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  1. Coding for Kids - Where are the grass roots? to

    on Monday 21st May

    In what ways can the coding community help to shape and to develop an embryonic movement called "Coding for Kids"? This thought provoking session will tell you how it started, ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  2. I Know Me - a musical to

    on Monday 21st May

    A special pre-transmission screening of a musical developed for BBC Learning. This musical has been developed for and with young people with learning difficulties. Questions answered : TV and media ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  3. Pensioner and iPad - When Man and Machine Collide to

    on Monday 21st May

    This is a stand-up comedy session using iPad technology to entertain and educate audiences about digital technology past, present and future. Questions answered : Aim to tailor the session to ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  4. Hackney Hear: using audio on location to

    on Thursday 24th May

    What can new smartphone technologies do for listening on the move? Hear about a world's first in audio on the move right here in Hackney from some of the makers ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  5. Table top: Present.me – bringing online presentations to life to

    on Thursday 24th May

    We believe online presentations are broken. Psychological studies show that the combination of content and a human face is key to keeping an audience engaged. We launched Present.me to solve ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  6. Fund Raising for your digital start-up in these interesting times to

    on Thursday 24th May

    An interactive session on raising investment for start-ups Questions answered : What is a typical funding journey How to choose the right type of investors and how best to approach ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  7. How to get free publicity for your business in the media to

    on Monday 28th May

    Award-winning journalist Mary Murtagh will be sharing her expertise as a media insider in her 'How to get free publicity for your business in the media' mini-workshop. Mary travels all ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  8. Planning for Success to

    on Monday 28th May

    Winston Churchill said, ‘He who fails to plan, plans to fail’ If you get into a taxi and you do not know where you wish to go, you are going ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  9. Table Top: Smile Machine Showcase to

    on Tuesday 29th May

    Smile Machine are a digital production agency based in the heart of Shoreditch. We build websites and apps and have steadily grown in size since our inception in 2010 and ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  10. Architecture 3.0 - how technology is taking the world of design into a whole new dimension to

    on Tuesday 29th May

    Technology has long history in the world of design and architecture. Before there was social networking, search engines and email, the architectural industry made a big step from pencil drawings ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  11. Social media, apps & cookies: building brand trust with digital privacy to

    on Wednesday 30th May

    Join Lindsey Greig, DataGuidance and Simon McDougall, Promontory, whilst they discuss brand protection, data risk management and how to build trust with your consumers. Questions answered : Who cares about ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  12. Table Top: Adaptive web design - Does size matter? to

    on Wednesday 30th May

    We'll be delving into adaptive web design, from responsive grids to designing for context and looking at the challenges that need to be overcome in adaptive web design. Questions answered ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  13. Table Top: Web Analytics: A Clearer Path to Online Success to

    on Wednesday 30th May

    Most organisations have have web analytics systems, but not many of them are actually using their data to inform improvements, deliver targeted content and increase conversions. This session will give ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  14. Drawing is at the Heart of Game Development to

    on Thursday 31st May

    It seems counter-intuitive, but traditional drawing skills are ever more important for the games industry, despite the increasing technology. Drawing is to an Artist what literaccy is to a writer, ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  15. How we got millions of people to play our games and learn stuff to

    on Thursday 31st May

    What's the key to creating fun but genuinely engaging games on factual and even controversial subjects? How do you reach new audiences with your educational games?

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  16. Back To the Good Old Tangible World to

    on Thursday 31st May

    It’s time to move away from the safe margins of our screens and experience the sensations of the good old tangible real world. As the boundaries between the real world ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  17. uKinect- gesture recognition games to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Using Microsoft's Kinect technology the Gamelab team have developed the first stages of a gesture recognition system game for kids with learning disabilities Questions answered : Designing Games for Learning ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  18. Table Top: Personalised Music and Gaming to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Mobile computing has opened the doors for many new types of personalised interactive experiences. When experience designers know so much about what a user is doing at at time, they ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  19. Table Top: Quantified Self for non-tech geeks to

    on Thursday 31st May

    The Quantified Self movement is getting lots of interest, with new devices (Nike Fuleband, Jawbone Up), websites (Tic Trac, Track Ignite) and apps appearing. Most products and services are designed ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  20. Table Top: Will Broadcasters lose out with Smart TV and Mobile? Focusing on Football and Share The Match. to

    on Thursday 31st May

    The future of the television screen is interactive and will be used in conjunction with a number of other devices. TV will have to change and become more social. Who ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  21. Table Tops: Mechanics as the Message to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Games are increasingly being used as a method to teach people about complex systems. While it's easy to claim you're being innovative by creating a game that embodies your message, ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  22. The lesson of jam sandwiches for service developers and marketeers to

    on Friday 1st June

    Behavioural economics has a lot to say about service design - what are the different aspects of the sometimes irrational way in which consumers interact with the world influence the ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  23. How We Work Better Collaboratively to

    on Friday 1st June

    We believe collaboration is fundamental to successful digital innovation. But it’s not always easy. Pearson’s Future Technologies and Partnerships team recently set-out to explore what makes a successful collaboration. Interviewing ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  24. Table Top: Crowd sourcing £5m for Shoreditch in 2 months to

    on Friday 1st June

    In the run up to the Olympics we are aiming to 'crowd source' £5m for Shoreditch businesses Questions answered : How, why, what and when?

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top, Arnold Circus (map)

  25. Table Top: Law For Creatives / Creative Law to

    on Friday 1st June

    How do I protect my ideas? How do I protect my brand? What do I do if someone has used my pitch/material without my consent?

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top, City Road (map)

  26. Why we started City Meets Tech to

    on Friday 1st June

    Why/how it started, what we've done so far and what we hope to achieve Questions answered : Can we get more money into start-ups at the early/seed stage

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)

  27. Enabling Digital Shoreditch to

    on Friday 1st June

    Over the past several months three Tech City organisations, Carrenza, Optimity and euNetworks, have been working in partnership to deliver the Intelligent Buildings programme to the City, delivering on-demand connectivity ...

    At Digital Shoreditch Big Top (map)