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· Stage
Welcome + Keynote
Welcome from the TechExeter + Digital Exeter team, plus our Keynote from Nicola Whiting
Nicola Whiting Kris TechExeter Digital Exeter
2020-09-09T09:15:00Z 2020-09-09T10:15:00Z Europe/London Welcome+%2B+Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Head over to the Networking area for 4 minute chats with the random members of the community. We suggest you give each other 60 seconds talking time to start!
2020-09-09T10:00:00Z 2020-09-09T10:30:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Looking where we cannot see: using infrared light to reveal the secrets of planet formation
This talk will introduce two ways infrared light is used to reveal the secrets of planet formation.
Claire Davies
2020-09-09T10:30:00Z 2020-09-09T11:30:00Z Europe/London Looking+where+we+cannot+see%3A+using+infrared+light+to+reveal+the+secrets+of+planet+formation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Deep learning for object detection - A vision of the future
In this talk, we provide an overview of deep learning-based object detection techniques.
Tom Rooks Aneeq Ur Rehman
2020-09-09T10:30:00Z 2020-09-09T11:30:00Z Europe/London Deep+learning+for+object+detection+-+A+vision+of+the+future https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Meet Our Sponsors
We couldn't run this event without our generous sponsors - join us in the expo area and have a chat with them!
2020-09-09T11:30:00Z 2020-09-09T12:00:00Z Europe/London Meet+Our+Sponsors https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Efficient Development at scale
Aimed at software developers or product managers looking to improve efficiency of service delivery.
Jeff Shepherd
2020-09-09T12:00:00Z 2020-09-09T13:00:00Z Europe/London Efficient++Development+at+scale https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Touchless Technology - Innovating in a Post-Pandemic World
Antonia Forster will be speaking about her work on touchless technology at Ultraleap and its future application.
Antonia Forster
2020-09-09T12:00:00Z 2020-09-09T13:00:00Z Europe/London Touchless+Technology+-+Innovating+in+a+Post-Pandemic+World https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Lunch Break / Online Games
Take a break for lunch or join us for some silly online games!
Kris TechExeter Digital Exeter
2020-09-09T13:00:00Z 2020-09-09T13:30:00Z Europe/London Lunch+Break+%2F+Online+Games https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Head over to the Networking area for 4 minute chats with the random members of the community. We suggest you give each other 60 seconds talking time to start!
2020-09-09T13:30:00Z 2020-09-09T13:45:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Democratising Computer Vision with Pluggable AI Services in Azure
This talk will look at the evolution of "pluggable" computer vision services in cloud computing, with a focus on the Microsoft Azure's Cognitive Services.
David Poulet
2020-09-09T13:45:00Z 2020-09-09T14:45:00Z Europe/London Democratising+Computer+Vision+with+Pluggable+AI+Services+in+Azure https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Intro to GPU development in Python
This talk covers setting up your Python environment for GPU development, how it differs from CPUs, and the problems GPUs excel at solving.
2020-09-09T13:45:00Z 2020-09-09T14:45:00Z Europe/London Intro+to+GPU+development+in+Python https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Light, Sound & Intelligent Spaces
A conversation between Hannah Brady, Producer for the SW Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) and academic Merate Barakat about their recent collaboration
2020-09-09T14:45:00Z 2020-09-09T15:00:00Z Europe/London Light%2C+Sound+%26+Intelligent+Spaces https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Getting started with computer vision using the Azure Kinect
In this session we will take a look how you can use the Kinect’s 4k camera, depth sensor, microphone array and IR to create computer vision applications.
Terry McCann
2020-09-09T15:00:00Z 2020-09-09T16:00:00Z Europe/London Getting+started+with+computer+vision+using+the+Azure+Kinect https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
