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Fresh Tech Conference: Call for Speakers

UPDATE: Applications are now closed! We had a rush of last minute entries so we’ll get back to all 50+ of you as soon as we can!

We’re back with our “Fresh Tech” Conference, returning to the University of Exeter Business School on Friday 7th September.

A full day of tech talks and workshops across 3 tracks (each getting progressively technical!), we’ve got talks on Artifical Intelligence / Machine Learning, Automation, Internet of Things, Robotics, HTML5,  Containerisation, UX and more.

Our call for speakers is now open! Topic: “Fresh Tech, New Ideas”.

Click the link above to get a chance to interact with our wonderful tech community, and to have a fun day of activities, full catering and of course to enjoy the wonderful facilities provided by the The Exeter MBA. We’re welcoming first time and returning speakers, and would especially love to hear from you if you’re from an under-represented minority group!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Midnight on Sat 28th April

Check out what happened at the conference last year. Want to sponsor this event? Get in touch!

Conference schedule released!

The full conference schedule is now available on the conference mini-site.

With 20 speakers across 3 tracks, there’s something for everyone! Tickets are selling fast – with over 100 people already attending make sure you grab one before they sell out! Book now at http://conference.techexeter.uk/

A massive shout out goes to our sponsors – the One Planet MBA at the University of Exeter Business School – without them this event couldn’t take place!

Conference 2017: Call for speakers

Our Conference site is now live


Visit it to find out more and get tickets

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

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Entries close Sunday May 14th May 21st 2017.

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
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

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