The WeAreTechWomen Conference 2017 will be hosted at Plexal: the recently-launched tech innovation centre at Here East in Stratford.
Bringing together tech startups, scaleups and corporate innovation teams, Plexal has been designed to act as a mini city to encourage people to collaborate, socialise and, when needed, have quiet space to work alone or in small groups.
It comes complete with a Makers’ Yard for innovators to work on prototypes, a high street and town square that encourage serendipitous connections to be created and a dedicated events space that hosts conferences and meetups. Members include the Stemettes, whose co-founder Anne-Marie Imafidon is speaking at the conference.
Located within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Plexal is near an array of restaurants and bars at Canalside and boasts neighbours such as Loughborough University.
If you’re cycling, walking or driving, type in Plexal into Google or Apple Maps.
If you’re coming by public transport, it’s a five-minute walk from Hackney Wick train station.
Free shuttle busses run from Stratford underground, train and bus stations from 7am to 10.30pm. Look out for the orange or green busses branded with Here East’s logo.
There are two pickup points for the shuttle bus
Bus stop E outside Stratford International
Bus stop X just opposite Stratford City bus station
We are proud to support WeAreTheCity and host the 2017 WeAreTechWomen conference on 30th November. Plexal is Europe’s innovation destination for technology entrepreneurs & corporations, designed to build business that improves lives.
We are committed to encouraging diversity within our community and also believe that more needs to be done to encourage and support women in to the technology sector. We are proud to support WeAreTechWomen and WeAreTheCity’s vision of ensuring that women in technology are able to learn about emerging trends in order to broaden their career horizons and progress into more senior roles.