A first look at Deno
In this talk, Craig discusses why Deno was released, how it differs from Node.js, and the exciting features it introduces.
Craig Buckler
2020-09-09T15:00:00Z 2020-09-09T15:30:00Z Europe/London A+first+look+at+Deno https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Safe, Responsible and Ethical AI
This talk will discuss scenarios which demonstrate how poor or naive application of AI can lead to inaccurate results and bias.
Tariq Rashid
2020-09-09T15:30:00Z 2020-09-09T16:00:00Z Europe/London Safe%2C+Responsible+and+Ethical+AI https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Break
Take a 15 minute break to grab a drink and we'll see you soon for our final talk!
2020-09-09T16:00:00Z 2020-09-09T16:15:00Z Europe/London Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Real Life Gaming - how we created Real Life Hitman
A walkthrough of our developments in real life gaming, from the first Real Life First Person Shooter viral, Real Life Hitman and Real Life RPG.
David Reynolds
2020-09-09T16:15:00Z 2020-09-09T17:15:00Z Europe/London Real+Life+Gaming+-+how+we+created+Real+Life+Hitman https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Blazor - Client-side web apps in C# using WebAssembly
This talk will show how to write applications using Blazor, how WebAssembly is used to run .NET code and the pros and cons of this approach.
Charles Rea
2020-09-09T16:15:00Z 2020-09-09T17:15:00Z Europe/London Blazor+-+Client-side+web+apps+in+C%23+using+WebAssembly https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Ceremony
Kris TechExeter Digital Exeter
2020-09-09T17:15:00Z 2020-09-09T17:30:00Z Europe/London Closing+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome + Keynote
Welcome from the Digital Exeter + TechExeter team, plus our Keynote from Niki Mosier.
Kris TechExeter Digital Exeter Niki Mosier
2020-09-10T09:15:00Z 2020-09-10T10:00:00Z Europe/London Welcome+%2B+Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Head over to the Networking area for 4 minute chats with the random members of the community. We suggest you give each other 60 seconds talking time to start!
2020-09-10T10:00:00Z 2020-09-10T10:30:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
This talk will delve into the new moral issues of Artificial Intelligence, and consider how they will have to be taken into account as the field advances.
Saffron Hill
2020-09-10T10:30:00Z 2020-09-10T11:30:00Z Europe/London Ethics+of+Artificial+Intelligence https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
How data visualisation changes perception and cognition
This workshop will show examples of data visualisations that are easy to interpret and to misinterpret, and provide some ideas as to why.
Sawsan Khuri
2020-09-10T10:30:00Z 2020-09-10T11:30:00Z Europe/London How+data+visualisation+changes+perception+and+cognition https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Meet Our Sponsors
We couldn't run this event without our generous sponsors - join us in the expo area and have a chat with them!
2020-09-10T11:30:00Z 2020-09-10T12:00:00Z Europe/London Meet+Our+Sponsors https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Guess less, design better
In this session, we’ll discuss how a designer’s skill set can benefit the customer and how to apply design thinking principles in the real world.
Andrew Cox
2020-09-10T12:00:00Z 2020-09-10T13:00:00Z Europe/London Guess+less%2C+design+better https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Google Ads in 2020 & Beyond
A round up of the biggest changes to Google Ads in the last 12 months, the good the bad and the ugly.
Jaye Cowle
2020-09-10T12:00:00Z 2020-09-10T13:00:00Z Europe/London Google+Ads+in+2020+%26+Beyond https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Lunch Break
We will break for lunch for half an hour but join us after for more great talks, Q&As and networking sessions.
2020-09-10T13:00:00Z 2020-09-10T13:30:00Z Europe/London Lunch+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
Head over to the Networking area for 4 minute chats with the random members of the community. We suggest you give each other 60 seconds talking time to start!
