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Everyman Mailbox Birmingham

116 Mailbox

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B1 1RF

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Join us for our annual Tech Survey launch, panel discussion with industry experts and networking.


  • Gayle Cogswell

    Gayle Cogswell

    West Midlands 5G Programme Director
  • Peet Denny

    Peet Denny

    move thirty-seven Founder
  • Graham Herries

    Graham Herries

    Engineering Director Director of Digital Technologies

About this Event

THE BIRMINGHAM TECH EVENT IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER!

Calling all technologists…

Our annual Tech Event will take place on Thursday 14th November, 2019 at 6pm.

Once again this event will take place place at the Everyman Cinema, Mailbox, Birmingham.

Forget the big, expensive conferences. This event will always be free, with no vendors or sales pitches, just great technology content – created by technologists, for technologists. Also with a healthy dose of food, drink and networking thrown in!

It is the place to keep up with trends in the industry, learn about how technology is changing the world and meet with likeminded peers.

Venue

This year the event will be hosted at the Everyman Cinema, Mailbox, Birmingham. You can find out more details about the venue here: https://www.everymancinema.com/mailbox-birmingham#venueDetails

Free food and drink is provided and there will be plenty to go around, so no need to worry about dinner. Please do let us know if you have any special dietary requirements on the registration form and we will endeavour to ensure that these are catered for.

Agenda

18:00 – Arrival, welcome and pre-event networking

18:30 – Keynote speeches and panel discussion

  • Keynote: Launch of the 2020 HN Technology Survey findings - The biggest global survey of Technology professionals
  • Keynote: Peet Denny - Topic: Artificial Intelligence
  • Keynote: Gayle Cogswell - Topic: 5G
  • Keynote: Graham Herries - Topic: Industry 4.0/IoT
  • Panellist Q&A: Put your questions to the panel and discuss the big issues in tech!

20:00 Food, refreshments and networking: Continue the discussion and meet with industry peers.

Our Speakers

Peet Denny: Peet is a consulting CTO and founder of brum.ai - Birmingham’s AI community. He helps organisations understand how AI can be used right now to solve real problems without a massive R&D budget.

Peet speaks internationally on AI and has regularly appears in the media including CNBC and the BBC.

Dr. Graham Herries: A Director of Digital Technologies in the Engineering Excellence Group at Laing O'Rourke. This role provides the executive leadership for the ongoing strategic digital transformation of Laing O’Rourke.

Graham is also Project Director of the 36 month EU H2020 Factory of the Future project OPTIMISED which has recently completed. This €7m EU research grant has developed and demonstrated Industry 4.0 technologies focussed on providing a manufacturing scheduling optimisation system that uses real-time sensors, digital twin and AI methods to react and improve construction manufacturing performance. The project has also developed a rail digital twin to optimise Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) operations leading to significant benefits for the partner involved.

Graham holds a Ph.D. in data analytics and artificial intelligence. He is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the IET and is also the co-chair of the Education and Skills Policy Panel at The IET working to advance the engineering skills agenda.

Gayle Cogswell: A specialist in business development, Gayle has worked in the Telco sector since the 90's supporting the launch and growth of wireless products around the world. Across generations of tech her focus is always on benefits it can bring to multiple aspects of our lives - the the ‘so what?’ factor. Gayle is Programme Director at West Midlands 5G (WM5G) responsible for the Citizen Wellbeing and Manufacturing 5G testbed trials.

A lover of travel, Gayle is happiest when slightly lost in the middle of a new country.

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Everyman Mailbox Birmingham

116 Mailbox

Birmingham

B1 1RF

United Kingdom

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