Inspiring digital futures at Birmingham Tech Week 2022

The University of Birmingham is proud to be supporting Birmingham Tech Week 2022, the UK’s largest regional tech festival and conference. 

With our focus on regional growth and championing innovation, we are working alongside Birmingham Tech to host an exciting programme of activities celebrating digital skills, innovation and inclusion and supporting organisations looking for research insight and to scale in the region.

The Exchange, 3 Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2DR
Thursday 13 October 2022
Sessions from 08:00 - 21:30
Sign-up at the 
Birmingham Tech Week website

Digital Skills Symposium

10:00 – 16:00 @ The Exchange, Assembly Room, 2nd Floor
The digital skills gap continues to widen, the ‘great resignation’ continues and tech recruitment remains fiercely competitive. This event will provide inspirational insight and expertise in how to attract, recruit, retain and develop digital talent within a growing organisation. Sponsored by wise.

Speakers include Sheila Flavell CBE, President of techUK, Paramjit Uppal, CEO & Founder of AND Digital, Debbie Forster, CEO at Tech Talent Charter and University of Birmingham’s Professor Fern Elsdon-Baker.

Register via the Birmingham Tech website.


Help to close the digital skills gap with Birmingham Digital Futures

Identifying Technology Challenges in your Business

08:00 – 10:00 @ The Exchange, Ground Floor conference rooms
Organised by Birmingham Business Club, this breakfast event will support you to recognise barriers to success in your business and identify where you can find support to meet these challenges and grow your business.

Sign up now via the Tech Week website or email

2U and University of Birmingham Coding Bootcamps

16:45 – 17:15 @ The Exchange, Ground Floor Conference Rooms
Changing Lives with the University of Birmingham Boot Camps - Hear inspirational stories from the team behind our coding bootcamps.

18:00 – 19:00 @ The Exchange, Ground Floor Conference Rooms
Bootcamps Open Evening - Come along to The Exchange to meet the Bootcamps team and find out how bootcamps can benefit your employees and organisation.

Register for both fringe events via the Tech Week website or email

SuperTech Annual ProfTech Dinner

18:00 – 21:30 @ The Exchange, Assembly Room, 2nd Floor
Following on from the success of last year, SuperTech and the University of Birmingham brings you the Annual Networking Dinner event for the Proftech community as part of the Birmingham Tech Week.

This year's guest speaker is Graeme Chaplin, agent for West Midlands and Oxfordshire, Bank of England - which could not be more relevant.

Book a ticket here

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