If you're interested in keeping abreast with what's going on in the industry take a look below at upcoming events in Edinburgh and beyond.

Tech Meet Up

A monthly excuse for developers and the tech community around Scotland to eat pizza, drink beer (or juice!) and learn new stuff from each other. No name badges, no sales pitches, just informative presentations from your peers and a chance to meet some of the tech community around you.

Product Tank

A monthly meet up to exchange ideas and experiences about product management, events feature guest talks, networking and more!

Edinburgh Coffee Morning

#EdCM is an informal weekly blether engaged in by the Edinburgh Social Media Community. No invite necessary, just bring an interest in social media and a willingness to enjoy sensational coffee and breakfast goodies.

Python Edinburgh

A user group providing social, professional and technical support for Python programmers based in Edinburgh. They meet in the pub monthly, and are planning other events in future.

SQL Server User Group

This group was created to address the need for a UK based SQL Community, they hold regular meetings across the UK in London, Reading, Leeds, Edinburgh and Milton Keynes; and are always on the look out for new venues and new speakers.

Girl Geek Scotland

A community for women and girls interested in technology, creativity and computing, their dinners attract women from diverse careers and include designers, theorists, software and hardware specialists and business experts. Of course, it's a forum for interdisciplinary networking, but it's also some time out to do something a bit different, enjoy a glass of wine, have a bite to eat and indulge in an evening of quality banter.

Edinburgh Programming Newbies Meetup & Networking

An informal networking event for folk who are learning or want to learn about programming. Get advice, meet other grasshoppers and find a study partner.  Especially welcome are non-technical startup co-founders and web/graphic designers!

Royal Observatory Edinburgh- Winter Talks

These talks happen every so often on a Monday night, 7:30 to 8:30, at the observatory. They are generally physics/astronomy-focussed but also cover some of the large computing/engineering achievements underlying the software and machines used by the scientists- could make for an interesting evening!