Events > Turing 2012 - Mashing Up the BBC, Slicing & Dicing UCL

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Date: Friday 24th August
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Venue: Appleton Tower, Theatre 4, Crichton Street, EH8
Ticket: FREE

Speakers: Bill Thompson (BBC), Timothy Barnes (UCL) and guests including small business leaders and global corporates 

What: Bill and Tim will introduce new resources that will be on offer to tech, media and digital companies to help them access public data such as BBC content and UCL research. With the help of small businesses that have piloted these services, the panel will explore and discuss what SMEs can do to validate new technical and business ideas. The speakers will announce new services and a panel will discuss key topics including open data, near and distant future technical developments and how businesses and public bodies can do more for each other. An essential Turing session for small businesses, geeks, media-types, designers, investors and commentators.

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The Turing Festival has been developed with ERDF funding through the Interreg IVB NWE programme’s Open Innovation Project – working with business, academia and communities from North West Europe to promote collaborative approaches to innovation.

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