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Wellington Summer Tech Talks 2018

By Ruth
November 13 2018

Posted in Events

Thanks to our friends at the BizDojo, we are hosting a series of FREE lunchtime tech talks this summer!

Summer Tech Talks are especially for new SoT interns, but will also interest mentors, colleagues, and people from beyond Tech… Everyone is welcome!

Speakers will come from the wider Wellington Tech community, including supporters and alumni and other people generous to share their wisdom.  Please join us to stay connected to the Class of SoT2018… PLUS inspiration, networking, information, and a free lunch ( <= yes, there is such thing!)

The plan (so far)…

6 December (12pm – 1pm)

Employment… How do I even…!?!

with Rachel Collingridge. Including tips, wisdom & insights to help you be happy at work. Register here

13 December (12pm-1pm)

Meet the Meetups

An introduction to the people behind the tech meetups of Wellington. What they’re about, why & how you can get involved. Our presenters (so far): Ben Amor will be our host, Lena Plaksina will represent RailsN00bs, RailsBridge and JuniorDev, Bevan Arps from Code Camp Wellington and the .NET User Group, Dana Fridman from UX Meetup…. Register here

17 January (12pm-1pm)

Developing Developers

Join Sam for a frank & friendly discussion about what it’s like to be a junior software developer. Get tips & insights, know what to expect and how to find support to help you along the way. This talk is ideal for anyone starting out as a developer, or learning new stuff – which pretty much means ANYONE, all welcome!

Sam Jarman: http://samjarman.co.nz/diaries Students might also find http://samjarman.co.nz/chats interesting, where Sam talks to seasoned and new devs about their careers and lessons learnt.

24 January (12pm-1pm)

Corporate vs Boutique – What suits you!?

Join Ian White from ZX Security who will be giving a talk on the benefits of working for different sized companies. All companies have positives and negatives, many have the same traits which Ian will discuss. This will be an open talk where questions are welcome.

RSVP here

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