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Exhibits

50+ show and tell exhibits

Location

Fort Regent, Jersey

Workshops

20 Free Workshops

Speakers

25+ Speakers

Blog Posts / read our latest news!

OpenROV Schools competition update

Its in the post! As at 30th of November all monies were received and the final order placed to allow 6 winning schools to receive their very own OpenROV Adventure kit. Thank you again to our amazing judges for the time given.

Phil Sharp – Clean-Hydrogen Marine Energy System

In my younger days as a consultant I was sometimes sent to far flung places on software integration projects. Back then in the penultimate decade of the last century there was no mobile signal on a plane and certainly no internet connection!

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Dream or Reality?

Do you know the difference between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)? If you attended Jersey Techfair 2014, you may have already met Uberbot. Uberbot is the chat bot that one week after the techfair headed to Bletchley Park, England, where

2015 Event Speakers / meet our speakers!

Matthew Parker is a volunteer for Safe and Secure Online.

Emma is a freelance developer more recently working as an MI analyst within the

Geraldine Evans is a co-Founder & Director of Training at Prosperity 24.7, she is

Ronnie Isherwood is a technology entrepreneur who has worked in the IT industry for

Tom Brossman is an IT consultant based in Saint Helier, Jersey. He uses only

Rory Steel is the Assistant Headteacher – Technology & Curriculum at Beaulieu Convent School:

Katherine Salt is a digital marketing and social media specialists dedicated to helping businesses

Tim Rogers is Curator for TEDxStHelier and an experienced Project and Change Leader, with

John Hollis, Principal at Hollis consulting,  has been engaged in hardware and software development since

Vicky is an experienced advocate specialising in employment law and related areas of law,

Aonghus is C5's Group Chief Technology Officer. He leads the Professional Services Division (Jersey)

Paul Spencer is the Head of Computing at Highlands College, and has been teaching

Jos Creese has over 25 years IT leadership experience. As CIO for Hampshire County

Starting his career working in software R&D for a Japanese conglomerate, Phil has continued

Paul is an Ethical Hacker and Security Consultant specialising in SIEM / Penetration Testing,

Ray Parker, director and co-founder of 4insight, is an expert in competitive intelligence and

William Rayer is a Senior Systems Analyst at RBS Coutts and also the founder

Phil Sharp began offshore racing whilst undertaking a Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial

Bill Williams leads Purple WiFi’s Channel, Enterprise and Public Sector teams for UK &

Robbie is Technical Director of Jersey-based creative agency The Observatory and spends his days

Rob Dudley, software developer and CTO of local, sports technology startup Race Nation is a

Ed Jewell has played an active part in developing digital services for public libraries

2015 Schedule / whats on when!

You can review the talks and workshops using the scheduler below, by clicking on the day, and then clicking on each room name.

Please then book the sessions on Eventbrite using the button below.

Ronnie Isherwood & Carla Haris

Techfair 2015 Welcome

Ronnie Isherwood, BCS Jersey Chairman, Carla Harris, Director, Digital Jersey introduce the second annual technology fair, followed by the welcome address from guests, Senator Philip Ozouf, Assistant Chief Minister
Phil Sharp

Around the World with Zero CO2

The Vendee Globe Energy Challenge is a Jersey-based, technology-driven project that will take on the world’s toughest yacht race and aims to be the first vessel to circumnavigate the
Jos Creese

The Digital Shift Imperative

With public services facing further financial pressures and growing service demands, the sector has no choice but to change quickly and radically. ‘Digital’ offers an apparent ‘get out of
Rory Steel

Teaching IT in the 21st Century is Impossible

With the growing diversity and range of IT it has become practically impossible to fully teach the subject in any depth in schools. I talk about why and the
Jos Creese, Jonathan Williams, Tony Moretta, and Rob Dudley

eGov Panel Discussion

Hear from local and national experts on the future of public service delivery, discover how technology has evolved and must be adopted at an accelerated pace to remain a
Paul Dutot

A Letter from Anonymous II

This is an updated lecture from the one given in 2013 to the CIISF. The lecture will show how it is possible for an individual to attack one of
Various

Start-up Stage (interviews, ideas and tech talk)

Welcome to the start-up stage. The camera is rolling and the microphones are live. Jersey's tech industry is gathering momentum, and "pace" is the new buzzword. Live interviews and short talks
Simon Brown

From idea to customers

Over the past few years I've been jetting around the world to help software development teams learn about software architecture, with a view to improving technical leadership and communication.
Ronnie Isherwood, OpenROV, Judges + Guest

OpenROV Competition winners announced

Ronnie Isherwood will briefly outline the competition, followed by a few words from OpenROV. The top 5 entries will be discussed with the two winning entries announced.
Robbie Andrews

Blochain dymistified

All you need to know about Blockchain, Bitcoin and why it will transform the future. This talk will focus on a brief overview of Blockchain technology and take a
Tim Rogers

