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ETAG Technology Tuesday: Beacon Technology and Tourism

6 October 2015 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Free
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Come to our Technology Breakfast to learn how Beacon Technology is enhancing lives and user experience in many different ways!  Find out how it is impacting tourism, app development and the opportunity for tourists to experience Edinburgh past and present!

Hear from Gavin Neate about how he has used beacon technology to develop an exciting and innovative new way for visitors to experiance Edinburgh’s Old Town! We will then enjoy a walk through Edinburgh’s Old Town to see the beacons in action!

Make sure you download the app before you come along so you can hear all the amzing stories of our city on the walk Edinburgh Up Close: Footsteps Through Time 

Arrive at 8.30 to enjoy breakfast and networking, presentation starts at 9am

8.30 Registration, breakfast and networking

9.00 Presentation and Q&A

9:30 Walk through the Old Town

10:00 Networking

10.30 Close

Speaker: Gscreen322x572avin Neate, Neatebox, is an entrepreneur who is knowledgeable in technology, user experience and product design. Gaving launched his career in the Royal Air Force and then worked for 18 years with Guide Dogs for the Blind UK. Using his knowledge of improving the environment for visually impaired people via smart technology, Gavin continually develops his designs utilising proximity aware technology. For more information about Gavin please see http://neatebox.com/about-us/.

ETAG MAINTAINS A 48 HOUR CANCELLATION POLICY. WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER REFUNDS FOR BOOKINGS CANCELLED LESS THAN 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE EVENT.

This event will be in high demand & places are limited to one attendee per company. ETAG events are aimed at tourism businesses within Edinburgh who operate on a B2C (Business to Consumer) or B2B (Business to Business) basis – unfortunately we can’t offer place to intermediaries, consultants or suppliers of services. 

Where ?

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue

16 Saint Mary's Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SU


Cost

Free