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At MBN, we’re more than just another recruitment business. We are a full service People Solutions business specialising in finding and securing the very best staff and talent for our clients. This requires us to have an in depth knowledge and appreciation for the sectors and skill areas in which we operate.

Our thought leadership can be seen elsewhere on this website, but it is the compilation of such commentary that allows us to share our unique insight. After running a series of such articles with a tremendous social media response, we decided in 2012 to launch a series of regular events where we would invite industry leaders, clients and interested parties to share an evening of networking, presentations and general insight into the areas of our subject matter expertise, namely, Technology, Blockchain, Data Science & Analytics and Digital Initiatives.

As well as formal conferences, we host two meetups every month, specialising in Data Science & Technology and Blockchain. Sign up now for free to be able to attend these meetups and enjoy expanding your knowledge, meeting like-minded people and, of course, free refreshments and pizza.

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21st October 2020

AWS CLOUD & DEVOPS: Infrastructure IS Code

Our opening event for the AWS Cloud & DevOps Global Network looks to be a very special one! We will be joined by the fantastic Darko Mesaroš - Senior Developer Advocate at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Darko has ...

  • Wednesday 21st October 20 - 18:00 to 19:30
  • Zoom Webinar
24th September 2020

SCOTLAND FINTECH FESTIVAL: The “Art and Science” of Analytics and Data Science: We should all be like Leonardo

Point of the talk: This is drawn primarily from experiences in the domain of customer insight and customer experience. We think of analytics mainly as a hard ‘science’ but there is a growing importance to consider some more ...

  • Thursday 24th September 20 - 18:00 to 20:00
  • Zoom Webinar
17th September 2020

FINTECH SCOTLAND FESTIVAL: Kubernetes with Less YAML

Rob Edwards - Hybrid Cloud and Application Modernisation Specialist @ Google @clijockey A massive fan of coffee who uses its magic to solve problems. Over the years he has worn a number of hats in the infrastructure, operations and ...

  • Thursday 17th September 20 - 12:00 to 14:00
  • Zoom Webinar
17th September 2020

FINTECH SCOTLAND FESTIVAL: Is Your Business Using Your Output

'Is your business using your output' - Martin Thorn, Head of Data Science at Standard Life Aberdeen This event is part of the Scotland Fintech Festival  ...

  • Thursday 17th September 20 - 18:00 to 20:00
  • Zoom Webinar
16th September 2020

Fintech Scotland Festival: Delivering the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Blockchain-based Securities Lending Platform

Presenter - Duncan Johnston-Watt, CEO at BTP Duncan is a regular keynote speaker, serial entrepreneur and technology pioneer with over 30 years experience in the software industry. His latest venture is Blockchain Technology Partners, a leading enterprise blockchain company. ...

  • Wednesday 16th September 20 - 18:00 to 20:00
  • Zoom Webinar
27th August 2020

VIRTUAL SUPPER CLUB FOR DATA LEADERS: Leading Business Transformation with an Effective Data Strategy

Please note: This event is by invitation only. Elizabeth Hollinger - Director of Insight | Data | Applications Development at Aggreko will be presenting, the talk will be followed by an open discussion on the topic. Many organisations seek to ...

  • Thursday 27th August 20 - 18:00 to 19:30
  • Zoom
4th August 2020

VIRTUAL EVENT: Insight Through Innovation: Delivering Scalable Data Products With The Latest Cloud Tech

The pace of technological development means that is hard to keep track of the names of the latest data tools and techniques, never mind use them to build robust products that drive value for your business. In this ...

  • Tuesday 4th August 20 - 18:00 to 19:30
  • Zoom Webinar
30th July 2020

VIRTUAL EVENT: DataOps: Delivering Agile Data Science

Harvinder Atwal - Chief Data Officer at Moneysupermarket Group – will be talking on the subject of - DataOps: Delivering Agile Data Science. This presentation will be followed by Q&A from the audience. Harvinder has recently written ...

  • Thursday 30th July 20 - 18:00 to 19:30
  • Zoom Webinar
2nd July 2020

VIRTUAL MEETUP: A Full-Stack Data Scientist – What is it and how to become one

Presenter - Alexey Grigorev - Lead Data Scientist at OLX Group Alexey lives in Berlin with his wife and son. He’s a software engineer with a focus on machine learning. He works at OLX Group as a ...

  • Thursday 2nd July 20 - 18:00 to 19:30
  • Zoom Webinar
25th June 2020

VIRTUAL MEETUP: Data Scientist – Corporate vs Start-Up

For many data scientists, the thrill and excitement of joining a start-up is what they have worked towards for much of their life to date. However, for others, the challenges of plying their trade in the context of ...

  • Thursday 25th June 20 - 12:00 to 13:30
  • Zoom Webinar

Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

We started this group to build a community to discuss general insights into the market and share personal experiences of working and operating in this area. We hope to cover skills shortages, technological advancements and organisational implications in Data Science and Technology during our series of meetups. All skill levels are welcome.

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Scottish Blockchain Meetup

We're still in the early days of what could prove to be one of the most important innovations since the early days of the internet. The group is open to everyone involved in the blockchain and Bitcoin communities and those that aren't. Experts, amateurs, miners, critics, whoever. If you're interested, you're welcome.

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