TEDxStHelier

In this session Tim will explain what TED Talks and TEDx are about [Technology Entertainment and Design], and give an insight to set-up of TEDxStHelier (speakers, sponsors, supporters, set-up)
John Hollis

Enterprise to Mobile – connecting big things to small things

How do you connect a banking system or an enterprise billing system to thousands of mobile devices? We discuss many of the challenges and some of the key solutions
Paul Spencer

Web Of Fear

Imagine living in a time where the fate of the world was in a precarious balance, agents double agents and the threat of atomic annihilation where a very real
Matthew Parker

“Safe and Secure Online”

A global initiative which aims to help educate teachers, parents and carers on how to help children in our ever increasing connected world. Due to the content discussed please
Edward Jewell

Jersey Library’s Digital Offer

Jersey Library’s new Digital Offer aims to deliver core Library services online and to support new and confident ICT users develop their skills. The Chief Librarian, Ed Jewell, will
Geraldine Evans / Geraldine Cardwell

Women in Technology

In this session the two Geraldines will talk about the role of women in technology and will consider what deters women from considering careers in the tech industry and

3D Printing Discovery Workshop

Come along and discover what 3D printing is, learn about all the different ways this technology is being used and find out how a design gets from paper, to

3D Printing Discovery workshop

Come along and discover what 3D printing is, learn about all the different ways this technology is being used and find out how a design gets from paper, to

Internet Radio workshop

Come and learn Radio skills including presenting, editing, interviewing plus how internet radio works and you can get your own broadcasts out into the world. Run by Dragonhall who have

Internet Radio workshop

Come and learn Radio skills including presenting, editing, interviewing plus how internet radio works and you can get your own broadcasts out into the world. Run by Dragonhall who have

Raspberry Pi Workshop

Raspberry Pi Workshop   Please Register on Eventbrite- Here 

Raspberry Pi Workshop

Raspberry Pi Workshop   Please register on Eventbrite- Here

Scratch coding workshop

Scratch is a Web application that teaches basic programming concepts in a visual way. Designed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, Scratch is designed for

Scratch coding workshop

Scratch is a Web application that teaches basic programming concepts in a visual way. Designed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, Scratch is designed for
Will Rayer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Dream or Reality?

Ever since the first computers were invented, their potential similarity to the human brain has been noticed. Early inventors, including reknowned mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing wondered if
Aonghus Fraser

Delivering the UK’s top ranked public sector website (Gov.je)

This session will cover the approach to delivering the States of Jersey’s primary public-facing website in terms of the team make-up, the technologies used, and the testing approaches. No
Will Rayer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Dream or Reality?

Ever since the first computers were invented, their potential similarity to the human brain has been noticed. Early inventors, including renowned mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing wondered if
Paul Dutot

So you run WordPress!

A look at the steps for securing your Wordpress website and or blog. The talk will focus on common mistakes people make as well as attackers methodologies. Tools and

Trackers Digital Apprenticeship

Trackers is the Apprentice Programme for the State of Jersey.  Working in partnership with the industry and Digital Jersey, Trackers has created a Digital Apprenticeship with a unique format. 
John Hollis

The Evolution of Computer Software

How has programming evolved over the last 40 years? From early micros through PCs to the current generation of cloud servers and smart phones. We look at how software
Geraldine Evans / Geraline Cardwell

Women in Technology

In this session the two Geraldines will talk about the role of women in technology and will consider what deters women from considering careers in the tech industry and
Simon Brown

From idea to customers

Over the past few years I've been jetting around the world to help software development teams learn about software architecture, with a view to improving technical leadership and communication.
Paul Dutot

Health Stage

Building a real time health messaging system in 36 hours – This talk is about my entry to the recent Digital Jersey medical hackathon, which was a near real

Raspberry Pi Workshop

Raspberry Pi Workshop   Please Register on Eventbrite- Here 

Raspberry Pi Workshop

Raspberry Pi Workshop   Please register on Eventbrite- Here

3D Printing Discovery Workshop

Come along and discover what 3D printing is, learn about all the different ways this technology is being used and find out how a design gets from paper, to

3D Printing Discovery Workshop

Come along and discover what 3D printing is, learn about all the different ways this technology is being used and find out how a design gets from paper, to
Tom Brossman

Internet Privacy Guide

Privacy is a hot topic these days, with data breaches and leaks of personal information in the headlines every week. Tom will discuss which online activities are most important
Will Rayer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Dream or Reality?

Ever since the first computers were invented, their potential similarity to the human brain has been noticed. Early inventors, including reknowned mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing wondered if
Will Rayer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Dream or Reality?

Ever since the first computers were invented, their potential similarity to the human brain has been noticed. Early inventors, including reknowned mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing wondered if

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