2020-09-10T13:30:00Z 2020-09-10T13:45:00Z Europe/London Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Data Driven Design and Other Analytical Marketing Magic
Data driven marketing is the only way forward - it should be a fundamental part of your business strategy. Find out if your creativity is converting!
Lyssa-Fee Crump
2020-09-10T13:45:00Z 2020-09-10T14:45:00Z Europe/London Data+Driven+Design+and+Other+Analytical+Marketing+Magic https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
SEO trends you cannot afford to miss
Talks and Panel discussion with SEO experts Laurent Brickell, Sabrina Bandel and Sharon Supriya, hosted by Jaye Cowle.
Sharon Supriya Jaye Cowle Laurent Brickell Sabrina Bandel
2020-09-10T13:45:00Z 2020-09-10T14:45:00Z Europe/London SEO+trends+you+cannot+afford+to+miss https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Importance of Personal Branding for Building your Sales Pipeline
In this talk, we'll discuss the concept of personal branding, how you create your platform and a few tricks and tips for attracting opportunities.
Alastair Banks
2020-09-10T15:00:00Z 2020-09-10T15:45:00Z Europe/London The+Importance+of+Personal+Branding+for+Building+your+Sales+Pipeline https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
OneShot Virtual reality storytelling for documentary production
This talk introduces the process of The OneShot cinematic VR production process and its advantages in filmmaking.
2020-09-10T15:00:00Z 2020-09-10T15:30:00Z Europe/London OneShot+Virtual+reality+storytelling+for+documentary+production https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Seeing sounds - visualising music and sonification
This talk will cover using different types of audio, MIDI, spatialised sound, AI generated audio and transcription and sonification.
Simon Russell
2020-09-10T15:30:00Z 2020-09-10T16:00:00Z Europe/London Seeing+sounds+-+visualising+music+and+sonification https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Climb the career ladder, one SMART step at a time
This talk will show you how to not worry about the long-term plan and instead focus on the small steps that will get you up the career ladder.
2020-09-10T15:45:00Z 2020-09-10T16:00:00Z Europe/London Climb+the+career+ladder%2C+one+SMART+step+at+a+time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Break
Take a 15 minute break to grab a drink and we'll see you soon for our final talk!
2020-09-10T16:00:00Z 2020-09-10T16:15:00Z Europe/London Break+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
I’m excited about setting a compelling vision for what I’m working on
This talk will give you ideas on how you can motivate a team by setting a compelling vision and working with them to realize that vision.
Dan Goodwin
2020-09-10T16:15:00Z 2020-09-10T17:15:00Z Europe/London I%E2%80%99m+excited+about+setting+a+compelling+vision+for+what+I%E2%80%99m+working+on https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
How can you find out the driving factors behind your customers’ decisions?
Ask our panel any questions about user experience, such as: Why should we user test? What is the best approach?
Darren Hunt
2020-09-10T16:15:00Z 2020-09-10T17:15:00Z Europe/London How+can+you+find+out+the+driving+factors+behind+your+customers%E2%80%99+decisions%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Ceremony
Kris TechExeter Digital Exeter
2020-09-10T17:15:00Z 2020-09-10T17:30:00Z Europe/London Closing+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Ftechexeter-and-digital-exeter-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Sharon Supriya

Speaker

Terry McCann

Speaker

Sabrina Bandel

Speaker

Laurent Brickell

Speaker

Alastair Banks

Speaker

Simon Russell

Speaker

Darren Hunt

Speaker

Niki Mosier

Keynote Speaker

Dan Goodwin

Speaker

Saffron Hill

Speaker

Jaye Cowle

Speaker

David Poulet

Speaker

David Reynolds

Speaker

Jeff Shepherd

Speaker

Aneeq Ur Rehman

Speaker

Tom Rooks

Speaker

Tariq Rashid

Speaker

Claire Davies

Speaker

Antonia Forster

Speaker

Nicola Whiting

Keynote Speaker

Lyssa-Fee Crump

Speaker

Andrew Cox

Speaker

Charles Rea

Speaker

Sawsan Khuri

Speaker

Craig Buckler

Speaker

Digital Exeter

Organiser

Kris TechExeter

Organiser

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