On day three of the festival, Mediaworks hosted a captivating Digital Breakfast on generative AI-powered machines. The TechNExt Main Stage in Sunderland featured thought-provoking talks from industry leaders. Newcastle Helix presented Building Blocks, an educational day for local school children focused on STEAM subjects. Workshops in Durham and Gateshead explored Workplace Wellbeing and AI in Education. Newcastle showcased regional entrepreneurs during the Founder Spotlight event. Hainton’s .NET Meetup offered insightful talks on Microsoft Azure integration and technical blogging. Inclusive Teams Deliver discussed agile approaches’ impact on team outcomes, with tips from Dr J. Girlguiding UK hosted Chatterbox, teaching girls about algorithms, coding, and robots. The Tech Table by TrueNorth offered an exclusive dinner for tech leaders.