BIG Event draft programme site

The BIG Event returns in July 2023 and this is the place to submit your session ideas and put yourself forward to be a Speaker at the BIG Event 2023.

Where: Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, Millennium Point, Birmingham, B4 7XG, UK
When: Wednesday 26 July to Friday 28 July, 2023

Please feel free to use this site to submit session ideas for the 2023 BIG Event or to peruse the programme to see if you can contribute to other people’s sessions.

The Programme is created by the Members, for the Members. We are looking for sessions which include:

  • hands-on workshops
  • discussions
  • hands-on activities
  • hybrid events*

If you would like to contribute to a session listed, please get in touch with Session Leaders directly.

The deadline to submit session proposals is Friday 3rd February at 10am (UK time).

Dates for the BIG Event are as follows:

  • Wednesday, 26 July; 1pm-5:30pm
  • Thursday, 27 July; 9:30am-5:30pm (Best Demo and dinner approx 6pm-11pm)
  • Friday, 28 July; 9:30am-5pm

More information about the BIG Event can be found on the BIG website:

*If there are enough truly hybrid events proposed, the BIG Committee will look at creating a Hybrid Ticket option for delegates who only want to attend the BIG Event online.


Read all session proposals here

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If you have any questions please email BIG Event Organiser, Ashley Kent on