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Open Labs is hosting a number of exciting events as part of LightNight, Liverpool’s one-night arts & culture festival. On Friday 15th May the doors of our world-class museums, galleries and heritage sites will stay unlocked until late for an unforgettable evening of over 100 free events.
From 4pm until late visitors can follow their own exciting trail of light projections, exhibitions, performances, talks, walks, tours, dance and hands-on activities for all ages. It’s the perfect chance to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and experience the city’s cultural offer after-hours; it’s a Friday night out with a difference.
This Thursday 14th May you can catch up with one of the latest discussion events at Does Liverpool covering Bitcoin and Cryptography.
The topic will be how you can use cryptography for privacy and will feature some live demos of encryption software that anyone can use.
The meeting is hosted by Andy Boyd (pictured left).
Ignite Liverpool are on the look out once again for inspiring speakers for it's summer event on the 15th July.
Ignite showcases Liverpool's movers and shakers, creators, thinkers, tinkers, innovators and doers, makers and dreamers in a fast paced format designed to inspire.
And this years Summer's event is no different. Find out more below.
Ignite Liverpool are looking for inspiring speakers for their 5th Birthday event this coming April.
Ignite Liverpool showcases Liverpool’s movers and shakers, creators, thinkers, tinkers, innovators and doers, makers and dreamers in a fast paced format designed to inspire. Over the years they have had hundreds of talks on subjects as diverse as Verticle Farming, Community Cinemas and designing a new flag for Liverpool
If business networking brings you out in a cold sweat then we have the perfect solution for you - Jelly Liverpool and its monthly Pop Up Office.
Jelly gives small businesses, homeworkers and freelancers the opportunity to get away from the office and mix with like minded people in the comfortable surronds of Leaf Cafe on Bold Street. It proivides coffee, tables and free wifi plus a great bunch of the people to work alongside.
Started in 2008 Social Media Cafe became an institution. Meeting regularly on the first Tuesday of the month, it ran for over 5 years bringing an eclectic and sometimes bizarre selection of topics to discuss. From emoji madness and a requiem for Ceefax to more grounded subjects. Through #smc_mcr, Manchester kicked off its open data journey and became a stopping off place for people passing through, who had projects and passions to share. Most importantly #smc_mcr was a place where anyone with a passion could pitch up and propose a topic that they wanted to share with others - either to inform or to find help. Because of this #smc_mcr developed an unConference format that allowed multiple subjects to be discussed at the same time.