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Conference 2017: Call for Speakers

After our amazing inaugural conference last year, we return for a bigger event with the following theme:

TechExeter presents “FRESH TECH”

New technologies, Fresh approaches.
Friday 8th September 2017, University of Exeter. UK.

The call for speakers is now open [form here]. We are after a wide range of topics and depths:

  • High level overviews of fresh “new” technologies (speech interfaces & AI, drones, IOT, VR/AR, medical advances, etc)
  • Technical talks on the latest developer trends
  • Your personal experience working with a particular technology
  • Workshops/hands-on sessions for getting to grips with interesting tech

To give you an idea, previous meetup/conference topics and presenters include:

  • Practical agile. Lessons learned the hard way – Land Registry
  • Fixing the Web with the Interplanetary File System – John Kane
  • Digital Healthcare – Technical Health
  • Monitoring in a scalable world – Met Office
  • Data Science in the cloud with Microsoft Azure – Microsoft
  • Going cross-platform with ASP. NET Core – Just Eat
  • Story mapping and sketching – Sift Digital
  • Simplify, Isolate and Scale with RabbitMQ – Upad Ltd
  • The what, why and how of Unit Testing with SQL Server – University of Exeter
  • Enjoy the Vue.js – Ideaflip
  • Why I Make – Ben Everard

Why talk at TechExeter?

It’s our mission at TechExeter CIC to help bring people together – we have a wonderful friendly and diverse set of members from companies large and small, and by speaking at the conference you’ll be stimulating ideas and helping bring our little community to a global audience. Plus it’ll be super fun! – check out our social media from last year. Whether it’s your first time public speaking or your hundredth, we’ll be on hand to help you get the most out of the event.

Good luck, and remember – you can submit more than one talk!
Kris & Rob

Follow this link to fill out the » » Google Docs Form « « in a new tab. Entries close Sunday May 14th 2017.

Want to speak at the conference but don’t have any ideas? How about some of these :

  • Data Visualisations
  • Message Queueing
  • Robotics and Sensing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality
  • Distributed Applications, Scaling cloud systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Framework-related topics (Javascript, PHP)
  • Advancements in browser technologies, HTML5
  • Development principles
  • Security, Hacking
  • Mobile-first design
  • Testing (unit, functional, etc.)
  • Version control
  • User Experience/Usability
  • Professional development
  • Project Management

Conference done. You were amazing!

Wow, that was amazing. Thank you so much to our sponsors, speakers, volunteers and everyone who attended – so much positive feedback. We look forward to the next one in 2017!

In the mean time, you can :

Conference Talks Announced!

Here it is – our conference lineup for Saturday 8th October 2016!

9:00am – Registration Opens
Track 1 Track 2
A John Kane – Fixing the Web with the Interplanetary File System Joseph Woodward – Going cross-platform with ASP.NET Core
B Jacob Tomlinson – Monitoring in a scalable world Annette Allen – The what, why and how of Unit Testing with SQL Server
C 1) Andy Mantell – Revitalizing your frontend workflow with pattern libraries
2) John Blackmore – Simplify, Isolate and Scale with RabbitMQ
Martin Thornalley – Data Science in the cloud with Microsoft Azure
LUNCH
D 1) Craig Buckler – The Future of Mobile: Native vs Progressive Web Apps
2) Rachel Prudden – Genetic Algorithmns
Ian Ames – Practical agile. Lessons learned the hard way on our journey building digital products.
E Andy Wood – enjoy the Vue.js Mike Dunn and Will Scott – Story mapping and sketching – humanising the requirements process
F Christopher Hunt – This Is Where We Where: A TIWWA @ Tate Modern Post Mortem
5:30pm – Closing Session

»» Book your tickets now!

Speakers and Talks Announced!

We’ve just announced our 2016 conference speaker lineup – 14 awesome people from the South West and beyond, giving you a full days worth of tech talks covering topics including JS, HTML5, SQL, Azure, RabbitMQ, .net and more!

Here’s the full schedule for Saturday October 8th 2016:

9:00am – Registration Opens
Track 1 Track 2
A John Kane – Fixing the Web with the Interplanetary File System Joseph Woodward – Going cross-platform with ASP.NET Core
B Jacob Tomlinson – Monitoring in a scalable world Annette Allen – The what, why and how of Unit Testing with SQL Server
C 1) Andy Mantell – Revitalizing your frontend workflow with pattern libraries
2) John Blackmore – Simplify, Isolate and Scale with RabbitMQ
Martin Thornalley – Data Science in the cloud with Microsoft Azure
LUNCH
D 1) Craig Buckler – The Future of Mobile: Native vs Progressive Web Apps
2) Rachel Prudden – Genetic Algorithmns
Ian Ames – Practical agile. Lessons learned the hard way on our journey building digital products.
E Andy Wood – enjoy the Vue.js Mike Dunn and Will Scott – Story mapping and sketching – humanising the requirements process
F Christopher Hunt – This Is Where We Where: A TIWWA @ Tate Modern Post Mortem
5:30pm – Closing Session

Book your tickets now!