Tech Talks

Tech Talk sessions, which run monthly throughout the Autumn and Winter, aim to make high quality informational talks and discussions available and accessible to the wider community especially for people living in the North of the Island.

Welcoming a selection of exciting guest speakers, the talks start at 18.45 and run for approximately an hour, including the opportunity for audience questions and answers. Those attending are welcome to come just for the talk or can arrive from 17.30 to purchase a selection of hot food and refreshments from Babbage’s Bistro – ideal for those coming straight from work.

Upcoming Tech Talks

Tech Talks will return in January 2022 with more exciting speakers.

Series 3 Presentations

Thursday 18th November – Abandoned in Cyber Space – Why a Digital Identity Matters to You

Presented by Chris Gledhill, MD of PDMS.

With over 25 years experience in Enterprise IT, Chris Gledhill joins us to explore digital identity and how yours impacts both your personal and business life. As well as the basics, Chris will also look at digital passports and consider whether it’s time for the Government to provide a national cyber identity assurance framework for citizens, companies and those who would like to do business with them.

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Thursday 14th October – The Future of Mann – What Does it Hold for You & Your Business

Kristan has gained a wealth of experience through leading at the very top levels of digital technology businesses on the Island whilst also investing in the vision for a bright future for the Isle of Man through his respective roles as Vice President for the IOM Chamber of Commerce and a Non-Executive Board Member of the Isle of Man Department for Enterprise. By monitoring trends and developments both locally and globally and identifying challenges that we’re all going to face in the coming years, Kristan will not only suggest solutions but guide us through what opportunities that may present for businesses and the local community alike.

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Thursday 23rd September - Data Breach? That Would Never Happen to Me

Colin Tansley, a career investigator, former police officer and now MD of Intelect Group will explore the tactics that cyber criminals are now employing to gain access to your data. Using real life examples, Colin will focus on social engineering; the art of exploiting human psychology, rather than technical hacking techniques, to gain access to buildings, systems or data and arm you with the knowledge to spot the signs so that you can keep both your personal data and company data secure.

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Series 2 Presentations

For our full library of past presentations and to have access to all our live streams, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel.

You can watch our Group MD, David Dorricott, talk to Paul Moulton from MTV about Series 2 here.

November 2020

Dare to be Different – How to Disrupt, Innovate & Think Differently to Win.

Working with and for entrepreneurs, worldwide, in her career, Carol Glover has developed her own intrapreneurial leadership skillset across multiple roles and sectors , shaping her into a successful Generalist leader in a Specialist world – one of the most in demand skillsets for the 2020s. Known as ‘The Maverick Maker’ Carol will be delivering an interactive presentation focusing on how disruption and thinking differently drives innovation and why this matters to you!

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October 2020

Start Up Cash Flow Forecast – It’s a Projection not a Promise

In this Tech Talk, Bransom Bean, who has over 25 years’ experience as a Business & Executive Coach guides you through the difficulties faced by start-ups and how you can improve your chances of success by getting the numbers right!

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September 2020

Free Green Energy? – The Mountain View Solar Journey.

Martin Coyle from Manx Solar Electrical joins David Dorricott and Jonathan Sutherland, Group Properties Manager to share their experiences in delivering and operating the Isle of Man’s largest solar electricity installation.

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