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Events coming up in May 2023 posted by members.

This article helps you find in-person events coming up in May 2023, posted by Manchester Digital community members.

Meeting people in person is one of the best ways to connect with others within the community.

We are always looking for how we can connect people together to help them form meaningful relationships to make progress in commerce, challenges, innovation and best practices, and we’re delighted to share what’s coming up in May.

If you have an in-person event coming up and would like us to help promote it, get in touch

May 2023

Introduction To Web Development - Training Workshop by Huddle Digital 

May 10, 2023 | 9:30 - 12:30

Join Huddle & Sync on the 10th May, as they invite the wonderful Tom Parson down to share his expertise and deliver an insightful training workshop on the Introduction to Web Development.

This is a hands-on workshop to introduce beginners into web development, where you can get stuck in and learn the basics of coding a website. Learn to write code in the 3 key programming languages that make up all websites: HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Perhaps you have an interest in learning to code but don't know where to start? Maybe you're looking to work more effectively with technical colleagues? Or are you looking for a complete career change? No matter what your reason is, everybody is welcome and no prior coding experience is necessary - so feel free to come on down and start learning!

Lunch & Refreshments provided by Sync.

Clockwise Collab's - Monthly Networking by The North West Cyber Resilience Centre 

May 10, 2023 | 12:00 - 14:00

The North West Cyber Resilience Centre and Clockwise are happy to collaborate with a talk hosted by Niomie Haynes and DI Dan Gainnasi. We will discuss the latest cyber threats against businesses and how freelancers and small businesses can stay secure.

Lunch will also be provided.

Adopting Personal Health Records (PHRs) in the NHS: towards a regional approach for Greater Manchester by The University of Manchester 

May 11, 2023 | 9:30 - 13:30

Hosted by The University of Manchester.

Personal Health Records (PHRs) enable people to view their own medical records, book appointments, and upload and manage their own health information. NHS England is encouraging health care providers to adopt PHR solutions as way for patients to better control and manage their health and care.

This GM Connected Health Ecosystem meeting is a joint event organised by the Applied Research Collaboration Greater Manchester and Health Innovation Manchester. It brings together stakeholders from Greater Manchester (patients, health care providers, policy makers and industry partners) to explore and discuss their views and expectations of PHRs. This will inform strategic thinking in Greater Manchester about how PHRs can optimise patients’ experience and opportunities for improved services and outcomes.

The meeting will be in-person. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Tech Spring Showcase: Future Stars & Super Stars

17 May 2023 | 17:00 - 20:30
Praetura are delighted to share the Tech Spring Showcase: a unique collaboration between Manchester Tech Festival, Bruntwood SciTech, Praetura Ventures and Just IT.

Next Gen Consumer Experience & eCommerce; Browsing, Buying and Beyond by greyhairworks! 

May 18, 2023 | 15:45 - 18:00

Event alert 🥂 After many successful London events, Grey Hair Works! are braving it all and bringing the good stuff up north - hello Manchester!

If you're a corporate, or you know one, this message is for you: We're hosting a 2 hour shoppertainment showdown where you can hear from insightful and informed guests about all things eCommerce, consumer experience & engagement.

We're humbled (and jolly excited!) to announce that the CIO of River Island is now also starring on our panel alongside the CTO of Unbound Group, AND the Creative and Design leads from The Very Group.

Also starring will be our fabulous partner, Storyly who push consumer engagement to new heights for big names like New Look, Decathlon, Net-a-Porter and Footasylum. And to top it off, we'll have several other handpicked innovators making it work for the likes of Nike, ASOS, and PrettyLittleThing.

Want to come? Please give greyhairworks! a message and we'll send you more details.

Using Avatars to enhance your business by Manchester Metropolitan University 

May 24, 2023 | 16:30 - 19:00

This event will explore the increased use of avatars within a business context, hosted by School of Digital Arts (SODA), Manchester Metroplitan University

Leading professionals from both business and academia will highlight how Avatars can create real added value and enhance the business proposition within fashion, training and media production environments. 

An avatar is a graphical illustration, 3D figure, or an icon that represents a person in a virtual world. Avatars are becoming increasingly popular and can be found in online forums, social networking sites, online games, etc. They have been adopted in a variety of sectors from fashion to media production and more recently are being used for training purposes in business.

At this event, you will have the opportunity to see how simulation software can be used to consolidate learning, providing the user with an opportunity to practice their developed knowledge such as coaching skills, interview skills and having difficult conversations in a psychologically safe environment

Maximising mobile: Aligning apps with business problems by Apadmi LTD 

May 24, 2023 | 17:00 - 19:00

Join Apadmi and discover how organisations have revolutionised their business model by going mobile.

Our panel of technology experts from some of the UK’s biggest brands share insights and experiences to demonstrate how apps form an essential part of their business strategy.

Previous event panelists have included Co-op, Domino's Pizza, Barnardo's, Kellogg Company and The Economist. Full panel to be announced soon. 

digitalThursday; May networking event for tech, digital, startups and creative by dotClassroom 

May 25, 2023 | 17:45 - 20:00

After the success and universally positive feedback of the last event in April, dotClassroom are pleased to announce their nex networkingt event, on May 25th.

The venue for the next event is being confirmed; it will either be the same location or another Colony location, TBC.

The event will again be focused very much on startups and, as such, we'll be asking founders, startups, entrepreneurs and digital disrupters to talk.

However, this is the prefect event for agency and startup owners, designers, developers, marketers and project / product managers.

As with the first event, there will be a mix of lightning talks, 60 second standups, a 'Founder's Circle' for AV presentations / pitches, a quiet area for deeper chats and networking / introductions.

Could your event be featured next time? If so, get in touch:

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