INSPIRE EVENTS

All of the events happening throughout DIDFest fall into our four themes, PLAY, INSPIRE, COMMUNITY and LEADERSHIP, as we want engage with young children, right through to organisational leaders from all businesses.

There’s so many exciting things going on throughout the Festival, and we feel there really is something for everyone. If you still aren’t sure where to start, do get in touch with our friendly team and we’ll be happy to chat with you to find out more about you, and point you in the right direction of what events might enjoy.

There are a number of events already lined up, with more to be added each week - so keep your eye on this page, or our Twitter page @Didfest where we'll be announcing new events when the come live.

ASOS HACKCOMP #BALANCEFORBETTER

Where ideas, tech and people come together. The theme you’ll be hacking is: ‘How can we create even...

  • Date: Thursday, 7th March
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Location: The Old Library, Digbeth, Birmingham
ASOS HACKCOMP #BALANCEFORBETTER

Where ideas, tech and people come together. The theme you’ll be hacking is: ‘How can we create even...

  • Date: Friday, 8th March
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Location: The Old Library, Digbeth, Birmingham
DISCOVER DIGITAL: FINDING YOUR PLACE IN TECH

Innovation Birmingham in partnership with Enploy will be delivering a half a day workshop and event...

  • Date: Friday, 15th March
  • Time: 08:30 - 17:00
  • Location: Innovation Birmingham Campus, iCentrum, Holt Street, B7 4BP
CODE CLUB - LIVE TWITTER TOUR

Join Code Club UK on Monday 18 March 15:30 to 16.30 for a live Twitter tour with Meriden Primary Sch...

  • Date: Monday, 18th March
  • Time: 15:30 - 16:30
  • Location: Online
TECH TREKS

100 college and university students across the West Midlands will come together over a course of one...

  • Date: Wednesday, 20th March
  • Time: 08:00 - 19:00
  • Location: Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham, B4 7XG
BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING

Breaking the Glass Ceiling - One woman's journey from programmer to busines owner

During Graduate+...

  • Date: Wednesday, 20th March
  • Time: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Location: Curzon 204, Cardigan Street, Birmingham
24 HOUR HACKATHON

A 24 hour Hackathon.

With participants and partners from across Birmingham we will be taking the o...

  • Date: Saturday, 23rd March
  • Time: 12:00 - 12:00
  • Location: BOM (Birmingham Open Media), 1 Dudley Street, Birmingham, B5 4EG
INTRO TO ARDUINO, FOR TEACHERS

Aston University are keen to help build teachers confidence when it comes to STEM related subjects....

  • Date: Wednesday, 27th March
  • Time: 15:00 - 17:00
  • Location: Aston University
STEM SCHOLARSHIP LIVE FINAL

Millennium Point Trust STEM Scholarship Live Final

Following a record number of applications, cele...

  • Date: Wednesday, 27th March
  • Time: 17:30 - 21:30
  • Location: Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG
DAME STEPHANIE SHIRLEY CH: MY LIFE, AUTISM, AND WHY AMBITIOUS WOMEN HAVE FLAT HEADS

Dame Stephanie describes herself as having been very lucky in her life. Her experience as an unaccom...

  • Date: Friday, 29th March
  • Time: 18:00 - 19:30
  • Location: Bramall Music Building - Elgar Concert Hall (R12 on campus map)