Future Rewired 2021

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Digital Greenhouse


Prosperity 24/7

Future Rewired is back for 2021, after a successful second year in 2020. The Technology Festival will run from 9 am - 5:30 pm at the Digital Greenhouse. With a variety of talks and workshops throughout the day, a range of subjects will be covered with the aim of bringing together like-minded individuals working in the Digital sector.

The day will feature a variety of talks including, deep dives into different technical areas, showcases of the latest innovative technology and practical tools to take away to help drive your projects forward.

There will also be plenty of time for networking and discussing the different topics of the day. The day will conclude with an innovation challenge run by the Digital Greenhouse Team with a range of prizes.

Tickets are for the whole day, come along and meet like-minded individuals in the Digital sector! Find out more in our lineup below

Future Rewired 2021 Line up

Dave Wratten

Resolution IT

Web App Development using Azure and DevOps

11:00 - 12:00

An intro into how to build Web Apps in Azure and the other resources needed. This session will cover building the Azure Resources, Security configuration, CI CD set up and some general tips and tricks you can apply to your projects.

Helen Walton

Head of Data and Analysis at States of Guernsey

2021 census records, born-digital from big data

11:00 - 12:00

This session will take an in-depth look at the 2021 census in Guernsey and Alderney, big data in the government context. Followed by a discussion about thinking ahead to the year 2121, when 2021 census records will become public records.

About Helen,

Helen is Head of the States’ Corporate Data & Analysis Service; the team responsible for providing the Island’s national statistics on topics such as population, employment, earnings and price inflation (see and Helen’s background qualifications include a BSc in Natural Sciences (Physics and Philosophy) from Durham University and various qualifications in project management, business analysis and data protection. Helen now has over 15 years of experience working in the field of national statistics. She has a particular interest in big data systems and a working knowledge of their advantages and limitations in this context.

 In her own time, Helen runs her own equestrian welfare driven business; fitting saddles to horses and riders, which is sometimes described as combining the science of biomechanics, the craft of saddlery and the art of telling when a horse is happy!

Don Lowe


Metaphor in systems

13:00 - 14:00

In this session, Don will explore the trust and fear in the world of systems building including a deep dive into how global corporate culture and human nature drives system decisions in ways we don’t notice. And why it matters.

Brent Alexander


The disruption gaming engines are creating in industries other than gaming

13:00 - 14:00

Technical dive into game engines and the impact real-time rendering technology is having on industries such as construction, education, film & television, connectedness & entertainment. We look at real-time rendering technology like Unreal Engine and the scope it has developed and is still developing in disrupting many traditional areas of business, marketing, customer engagement and production.

Trevor Nicholls

EaseeDo Ltd

EaseeDo Ltd

14:00 - 15:00

In this session, we will take a look at the EaseeDo platform, a web and mobile application to assist with organisation and anxiety, through visual resources and building a support network.

Damien Guard


Interviewing at Big Tech

14:00 - 15:00

In this deep-dive session, we take a look at Damien's experience over the last 12 years of being interviewed in person at a number of well-known tech companies and running interviews from the inside. Along the way, Damien has learnt a number of valuable lessons about how interviews really work and will share some top tips on what they are looking for and how a little knowledge can greatly increase your chances of being hired.

About Damien,

Damien left Guernsey for the US west coast 11 years ago and has since worked for some of the biggest names in tech including Microsoft, Netflix, GitHub, and SpaceX.

Mr X

Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts

This speaker will be talking about the technology behind cryptocurrencies and smart contracts. 

Tom Langford

Managing Director (Guernsey) at Potting Shed

How To Build Your Brand & Shout About It

15:15 - 16:15

In this session Tom will talk about how to build your brand starting with the Brand Story - a method of understanding what you do and why you are doing it - In this talk, Tom will cover the journey that most businesses go through to build their brand, grow awareness, market themselves and generate enquiries. With practical applications that entrepreneurs can take from the session.

About Tom,

Tom is co-owner and MD of Potting Shed in Guernsey. He has straddled both creative and managerial roles and now spends much of his time focused on brand strategy. The wealth of experience that Tom has gained from working at a selection of agencies and with a wide range of clients gives him a unique insight into how businesses grow.