What We Do
Technology Networking, with Purpose
Our aim at TechSolent is to Connect, Develop and Promote the Technology communities within the Solent Region for the public benefit.
We aim to do this through building a network of technology participants to address societal problems, educate the community on technology initiatives and combine these things to deliver economic development of the Solent Region.
- Thu, 14 DecPWC Offices14 Dec 2023, 08:30 – 10:30PWC Offices, Savannah House, 3 Ocean Way, Southampton SO14 3TJ, UK14 Dec 2023, 08:30 – 10:30PWC Offices, Savannah House, 3 Ocean Way, Southampton SO14 3TJ, UKRAI UK from the University of Southampton will be joining us and discussing their Responsible AI research and opening discussions with Tech Solent attendees on co-collaboration on responsible AI for businesses. You'll get your chance to share your thoughts and help shape a national funded AI project
- Tue, 09 JanWinchester09 Jan 2024, 09:00 – 16:00Winchester, The University of, Romsey Rd, Winchester SO22 5FT, UK09 Jan 2024, 09:00 – 16:00Winchester, The University of, Romsey Rd, Winchester SO22 5FT, UKUniversity of Winchester wishes to invite businesses from across the region to explore the changing world of work and implications of new technology, including the impacts of AI on the way we work and how to make the best of early talent.
- Tue, 16 JanSouthampton Science Park16 Jan 2024, 18:00 – 20:00Southampton Science Park, 2 Venture Rd, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 7NP, UK
- Thu, 08 FebTechSolent / Hays Tech Salary Trends 202308 Feb 2024, 16:00 – 17:00TechSolent / Hays Tech Salary Trends 202308 Feb 2024, 16:00 – 17:00TechSolent / Hays Tech Salary Trends 2023Martin Pardey, Director of Technology practice for Hays Recruitment, will talk through their recent Salary and Recruitment survey to provide insights into current skills, market trends and what is driving candidate / employee decision making when considering their career choices.
- Tue, 10 OctSouthampton10 Oct 2023, 08:30 – 10:30Southampton, Portland Terrace, Southampton SO14 7SJ, UK
- Thu, 08 JunWhiteley08 Jun 2023, 17:00 – 18:30Whiteley, Rookery Ave, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7AJ, UK08 Jun 2023, 17:00 – 18:30Whiteley, Rookery Ave, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7AJ, UKJeremy Hardin, from Portsmouth based Dark Cosmos Creative, will be presenting how the VFX industry works and showcasing some of his work, to help kids (11+) decide if a career in the Creative Tech sector is right for them.
- Thu, 18 MaySouthampton18 May 2023, 17:00 – 18:30Southampton, Portland Terrace, Southampton SO14 7EN, UK
- Wed, 26 AprWhiteley26 Apr 2023, 17:00 – 18:30Whiteley, Rookery Ave, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7AJ, UK26 Apr 2023, 17:00 – 18:30Whiteley, Rookery Ave, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7AJ, UKWe will be discussing what AI is and why it has suddenly become very high profile, the pro’s and con’s of using AI within a business and specifically the current views on where this will have the most impact on buying categories.
- Wed, 29 MarNational Oceanography Centre Southampton29 Mar 2023, 17:30 – 19:30National Oceanography Centre Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, European Way, Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK
- Thu, 23 MarVirtual Event23 Mar 2023, 17:00 – 18:00Virtual Event
- Thu, 16 FebLakeside North Harbour (Spindle Room)16 Feb 2023, 18:00 – 19:00Lakeside North Harbour (Spindle Room), 1000 Lakeside North Harbour, Western Rd, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3EN, UK16 Feb 2023, 18:00 – 19:00Lakeside North Harbour (Spindle Room), 1000 Lakeside North Harbour, Western Rd, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3EN, UKTwo tech sustainability specialist companies (N2S and Circular Computing) talk about circular economy in the Technology space and how the industry can do more to support sustainability goals in technology sourcing.
- Wed, 25 JanTechSolent / Hays Tech Salary Trends 202325 Jan 2023, 17:00 – 18:00TechSolent / Hays Tech Salary Trends 2023
- Thu, 17 NovSolent Hotel & Spa (Arundel Room)17 Nov 2022, 18:00 – 20:00Solent Hotel & Spa (Arundel Room), Rookery Ave, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7AJ, UK
- Wed, 14 SeptCentre 200014 Sept 2022, 10:00 – 16:00Centre 2000, Lakeside, North Harbour
- Thu, 18 AugParsons Collar, Whiteley18 Aug 2022, 18:30 – 20:30Parsons Collar, Whiteley, Rookery Ave, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7AJ, UK
- Thu, 21 JulSkillsLabs Fareham Business Centre21 Jul 2022, 17:00 – 19:00SkillsLabs Fareham Business Centre, Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road Campus, PO14 1NH21 Jul 2022, 17:00 – 19:00SkillsLabs Fareham Business Centre, Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road Campus, PO14 1NHThis month, we're hosting a session with Monika Dabrowska of Innovaction Global on "Understanding Grant Funding to boost innovation", followed by our usual informal networking opportunity to meet and connect with others in the TechSolent Community.
- Sat, 18 JunPortchester18 Jun 2022, 10:00 – 16:00Portchester, Cams Hall Estate, Portchester, Fareham PO16 8AA, UK
"This area is becoming a hub of innovation, largely encouraged by the growth of the port and associated maritime industries, along with so many other exciting diverse companies including some brilliant tech start-up businesses. I am on a journey to make Southampton a city of AI. The time is right for the city; it’s a city thriving and buzzing with tech talent"