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Bath Digital Festival: our Thursday pick

All this week on TechSPARK we’ll be highlighting a couple of event from this year’s Bath Digital Festival – just in time for you to sign up for the next day. If you’d like to see all the event hosted each day head to the BDF Website.

Thursday morning at Bath Digital Festival

Hypercharge your Growth with Business Innovation and Digital Strategy

9:30am – 11am, Thursday 24th October 2019 @ BDF2019 Festival Hub

The current pace of disruptive change in a globalised digital economy led by rapid technology innovations has left classic businesses struggling to keep up. But, that is also an opportunity for disruptive/innovative companies, both Digital Natives and Click-and-mortar, to create new markets and get customers.

But even the most cutting edge technical innovations need business innovations to succeed commercially.

This seminar on business model innovation and use of digital strategy to grow and scale your business, joins these two aspects through examples of leading companies.

Also on Thursday morning:

 

Thursday afternoon at Bath Digital Festival

Women Reclaiming AI Workshop

2pm – 4pm, Thursday 24th October 2019 @ No.15 Great Pulteney

Take part in a workshop designing an alternative AI Voice Assistant created by a growing community of self-identifying women (trans, intersex and cis) and all nonbinary, agender and gender variant people.

The workshop will create an AI assistant that better reflects an intersectional perspective. The workshop will provide you with basic skills to create an AI voice assistant in Dialogflow (a development platform for conversational systems) and a space to facilitate talking, sharing and listening.

By taking part in the workshop you become part of the expanding Women Reclaiming AI activist art-work and collaborative community – a symbol of collective action and protest.

This workshop is open to all self-identifying women and all nonbinary, agender and gender variant people.

Also on Thursday afternoon:

Thursday evening at Bath Digital Festival

Third Thursday

6:30pm – 9pm, Thursday 24th October 2019 @ BDF2019 Festival Hub

This year we are kickstarting a monthly BDF Third Thursday networking and collaboration event.  A gathering of people from all walks of the creative and tech industries to learn, discover, collaborate and seed ideas that will propel our incredible region forward.

Each month we will gather together to discuss real challenges in the region – challenges where a creative mindset and an appetite for collaboration can make a real difference.  Join us on Thursday 24th at the BDF hub to light a true crucible of digital creativity, discussion, ideas and an opportunity to make new, enduring friendships with likeminded – and surprising people.

Also on Thursday evening:

 

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