Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 6:30pm – Ovo Energy, 1 Rivergate, Bristol, BS1 6ED
With a maximum of 10 minutes each, a variety of speakers talk about anything and everything tech related. Node.js and Amazon DynamoDB are just a couple of topics you’ll be able to learn more about at the meetup.
Thursday 4th June – 10:30am – The Guild Coworking Hub, High Street, Bath, BA1 5EB
BathSPARK brings together people of Bath who work in the tech industry. Whether you’re a coder, creative or entrepreneur, this social setting is perfect for networking with local digital people. Enjoy a drink and chat about what you love!
Thursday 4th June – 6pm – The Engine Shed, Station Approach, Bristol, BS1 6QH
It’s National Volunteers Week and Code Club would like as many people as possible to get involved and make an outstanding contribution by teaching kids to code. Each project will help children learn how to program by showing them skills needed to make computer games, animations and websites.
If our workshops teaching kids to code got you thinking about volunteering to be a part of something similar, just get in touch with guys at Code Club and see how you can help.
Thursday 4th June 2015 – 7pm – Engine Shed, Temple Meads, Station Approach, Bristol, BS1 6QH
For the first talk of the evening, Jamie Bowen will explain how fundamental identity is to the internet of things. He’ll also show some common architectures and patterns which allow identity to be applied to people, things and the relationships between them.
Afterwards, Neil Andrassy will give a quick intro to Elastic, Apache Spark and Elastic-Spark, explaining what they can do for you.
Monday 8th June 2015 – 6pm – Guild Coworking Hub, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW
The Guild will be displaying the WWDC Keynote live! So come along, watch and discuss the latest from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference being held in San Francisco, where Apple’s renowned developer community will come together to learn about the future of iOS and OS X.
Tuesday 9th June 2015 – 6pm – Richmond Building, University of Bristol, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1LN
Join a fast growing community of entrepreneurs that are getting their projects and businesses funded by popping along to this launch event and discover how crowdfunding and alternative funding can help you.
Join Craig Pugsley and Jon Davies both Senior UX Designers at MixRadio as they take you through a whistle-stop tour of designing for beings with real human emotions. There’ll be food, live music and lots of fun.
Hear from one of the Talend clients about how they found the process of ‘Talendification’! They’ll go through the project and outcomes using Talend to manage the end-to-end process of processing and profiling data, ETL and data integration. Drinks and canapés provided!
Saturday 13th June 2015 – 10am – Room 1W, Bath University, Claverton Down Road, Bath, BA2 7AY
The BCS will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest number of people learning to write Android smartphone applications at the same time, and you can be part of it!
Using a mixture of talk, activities, and hands-on coding, individuals and families with children over the age of 10 will learn to build simple interactive applications that can be run on Android phones or tablets.
You will leave the day with apps you’ve built and the software installed on your own laptop to play around with once you get home!
Calling all tech enthusiasts! Primary schools from all over Devon are seeking volunteers to run after-school Code Clubs for their students. If you’re interested then get yourself down to this meetup where you can find out more.
Katja Durrani has been teaching school children how to code over the past two years and here she explains the educational technologies she’s used and how you can use them to inspire children in your own community.
Thursday 18th June 2015 – 7pm – Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre, 2 Lower Castle Street, Bristol, BS1 3AD
This talk will revise the basics of Monte Carlo models and consider when they are appropriate. In particular, it will demonstrate standard and geometric Brownian motion, showing various approaches to diffusing one’s way out of a paper bag.
Wednesday 24th June 2015 – 7pm – Basekit Office, 4th Floor, The Pithay, Bristol, BS1 2ND
Thursday 25th June 2015 – 6:30pm – Toto’s Wine Bar, 125 Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6HU
Grab a drink, sit down and have a quick chat with the person next to you. A new conversation with a new partner starts with the sound of the gong so you can make your first step towards building a winning Founder partnership.
Time for another wonderful geek-out! The first talk aims to provide an introduction to exactly what the actor model is and why we need this 40-year old design in modern codebases. You’ll also find out what Akka.Net is and how to build complex applications easier.
Afterwards, Matteo Emili chats through how the team at Microsoft deals with releases, starting from the ground up.
Tuesday 30th June 2015 – 7pm – Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH
Chaals McCathie Nevile will lead this talk about schema.org and accessibility. If you’re interested in semantic markup, improved search engine visibility and making it easier for people to find useful accessibility info on the web, then don’t miss out!