Events

Promoting Equity within the City
19th October 2021 from 6:00pm — 8:00pm •

On Tuesday 19 October from 6pm at the WCIT Hall, the Equality Committee invites you to an insightful evening ‘Promoting Equity within the City’ during Global Diversity Awareness month. We will be joined by our new Master, Alistair Fulton, as well as Past Master Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE who will be supporting our event (via […]

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Virtual Thursday
21st October 2021 from 6:30pm — 7:45pm • Online

Join us on Thursday 21 October from 6.30pm, for our Virtual Thursday, a virtual version of First Thursday that you can participate in from the comfort of your home. Zoom details can be found in the members’ weekly newsletter.

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Ethical and Spiritual Panel Event – Ethical Dragons Den
25th October 2021 from 5:00pm — 6:00pm • Online

Ethical issues in IT are now far more salient than in 1997 when the WCIT held the first colloquium on the Ethical & Spiritual implications of the Internet. There are many codes and principles. But exploring the issues in practice is not simple. “Here be dragons” means dangerous or unexplored territories, and on Mon 25th […]

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Government Panel Event – Digital Soldier
27th October 2021 from 6:00pm — 7:30pm • Online

Technology – digitization in particular – apparently created a new paradigm of warfare, with governments able to focus force from ‘over the horizon’, reducing the need for ‘boots on the ground’. Yet military operations in Syria, the Arabian Gulf, and most recently in Afghanistan, have had mixed outcomes, calling into question not only the UK’s […]

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Livery Dinner (Liverymen Only)
28th October 2021 from 6:30pm — 9:30pm •

The Master Elect, Alistair Fulton, will be hosting a Livery Dinner on Thursday 28 October 2021 at the WCIT Hall, 39a Bartholomew Close, Barbican, London EC1A 7JN for Liverymen only. Places are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so an early response is suggested. Tickets are £85 per head (inc. VAT). To book your place, […]

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WCIT Golf Society Event: Indoor golf, drinks & nibbles at Puttshack in Bank
3rd November 2021 from 6:00pm — 8:30pm • Puttshack

On Wednesday 3 November from 6pm until 8.30pm, the WCIT Golf Society will be hosting a indoor golf (i.e. putting) event at Puttshack, 1 Poultry, Queen Victoria Street EC2R 8EJ. The cost is £35 (inc VAT) per person and includes a drink and nibbles followed by a round of indoor golf. There will be a […]

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First Thursday
4th November 2021 from 6:00pm — 8:00pm • Members’ Dining Room

Join us on Thursday 7 October from 6pm in the Members’ Dining Room of Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HH for our First Thursday. These get-togethers offer a truly excellent opportunity for both existing and prospective members to meet in an informal atmosphere over a glass of wine or beer. Members of the Court are […]

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WCIT to be locked in the Tower
15th November 2021 from 7:15pm — 10:15pm •

Yes, it’s true! The Cito Panel has secured through Freeman and Oarswoman Sabia Sultan, leveraging her special relationship with The Tower of London, a private guided tour once the general public have left The Tower for the day. Yeoman Warder Spike Abbott will entertain us with tales of intrigue, imprisonment, execution, torture and much more […]

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Financial Services Technology Panel Looks at the impact of the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) on the industry
16th November 2021 from 6:00pm — 9:00pm • WCIT Hall

In conjunction with ISITC – Europe C.I.C., we explore the implications of the Digital Operational Resilience Act on Financial Services and beyond. On 24 September 2020, the European Commission published its draft Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). The DORA aims to establish a much clearer foundation for EU financial regulators and supervisors to be able […]

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13th GROWTH TECH – Sports Technology
23rd November 2021 from 5:00pm — 6:30pm • Online

“Sports have always been the ultimate unifier — transcending geographic borders, rising above partisan politics and enabling multiple audiences (and generations) to find alignment — the little-known secret behind this global unifier? Technology.” (TechCrunch)…. The global Sports Tech market is projected to grow from $17.9 billion in 2021 to $40.2 billion by 2026 and the […]

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Deputy Master’s Christmas Banquet – Guildhall Crypts
3rd December 2021 from 6:45pm — 10:30pm • Guildhall Crypts

The Deputy Master invites you and your guests to a one-off spectacular Christmas Banquet in the stunning surroundings of Guildhall Crypts. There will be entertainment throughout, including guest speaker Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli. Come join us for what will be a night to remember! Dress: Black Tie with Decorations, Badges of Office and Livery Sashes […]

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