High Integrity Software Conference (HISC) 2023

Case Study | Full Project Management

Event Details

  • Event: High Integrity Software Conference 2023
  • Clients: AdaCore and Capgemini
  • Date: October 2023 (and October 2022)
  • Venue: Delta by Marriott Bristol City Centre
  • Attendees: 200
Pre-pandemic, HISC was an event attended by 140 delegates with 13 exhibiting companies with no sponsorship options and was pay-to-attend via a manual registration form


23 table-top exhibition stands, including two headline sponsors, a Delegate Sponsor and a Lightning Talk Sponsor

Event format

A one-day pay-to-attend event for people working in the high integrity software space, such as aerospace, rail, academia, engineering The event included a keynote speaker, plenary sessions, two parallel breakout tracks. There was also an exhibition area which included catering. The day closed with a drinks reception

ZiaBia role

ZiaBia were the lead agency and managed all communications with the venue, production company, delegates, sponsors/exhibitors and speakers. We were also responsible for risk management, design and print of all collateral, and full financial management and reconciliation via the ZiaBia bank account. Development of a bespoke online registration and payment system. In 2023 we also provided support to leverage income by adding paid-for lightning talks to the programme as well as exhibitor company adverts to be shown during the breaks and session change times

Future collaboration

We are already working with AdaCore and Capgemini on their 2024 conference, which is increasing in size by 25%. This involves moving the event out of Bristol, and increasing delegate numbers by 25% and exhibitors by 20%


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