UK’s No.1 Tech & Digital Events Guide | 2019

Welcome to the UK's No.1 Directory for Tech and Digital events for 2019

May 2019 Edition


This is the complete list of all UK Tech and Digital Events for 2019 for software developers, software engineers, programmers, IT leaders, Digital Marketers and anyone interested in Tech.  It includes everything from conferences, Meetups, workshops, summits, Expos, and seminars to hackathons and camps with over 600 UK events and is regularly updated throughout the year

If you want to keep on top of the latest trends in the world of technology, software development or digital marketing, you'll find that getting out there in the wider world, learning from industry experts and hanging out with like-minded peers can improve your knowledge considerably

We know it's difficult and time-consuming to sift through hundreds of websites to find out what's going on locally which is why we've made this Tech & Digital Events 2019 guide easily searchable

Whether you want to learn more about significant trends in technology that you can implement as an IT leader, embrace your local developer community, find the latest Digital Marketing tips or have fun at a Gaming show -  we’ve got it all covered

Click on the link below to search all UK Tech events at once, browse by month or keyword 


View the latest May events and some of the 2019 highlights below (Updated first Tuesday of every month!)


Event Name Location Date
#NottsTest: Automated API checks Nottingham 01-May
codeHarbour May 2019: Folkestone! Folkestone 01-May
Rdg Cafe Sci Reading 01-May
Heading With Team Structures, Practices And Cultures London 01-May
BBC ML presents: Predictive machines meet human London 01-May
BeyondTech 2019 London 01-02 May
Accountex 2019 London 01-02 May
Women In Tech May 2019 Nottingham 02-May
Silicon Drinkabout Guildford Guildford 02-May
Alexa Live - London Viewing Party London 02-May
The Disruptive Marketing Conference 2019 London 02-May
QA Babble London 02-May
Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit London 02-03 May
ReactJS Girls Conference London 02-03 May
NUX Camp 2019 Leeds 03-May
CityJSConf 2019 London 03-May
CHI 2019 Glasgow 04-09 May
PyData London - 56th Meetup London 07-May
The Tracktion Engine and interacting neurons make noise London 07-May
Docker Birmingham May Birmingham 07-May
Google I/O 2019 - Keynote Bristol 07-May
Data Science: Becoming Data Driven London 07-May
Let's talk Security Oxford 08-May
IoT Thames Valley Meetup #25 Reading 08-May
Lighting Talks London 08-May
Increasing Velocity with GraphQL and PostgreSQL Portsmouth 08-May
Monitoring Bristol 08-May
Tech Show North 2019 Manchester 08-09 May
eCommerce Show North 2019 Manchester 08-09 May
Digital Utilities Europe 2019 London 08-09 May
NG Retail Summit 2019 St. Andrews 08-10 May
Devoxx 2019 London 08-10 May
Serverless Voice Assistants London 09-May
Software Testing Clinic London - Interviewing Testers London 09-May
Nottingham SQL Server user group May Meeting Nottingham 09-May
Media360 2019 Brighton 09-May
Government Digital Technology Congress 2019 Manchester 09-May
GPU Programming in Julia London 10-May
Scrum Day London 2019 London 10-May
TPITA 2019 London 11-12 May
TypeScript + 2 more talks Cambridge 13-May
Learning from Demonstration in the Wild Oxford 13-May
Tech Nottingham May 2019: IoT With Only Your Laptop Nottingham 13-May
Visual Builder Cloud to Oracle JET London 13-May
Impact London 2019 London 13-May
FUTURE: PropTech 2019 London 13-14 May
Richmond IT Directors’ Forum London 13-14 May
International JavaScript Conference 2019 London 13-15 May
Adobe Summit—The Digital Experience Conference London 13-16 May
Master Data Management Summit Europe 2019 London 13-16 May
Newcastle Startup Week Newcastle 13-17 May
Animex 2019 Teesside 13-17 May
Ensuring Successful Cloud Adoption To Enable Agility Southampton 14-May
Lightning Talks Oxford 14-May
Best Practices for Designing & Implementing Data Projects London 14-May
Xamarin for C-Sharpers Milton Keynes 14-May
Digital Marketing Solutions Summit 2019 London 14-May
OGN #50 London 15-May
AWS User Group Birmingham Birmingham 15-May
Cyber Nottingham Nottingham 15-May
ProductTank Bristol - WORLD PRODUCT DAY Bristol 15-May
#itelli2019 Conference London 15-May
IoT World Forum 2019 London 15-16 May
The Digital Transformation Conference London 2019 London 15-16 May
BrumAI May 2019 Birmingham 16-May
Sustainable Architectures & Monorepos Reading 16-May
UX and Data Visualisation London 16-May
Thames Valley AI Meetup launch with Barclays AI Frenzy Reading 16-May
CIO EVENT - MAY 2019 Manchester 16-May
InspireFest 19 Dublin 16-17 May
ITCIA 2019 London 18-19 May
IRMS Conference 2019 Newport 19-21 May
Data Hackathon - Explore the impact of AirBnB in London! London 20-May
17 - Where are we? In a mesh? Bristol 20-May
International Search Summit London 2019 London 20-May
Tech Talent Charter Cheltenham 21-May
Member Short Talks Bristol 21-May
#17 South West Test Bristol 21-May
Elastic User Group May Meetup London 21-May
Fighting Deforestation London 21-May
National Software Testing Conference London 21-22 May
Programmatic Pioneers Summit 2019 London 21-22 May
SMX London 2019 London 21-22 May
AWS User Group UK Meetup #37 London 22-May
Cyber London London 22-May
GAME:UP Spring Event London 22-May
Tech M&A Forum EMEA 2019 London 22-May
Digital Government 2019 London 22-May
Gartner Customer Experience & Technologies Summit 2019 London 22-23 May
Building Conway’s Game Of Life in React and Vue Brighton 23-May
Organised Disruption Reading 23-May
Site Reliability Engineer to the Rescue! London 23-May
An evening of 5 min lighting talks London 23-May
Architecture & data pipelines London 23-May
DMWF London 2019 London 23-24 May
Humane Tech London Meetup #3 London 28-May
The UX Crunch Meets Amazon Alexa - Designing for Voice London 28-May
Conflict in Teams Corby 28-May
Casual Connect London 28-30 May
Augmenting Reality - May Meetup London 29-May
Geoff Watts presents: ORGANIC Agility Swindon 29-May
Reading .Net Meetup #4 @SSE, Reading Reading 29-May
Rise Presents : Open Banking London 29-May
FemTech 2019 London 29-May
Mathematics of data London 29-31 May
µCon London 2019 London 29-31 May
UX London 2019 London 29-31 May
Machine Learning with the Titanic data set. Birmingham 30-May


