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What is Edinburgh TechHour?

When is Edinburgh TechHour?

How can I join?

TechHour is a Twitter chat to knock about some thoughts on Edinburgh's vibrant tech sector

Edinburgh #TechHour will take place on Thursday, 7 December at 7pm GMT, come and join us

Tag your tweets with #MakeItEdinburgh and #IdeasBecomeLegend, and check out our Twitter profile @conventions

Edinburgh's Tech sector

Upcoming Questions

Edinburgh is a leading hub in the global technology sector. With more than 25,000 people working in tech roles, it’s home to major firms, start ups and unicorns, including Skyscanner, Amazon, FanDuel and Rockstar North to name just a few. It’s a prolific source of new talent, too, with the internationally-renowned School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh and Codebase, the UK’s largest technology incubator.

Co-hosted by Dr Thusha Rajendran from the Edinburgh Centre of Robotics

Q1. Icebreaker question
Q2. What is your favourite tech invention to come out of Scotland?
Q3. Desert island tech: what tech could you absolutely not do without?
Q4. The good, the bad & evil of tech. Is all new technology for the greater good?
Q5. What is Edinburgh’s secret in attracting top tech talent to study and work in the city?
Q6. Which tech conference / event would you like to see come to Edinburgh?!

To join Edinburgh TechHour simply follow @conventions
and be sure to use #MakeItEdinburgh and #IdeasBecomeLegend

Case Studies

Convention Edinburgh, part of Marketing Edinburgh, is charged with promoting the city as a destination for business events. We seek to engage with our key sectors to facilitate and encourage these gatherings, which ultimately result in a thriving knowledge economy. Edinburgh TechHour is a Convention Edinburgh initiative feeding into a VisitScotland national campaign to promote Business Events in Scotland on the global stage. For more information on organising a conference or meeting in Edinburgh, check out