The Core

Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF

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Thu
21st
Mar
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Dan Pudwell talks about what Serverless is and how Grid Smarter Cities have become fully serverless.
Thu
31st
Jan
9am - 7pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Launching the Not Equal project, open commissioning programme and call for collaborative project proposals.
Wed
12th
Dec (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Try the Xmas Elves live coding game, with Scott Walton.
Thu
22nd
Nov (2018)
8:30am - 1:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Exploring how local authorities and global companies are both alike utilising SME supply chains to deliver smart city technologies and solutions.
CANCELLED
Wed
14th
Nov (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Jamie Curle explains how Python can help secure businesses and processes.
Fri
2nd
Nov (2018)
8am - 10am
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Fri
19th
Oct (2018)
8:30am - 2pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
As urban populations rise globally, and citizens continue to face a range of socio-economic challenges, how can emerging technologies be used to make our cities more resilient?
Wed
10th
Oct (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Tom Merritt-Smith looks at improving classification and introduces the hazyresearch package.
Thu
28th
Sep (2017)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Cutting edge research on the future of urban landscapes and communities with Nick Holliman, Prof David Manning, Dr Mark Goddard, and Dr Jennine Jonczyk.
Tue
19th
Sep (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Using the JVM language Scala, but applicable to other functional languages.
Tue
12th
Sep (2017)
9:30am - 4pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Key topics will include: Block chain and its impact, Internet of Things implications on security, BYOD - How can companies manage this, SAAS - What it means for organisations, Trends in Cyber Security.
Tue
16th
May (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
We'll take a look at what Idris offers in terms of language features and tools.
Fri
24th
Mar (2017)
9am - 11:30am
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A roadshow event to provide insight intro the UK's digital sector, outlined in the annual Tech Nation Report
Mon
13th
Mar (2017)
5:30pm - 7:30pm
FREE / £24
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Find out how the new National Institute for Smart Data Innovation (NISDI) will bring together industry, the public sector and world-leading academics to develop the skills, ideas and resources needed to exploit the opportunities offered by the explosion in digital data.
Wed
1st
Mar (2017)
5:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A dip into Steve Blank's methods, and "Actionable SEO Techniques"
Tue
21st
Feb (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
Tue
7th
Feb (2017)
6pm - 8:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A livecast of the Internet Icons Inspiring Entrepreneurs event, featuring Ella Woodward, Aron Gelbard, Sarah Wood and Rupert Hunt.
Tue
17th
Jan (2017)
6:30pm
FREE
Mon
28th
Nov (2016)
5:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Steve will present his journey with Arjuna Technologies, the Cloud Innovation Centre and £30M funding bid for the National Institute for Smart Data Innovation.
Tue
15th
Nov (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Datomic - The immutable database!
Tue
18th
Oct (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Session led by Nick Chapman - Garbage collection, reference counting, parallelism.
Thu
6th
Oct (2016)
9:30am - 11:30am
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Learn about vulnerabilities and safeguards. For business owners, IT directors, and anyone concerned about cyber-security
Sat
1st
Oct (2016)
9am - 2nd Oct
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A weekend event that brings together healthcare and technology professionals and other “geeks who love the NHS” to help improve NHS IT.
Tue
20th
Sep (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Paul Callaghan will give a quick intro to the recent 2016 ICFP programming contest - a trip into Origami.
Tue
19th
Jul (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
Thu
14th
Jul (2016)
5pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
The launch of New Horizons Newcastle - talks and discussion of Women in Tech and Cyber Skills.
Tue
28th
Jun (2016)
9:30am - 5pm (on 29th Jun)
£960
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A two day training course to give a full introduction to DevOps through the interactive use of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Tue
21st
Jun (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Group coding session.
Mon
6th
Jun (2016)
7pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Sugata talks about building seven ‘Schools in the Cloud’ with his $1 million TED Prize, followed by a presentation from Open Lab, School of Computing Science.
Wed
25th
May (2016)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
£4
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Two talks, "Reading Minds and Restoring Movement" (Andrew Jackson) and "Mind your Step! The Impact of Cognition on Walking" (Rosie Morris)
Tue
24th
May (2016)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
£4
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Two talks, "Mental Toughness, Success, Happiness and Life" (Helen St Clair-Thompson) and "Antidepressants: Biological or Psychological Treatments for Depression" (Hamish McAllister-Williams)
Mon
23rd
May (2016)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
£4
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Two talks, "Fish, the Ultimate Brain Food?" (Philippa Jackson) and "The Mill that Grinds Young People Old" (Daniel Nettle)
Tue
17th
May (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Three interesting katas to vote for and more adapters for the show and tell.
Thu
28th
Apr (2016)
5:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Rob Taylor, "Visualising your Service - Beyond the black box" and Rhyd Lewis, "Whipping your WIP".
Tue
19th
Apr (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A very informal session, which will go over some basic FP concepts, like HOFs, closures and currying, and first steps with functors, monads and for-comprehensions.
Tue
12th
Apr (2016)
12:30pm - 4:30pm (on 12th Apr)
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
How Cyber Security affects your organisation, practical guidance towards implementation of the 5 controls of the Cyber Essentials Scheme, and how to apply for Cyber Essentials certification.
Tue
22nd
Mar (2016)
5:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
John Frizelle presents Red Hat's Mobile platform.
Tue
15th
Mar (2016)
6:30pm - 9:30pm
FREE
Thu
10th
Mar (2016)
7pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Smart grids are likely to have a key role in delivering the energy demands of the future. Experts in smart grid technology and computing at Newcastle University will introduce how smart grids will transform the ways we use energy, and create investment opportunities for the low-carbon transition.
Wed
24th
Feb (2016)
9:30am - 3pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Speakers and roundtable discussions of Satellite Applications Catapult activity.
Thu
18th
Feb (2016)
7pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Digital technology and the ‘internet of things’ present new opportunities for making cities more sustainable, increasing the quality of life for residents.

