Announcing Dundee Digital Fortnight 2023!

Dundee Digital Fortnight logo - with the hashtag #dnddigifortnight

Between November 6th and 17th, 2023, Dundee will play host to a series of events showcasing the achievements of the digital sector and opportunities it has to offer for learners of all ages. Dundee Digital Fortnight will commemorate and celebrate the substantial impact of all things digital on our city. 


Be sure to follow #dnddigitalfortnight on LinkedIn for a series of posts throughout the two weeks. 


6th NovemberCyberQuarter/ Scottish Blockchain Meetup – Blockchain Gaming 

  • Welcome to the Monthly Scottish Blockchain Meetup - this time at the Abertay cyberQuarter in Dundee, that is a co-host of the event. 

  • 17:00 – 20:00 – Abertay CyberQuarter 

  • Join via Meetup 

7th November – Tay Cities Deal Digital Skills Project - Digital Skills Project Launch Event 
  • Join us for the launch of the Tay Cities Deal: Digital Skills Project. This in-person event taking place at the Abertay University Cyber Quarter will cover the findings of the Digital Skills Mapping Report and discuss how we can work collaboratively across business, education, the third and public sector to meet the skills needs for the region. 

  • 10:00 – 12:00 – Abertay CyberQuarter 

  • Join via Eventbrite

8th NovemberCyberQuarter/Techscaler/Tay Cities Deal – Get Hactktive 
  • Join us for a one-day Hackathon where you will get the opportunity to work on live Cyber Crime challenges and create innovative solutions that enhance security in our communities to support Police Scotland. 

  • 09:00 – 17:00 – Abertay CyberQuarter 

  • Join via Eventbrite 

8th November – Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Local Government Roundtable - “AI and the opportunity it brings to transformation in Local Government” 
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been with us for decades, but the latest developments in areas such as Large Language Models (LLM) and Generative Pretrained Transformers (GPT) represent the biggest advancements in tech since the internet became widely available. But AI is often misunderstood, and its full range of capabilities are only beginning to be established. While there are many myths about AI, it does present potential challenges – alongside almost limitless opportunities – for local government and the citizens councils serve. Aimed at Local Government In this roundtable session, you will get chance to deeply engage with the topic and explore with colleagues from across local government, Amazon Web Services and Salesforce on how AI can help you achieve the best outcomes for the citizens you serve. 

  • 10:30 – 12:30 – Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) 

8th November – Dundee and Angus College – Dundee and Angus College Esports Studios Launch 
  • Dundee and Angus College are the first in Scotland to launch a top of the range, cutting-edge esports and broadcasting facility located at Gardyne Campus and we are delighted to invite you to the official opening of the studios. Whether you're a hardcore gamer, a casual enthusiast, or just curious about the esports and education scene come along for a tour and demonstration with the students from our first cohort of the Esports and Creative Industries Foundation Degree course!

  • 18:00 – 20:00 – Dundee and Angus College, Gardyne Campus 

  • Join via Eventbrite  

9th November – Core to Cloud – S*COM Cybersecurity Conference
  • Core to Cloud’s cybersecurity conference – open to all industries and levels of experience. This event will also mark the opening of their Scottish office. 

  • 09:00 – 17:00 – Abertay CyberQuarter 

  • Register at Core to Cloud’s website 

9th November – Business Gateway Tayside – Games Start-Up Journey: Let’s Talk about Inclusivity 
  • Passionate about creating a more inclusive future for the world of videogames? In partnership with Abertay University and Techscaler, we bring you this event as part of Dundee City Council’s Digital Fortnight. Inclusivity is a hot topic in the industry, this event will feature key figures in the Dundee tech scene who will discuss inclusivity within videogame’s businesses. 

  • 16:00 – 18:00 – Abertay CyberQuarter 

  • Join via Business Gateway 

14th NovemberCyberQuarter/Techscaler - Commercialising Tech Innovation 
  • The cyberQuarter, Techscaler, and EQ Accountants invite you to join us for a “Commercialising Tech Innovation” taking place at the cyberQuarter. The aim of this event is to expose our staff, students, graduate network, and our ever-growing Tech community to opportunities that will allow them to commercialise tech research, products, or services. 

  • 13:00 – 16:00 – Abertay CyberQuarter 

  • Join via Eventbrite 

16th – 17th November – Cyber 9/12 Competition – Dundee – Hosted by Atlantic Council, Dewar Cyber Consulting, and the Abertay CyberQuarter