Lincolnshire Tech Week success: Over 800 people engage in series of events

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The first Lincolnshire Tech Week has seen more than 800 people taking part in a series of events during May 15-21, including the first Lincolnshire Tech Expo and the Digital & Tech Awards.

Stonebow Media, publishers of The Lincolnite, organised the key events during the week, such as the Digital Conference and Tech Expo and the revamped Digital & Tech Awards.

Partners also organised popular affiliated events, including an immersive cybersecurity experience from Lincoln College and the Lincoln 24hr hack at the Boole Technology Centre.

Here are the highlights from Lincolnshire Tech Week 2017:

Cyber Security Immersive Event at Lincoln College

Lincolnshire Tech Expo & Digital Conference

More than 300 people attended the first Lincolnshire Tech Expo at the Lincolnshire Showground organised by Stonebow Media. You can read more and see the full photo gallery here.

Lincolnshire Digital & Tech Awards

Revamped for 2017 and now including the tech sector as well, the Lincolnshire Digital & Tech Awards saw 12 winners (and an extra special award) crowned at the special event at the Showground. Full photo gallery and more about the winners here.

Lincoln 24hr Hack

More than 80 developers, experts and hacking enthusiasts from Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Manchester, Leeds, and even as far afield as Boston and Harvard USA took part in the second 24hr Lincoln Hack held at the Boole Technology Centre.

A Trump Bot, an Amazon Echo powered by lemons, hacking a server, Banana as a Service, and Kimagotchi – Kim Jong Un as a tamagotchi – were just some of the whacky ideas produced at the hack.

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