Code Institute’s Careers and Networking Event for Learners, Alumni and Hiring Partners

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 08:30 – 18:00 BST. Online Registration Required!

What is Elevate

The Ultimate Talent Show

Elevate is an exclusive online careers fair and networking event for Code Institute’s global tech talent and hiring partners.

Hiring Tech Talent?

This is where you want to be, hundreds of software development graduates and experienced developers sign up to meet our hiring partners and recruiters. Enjoy short 1:1 networking sessions where you can showcase your organisation, its culture and recruitment process.

Building Networks

Learners, graduates and alumni have access to a full day packed with networking opportunities with their peers and some of the best tech companies in the world.

Tech Insights Sessions

An inspirational gathering of the top names in tech come together to present their insights and ambitions on an array of hot topics in tech.

Event Schedule

Time: 8:30 – 9:15

Welcome To Elevate Careers Fair


Jane Gormley, Code Institute

Oliver Perry, Trust in Soda

Welcome to all of Code Institute learners, alumni and hiring partners joining us for our annual Elevate Careers Fair. Get your day started with an opening address from our Academic Partners in Trust in Soda as we encourage conversation, networking and enjoying yourself today!

Time: 9:30 – 10:30

Data Is Changing The World


Wout Smelt, Relevant Online

Rob Aaldijk, Xillio

Nakita McCool, Code Institute

Data is intrinsic to business planning. What could a career in data hold for you?

Time: 11:00 – 12:00

Fintech – What Does The Future Hold?


Jenny Darmody, Silicon Republic

Jan-Pieter (JP) Lips, Adyen

Fergal Hynes, Fiserv

Join the discussion on what the technical advances within this industry and how this might be the career for you.

Time: 14:00 – 15:00

Creativity in Tech


Karl McCabe, META

Jeffery Lovejoy, Zalando

Jane Gormley, Code Institute

Our experienced panel discusses their own experiences in managing significant teams, and the creative skills that software developers contribute to successful products.

Time: 15:00 – 16:00

A Place For Us All


TBC, Deloitte

TBC, Trust in Soda

Diversity in tech is a key initiative and with our friends in Deloitte and Soda Social we celebrated diversity in tech in our recent Hackathon. Join us to hear the findings from this event.

Time: 16:00 – 16:45

Let’s Celebrate Your Launch


Jim Cassidy, Code Institute

Brian O’Grady, Code Institute

Jane Gormley, Code Institute

Special address by Jim Cassidy, CEO of Code Institute, to all of our Alumni, recent graduates and those graduating in the class of 2022. You’ve put in the work and NOW you’re ready to launch.

Breakout Rooms

Time: 10:30 – 11:30

Coding Careers For Women

Helen Mill, Code Institute

Kasia Bogucka, Code Institute

Time: 12:00 – 12:30

Mentors: Ask Me Anything

Daisy McGirr, Code Institute

Harry Dhillon, Code Institute

Time: 12:30 – 1:30

Community, Coffee & Cake

Sawyer Thompson, Code Institute

Megan Armstrong, Code Institute

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 08:30 – 18:00 BST


Code Institute’s exclusive online careers fair

Book your place and enjoy a day packed with 1:1 networking where hiring partners and CI tech talent can shoot the breeze, enjoy fun workshops and informative insight sessions with a stellar lineup of speakers from global leaders in tech