Tech week: 25 of the best

With London Tech Week 2018 now under way, we’ve picked out 25 of the best events from the 200+ conferences, summits, expos, gala dinners and parties taking place – so you don’t have to.

sadiq khan london tech weekMonday 11 June

CogX – Tobacco Dock – 4,000 hear 300 speakers at the UK’s leading Ai festival
Demystified – why there aren’t more women in tech (fully booked)
LeadersIn Tech Summit – The Times – the week’s headline thought leadership event
Prince’s Trust Gala Dinner – Tower of London Pavilion – black tie fundraiser

Tuesday 12 June

AR and VR World – ExCeL – enterprise-focussed convention
CogX – Tobacco Dock
Future Edtech 2018 – Inmarsat – tech for higher education
FutureFit – Plexal – startups and sports innovators
How to Sell in to the UK Public Sector – techUK – navigating the procurement process
LeadersIn Tech Summit – The Times
Smarter London Together – Endeavour Square – Transport for London summit (fully booked)
TechXLR8 – ExCeL – tech week’s main expo event
Transparency, trust and the future of tech – CBI/Sharing Economy UK – building customer trust in the modern economy
Tug Life IV – Protein – what the collision of creativity, media and tech means for humans

Wednesday 13 June

Ai Summit – ExCeL – largest event for Ai business
AR and VR World – ExCeL
Best of Nordic and Baltic (Fin)Tech Summit – Barclays Rise – matchmaking event
Edtech 50 awards celebration – London Connected Learning Centre
Future Edtech 2018 – Inmarsat
Getahead – Omeara – how to get ahead without burning out
TechXLR8 – ExCeL
Tug Life IV – Protein
Tech Night Party – Shoreditch Town Hall – featuring a ‘unicorn rodeo’

Thursday 14 June

Ai Summit – ExCeL
AR and VR World – ExCeL
Flatiron School Official Opening – WeWork Finsbury Pavement – panel discussion
FutureFest Forward – Nesta – AI and creativity futures
Future of Work Summit – Facebook London – skills gap and automation debated
TechXLR8 – ExCeL
Tug Life IV – Protein

Friday 15 June

Goodnight Disruption – Space 4 – CoTech party
GovTech Summer Drinks – Central Working Victoria
Tug Life IV – Protein
Wonder Women – Plexal – tech diversity and inclusion conference

Saturday 16 June

Smart City Happy Hour & Hack Day – White Collar Factory

Sunday 17 June

Epilepsy meets Tech – Plexal – War on Epilepsy tech for good event

London Tech Week happens from June 11-17. More information at