As the year continues to fly by, don’t miss out on all the wonderful events and conferences that are taking place in the second half of 2021. To help, here is an updated 2021 events guide, with a special focus on healthtech and medtech, which is well worth a look by any comms or marcomms team.
Tip: Have you missed any talks or conferences that you really wanted to listen to over the past year? If so, there is still a way you can access them. Due to Covid, many organisations have resorted to virtual events to connect with their audiences. Numerous event hosts have therefore recorded full day summits and uploaded it onto their websites. A quick google search and sign up will allow you to access expert knowledge, opinions, and conversations in a matter of minutes.
7th Sept. 2021 The Emergency Services Show[Birmingham]
Visitors are from all disciplines of the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery and include Government departments as well as the private and voluntary sectors. The event provides a powerful platform bringing together the whole procurement process.
14th Sept. 2021 Public Sector Networks Summit [London]
The Public Sector Networks Summit 2021 will include addresses by key networks experts from our event partners The Crown Commercial Service Networks Team, NHS Digital, Innopsis (the government networks advisory and trade body) and a number of industry experts in the public sector network arena.
15th Sept. 2021 Resilience and Cyber4Good [Online]
Digital, data and technology underpin our public services – how do we ensure continuity and keep them safe from cyber-attack? The cyber security stakes have been rising since long before the start of the Covid pandemic in 2020. But the pandemic has highlighted just how much we rely on technology to keep our public services running.
22nd-23rd Sept 2021 Future Health Summit [Dublin]
The Future Health Summit is the industry gathering for Healthcare in Ireland. In 2021, with 300 delegates, 40 Exhibitors and C Suite senior level audience. The Future Health Summit 2021 will focus on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Disruption in healthcare.
28th -29th Sept 2021 Med-Tech Innovation Expo [Birmingham]
Med-Tech Innovation Expo is the UK & Ireland’s leading event for medical device design and manufacturing technology. Experience live demonstrations of the latest machines, technology, products and services while networking with 4,000+ designers, engineers, innovators and manufacturers from across the medical and healthcare sector.
28th – 29th Sept Hett Show [London]
HETT looks forward to welcoming back our health innovation communities. Join us to share and learn best practices, practical solutions, and forward planning and in this new health and care landscape. Join HETT for 2-days of FREE* CPD accredited educational sessions, interactive activities, and networking opportunities with 100+ innovative suppliers, 130+ speakers and 3000+ digital health peers.
12th Oct 2021 GovTech Global[Online]
With a unique blend of high-level strategy and policy, underpinned by pioneering best practice and innovative solutions, this conference is a catalyst for growth and the future development of Government Technology.
12th Oct 2021 BAPCO Annual Event[Online]
BAPCO brings public safety technology users, experts & suppliers from across Europe all together, under one roof, all for free. In 2020, 78% of all UK emergency services attended the show. For 2021, it’s their mission to bring together even more of this dedicated sector.
20th Oct 2021 Local Authorities Property and Estates [Manchester]
This prestigious event, for many years a must attend feature of the public sector property professional’s year, will see the return of current, expert, high profile and influential speakers from a diverse range of public and private sector organisations.
4th Nov 2021 Government Digital Technology[Online]
As we leave the European Union, we need to raise our game at home and on the world stage. The annual Government Digital Tech congress will provide a high-value opportunity to listen, learn and engage directly with national policy shapers and some of the leading tech minds in the country.
10th Nov 2021 Independent Schools Conference [London]
Meet over 400 independent school leaders for an in-person celebration of the independent education sector’s resilience in what has been an extremely challenging time for every school. By attending the Independent School Conference, you will join like-minded peers and discuss ways to tackle emergent challenges of the post-pandemic world.
23rd Nov 2021 Public Sector Enterprise ICT [London]
As the UK’s premier government security and risk management conference, GovSec 2021 provides the ideal platform for delegates to network, debate and innovate alongside the leading lights from the government and security industry.
30th Nov 2021 Giant Health event[Online and London]
The Global Innovation and New Technology Health Event is going to be bigger and better this year as it is going to take place both in real life and virtually. The event will be reaching out to their global community of over 177,000 health tech innovators, offering more direct business networking services, and more personalised engagement opportunities.
9th Dec 2021 DigiTech 21[Manchester and Online]
DigiTech is back in December 2021 in Manchester, in a brand-new hybrid version and will once again be the year’s largest gathering of public sector technology specialists and technology procurement colleagues. With circa 500 delegates attending in person and 1000s more attending virtually the 2021 event promises to be the biggest and best DigiTech to date.
19-21 Jan. 2022 BETT Show
Bett celebrates education and inspires future discussions as together we discover how technology and innovation enable educators and learners to thrive. London is home to their flagship event which is truly international with visitors from 146 countries. Over three days, they have more than 800 leading EdTech providers, 150 CPD content sessions, coordinated business meetings and exclusive networking opportunities.
20th Jan 2022 Government ICT [London]
Government ICT be returning for the 18th iteration in January 2022, to champion technical brilliance in Government, bringing together over 500 senior technology and transformation leaders from both central and local government, and the wider public sector.
9th &10th Feb 2022 Intelligent Health UK [London]
Last year, there were over 200,000 community members in attendance, 1000 curated meetings, 5 hands on talks and 9 table talks. In 2022, they are determined to have a physical element to their events. But to keep everyone safe, the number of physical tickets will be limited and released in batches.
9th Feb 2022 DigiHealth UK [London]
The DigiHealth UK-Delivering Digital Transformation conference will update you on the latest government proposals to transform the NHS through Digital, Data and Technology. The emphasis of the day will be on the practical: this is an opportunity to hear from a programme of high-level speakers discussing the future policies and implementation strategies for a 21st century healthcare system.
15-17th Mar 2022 Security and Policy [Farnborough and Online]
Security & Policing is THE official Government global security event, offering a world-class opportunity to meet, network and discuss the latest advances in delivering national security and resilience with UK suppliers, UK Government officials and senior decision makers across law enforcement and security from the UK and overseas.
16th Mar 2022 The NHS CLN 2022 Annual Congress [Manchester]
The NHS Clinical Leaders Network (CLN) exists to develop shared leadership between clinicians, patients/service users, carers and managers to meet the Health and Social Care vision of integrating care around the person to improve the experience for the people they support, at a local, regional and national level building on the successful foundation laid by the NHS Clinical Leaders Network.” The 2022 event will focus on Delivering Integrated Health & Social Care supported through the Clinical and Care Leaders Network (NHS CCLN)
17th Mar 2022 Digital Health Technology Show [London]
The Digital Health Technology Show returns to The Business Design Centre in London, bringing together global innovators in digital health, to showcase the very latest technologies disrupting traditional healthcare provision across the world. The event attracts more than 4,000 delegates. 5G, AI, machine learning and predictive medicine will all be covered in the two-day conference programme, featuring thought leaders, innovators and senior executives from across the globe.
11th May 2022 Digital Government Conference [London]
The much-anticipated 8th annual Digital Government Conference will return to the prestigious QEII Centre, London. Digital Government is the meeting place for over 600 senior public sector professionals responsible for digital transformation within Central Government, Local Authorities and the Healthcare Sector.
17th May 2022 European Health Tech Innovation Week [Liverpool]
The European Health Tech Week 2022 solves the problem of cost-effectively discovering and meeting the most important partners you need to achieve business success. An engaged, European business community of health-tech innovators, investors, doctors, hospital leaders… from the world’s largest pharma companies; to the newest start-ups; to 100,000+ in between.