Wales gets set to host first ever Tech Week festival

The festival, running from July 13–17, will host virtual events in Blockchain, fintech, AI and more

Wales is preparing to host its first national Tech Week festival from July 13–17, showcasing the unique Welsh technology sector in a global virtual event featuring panel discussions, presentations and workshops from some of the nation’s leading tech players.

Produced by non-profit Technology Connected, the festival has announced speakers from major brands such as Spotify, Starling Bank, IBM, PwC, BBC, IQE, PLC, Sky, Thales, GoCompare and Confused.com, as well as some of Wales’ most impactful tech companies and start-ups.

Sessions will include manufacturing in space, live hacking demonstrations, growing and scaling tech businesses and even how to create a digital polar bear fit for television – all delivered in real-time.

From Blockchain to AI, cyber to data, edtech to fintech, to careers and investment, the action-packed festival has something to satisfy anyone with a penchant for tech.

Highlights include:

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AI

Blockchain

Creative

Cyber

Fintech:

Talent, skills & investment

“We’re pleased to be a founding partner of the first-ever Wales Tech Week and help showcase and support Welsh technology,” said Carl Griffiths, fund manager technology venture investments from founding partner, the Development Bank of Wales.

“Wales has an exciting technology sector filled with innovative businesses. At the Development Bank of Wales, our mission is to help these businesses start-up, strengthen and grow by providing long-term patient capital to help them develop and commercialise their technologies. Wales Tech Week will give them an opportunity to showcase their business and collaborate across sectors.”

To browse the full event agenda and register for free, click here.


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