technology

Microsoft Ignite restarts in-person tech events

Microsoft is holding its first in-person tech event in two years, due to Covid-19. An annual conference for developers and IT professionals, October’s Microsoft Ignite will take place in Seattle where “space will be limited.” Ignite’s registration will open in late August, with a free virtual option for delegates. Global in-person events are being planned by Microsoft, with a central event taking ...

CWT announces $100m investment plans

The travel management platform, CWT has announced plans for a US$100m investment in the myCWT travel management platform and innovative product offering, as it moves forward with the implementation of its previously announced recapitalisation plan. The 2022 investment plan aims to optimise CWT’s digital-first proposition, achieving traveller experience excellence and providing integrated solutions...

Malta’s MCC: Where heritage meets technology

In the first in a new series looking at unique examples of venue architecture around the world, Paul Colston visits Malta and the striking Mediterranean Conference Centre, a building first built as a hospital nearly 500 years ago: Malta has many imposing buildings, but the former Sacra Infermeria hospital built by the Knights of St John is one of the most striking. Today, its architectural heir is...

Dunedin lands History of Science and Technology Congress

Dunedin, New Zealand has won the right to host the 27th International Congress of History of Science and Technology in 2025. The Congress, which takes place every four years, has never been held in the South Pacific and is the largest conference for the study of history of science, technology and medicine. The event will welcome up to around 900 specialist delegates to Dunedin, bringing an estimat...