Overview

New for 2019, the North East Digital Festival brings together the best events from across the region, for a two week celebration of all things digital.

Join us between 13th - 24th May.

Event Schedule

Monday 13th May
Launch Breakfast

Launch Breakfast

Join us on May 13th as we launch the first North East Digital Festival! We're kicking it off in style, with a networking breakfast at the Crowne Plaza, Newcastle where there'll be a discussion of all things digital in the region.

Crowne Plaza, Newcastle

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Monday 13th May, 5.30pm-7.30pm
Public Service Transformation in the Digital Age

Public Service Transformation in the Digital Age

This event will explore how public sector is responding to the challenge of the digital age through transformational service design and re-skilling the workforce.

Newcastle Helix, The Core

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Monday 13th – Friday 17th May
Newcastle Startup Week

Newcastle Startup Week

A 5-day festival to inspire & help 600+ people start or grow their business in the North East of England.

Multiple venues across Newcastle & Gateshead

newcastlestartupweek.com

 
Wednesday 15th – Thursday 16th May
Sage Gateshead

Thinking Digital

The Thinking Digital Conference is forged by a passion for discovering & sharing the innovations and innovators shaping the near future.

Multiple venues across Newcastle & Gateshead

thinkingdigital.co.uk

 
14th May, 6pm - 10pm
Orange Bus

Orange Bus: Citizen-first service design in action

This is an event for people working in or with local authorities, facing the challenge of redesigning public services and implementing digital transformation.

Orange Bus, Milburn House

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Friday 17th May
Digital Disruption

Digital Disruption

How industry can prepare for and benefit from digital disruption, and how organisations can work with academia to drive innovation.

Northumbria University, School of Design, Newcastle

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Friday 17th - Saturday 18th May
Late Shows

Late Shows

Museums, galleries, studio collectives and landmark historical buildings come together to offer visitors one-off events including hands-on workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, performances and parties.

Multiple venues across Newcastle & Gateshead

thelateshows.org.uk

 
Tuesday 21st - Thursday 23rd May
Startup Safari

Startup Safari

Startup SAFARI is 3 days of open doors for startups, corporations, co-working spaces, universities, accelerators open their doors host talks & look for talent!

Multiple venues across Newcastle & Gateshead

ne.startupsafari.com

 
Tuesday 21st May
Spotify for C# Developers

HaintonDotNet – Spotify for C# Developers

Peter Bull (Senior Developer at Tombola) will demonstrate how to use the Spotify API as a C# Developer.

TUSPark, 1st Floor

meetup.com

 
Wednesday 22nd May
TechTalent Guys talking

Tech Talent

The North East’s largest tech careers event is back, with 100s of jobs across design, development, marketing, finance and more.

Boiler Shop, Newcastle

techtalentjobs.com

 
Wednesday 22nd May
Finance Camp

Finance Camp

FinanceCamp connects start-ups and growing enterprise with the equity investment, loans and grants needed to launch, expand and more.

The Stadium of Light, Sunderland

supernetwork.org.uk

 
Thursday 23rd May
CIPR North East

CIPR North East 'Working with Influencers'

How to achieve legally and ethically right influencer marketing in a currently unregulated industry.

Bealim House, Gallogate, Newcastle

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Thursday 23rd May, 5pm-8pm
Tech Nation Talks: North East

Tech Nation Talks: North East

Join Tech Nation for an evening of insight, panel discussion and networking, as we explore how the UK's digital tech ecosystem stacks up against global competition while discussing the North East's

PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead

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Friday 24th May, 9am-5pm
UX Day 3.0

UX Day 3.0

This day full of talks and interactive workshop forms with feature insights from some of the best UX teams in the region.

Bamburgh House, Newcastle

generator.org.uk

 

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