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6 places to go this year for your fill of digital innovation

Digital innovators, tech enthusiasts, radical thinkers and creatives, fill your boots! Here are the best UK events to go to in 2018 to ponder our future in a digital world.

#1. Thinking Digital

For those curious about technology, ideas, and our future

May 2018, Gateshead ~ Watch a recording of the whole event

Thinking Digital

“Gather to learn about new technologies, new ideas and how our future is being shaped by them.”

Who to follow on Twitter:

@ThinkingDigital #TDC18

Involved in the event:

@tatiana @mtaulty @joz_freeman @DaveEvansDYL @Mr_Bingo @antoniogm @documentally @HedgehoglabXR @mikesogno @tristanwatson @binocularity


#2. london tech week

Where creativity, talent and innovation come together

June 2018, London ~ Watch the highlights on YouTube

London Tech Week

“The biggest, boldest festival of tech bringing together global innovators and tech enthusiasts to help shape tomorrow’s world.”

Who to follow on Twitter:

@LDNTechWeek #LTW

Involved in the event:

@clairecockerton @eileentso @GavinJPoole @gerardgrech @KathrynParsons @maggiephilbin @UKPriyaGuha @sarahdrinkwater @JdR_Tech


#3. FUTURE FEST

Occupy the future

July 2018, London ~ Read about the highlights

Future Fest

“Explore how the most pressing challenges of our time could be tackled by developing radical alternative future visions.”

Who to follow on Twitter:

@futurefest #Futurefest18

Involved in the event:

@Rubywax @rushkoff @akalamusic @paulmasonnews @imogenheap @KateRaworth @badaude @phoebemoore @jeremyheimans @aral @laurakalbag @ZiyadMarar @juliahobsbawm


#4. DISRUPTION SUMMIT EUROPE

Disruption as an opportunity

4 September 2018
London

Disruption Summit Europe

“For senior executives looking to guide their organisations in the digital and post-digital eras.”

Who to follow on Twitter:

@DisruptionHub

Involved in the event:

@Rob_Prevett @TanDuarte @isabelachick @WarhurstPamela @kaskoen @AliClabburn @julie_doleman @nicoleyershon @TinaWoods @johncaswell @limor666 @Rioch1 @johnstraw


#5. DIGITAL

A festival for innovation, investment & industry

18 & 19 September 2018
Cardiff

Digital Festival

“A festival for the innovators, the industry, the investors. The dreamers, the schemers, the angel investors, the beta testers.  The movers, the shakers, the doers, the makers.”

Who to follow on Twitter:

@TheDigitalFest #DigitalFest

Involved in the event:

@JdR_Tech @iotwatch @inma_martinez @ThegrumpyE @RachelElnaugh @georgeberkowski @ianmerricks1 @anthonyrose


#6. GLOBAL INNOVATION FORUM

Be more human

14 & 15 November 2018
London

Global Innovation Forum

“Bring together innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors to discuss the latest trends in innovation, design, creativity, R&D and new product development.”

Who to follow on Twitter:

@GIFLondon

Involved in the event:

@leemaschmeyer @sheelika @3MDesign @umita01@camdentheo @jhsilverman


Here's a bonus event for all the family because, chances are, your enthusiasm is contagious.

DIGTIAL KIDS SHOW

A unique family day out that will WOW your whole family

10 & 11 November 2018
Manchester

Date TBC
London

Digital Kids Show

“The very best in tech toys and family games plus amazing family activities for 7 hours of fun, laughter, thrills and spills.”

Who to follow on Twitter:

@Digitalkidsshow

Acts, YouTubers and activities TBC: watch live shows, meet YouTubers, Minecraft competitions, family gaming, tech toys and activities, plus an ice skating rink.

ENJOY!

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