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  • This event will be a single talk about Unity and AR/VR for the .NET Developer with Davide Zordan.

    ❗❗ 🌐 This is an online event, we'll be hosting the event on Zoom, the link for the meeting is below, however, we'll only announce the password just before the event.

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    - πŸ‘‹ Welcome
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    - πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« A tour around the Microsoft Identity Platform for .NET Developer
    - 🍻 Virtual Bar

    πŸ‘‰ Getting Started with Unity and AR/VR for the .NET Developer

    We all see the cool demos of how augmented and virtual reality are going to be the future of our interaction with devices, but it often feels like there’s a significant barrier to getting started in building these types of apps.

    This session is here to help. If you’ve ever thought about developing for Oculus Rift S, HTC VIVE or the Windows Mixed Reality headsets, but haven’t known where to start, this is the session for you.

    At DDD, I will present what I learned building a small game, set i...

  • How does the Job Support Scheme differ from the Furlough scheme and how will it work for your business and employees? If you have questions around the new scheme, make sure to sign up for our webinar with HR expert Sarah Birkenshaw of Quest Consulting on Wednesday November 4th, 10am BST.

    Sarah will be providing an introduction to the Job Support Scheme and commenting on the general challenges businesses are going to face in this second round of lockdowns in the UK.

    We anticipate this will be a popular webinar! If you have a question about the Job Support Scheme, please email it to us in advance (to so Sarah will be more likely to answer your question during the webinar.

  • This month we're starting the evening where most of our other meetups end... with a couple of rounds of discussion and lively debate.
    We'll supply a range of discussion topics, from the seemingly innocuous "What's the best bug you've ever found?" to the downright inflammatory "We don't need testers, just get the devs to write more tests!". It's up to you to expand, defend or deconstruct the hand you're dealt.

    Come and play along, share your story or maybe play devil's advocate?


    The rough running order for the evening will be:

    6:30 - Virtual Doors open
    7:00 - Ready, Steady, Talk!
    8:00 (or whenever we run out of steam) - Back downstairs to see what's on telly.


    As always, if you'd like to sponsor, host or speak at a future event then please do get in touch! And don't forget to keep an eye on the Meetup page or on for details of upcoming events.

    Big thanks to our sponsors - Tech Parks for letting us use their wonderful meeting space! And Ministry of...

  • Please note that this event is fully online, and the details are available once you RSVP. We will use Google Meet, which should work on any modern web browser without requiring a Google account.


    Welcome to GoSheffield! This is where the Go community in Sheffield meets once a month to talk about cool hacks and interesting technology.

    The meetup call will run from 18:30 until 19:30 (18:30 to 19:30 UTC), featuring:

    * No-Instrumentation Logging with eBPF - Zain Asgar
    * (available spot)

    Please get in touch with the organisers if you'd like to give a talk. All topics and levels of experience are welcome!

    Since this meetup is entirely online, no food or drinks can be provided. Our online meetups will also be sponsor-free, given that there will be no expenses.

    To participate in the discussion, join from a quiet room where you can speak clearly and be understood properly. You can also join the call a bit early to test your audio setup with others.

    Please note that all attendees and s...

  • Informal get-together to chat and enjoy coffee and breakfast

  • We're hosting the sixth installment of our student hackathon with support from the University of Sheffield, open to students across the world! Join in and form a team of hackers to create something new and exciting.

    To attend as a hacker, you need to be a university student or have left university in the past year.

  • Global virtual festival

    Digital Manufacturing Week brings together some of the most popular and respected manufacturing events of the year, including:

    Smart Factory Expo
    Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit
    Made Smarter Emerging Technology Show

    Digital Manufacturing Week is 5 themed days packed full of content.
    Monday – SME Growth | Tuesday – Smart Factory | Wednesday – Digital Transformation | Thursday – Manufacturing Innovation | Friday – Disruptors & Emerging Tech

  • Informal get-together to chat and enjoy coffee and breakfast

  • A showcase of all the new and developing technologies that will change the landscape of manufacturing over the next 5-10 years. This is bleeding-edge disruptive technology that could be game-changing for you, your product and your business in the future.

    Through funding from Innovate UK we are delighted to be able to offer 50 FREE spaces in the virtual Emerging Technology Show to innovative solution providers who have a value-adding solution for manufacturers.

