University to support People's Tech Bristol

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The University will support the new tech event, ‘People’s Tech Bristol’, which will open access to technologies in an affordable and engaging way.

Tech enterprise Technotopia are to host the event at the Engine Shed on Saturday the 24th of February from 10am-3pm.

The event has received support from The University of Bristol, digital democracy company Delib, and the Engine Shed.

The main focus of the event is to make current and future technology more accessible.

The day will also give attendees the opportunity to express any ideas surrounding technology.

The event will showcase interactive demos with cutting edge technologies including virtual reality, robotics and ‘Internet of Things’.

It also welcomes its guest to attend a series of tech talks surrounding issues such as artificial intelligence, gender equality and the future of work led speakers from The University of Bristol, University of West England and local Bristol businesses.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, Professor Guy Orpen. Said:

‘The development of future digital technologies will be the core focus of our new innovative campus at Temple Quarter and I hope that events like this will help to inspire and engage the next generation of innovators in our region.’

'The development of future digital technologies will be the core focus'

Watch out for the opportunity to take part in one of the challenges set up by Peoples Tech. Sign up sheets will be made available online a few days prior to the event.

Tickets are available here.

Featured image: Flickr / magicatwork


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