Wellington, New Zealand
10:00 AM till 16:00 PM March 2nd 2019Book your free ticket
Enspiral Dev Academy,
275 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington 6023
Reason for being involved in workshop: I attended global diversity CFP day in 2018. I learnt a lot and gained confidence to apply to speak at conferences. I got accepted as a speaker at a couple of conference. I am really grateful for all the support and opportunities I had. I would like to pay it forward. I believe that we need diverse speakers so that we could hear different topics at conferences and learn about different perspectives.
About Lora: Lora is a Front End Software Engineer. She has had many front-end development gigs around Europe and Australia. She is also very passionate about user experience, agile software development, and building inclusive workplaces.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I love being involved in the tech community and enjoy the opportunity to learn from others. I am keen to learn more about presenting and help others where I can. I have spoken at a few conferences and have been fortunate enough to have people in my corner supporting and encouraging me.
About Christie: Mobile Developer in Wellington NZ
Reason for being involved in workshop: I've had great mentors when I gave my first conference talk. And would love to share that experience back to community.
About Jackie: Jackie Wang is an Automation Tester at BNZ Digital. She is passionate about helping teams to build the right thing and build the thing right. Currently she is working as a Test Lead for customer journey.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I'm keen to help and share my experiences. I had others help and encourage me in the past so I'm keen to do the same.
About Ben: Development Manager @ Timely, Code Club Volunteer and fan of all things Serverless
Reason for being involved in workshop: Love sharing knowledge and experience
About Anupama: 15+ years of commercial experience with Enterprise Application Development, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Solutions, Technical Analysis and Design. Successfully developed and implemented strategies, roadmaps, frameworks, standards and recommended best practices. Architecting solutions and technical consultancy across a broad technology spectrum. Ability to communicate and simplify architectural solutions to various audiences of IT and business.
Reason for being involved in workshop: Hey, I did it, that means anyone can do it :) Really new to the conference speaker circuit, and here to share the experience, learning and help others in there journey to there first talk.
About Anish: Automation tester at Bnz. Currently working as part of UI Toolkit project. He is passionate about technology that can make your life better at work and outside of it. He gave his first conference talk at WeTest 2018.
Reason for being involved in workshop: To encourage more speakers with diverse experience to share their opinions and expertise.
About Katrina: Katrina Clokie leads a team of over 100 testers as a Test Practice Manager in Wellington, New Zealand. Katrina is an active contributor to the international testing community as the author of A Practical Guide to Testing in DevOps, an international keynote speaker, a co-founder of the WeTest New Zealand testing community, the founder of Testing Trapeze magazine, frequent blogger and tweeter.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I've had great mentors throughout my career and learned a lot with them. So I would like to share what I've learned with others and help them find his own voice as speakers. And I know that I will learn a lot from the experience.
About Wagner: Wagner Silveira is the Principal Integration Architect at Theta. Originally from Brazil, he started his IT career as a class-led instructor of Microsoft products, coming to New Zealand in 2002, where he have been working Microsoft Integration Technologies ever since, using the Microsoft stack and technologies like BizTalk Server, Azure Integration Services and Azure Function to create award winning solutions. Wagner is one of the organizers of the Auckland Connected Systems User Group (ACSUG) and Integration Downunder webcast, and member of the Global Integration Bootcamp board, helping to organize the event across the globe and in NZ.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
290 m from Victoria Street at Abel Smith Street (buses 7, 17e, 25, 29e)
300 m from Victoria Street at Abel Smith Street (buses 3, 18e, 27)
700 m from Manners Street at Cuba Street (buses 1, 2, 3, 14, 24, 27, 35, 36, 52, 56, 57, 58, 81, 83, 84, 91)
2.1 km from Wellington Railway Station
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes
All Metlink buses are wheelchair accessible
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes
Disability assist dogs can travel on all Metlink trains, buses, harbour ferries and taxis at any time of the day, when accompanied by their disabled handler or someone involved with their training
Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? No
Matangi and Wairarapa trains are fitted with a PA system and automated station information announcements.
Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes
How close is parking to the venue?
Wilson Parking - 26 Marion Street is 400 meters away.
Are there costs associated with parking?
Yes, according to their website Saturday parking is $5.
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Standard Wilsons Garage setup
Is the parking lot gated? No
Standard Wilsons Garage setup
Is the parking lot guarded? No
Standard Wilsons Garage setup
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? No
What is the process for entering?
Are there steps going into the building or space?
Are there ramps or elevators?
Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?
Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?
Kids are welcome! We will try to organise free childcare for all attendees.
Is there a quiet room? Yes
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
Children will need to be supervised.
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
Do chairs in the venue have arms? No
Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes
How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?
How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?
How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?