August Tech Wednesday


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Wednesday 17th August 2016 from 5.30pm at Faraday Wharf, Innovation Birmingham. Register via meetup - https://www.meetup.com/tech-wednesday/events/232064786/

Agenda:

5.30 - 6.00pm - Registration and networking

6.00 - 7.00pm - Talks (see details of speakers below)

7.00 - 8.30pm - Networking with pizza and beer

Speakers:

Jake Clarkson is CTO at Digital Animal, @jabclab

Title “Collect £200: a case for GoStartup Journey”

With so many programming languages to choose from why should you consider using Go? Through building a simple HTTP server this talk aims to provide a number of compelling reasons, both for developers and managers.

@jabclab @digitalanimaluk

Matt Williams is the Founder of GrowBeyond

Title: “The Advantage of Organisational Health.”

Whether running a business or working in one, often many of the challenges faced by all are the same. In this talk we’ll look at the fundamental principle that it’s better for an organisation to be healthy than smart.

@MattJWUK @GrowBeyondUK

We also have a quick talk from Louise Rowland of UFI.

UFI is an independent charity. Our aim is to help improve vocational skills in the UK’s workforce by funding scalable digital solutions for vocational learning. We will be talking about our new funding call for innovative learning projects in manufacturing.

@UfiTrust