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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

Artificial Intelligence for Cities

Tuesday 18 June 2019
18:00 - 20:30
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

Artificial Intelligence offers new approaches to make cities work better for citizens and businesses. Leeds has major capabilities in data & computer science, & a strong record of innovation in health care & digital local government. In partnership with the Connect Places Catapult; Nexus hosts the first Leeds based discussion surrounding AI’s potential for cities, & what businesses and researchers in the region can bring to city innovation, nationally & globally. Confirm your place today.

Planning for Demographic Change

Wednesday 19 June 2019
09:00 - 15:30
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

This one-day conference explores how demographic change will affect the future delivery of products and services to UK communities. Edge Analytics and guests explore how data science; through a combination of data, technology and analytical models is providing the evidence to support planning and policy development across all industry sectors. Confirm your place now.

Banks, Building Societies & Fintech, Leeds

Friday 21 June 2019
08:00 - 11:00
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

Join FinTech North and associates at Nexus for a morning panel discussion examining the impact of FinTech on banks and building societies with special guest speakers including Jonathan Thompson (Co-Founder & CEO, Bank North) and Stephen Grimwade (Enterprise & Design Lead, Yorkshire Building Society). Confirm your place now.

Making the most of innovation tax reliefs

Tuesday 25 June 2019
08:00 - 11:00
Nexus, Discovery Way, Leeds LS2 3AA

Are you making the most of the tax reliefs on offer? Do you already claim R&D tax credits but would like to understand how to better maximise the reliefs you’re getting? Incentives such as R&D tax allowances & Patent Box are designed to help finance high growth & innovation driven businesses as they start up & scale. Join KPMG & Nexus for the first in a series of breakfast briefings tailored to the needs of innovative start-ups and high growth businesses.

Next Month

Nexus & Bettakultcha presents – ‘Data – Can we trust the way it’s used?’

Tuesday 09 July 2019
12:00 - 13:30
Dakota Hotel, 8 Russell St, Leeds LS1 5RN

Hosted by Nexus Director, Dr Martin Stow, and Bettakultcha founder, Ivor Tymchak, the event will discuss the often-controversial topic of data. Can we really trust the way it’s used? How can data be used for good…and what happens when it’s used for bad? Where do we draw that line? These are the questions we’ll be attempting to answer.