Our top tech events in the North this month

7th November – Leeds Raspberry Jam @ Dixons Unity Academy

This is a great, fun meetup for anyone interested in the Raspberry Pi. There’ll be chances to get hands on with more digital making activities through the workshop, a hackspace area to share projects.

There are also a small number of Raspberry Pi project kits to have a tinker with.

More info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/raspberry-jam-leeds-7th-november-2018-tickets-48156671902?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing


14th November – Agile Yorkshire @ Platform Leeds

After two months off, Agile Yorkshire are back at Platform this month with two great topics. David Harper reflects on his former as CIO to give a sneak peak into boardroom IT decision making and Sharon Dale will throw some light onto the Liberation Structures body of knowledge.

More info on the speakers here: http://www.agileyorkshire.org/event-announcements/wed14thnovdavidharper-itsalrightforyouyouvehadcancerplussharondale-howmightweinvolveandunleasheveryone


15th November – Drupal Yorkshire @ Platform Leeds

Drupal Yorkshire supports an open group of digital managers, designers, developers and product owners. They meet monthly to talk all things Drupal!

More info here: https://www.meetup.com/DrupalYorkshire/


16th November – Startup Weekend Leeds @ NatWest Business Accelerator

Startup Weekend is back in Leeds! Pitch ideas, build a team and launch your dream business in only 54 hours! No talk, all action!

Techstars weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, CEO’s and investors, all in one weekend!

More info: http://communities.techstars.com/uk/leeds/startup-weekend/13571


21st November – Cyber Security Summit 2018 @ University of Leeds

The Cyber Security Summit is aimed at professionals actively engaged in cybersecurity and cybercrime sectors, senior business leaders for whom cybersecurity is a business critical issue and everyone in-between. Join the event to network and openly discuss new tech within this sector.

Speakers Include:

  • Prof. Adam Beaumont, aql
  • David Rogers, Copperhorse

 Some topics for discussion include:

  • The latest thinking and predictions for the future
  • Cybersecurity strategies that are proactive as opposed to reactive
  • Areas of vulnerability and new opportunities the cybercriminal uses for exploitation
  • Ways to improve your overall cyber resilience both externally and internally

More info and registration:

Cyber Security Summit 2018


27th November – WordPress Leeds @ Platform

The Agenda for this months meetup will be updated closer to the event! Keep an eye out for all the updates here:

WordPress Leeds – Monthly Meetup

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018, 6:00 PM

New Station Street Leeds, GB

14 Members Attending

Our monthly meetup for WordPress users, bloggers and developers. Details of the event will be announced nearer to the event date. —- A big thank you to Platform (https://bruntwood.co.uk/our-locations/leeds/platform/) who let us use their fantastic venue for free! Thanks to the lovely folks at 34SP.com (https://www.34sp.com/), there will be pizza …

Check out this Meetup →


29th November – Leeds Sharp @ Platform

It’s the annual Leeds Sharp Christmas panel show this month for Leeds Sharp! There’ll be lots of mince pies, festive drinks, the ever popular Leeds Sharp Quiz with plenty of goodies to be won (2018 Leeds Sharp T Shirts, LS# Mug, and lots more), and an interview with Adam Pridmore from Covéa Insurance chatting about coding practices in the finance sector ( + rants).

More info here: https://www.meetup.com/Leeds-Sharp/events/255794475/


29th November – Leeds Ruby Thing @ Veritas Wine & Ale Bar

A small informal event for anyone interested in the Ruby programming language. All skill levels welcome! There are usually a few 5 minute talks at the start of each meeting, anyone is welcome to talk about any subject that they think would be interesting to a group of Ruby Developers!

More info here: https://www.meetup.com/LeedsRubyThing/events/qfxdtpyxpbmc/


30th November – Sourcing & Social 6.0 @ Malmaison

Sourcing & Social is a Leeds based event designed for in-house recruitment and HR Professionals, always offering insight and expertise from relevant speakers as well as an excellent opportunity to share experiences and ideas with your peers from businesses across the Yorkshire area.

This month they will be covering topics such as:

  • Building a recruiting culture
  • Improving gender diversity
  • Changing perceptions of our next generation
  • Employers working with educators
  • Upskilling through bootcamp style training

More info here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sourcing-social-60-technology-skills-shortage-in-the-north-tickets-51516896424