moral and progressive options utilizing knowledge and expertise to positively affect the independence and high quality of lifetime of older individuals in Leeds. This session is ideal for teachers, knowledge analysts, builders, individuals accessing companies, carers or if you happen to work within the well being and care sector. Everyone seems to be welcome.

Register to attend free of charge.

Improvements in Immersive Healthcare: Present and Inform

Location: Middle for Immersive Applied sciences, Seminar Room G.07, Charles Thackrah, College of Leeds

Date: Friday 23 September, 12 midday to 5pm.

Come find out about how the College and its companions are working on the forefront of the appliance of XR applied sciences in healthcare: from serving to trainee GPs and nurses cope with difficult and complicated affected person consultations by to supporting millimetre exact mind tumor surgical procedure.

On this hands-on occasion, coordinated by the Middle for Immersive Applied sciences, you should have an opportunity to check out among the newest headsets and medical experiences and get a style of what the way forward for healthcare seems like.

Register to attend free of charge.

The College of Leeds Information Technique and Service

Location: On-line

Date: Monday 26 September, 10.30-11.30am.

Delivered by Monica Jones, the College’s Chief Information Officer, this occasion is meant for professionals working with knowledge, anybody who needs to get to know extra about knowledge technique, and individuals who need to work in knowledge or want to get into the sector. Learn the way an information technique can create the muse for data-driven innovation in analysis, as properly promote frameworks for knowledge safety, entry and sharing that may be helpful to organizations and people alike.

Register to attend free of charge.

Digital Innovation in Inclusive City Design

Location: Leeds Playhouse, Playhouse Sq., Quarry Hill, LS2 7UP

Date: Tuesday 27 September, 10am to 7pm.

Put your self within the digital footwear of another person and expertise how digital expertise and extra inclusive knowledge can be utilized to tell and enhance the best way we design city house.

Hosted by Arup, you may have interaction within the dialog on how we enhance accessibility, security, and inclusivity in our cities and cities utilizing inclusive knowledge and digital innovation.

Professor Natasha Merat (Faculty of Earth and Surroundings) is a visitor speaker within the hybrid Leeds Trade Panel Dialogue, from 4.30-5.15pm.

Register to attend free of charge.

Digital Twins: Aspiring to Create a Extra Sustainable World

Location: Nexus Constructing, Discovery Method, LS2 3AA

Date: Thursday 29 September, 1.30-4.45pm.

On this free half-day occasion be a part of us and the worldwide members of the Digital Twin Consortium to satisfy business pioneers in digital expertise and participate in panel workshops and discussions. With drinks reception to observe!

You’ll hear from Digital Twin Consortium management and different pioneers in digital twin expertise and methodology encompassing the three pillars of sustainability: Social, Financial, and Environmental. The presenters will have a look at ground-breaking digital twin functions and focus on immediately’s accountable computing alternatives and challenges with a view towards shaping a extra sustainable future.

Attendees could have ample alternative to community with the presenters and different company.

Register to attend free of charge.

The way to discovered your tech start-up

Location: Riley Smith Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Digital and Electrical Engineering, College of Leeds

Date: Thursday 29 September, 5.30-7pm.

Be a part of College of Leeds Union ShockSoc for a dialogue on easy methods to discovered a tech start-up.

4 tech leaders from throughout Leeds will give their private experiences of founding a start-up after which reply questions from the viewers.

This can be a likelihood for college college students who’ve a fantastic enterprise concept they wish to develop however do not know the place to begin.

Register to attend free of charge.

MedTech Showcase

Location: Nexus Constructing, Discovery Method, LS2 3AA

Date: TBC

This occasion is the primary of its type in Leeds with help and participation from Nexus & College of Leeds, Leeds Educating Hospitals NHS Belief (LTHT), Leeds Digital Pageant, and the broader MedTech neighborhood in Leeds.
The occasion will cowl inspirational matters resembling founders’ tales and progressive options already in place to affect affected person outcomes, to sensible knowledge-sharing on matters like procurement into the NHS, IP, patents, and funding.

MedTech Showcase is a chance for professionals in varied points of the medical and tech industries to attach, share data, help each other, and advance innovation.

Register to attend free of charge.

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