Events > London Tech Week 2020 - LATAC programme

London Tech Week 2020

LATAC programme

2 September, 2020 - 10 September, 2020

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Please see below the programme of events recommended for companies from Latin America & the Caribbean.

To access the full programme of all DIT supported events please click here.

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Wednesday 2nd September     


 The UK Technology Landscape: Levelling Up in the UK 



Hear from experts on how to accelerate your UK market entry. Attendees will learn about the UK’s innovative technology environment, why it is thriving and why it is an ideal location for a business seeking to scale. 


Dr Mike Short; Gerard Grech; Julian David; Janet Coyle; Priya Guha; Dr Chris Moore; Jeff Peel; David Raynor; Stuart Fenton; Philip White; Nigel Jones; Jawad Sardar; Mark Beresford; Marian Sudbury, OBE; Oriel Petry; Professor Carole Mundell; Michael Charlton

Date: Wednesday 2nd September

Time: 09:30 - 12:15 (UK time)

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 Runway Extention & Working capital: Myths, tips, and a chance to asks the experts. 



A chance to ask a panel of experts your questions on how to extend crucial cash runways and make money go further. Aimed at high growth companies, attendees will learn about how your company can implement smart cash management and banking strategies, plus there will be an opportunity to explore potential opportunities arising from the government’s current access to finance schemes


Paul Webster - Department for International Trade, Banking & Business Specialist 
Jonathan Babak, Lloyds Bank, Director and FX Specialist
Thomas Lloyd, Lloyds Bank, Liquidity Specialist 

Date: Wednesday 2nd September

Time: 13:00 - 14:00 (UK time)

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 GEP Masterclass 



An opportunity to hear from innovative companies who have relocated their HQ to the UK with the support of GEP; and to participate in workshops focussed on Raising Finance and Sales/marketing strategies. Key note will be delivered by David Sear (Founder - Worldpay)


Derek Goodwin, Head of Entrepreneurship, DIT
David Sear, Internet Entrepreneur and investor
Avi Lasarow, CEO & Founder, DNAFit 
Babatunde Ogundeyi, 
CEO & Founder, Kudimoney 
Kasia Dorsey, 
CEO & Founder, Yosh.ai 
Pip Jamieson, 
CEO & Founder, The Dots 
David Sherwood, 
CEO & Founder, Bibliu 
Stephen Mooney, 
GEP Dealmaker 
Liv Sibony, 
GEP Dealmaker  
Simon Sprince, 
GEP Dealmaker  
Jude Ower, 
GEP Dealmaker 
Anthony Sheehan, 
GEP Dealmaker  
Tony Hughes, 
GEP Dealmaker 

Date: Wednesday 2nd September

Time: 14:00 - 16:10 (UK time)

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Monday 7th September     

 DIT & TechUK - Ai Webinar – Latin America


Jointly hosted by techUK and the Department for International Trade, this panel session will feature tech experts from Latin America who will discuss the AI Landscape and the opportunities both domestic and global companies in this sector.

Date: Monday 7th September

Time: 17:30 - 17:00 (UK time)
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Tuesday 8th September    


 Tech Growth UK


Now in its sixth year, the Department for International Trade, JMB Partnership and Rochester PR Group and Burges Salmon LLP will be hosting an event to provide tech businesses from all sectors and countries of origin with a rare opportunity to learn from their peers.

Date: Tuesday 8th September

Time: 09:00 - 12:00 (UK time)

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 The Opportunity in London (Evening Session)


Overview of London & Partners, Panel discussion, including Q&A
Hear from tech companies who have been in your position and successfully grown their business to London.

Date: Tuesday 8th September

Time: 16:00 - 17:30 (UK time)

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Wednesday 9th September    


  Female Founders - Bridging the Funding Gap


A panel of inspirational thought leaders, investors and innovative founders addressing key challenges facing female founded business’s- providing positive purposeful actions that will help address the balance and bridge the gap.


Jude Ower, Founder, Playmob / GEP Dealmaker
Liv Sibony, Founder, Seedtribe / GEP Dealmaker
Laura McGee, CEO & Founder Diversio
Dr Dana Kanze, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School
Sarah Turner, CEO & Co-Founder, Angel Academe
Nadia Sood, CEO & Co-Founder, Creditenable
Selma Prodanovic, Founder, 1Million Start Up’s


Date: Wednesday 9th September

Time: 12:00 - 13:00 (UK time)

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