applications and software

Launch48 Conference

Learn how to build a web app fast and effectively. Kick start the weekend main event to rip all the benefits from this amazing initiative. One of the companies started at the first Launch48 went to Seedcamp Week only a few months after. First 20 companies to use code L48M-5641-CW get 50% off both the conference and the weekend. Hurry!

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Date: 16 October 2009
Location: PayPal HQ, UK

Local Social Summit: “Connecting with Consumers where Local meets Social”

Local Social is an invitation-only summit for leading media owners (directories, news, TV, radio and social networking), retailers and advertisers who are driving digital innovation in the local and social media space across Europe. We think this “local content meets social media” is an important area, and one that is under-explored.

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Date: 3 November 2009
Location: Institute of Contemporary Arts, UK

AIME K&N Seminar - Exploring the Mobile Widget Universe

Senior executives from these three companies will be presenting their latest developments and participating in audience Q&A debate at this important seminar. Secure your place NOW at this seminar to learn and network with senior industry executives by clicking the link below:

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Date: 29 October 2009
Location: Hilton London Metropole, UK

Hello Digital

Discover the future at The Midlands' second digital festival. Celebrating the awe inspiring possibilities of the modern world, Hello Digital is an electrifying showcase of sights, sounds and dreams turning into reality. An unbelievable adventure to be experienced by people of all ages. Discover the future at Hello Digital

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Date: 21 October 2009
Location: Millennium Point, UK

IAB Forum: Finance

The well-documented credit crunch has been on everybody’s minds over the past 18 months, but despite the doom and gloom, digital media has been operating with a ‘business as usual’ mentality, going from strength to strength in the face of financial uncertainty.

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Date: 30 September 2009
Location: IAB offices, UK

Facebook Developer Garage

We're back! This month brings the return of the Facebook Garage, and as usual we'll be bringing you the very latest from the Facebook Developer scene, coupled with fantastic speakers and talks to match. .

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Date: 24 September 2009
Location: Sun Microsystems, UK

Free Ticket Competition to Spotify (Daniel Ek) Debate

Daniel Ek, CEO - SpotifyOur friends at The Glasshouse are running a competition in the run-up to their Pop Idols event on Thursday where Daniel EK, Spotify's CEO will talk about his experiences as an entrepreneur.

They have  thrown down the gauntlet to Chinwag's readers to send in questions that will help reveal the secret of Spotify's success. The best 5 questions will each win a pair of tickets worth £25 each.

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Transatlantic Troubleshooting

Digital Mission stand SXSW '09The application deadline for our NYC Digital Mission is fast approaching, September 18th to be precise, and here at Chinwag Towers we thought we’d give you a flash back to one of our most popular panel debates, Transatlantic Troubleshooting held during our Digital Mission at SXSWi 2009.

It’s bound to get those of you who’re waiting until next week to get your details over to us to get a wriggle on.

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Chinwag Live: Search is Dead, Long Live Search

With Google challenged by new search tools and the growth of ‘social media search’, is this a new era for search? Join in the debate with Google, Mindshare, Betfair and others, chaired by Rob Kerry. Book now for early-bird rates.

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Date: 29 September 2009
Location: The Slug & Lettuce (Downstairs), UK

UK BizSpark Summit

The aim of this event is to bring together the BizSpark community to provide access to key industry players and information to enable you to grow your business. There will be several content themes to anchor the day - funding, technology & operations and sales & marketing.

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Date: 28 September 2009
Location: Microsoft London, UK

Ecommerce Expo 2009

Now in it's third year E Commerce Expo is the event for the e-commerce industry. Access to the exhibition and conference is free of charge so you can catch up with the the latest thinking and developments in e-commerce and meet the companies who can provide the solutions you're looking for.

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Date: 20 October 2009
Location: Earls Court, UK

Web 2.0 ii Interface & Innovation Conference, London, 2009

2 Day Web 2.0 conference covering web 2.0 interface and innovations. Interface tackles how users and their clients connect to the web 2.0 phenomenon and "how best to" engage them. Innovation addresses web entrepreneurial challenges and new technologies.

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Date: 3 December 2009
Location: Cumberland Hotel, UK

Beginners Arduino Workshop 15! has been running monthly workshop around Arduino and its uses in creative uses since 2007.! is a design studio based in London and Milan designing interactive products and spaces for brands, events and museums.

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Date: 5 September 2009
Location: Space Studios, UK

In The Brain of Gojko Adzic, Space Based Programming

Space-based architectures are an alternative to the traditional n-tier model for enterprise applications. Instead of a vertical tier partitioning, space based applications are partitioned horizontally into self-sufficient units. This leads to almost linear scalability of stateful, high-performance applications.

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Date: 2 September 2009
Location: Skills Matter, UK

On Cloud 9

Vista Squads Ray Booysen floats on his cloud into Oxford to talk about Windows Azure, without the aid of a safety net or a Hello World Sample. We'll also be having a nugget, some pizza and Swag - if we can find any!

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Date: 1 September 2009
Location: RM, UK