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SICSA DemoFest 2019: Bringing Research to Life

4th November 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


4th November 2019, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh 

DemoFest returns to Edinburgh on 4th November for an evening of Computing and Informatics technology demonstrations, keynote talks and networking. 

Attendance is free and there is still time to register:

 DemoFest is our annual showcase for Computing Science and Informatics research, organised and delivered by SICSA in partnership with ScotlandIS.  It’s a great opportunity to talk with colleagues across the 14 SICSA Schools/Departments, see current research across SICSA; and meet representatives from business, Government and the public sector.


This year’s event will feature

  • Welcome talk: Gillian Docherty OBE, The Data Lab
  • Introductions: Jane Morrison-Ross, ScotlandIS
  • Keynote talk from Dr Zoë Webster, Director of AI and Data Economy at Innovate UK – “Opportunities for Innovation in AI and the Data Economy”
  • Research & Technology Showcase from 14 Scottish Universities covering key areas of research; an opportunity to collaborate and network in an informal environment with light refreshments.


We are pleased to welcome our Exhibiting Partners to the 2019 event:

  • BBC Design + Engineering
  • EIT Digital
  • Energy Technology Partnership
  • Glasgow City of Science & Innovation
  • iCAIRD
  • Informatics Ventures
  • Interface
  • The School of Visualisation
  • Urban Big Data Centre


Event Timetable

15:00 – 16:00 – Exhibitor Networking Session (open to exhbitors and partners only)

16:00 – 17:00 – Keynote Session

17:00 – 19:00 – Research Showcase and Refreshments

19:00 – Event Close


DemoFest is organised by SICSA, The event is generously sponsored by The Data Lab, our champion sponsor; and ScotlandIS, Cyber Security and Data Science zones sponsor.

The event is organised by SICSA in partnership with




4th November 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Dynamic Earth
112-116 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS
Edinburgh, EH8 8AS GB
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