    Are you an SME digital innovator that has developed a new product or service within the last 2 years?
    Could this innovation support manufacturing productivity?
    Does the technology align with one of the Industrial Digital Technology Areas defined in the MADE SMARTER review?

    Industrial Digital Technology Areas are as follows:

    IIOT & Connectivity
    Immersive Technologies
    Robotics & Automation
    Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Analytics.
    Additive Manufactuer

  • How can we help Sheffield turn electrical waste into practical tools for people that need them?

    BetterPoints are working with representatives from around the city of Sheffield including the University of Sheffield, Sheffield City Council, Aspire Community Enterprise and Sheffield Digital, with a wealth of knowledge and skills, to tackle the challenge of WEEE and its impact on the environment. The aim is to work as a multi-disciplinary group to explore the challenges of the digital divide and how the circular economy of WEEE could be part of the solution.

    This challenge will be in the form of a virtual Climathon event on Friday 13th November 2020. In the lead up to the event there will be two webinars which will set the scene of the challenge. The first will set out the circular economy of e-waste and it's impact on the environment and the second will look at the issues and challenges faced by those residents in Sheffield who do not have access to technology, skills or confidence...

  • Field & Sheffield Digital will host an outdoor festival, showcasing and celebrating what the city’s creative and tech communities have to offer.

    The Festival itself will take a slightly different flavour from last year, with most of the core activities taking place outdoors. However we are still very much focused on our theme of β€˜Discovery’ and this has been embedded in our re-shaped Festival plan.

    Field & Sheffield Digital will host an outdoor digital festival around the city, showcasing and celebrating what our creative and tech communities have to offer. This will be achieved firstly through an Augmented Reality app, encouraging people to engage with multiple experiences as they work their way around Sheffield & Barnsley, and secondly through events and experiences (virtual or socially distanced) organised by individuals or companies during Festival week.

    More info coming soon.

  • Our next virtual meet up will be held as part of Sheffield Digital Festival. Join us as we hear from a panel and explore both traditional and non-traditional routes into coding.

    More info coming soon.

  • A unique event in the Sheffield City Region to listen to expert speakers from a range of advanced digital technology fields talk about the real world benefits that are being achieved using them and also meet local and regional delivery partners who can help you identify and pursue your own real life implementations.

    Sponsored by Doncaster Sheffield Airport

    Innovation Adoption

    IoT / Cyber Security

    Data and AI

    Cloud Services

    Intelligent Automation

  • Informal get-together to chat and enjoy coffee and breakfast

  • We are thrilled to announce that 'living usability legend' Rolf Molich, who in 1990 co-invented the Heuristic Evaluation method with Jakob Nielsen, will be speaking at November’s UX Sheffield.

    During this special UX Sheffield webinar, Rolf Molich will present specific examples of ambitious goals for UX maturity which UX professionals can strive for in their organisation. The goals are presented in the form of two scenarios or stories about personas who work for, or are customers of Delta Market, which is a fictitious chain of supermarkets that has reached the highest UX maturity level according to generally accepted UX maturity models.

    UX Sheffield is sponsored by Bunnyfoot and Evoluted.

  • Sheffield Collective currently meets monthly, virtually via Zoom.

    Sheffield Collective is a growing community for freelancers, sole traders and the self-employed in Sheffield and the surrounding area.

    It's a friendly and welcoming meet-up - if you're new, you'll be made to feel very welcome. We'll all meet each other, find out what we all do, how the last month has been - and help each other with any challenges.

    We have a talk from one of our members, and a break-out room opportunity.

    (Please note this meeting is on Zoom and the meeting details will be sent out an hour or two before the meeting by email)

  • Bring a drink and join us on Zoom for some informal festive frivolity. Tech tea is an opportunity to share a drink and get to know some other folk who are passionate about diversity in tech. Our time together is less structured and everyone is welcome.

    More info coming soon.

  • Following our continued success of the lightning talks, we are hosting another round! We will be having 6 speakers doing a 10-15 minute lightning talks, if you would like to get involved please message me on meetup or twitter.

    ❗❗ We're planning this meetup to be in person, but we'll be streaming it live as we'll only have a small capacity for in person. The attendees for this meetup will be the organizers and also the speakers, everyone else will be required to stream it online.

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    A lightning talk is a very short presentation lasting only a few minutes, given at a conference or a similar forum. Several lightning talks will usually be delivered by different speakers in a single session, sometimes called a data blitz.


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