ada.scot 12 to 28th October 2022
The third Ada Scotland Festival kicks off next week and runs till 28th October 2022, celebrating women in tech.
The festival includes events for women and girls at all stages of their career. We’ve picked out the best events for students and women starting or developing their tech career and those interested in building new tech knowledge and skills.
What to expect:
- practical advice on building your online profile
- insights from women who have successfully navigated the tech industry
- tech talks
- opportunities to connect with communities who can support you through your next steps in your career
Please sign up, share with colleagues and friends. Everything is free to take part. For a full events and activities listing please visit https://ada.scot/
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Events for students and career starters
Wednesday 12th October 1pm, online.
Career-building workshop from LT Harper, cybersecurity recruiters.
Monday 17th October 2pm and Tuesday 25th October 2pm, online.
Join the Scottish Government’s Digital team in an interactive workshop where you’ll hear about our Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) roles and the important work they do on behalf of the people of Scotland. You’ll have a chance to speak with some of DDaT specialists and to take part in an interactive discussion about assumptions, expectations and opportunities for women in tech.
Tuesday 18th October, 4:30pm, online.
Sensors are all around us. They are in automatic doors and supermarket tills, mobile phones and vehicles, gyms, hospitals and airports. Sensors detect aspects of the physical world and are used widely in lifestyle, fitness, healthcare, manufacturing and daily life.
Helen Sandison, an engineer at CENSIS, Scotland’s Innovation Centre for Sensors, Imaging and IoT (Internet of Things), introduces the basics of sensor devices, how they work and what they are used for, with case studies and interactive demos.
Wednesday 19th October, 12:30, online.
Explore ways to build more inclusive workplaces in the tech industry, with Equate Scotland and Women into Tech. Also an opportunity to meet with like-minded women, and find ways to navigate change in a constantly evolving workplace.
Wednesday 19th October, 2pm, online.
Discuss the early stages of a career in technology with a panel from Barclays Technology Early Careers programme.
Wednesday 19th October, 3pm, online.
If you’re involved in activities to encourage more women and girls into tech or any inclusion or public engagement strategies, come along to our workshop and up your game.
Thursday 20th October, 6:30pm, Live at Morgan Stanley Glasgow office, 122 Waterloo St, Glasgow, G2 7DP.
If you can get along to Glasgow, don’t miss this opportunity to join award-winning gender diversity advocate, dressCode charity founder, Ada Lovelace Festival co-founder, and Edinburgh Napier graduate Dr Toni Scullion, for a live podcast recording with time for Q&A and networking.
Tuesday 25th October, 11am, online.
Barclays Women in Technology network host a panel event to discuss the careers of senior female technologists.
Wednesday 26th October, 10:30am, online.
Hear from four amazing women whose careers started off very differently and explore. how alternative learning paths can all lead to exciting careers in technology
Wednesday 26th October, 2pm, online.
Another chance to discuss the early stages of a career in technology with a panel from Barclays Technology Early Careers programme.
Wednesday 26th October, 5:30pm, Live at Computershare, Edinburgh House, 4 North Saint Andrew Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1HJ
Live networking event, in Edinburgh, to celebrate the official launch of Women in AI activity in Scotland.
Friday 28th October 2022, 10am, online.
Get involved with developing the Scottish AI Playbook wiki while learning new skills in wiki editing at the Scottish AI Playbook Editathon.
Keep up with the Ada Scot festival
Events calendar: https://ada.scot/calendar/