The Dev Picnic: March 2018

Location: Pivotal Software, 211 Old St, London , EC1V 9NR
Cost: Free

The Dev Picnic is a technical meet-up for the developer community, giving a platform to some of the most brilliant and inspiring tech talent to show off their skills, knowledge, and projects.


Each event will have a number of short talks from our speakers, a game or quiz during the break, and drinks and picnic food on us - since we think we've already had enough beer and pizza to last us a lifetime!


The organisers of The Dev Picnic attend many inclusive tech meet-ups; but we often see people from minority groups in the tech industry being invited to speak about their experience as a minority, rather than their experience with tech. The Dev Picnic is a meetup group for a technical audience to come and learn from speakers from minority groups about a whole host of dev-related topics!

Following on from the success of our first event last October, we’re back again for 2018 and are teaming up with Pivotal (http://www.pivotal.io) in their Old Street offices for our first event of the year.


Schedule of Events:

6:00pm - Doors Open

6:30pm - Chiin-Rui Tan (@AnalyticsPanda) - CEO/Founder at Rho Zeta Al, formerly Head of Data Science at Foreign and Commonwealth Office  -  Live GeoComputation! Spatial Data Viz with Rubber-Sheet Algorithms

6:45pm - Rita Sijelmass (@ritasijelmass) - Software Engineer at Deliveroo - speaking about Software Engineering in Climate Science

7:00pm - Break and Table Quiz

7:40pm - Quiz winner prizes

7:45pm - Dawn James (@DawngerPony) - Technical Architect at Kobalt Music - Infrastructure as Code: Terraform your microservices

8:00pm - Networking and drinks

9:00pm - You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.


The Dev Picnic is an inclusive event, and we strive to host a friendly and safe environment for all Dev Picnic attendees. Please read our Code of Conduct for full details on how we maintain this, and to understand how best to let us know about anything that may be going against this.

Our hosts for this event will be Pivotal:

The world’s most established companies run on Pivotal. Our cloud-native platform, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, enables developers to spend more time writing code, and operators to improve security and uptime. We believe that the dynamics of teams are what build great software and having a culture that is kind, open and willing to do the right thing is inspiring. We work hard to build a workplace community that 's diverse, inclusive, and buzzing with collaboration and creativity. Come join us!

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