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As part of the Bristol Technology Festival we are proud to announce the BRISTOL TECH FAIR. Includes Tech, Children, Careers and Diversity.

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Roll up, roll up for Bristol Tech Fair - the biggest, brightest event in November’s week-long Bristol Technology Festival.

Throw yourself into our lively tech carnival of family fun activities, careers advice and diversity inspiration.

If you love TECH, this is THE EVENT for you.

It’s BRISTOL TECHFAIR: a one-day celebration of technology, engineering and science for EVERYONE. Think of it as a tech love story to inspire the kids, gain valuable careers advice and learn from some of the smartest voices and sharpest thinkers in the Tech | diversity intersection. BRISTOL TECH FAIR is taking place on Saturday 9 November from 10am till 4pm at the Colston Hall.

A collaboration powered by a love of tech, BRISTOL TECH FAIR is brought to you by three acclaimed not-for-profit organisations. The aim of our event is to inspire and empower tech fans of all ages in a safe, enjoyable environment.

And here’s the biggest news: IT’S FREE for everyone.

What will you go to?

Choose any or all from:- Family And Kids Zone- Careers Fair- WISE Conference

Family and Kids Zone ​(brought to you by Technotopia) SOLD OUT!

Dive into an action-packed array of incredible hands-on activities designed to fire up young minds. We’re aiming to create the next generation of programmers, developers, engineers, inventors and problem solvers.

Join us for a full day of Virtual Reality, Programming and Robotics with exhibitors:

  • Rocketmakers
  • Code Club
  • Miro-E ( Consequential Robotics)
  • Airbus
  • Cybersecurity Associates
  • CFMS
  • EcoBot II ( Bristol BioEnergy Centre)
  • Designability
  • Institute of Physics (South West )
  • The University of Bristol
  • Badminton School
  • University of the West of England
  • Baby BSL
  • Zebra by Design
  • The Critical Literacy Project
  • Lloyds Bank Academy: Online Safety Workshop

Tech3Shed Careers Fair ​(brought to you by Women’s Tech Hub)

Looking to get into tech? Coming back into the industry after timeout? Feel you’re an outsider who wants to carve a career in the industry? Then make sure you swing by on November 9. This is a Careers Fair that celebrates and champions diversity and inclusivity. Brilliant people can come from all walks of life. Amazing is a state of mind. Expect a warm welcome and a wealth of advice to point you in the right direction. We’ll also be hosting some of the South West’s leading tech employers who will want to find out about you.

Don’t miss out! Come and chat to our sponsors:

Deloitte Digital – Have a new Tech Hub in Bristol and also run training academys to retrain

Desklodge - Long term sponsors of Womens Tech Hub and have teh most welcoming diverse coworking spaces in Bristol in our opinion)

Fusion Processing - Cutting edge CAV company – come see what they are working on

Graphcore - Cutting edge IPU AI silicon design

Growth Hub - Funded free business support

KETL - Data specialist with a new cutting edge CLEKT offering

Lloyds Banking Group - Run returner programmes as well as great jobs and apprenticeships

Newicon - Cutting edge software firm, looking for diverse teams and sponsor visas

Scott Logic - Software agency with cutting edge cyber, cloud & other solutions

Tech Talent Academy - A new heavily subsidised Full stack bootcamp in the city with careers support

Tumelo - Transparency and ethical financial investment software

UltraSoc - Chip design with Safety at its heart

Xavier Analytics - Great startup for accountants managing multiple xero accounts

WISE Conference ​(brought to you by WISE)


1100-1200 Session 1: Schools: My Skills App and Role Models by Women in Science and Engineering + The Flying Challenge - Ablaze and Airbus

1200-1300 Session 2: Universities and Colleges: What it means to be BAME in STEM and what it means to be an Ally - University of Bristol Lara Lalemi and Fred

1300-1330 Break

1330-1430 Session 3: Industry and entry: Women Like Me and mentoring Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers, Senior Lecturer - Science Communication Unit and Engineering Design and Mathematics

+ Frank Water - safe water charity - From networks in UK to Engineers without Borders + RNLI Royal National Lifeboat Institution An historical network of volunteers + designing and engineering lifeboats

1430-1530 Session 4: Senior Management and Boardrooms: The Women’s Tech Hub Networks and Stories - a community and connector - Helen Farmer/ Serrie Chapman + UWE - Women’s Networks in STEM Dr. Vanda Papafilippou’s Research + Reflection Session Helen Farmer

We promise BRISTOL TECH FAIR will be a brilliant energetic day of endless inspiration. Right now we’re working hard to ensure our event will be THE GO-TO EVENT of the Bristol Technology Festival.

We can’t wait to welcome you. If you’d like to know more about BRISTOL TECH FAIR, head over to ​https://bristoltechfair.org​ ​right now. BRISTOL TECH FAIR actively advances gender diversity in tech.

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