Software Cornwall are delighted to invite you to their next Software Cornwall Community Tech Connect event to be held on 31st May 2018 at Goonhilly Earth Station.

Sponsored by Aerospace Cornwall & CIOS LEP
Inline with Tech Nation UK

Join for an afternoon at Goonhilly with lunch, talks, workshops, discussions and networking.

On the 31st May Software Cornwall in partnership with Goonhilly Earth Station, will host the fourth Tech Connect event for Cornwall’s Tech Community, celebrating the release of the 2018 UK Tech Nation report .

Tech Connect events enable the Software Cornwall community to connect and share their skills and knowledge, explore future opportunities for the sector and celebrate successes.

The event will welcome 120 attendees, doubling the size of our previous event in February. We will be celebrating the growth of the tech sector in Cornwall and its recognition in the UK Tech Nation Report for the 3rd consecutive year as a high growth digital-tech cluster in the UK.

As it’s half term there will also be a tech jam on the day for our future tech generation, tickets are booked separately and under 16’s must be accompanied at the jam by an adult.
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Tech Connect Schedule 12-5pm
We will be hosting 3 spaces through the afternoon for talks, discussions and workshops.

More details of the schedule will be released soon.

12:00 Arrival & Lunch with Aerospace Cornwall
13:00 Welcome from Software Cornwall & GoonhillyES
13:15 Director of Marketing, Tech Nation
13.30 Lightning Talks
13:30 Discussions TBC
13:30 Workshops TBC
15:00 Tea & Cake Break
15:30 SpaceTech Round Table Discussion hosted by Aerospace Cornwall & Goonhilly Earth Station
15:30 Workshop TBC
15:30 Talks, Exhibitions & Networking
16:30 Networking & Close

If you are interested in exhibiting or speaking at the event please email

Tech Jam 12-4pm (Foyer)
we are delighted to confirm that as its half term we will also be running a Tech Jam at Goonhilly. We will be running 2 sessions, 12-2 and 2-4, although attendees are welcome to book on both. It will be similar to our usual Jams, but of course there will be a spacetech theme. Tickets are available separately via eventbrite and under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult during the Jam.

Software Cornwall Existing Business Members – Free entry

Entry includes : 2 tickets per member, 1m pull up display, 1 lightning talk (subject to booking and availability)

Guest Tickets- sponsored by Aerospace Cornwall

Our Guest tickets for non members have been sponsored by AeroSpace Cornwall making this event free for anyone from the Tech Community in Cornwall to attend.

Exhibit / Speak – if you are not a member of Software Cornwall but you would like to exhibit or speak please contact

Site Entry : Please bring your tickets to gain entry to the site. You will need your ticket to show at the gate. There is parking on site, a map with further details will be supplied prior to the event.

Press & Media : Please email for details of our press conference on the day.