Highlights for 2019


Event name Location Date
BlockerCon 2019 Bristol 4 - 6 June
Camp Digital 2019 Manchester 12 June
TechXLR8 London 12 - 13 June
Cambridge Wireless International Conference Cambridge 26 - June
Future of Branding Week 2019 London 24 - 28 June
Develop:Brighton 2019 London 9 - 11 July
Computing Conference 2019 London 16 - 17 July
AI Tech North 2019 Leeds 20-Jul
UX and Digital Design Week 2019 London 12 - 16 Aug
Learn Inbound 2019 Dublin 15 - 16 Aug
Turing Fest 2019 Edinburgh 27 - 28 Aug
Fireside Summit 2019 Bristol 3 - 4 Sept
ProgNET London 2019 London 11 - 13 Sept
CloudNative London 2019 London 25 - 27 Sept
Festival of Marketing 2019 London 9 - 10 Oct
SaaStock 2019 Dublin 14 - 16 Oct
droidcon London 2019 London 24 - 25 Oct
P3X 2019 London 7 - 8 Nov
Big Data LDN 2019 London 13 - 14 Nov
HalfStack 2019 London 22-Nov
Clojure eXchange 2019 London 2 - 3 Dec
FinTech Connect 2019 London 3 - 4 Dec
Scala eXchange London 2019 London 12 - 13 Dec


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Why should you go to a Meetup?


Meetups have become the standard go-to events, especially for the Tech industry over the last few years.  The relaxed, informal format of drinks, pizza, chat, and informative presentations is a format that suits many software developers and digital marketers and there is a huge range of subjects so whatever your passion - there's probably a Meetup for it somewhere

They're an excellent place for getting to know your peers, and they are generally extremely friendly and welcoming which isn't always the case at conference-style events.  Most people don't mind being approached and love the chance to talk about the Meetup subject further or anything you have in common that is more interesting (a conversation about a knitted Cthulhu springs to mind!)   They don't cost much if anything, and you get to hear from the people on the ground - doing what you do - rather than influential speakers who might not have got their hands dirty for a little while

Why should you go to conferences, summits or seminars?


There is a multitude of big conferences throughout the year and some are occasionally even free to attend.  They're incredibly useful if you're looking for new suppliers who will top up your supply of pens, cups and sweets for the rest of the year.   The most important decider to attend a conference however should be what you can learn from your industry thought leaders at the various workshops and seminars on offer.  You can beat your competitors to the latest tips and tricks and gain the industry insight that you need to help your company and career further.  You might also get the chance to attend workshops where you can discuss typical industry issues with your peers.  Conferences are also a great chance to chat with the industry leading speakers and get to know them - many of whom are extremely happy to answer your questions during or after sessions (a bit of ego stroking can go a long way)

Why should you go to workshops?



Smaller workshops and seminars are where you can often learn new skills, upgrade what you currently know and sometimes even put new skills into practice.  You can play around with code with the comfort of knowing that you won't break anything at work that matters and you're free from staging sites and the joy of restrictive change controls.  More importantly, you'll get the chance to ask relevant questions of industry leaders who can really help advance your knowledge

Why should you go to a Hackathon?


You'll spend quality time working with a team of interesting people solving real-life issues belonging sometimes to big-name tech companies or creating something for the greater social good.  You'll work with people who are as excited about this as you are, get the chance to win cool prizes, notoriety in your field and add a new t-shirt to your collection.  Hackathons can be great if you're not too experienced and want to add to your work portfolio.  If you're super skilled, they might be a great place to showcase your work to big sponsors - almost like a hands-on interview.  The best thing about Hackathons, however, has to be the sense of accomplishment by the end of the day - you've come in fresh to a problem, worked it through and solved it - what can be better than that?  They're hard work but truly exciting and whatever level you're at you're guaranteed to learn something new and have fun while you're doing it

Why should you go to a Tech Camp?

Are you kidding? It's a holiday! You get to hang out with people you've got loads in common with (hopefully), have a laugh, possibly get up to mayhem and make great friends with your peers.  It could be the start of new lifelong friendships, a great chance to immerse yourself further in your field or just have fun with some likeminded people


Start planning your 2019 events schedule now

Whether you want to learn new skills, network with your peers, find out about new trends from leading influencers or focus more intensely on your field of work, then you should definitely get out and about more.  Many software developers are happy working in their company silos, but you don't know what you don't know unless you get out in the wider world.  If you want to play a bigger part in your company's success it is vital that you learn what is happening in your market and implement any useful tips when you return.  Getting out and networking can be a great way of getting yourself known for what you do and it might just open up a new door to the job you've been waiting for.

Added 5-Mar-2019