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16th - 23rd
October 2020

From Fintech and emerging tech to AI & deep learning, Jersey’s virtual TechWeek has something for everyone. For a full week in October get involved in our remote sessions from dynamic digital sector experts.

From Fintech and emerging tech to AI & deep learning, Jersey’s virtual TechWeek has something for everyone. For a full week in October get involved in our remote sessions from dynamic digital sector experts.

Join us for Jersey’s Virtual TechWeek 2020

We’re delighted to invite attendees to this year’s Virtual TechWeek, running from 16th – 23rd October, showcasing and celebrating the best of tech. This year’s event will feature ten exciting remote sessions, delivered by key speakers at the forefront of innovative tech, including figures from World Bank, Google and Microsoft.

Sessions are FREE to attend – register using the links below.

Virtual TechWeek Sessions
Sponsorship
Sponsors

Friday 16th – Saturday 17th October 2020

Digital Design Challenge

Monday, 19th October 2020

Fintech: Regulation & Jurisdictional Competition

Session 1: 9am to 11am

Dave Birch raises the curtain on Jersey TechWeek by leading a morning that will encompass the latest for our sector when it comes to regulation and competition. We’ve a unique insight into the world of cryptoassets, a focus on decentralised finance, a panel looking at digital currencies, and we’ll delve into the latest developments in regtech

The Big Themes Shaping Fintech

Session 2: 3pm – 5pm

Nick Ogden takes the helm of our afternoon focus on the future of fintech, with a World Bank view of the global fintech picture, a session dedicated to diversity and women in fintech, how Microsoft is innovating in the cloud, as well as a former Bank of England governor advisor on the future of digital finance.

Tuesday, 20th October 2020

COVID Digital Solutions

Session 3: 9am – 11am

The story of the year is Covid-19 and we spend the morning looking at how all things digital are helping in myriad ways. We’ve a series of panel sessions looking at education and skills, infrastructure, and the way the industry stepped up to the plate in a crisis.

How is AI Benefitting Industry?

Session 4: 3pm – 5pm

Spend the afternoon immersing yourself in the world of artificial intelligence and deep learning, as we explore the ways AI is transforming swathes of society and helping improve productivity, and how data is being used to add real power to the effectiveness of international development and sustainability.

Wednesday,  21st October

Digital Health Tech Transformation

Session 5: 9am – 11am

Dr Andrew Mitchell leads us through a morning looking at how all things digital are changing the face and fortunes of healthcare, locally and globally. We’ll experience a virtual reality simulation, meet surgeons and medics taking a digital lead to improve patient outcomes and experiences.

Islands as a Testbed

Session 6: 3pm – 5pm

Jersey is positioning itself as a world leader when it comes to demonstrating the advantages of using islands as testbeds. Joe Dignan, a pioneer of this approach, will be joined by a range of experts and exponents to showcase how products, services and data-driven solutions are being developed this way.

Thursday,  22nd October

Digital is the Economy

Session 7: 9am – 11am

We spend a morning working through some of the big questions about the transformation of economies in a digital age, with a series of panel discussions looking at the role of innovation and asking what skills will be needed to maximise this opportunity of our time.

Digital Creatives

Session 8: 3pm – 5pm

The intersection between digital and creative is where new ideas, services and products are born. We bring together some of the world’s leading names to share the latest insights, trends and tools that are making this creativity boom a reality.

Friday,  23rd October

Smart Island

Session 9: 9am – 11am

Jersey is a smart island. Day by day, week by week, month by month, the infrastructure around us is changing, as are the opportunities for businesses and individuals. We look at how far Jersey has come in recent years, as well as focus on the latest and forthcoming developments on our own doorstep.

TechAwards Nominations Launch

Session 10: 3pm – 5pm

We wrap up Jersey’s Virtual TechWeek by shining a light on the best of our island, with the launch of the Jersey TechAwards. We’ll reveal the categories for this year’s stellar ceremony, meet previous winners, and do everything we can to encourage you to nominate yourself or somebody you know for Jersey’s most prestigious digital accolades.

Is your brand part of Jersey’s future?

Whatever your business you know that digital is all of our futures. Whether it’s making an established company more efficient or a tech start-up just launching, this dynamic and vibrant industry is developing to diversify our economy.

If you want your business to be at the forefront of progress, then we have sponsorship opportunities for this year’s virtual TechWeek, which can place your branding centre stage.

Jersey TechWeek sees a full agenda of internationally renowned speakers delivered online to a global audience, covering regulation, fintech, our sector’s response to Covid-19, AI, medtech, island testbeds, the digital economy, and more.

If you want to reach digital professionals, decision makers and budding tech enthusiasts, and have your brand aligned with Jersey’s most dynamic industry, contact Kelly Barker, Head of Marketing and Communications, for the full programme and list of opportunities.

Our sponsors

We’d like to thank all our Jersey TechWeek sponsors listed below without whom we wouldn’t be able to stage such an ambitious programme of events.

There are still a small number of sponsorship opportunities available, so please get in touch if you want to be at the heart of what promises to be a week to remember.

KPMG

Digital Design Challenge

Carey Olsen

Regulation and Jurisdictional Competition Session

C5 Alliance

Big Themes Shaping Fintech Session

Prosperity 24/7

Covid Digital Solutions Session

Airtel-Vodafone

Health Tech Transformation Session

EVie

Islands as a Testbed Session

PwC

Digital is the Economy Session

JT

Smart Island Session

Prosperity 24/7

TechAwards 2021

BCS

TechAwards 2021

Vaiie

TechAwards 2021 – Technology Student of the Year (Junior) Award

JT

TechAwards 2021 – Technology Student of the Year (Senior) Award

KPMG

TechAwards 2021 – Digital Leader of the Year Award

Sure

TechAwards 2021 – Technology Project of the Year Award

Revoke

TechAwards 2021 – Digital Company of the Year Award

InfrasoftTech

TechAwards 2021 – Digital Start-up of the Year Award

Kendrick Rose

TechAwards 2021 – Technology Teacher of the Year Award

HSBC

TechAwards 2021 – Best use of Technology for Sustainability

IT Hardware Services (SM) Ltd

TechAwards 2021 – Security / Privacy Award of the Year

Jersey Finance

TechAwards 2021 – Technology in Finance Award

A look back at TechWeek 2018

The inaugural Jersey TechWeek saw experts from around the globe wow local audiences with talks at our Fintech, Digital Health and IoT Days. We also celebrated the best of local tech with the IoT Hackathon and the first Jersey TechAwards, recognising Jersey’s top digital talent, creativity and entrepreneurship.

If you’d like to explore sponsorship opportunities for Jersey TechWeek 2020 please contact Kelly.barker@digital.je

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