Posts Tagged ‘conference’

Edinburgh will see Scotland’s first Javascript conference held on June 26th 2012 at The Royal College of Physicians on Queen Street.

The editor of Javascript weekly will be delivering the keynote speech and the rest of the day will see the following talks:

  • Nought to real-time, multiplayer game in 16 hours with Pusher: Philip Roberts
  • Garbage Collection & Heap Management in JavaScript: Ryan Sandor Richards
  • DNode – Callbacks all the way down: Tane Piper
  • Responsive Web Design, Mobile First and Progressive enhancement in action: Leonardo Lanese
  • Testing your Backbone from the outside-in: James Newbery
  • Y Not? – Adventures in Functional Programming: Jim Weirich


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Given that I share the same office as Launch48 all I’ve heard for the last 8 1/2 months is ‘Inspire’ ‘venue’ ‘sponsors’ ‘speakers’ ‘ticket sales’ etc etc.  So I for one am irrepressibly enthused that the conference is finally here.

The next two days will see the StartupCafe team soak up lessons and thoughts shared by inspirational speakers from the world of technology, creativity and entrepreneurship.

Tomorrow Soundcloud will be talking about un-muting the web, TweetMeme will ask ‘What is Big Data?’ and Wolfram Research will discuss the coming of age of computation.  And that’s just the morning.  The full schedule can be found here.

Aside from enjoying the intellectual theatre, I hope to see some familiar faces and make some cool, funny, new acquaintances.  I would encourage quirky folk to find me and say hello.  If you don’t fall into that category, (more…)

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Dear StartupCafe readers,

You’ve been selected for a personal invite because someone here thinks you’re awesome.

And I’m sure you have a lot going on, and little time for random invites to amazing events.

SO, to be quick, we have a really WOW! Conference this Friday for anyone interested in biz, tech, or starting companies.

And then we have a WOW! Weekend where we’re going to create new startup companies using ideas from attendees and your mad skills – whether you’re into business, design, development, marketing, or nunchuck.

You will end the weekend feeling ON TOP OF THE WORLD.

You can still sign up, but hurry because we’re going to fill up – we just hope we fill up with people like YOU!!

Registration: http://edinburgh.launch48.com/tickets/

See you there,

StartupCafe & your Launch48 fan club

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We’ve had a fantastic response to the Launch48 event we’re helping organise at the end of October, so thanks very much for the enthusiasm. The speakers, mentors, and participants are all looking ace!

Just a quick reminder for anyone else waiting to buy tickets – today’s the last day you can get them at discounted price of £5 for the Conference and £29.95/19.95 for the Weekend (click here to book now). Why pay more when you can pay less? Ok, sorry, I couldn’t contain flashbacks to an old Payless Shoes commercial…

As a refresher, (more…)

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