San Francisco, United States of America
10:00 AM till 16:30 PM March 2nd 2019Book your free ticket
680 Folsom Street Ste. 145, San Francisco, CA 94107
Mentors Please use Promo Code : here2help
Reason for being involved in workshop: I've worked with my local community to cooordinate events where developers can showcase their work and now I'm hoping to support those in our community with an interest in public speaking.
About Vanessa: I'm a community advocate focused on making the world a happier place through diversity and inclusion. My experience in developer relations and program management have allowed me to hone my skills as a strategic leader, event coordinator, and community advocate.
Reason for being involved in workshop: Speaking at conferences change my career and unlocked a lot of opportunities in my job to get me to where I am today. I look forward to sharing my knowledge that will hopefully enable future speakers also level up their career by speaking.
About Brian: Brian Douglas is a Developer Advocate at GitHub where he works on increasing use of the GitHub Platform by helping users through technical content and examples. In the past he’s lead Developer Advocacy at Netlify, where he delivered over 40 talks and workshops across the US.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I've been exposed to so many wonderful experiences and opportunities throughout my time speaking at events and conferences. I would love to be able to help others who want to start speaking learn about the processes involved and serve as a mentor to them so that our industry can continue to foster communities full of diverse voices.
About Liv: Liv is an open source software engineer developing virtual reality applications at the social VR startup High Fidelity. In 2016, she co-founded ARVR Academy, a group dedicated to growing representation in the immersive technology industries through educational opportunities. Prior to joining High Fidelity, Liv worked at Microsoft as a VR Developer and Technical Evangelist focusing on HoloLens and mixed reality development. She is the creator of Just A/VR Show, a web series dedicated to teaching virtual reality development principles, and author of the book 'Entering the Metaverse'.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
Closest Muni stop is Montgomery Station. See https://www.sfmta.com/
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes
Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes
How close is parking to the venue?
The parking is 1 block from the venue, please see https://www.sfmta.com/garages-lots/moscone-center-garage.
Are there costs associated with parking?
Yes, rates listed at website https://www.sfmta.com/garages-lots/moscone-center-garage
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Is the parking lot gated? Yes
Is the parking lot guarded? Yes
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? Yes
What is the process for entering?
Check in at the front desk we will alert the security about the ongoing event. Our office is located on the first floor.
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?
Yes, however the office is located on the first floor.
Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?
Is there a quiet room? Yes
No, but we can dedicate a conference room for a quiet room.
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? No
No but we can dedicate a conference room for a mother's room.
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
Yes, but we are not allowing +1
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
Do chairs in the venue have arms? Yes
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?