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Tech conference keeping you in-sync with the latest digital trends

16th & 17th April 2020,
10am to 4pm UK time

Portland Square Building - Plymouth University


16th & 17th April 2020, 10:00am - 4pm UK time
Broadcast online from South West UK

Future Sync is a tech conference keeping you in-sync with the latest digital trends.

The 2020 event was broadcast online from Plymouth, UK on the 16th & 17th April. Hundreds of developers, designers and business leaders from all corners of the globe joined us for two days of talks alongside plenty of distributed networking opportunities throughout the event.

theme 1software development

Explore the latest trends in software development including immersive tech, web, native and hybrid apps and games.

sponsored by PLYMOUTH SOFTWARE explore theme

theme 2creative design

Dive into the design behind software and physical products as well as the coming trends in UX, UI.

explore theme

theme 3business innovation

Hear from entrepreneurs and business pioneers to find innovative ways of delivering increased value to your clients.

sponsored by DIGITAL PLYMOUTH explore theme
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Our lineup includes internationally acclaimed speakers, industry leaders and hidden gems from the South West and beyond.

software development

Eli Schutze

Software Engineer,

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Jeremy Keith

Web Developer & Author,

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Chris Skardon


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Natalia Waniczek

Web Developer,

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Ramón Huidobro

Software Developer,

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Ed Hazledine

Software Developer,
Bluefruit Software

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Chris DeMars

Front End Developer,
Tuft & Needle

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creative design

Shodipo Ayomide

Media Developer Expert,

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Eriol Fox

Humanitarian Designer,

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Radoslav Bali

Lead Designer,

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Tom Gamblin


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Paula Kaminska

UX Director,

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Niall O'Donnell

Software Developer,
Plymouth Software

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business innovation

Sophie Dennis

Consultant & Coach,

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Gareth Allen

Managing Director,
Soundview Media

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Wendy Clack

B2B Tech Copywriter,
Clack Communications

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Simon Wainwright

Cities of Learning Lead,
Plymouth City Council

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Sarah Marks

Head of Marketing and Communications,

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Philippa Carnelley

Senior UX designer,
Dell Boomi

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Special Guests

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Sam Parsons

Cyber Protection Officer,
South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit

Dan Shappir headshot

Dan Shappir

Performance Tech Lead,
Wix Engineering

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Natalia Tepluhina

Senior Frontend Engineer,

Robert Wiltshire headshot

Robert Wiltshire

Education Outreach Lead,
Software Cornwall

Lucy Knight headshot

Lucy Knight

Data Scientist,
The Data Place

Julian Whatley headshot

Julian Whatley

Game Developer,

Rebecca Broad headshot

Rebecca Broad

Communication Strategist,

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Wo King


Caitlin Gould headshot

Caitlin Gould

CIoS Digital Skills Partnership

Craig Buckler headshot

Craig Buckler

Software Consultant,

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Aimee Knight

Lead DevOps Engineer,
CBS Interactive

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Dylan Schiemann


Rebecca Veater headshot

Rebecca Veater

Technical Director,

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Jane Orme

Software Developer,
Bluefruit Software

Matt Crook headshot

Matt Crook

Software Engineer,
Nashville Software School

Sarah Marks headshot

Sarah Marks

Head of Marketing and Communications,

Rob Wick headshot

Rob Wick


Sol Moyano headshot

Sol Moyano

Project Lead,
Borrow Don't Buy

Paul Massey headshot

Paul Massey

Bluefruit Software

Lindsey Hall headshot

Lindsey Hall

Chief Executive,
Real Ideas Organisation

Michelle Barker headshot

Michelle Barker

Lead front end developer,
Atomic Smash

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community support

Future Sync is supported by a diverse range of grassroots communities from the South West and beyond. Without the help of these communities the day would not be possible.

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