In these talks you will learn about what makes a city smart, the role of innovation in urban sustainability and its potential to enhance and grow opportunities for small to medium businesses, industry and public services.
Tue
16th
Feb (2016)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Introducing Elm, a language for building applications in the browser for dramatically simpler GUI programming.
Fri
5th
Feb (2016)
5pm - 8pm (on 7th Feb)
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Hackathon participants will build teams, and compete to see who can create the best and most impactful data expression, mashup or visualization relating to our challenge.
Thu
14th
Jan (2016)
12:30pm - 3:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Looking at how IBM views the future of ‘Big Data’ from both a business and a technical perspective.
Thu
17th
Dec (2015)
5:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Local Java meeting. Burr Sutter, of Red Hat, gives a high-level overview of Internet of Things (IoT).
Sat
21st
Nov (2015)
- 22nd Nov
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A female-only hackathon exploring the theme of "Industrial and Post Industrial North East".
Thu
15th
Oct (2015)
9am - 5pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A one day event exploring the transition from diagnosis and repair, to observation and prevention, as more technologies come on stream that could be considered IT utilities.
Fri
2nd
Oct (2015)
9am - 5:30pm
£250 - 350
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A 'project in a day'-style workshop to help you understand Microsoft Cloud with Visual Studio and Azure.
Fri
18th
Sep (2015)
11am - 3pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A showcase of student research from the Digital Institute's Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT).
Tue
11th
Aug (2015)
5:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Local Java meeting.'Optimisation of time series databases' by Zhiheng Zhong and 'Scalable web traffic analytics' by Zhuotao Zhang.
Wed
15th
Jul (2015)
12:30pm - 4pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A business-focused event - Why are so many businesses investing in the Amazon model? How can Amazon drive innovation at such a pace whilst continually reducing prices for Cloud users?
Tue
14th
Jul (2015)
5:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Local Java meeting. Apache Lucene is the de-facto standard open source library for Java developers to implement full-text-search capabilities.
Tue
16th
Jun (2015)
9:30am - 12:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
ENGIE is promoting innovative ideas in clean energy and smart technologies. Join for the North East showcase of external and internal innovators.
Fri
12th
Jun (2015)
7pm - 4pm (on 14th Jun)
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Cloud Innovation Centre and Engie invite you to the first 'Connecting the City' hackathon weekend
Thu
11th
Jun (2015)
6pm - 8:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Designed and managed by Newcastle College IT students this will be an opportuity for IT companies and employees to showcase their work and inspire the digital workforce of the future.
Tue
9th
Jun (2015)
5:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
The highs and lows of bringing continuous delivery to JBoss Developer.
Tue
12th
May (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Local Java meeting. WildFly will be used to demonstrate scalable transactions in the cloud.
Tue
21st
Apr (2015)
5:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Local Java meeting. Kabir Khan introduces the WildFly project - a flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that helps you build apps.
Tue
10th
Mar (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Local Java meeting. JBoss CapeDwarf - what if one could implement an environment similar to Google App Engine (GAE)?
Fri
20th
Feb (2015)
12pm - 12pm (on 21st Feb)
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Newcastle University and Generator are hosting a HackDay as part of the 6Music.

Representatives from Spotify, LastFM, Facebook, Twilio and others will be there to explain and support their APIs.
Mon
16th
Feb (2015)
10am - 11:30am
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
How can government and citizens interact with each other to deliver better, more individual services for less? How can the North East best take advantage of the market opportunity digital government presents?
Thu
12th
Feb (2015)
5:45pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Local Java meeting. Stéphane Épardaud introduces Ceylon is a new programming language for the JVM and JavaScript VM, designed for team work.
Thu
12th
Feb (2015)
9am - 3:30pm (on 13th Feb)
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
A two day programme of talks and workshops which will give you practical tools, connections and energy to help you grow your business.
Thu
27th
Nov (2014)
5:30pm - 7:30pm
FREE
venue The Core Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF
Join us at November's FREE DynamoNet event for a first look at the new Cloud Innovation Centre based at the Core.