300 Seconds returns to Manchester

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at SpaceportX


  1. After the success of our event at BBC Salford last November, we've been dying to bring 300 Seconds back up north.
  2. Thanks to the support of BBC Women in Technology and Magentic North, we bought together 9 speakers and a fantastic audience for a cracking set of quick-fire talks to mark Ada Lovelace Day, an annual celebration of women in STEM.
  3. 300 Seconds isn't just for women. We want to hear from all of our peers in digital. Our field is stronger when we hear from the many, and understand a diverse range of perspectives.
  4. Our host was Elizabeth Clark, founder and CEO of DreamAgility.
  5. Victoria Sorzano kicked off proceedings with a quick talk on Ada Lovelace, who wrote the first computer language.