Essential maintenance to our systems is planned for the morning of 19th December 2017. Users are likely to experience disruption to online services during this period.

The UK Data Archive offices are closed from 12.30 GMT Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Online services will run unattended during this period. Season's Greetings to all our users.


Devcon117-Apr-14Tony Rich Teaching Centre, University of Essex

The event is organised by the IT Training and Engagement Team of Information System Services in collaboration with the UK Data Archive. For ticket prices see the Registration form.

The focus of DevCon1 ranges from general systems discussions to developer-specific technology project. It is aimed primarily at developers and professional services staff, but also towards other IT professionals. We hope DevCon1 will be an engaging learning activity and valuable professional development event for IT professionals in universities and the wider community.

At DevCon1, we hope to foster and achieve:

  • Knowledge transfer between IT professionals, namely developers within the university community
  • Collaborations that bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice
  • Engagement activities for students and researchers at universities that will expose them to industry methods

This years event will look at sharing technology projects of relevance between peer institutions and local businesses.