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From networking events, conferences and social meet ups, our on-site team provide a year-round programme of events for the Nexus community and beyond; giving you opportunities to make new contacts, learn from peers and gain insight from a wealth of expert speakers.

Upcoming Events

The Data Shed & AWS – handling more hits than Barclaycard on Black Friday

Tuesday 23 April 2019
17:30 - 19:30
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

As part of Leeds Digital Festival, The Data Shed and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will discuss some of the challenges associated with building and running an online service within a high volume and frequency industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear how The Data Shed harnessed the power of AWS to maintain a stable service and keep sensitive data secure. Secure your place now.

Super Connect Venture Lab in Leeds

Tuesday 30 April 2019
09:30 - 17:30
Leeds City Centre- TBC

As global super connectors - Empact Ventures support the connection of major brands and start-ups worldwide. Empact Ventures present Super Connect Venture Labs: a one-day training course for all start-up, SME or non-profit professionals looking to expand their knowledge and make vital connections. Delivered by key industry experts; this course has been specifically designed to support start-ups throughout their entrepreneurial journey. Sign-up today to secure your place.

Next Month

Leeds Digital Festival University of Leeds Showcase

Wednesday 01 May 2019
12:00 - 17:30
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

Take a look inside the human body using virtual reality, immerse yourself in the stars or even try your hand at digital body painting. The day’s activities include An open exhibition and a series of free workshops which showcase a range of immersive technologies showcasing immersive technology. Sign-up now (places are limited), have a go for yourself and discover the new and exciting ways digital technologies are being utilised across the University and beyond.

21st Century Digital Skills for a Diverse Workforce

Wednesday 01 May 2019
17:00 - 18:30
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

Chaired by Professor Neil Morris, this panel discussion is designed to encourage debate around the challenges of securing a diverse range of staff with appropriate values, attributes, skills and abilities for the 21st century digital workplace. This session will draw on the experiences of the audience to help shape a series of new, free online courses to support employability.

Women in Leeds Digital (WiLD)

Thursday 02 May 2019
09:00 - 19:00
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

As part of Leeds Digital Festival, this event will showcase opportunities available across the region for graduates, and those wanting to pursue a career within the tech sector. The morning session aimed at students and those in early-stage careers, with speakers that will engage, inspire and educate. In the afternoon, Leeds industry professionals are invited to celebrate female powerhouses and role models across the region, followed by an evening drinks reception. Confirm your place now.

Leeds FinTech Day

Friday 03 May 2019
08:15 - 11:15
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

FinTech has been gaining considerable attention as one of the fastest growing tech sectors in recent times. With a strong background in Financial Services and Innovative technology businesses, the City of Leeds is well positioned as an incubator location for FinTech activity. Join us for breakfast and an opportunity for discussion on how the University of Leeds and the wider region is championing FinTech; exploring current and future trends and the future of FinTech across the region.