10:00 AM till 14:00 PM January 18th 2020Book your free ticket
Microsoft Reactor. 10/11 York St, Sydney
Reason for being involved in workshop: I am very passionate about attracting more women to the industry. So if I can help - count me in!
About Inga: Full stack developer turned Game developer. Organiser of Sydney Unity Game Dev meetup and Women In Game Development meetup in Sydney.
Reason for being involved in workshop: Where the world does not embrace diversity, it fast becomes an echo chamber of thought.
About Jody: Jody is a game audio professional, former safety manager/consultant and part time DJ. She is a regular speaker discussing such topics as game audio, diversity and LGBTQIA representation and was included on the MCV Pacific Women in Games List 2018. In 2017 she formed Strange Band Audio to provide comprehensive audio solutions to the games industry. In her spare time she runs a record label dedicated to supporting other transgender artists and is part of Sydney’s Inner West Council LGBTQIA Advisory Committee.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I'm really passionate about diversity, I believe it's necessary. I want to help others and learn as well.
About Karen: As a Developer I am always striving for technical excellence, as well as build an equitable future on tech, I do it by studying and practicing. Reading technical and social and economic justice related books and taking online courses is a constant part of my life. I'm involved with DevOPS culture, TDD, quality, and good practices on a daily basis.
Reason for being involved in workshop: It's a great opportunity for me to share my recent experiences with people and learn new stuff.
About Arafat: Technical Consultant & Microsoft MVP (AI). Arafat loves to talk & code for Applied AI and Power Platform. He's passionate about empowering every developer with AI and bridging the gap of Business Applications with Artificial Intelligence stack.
Reason for being involved in workshop: Improve skills and knowledge, see what's out there.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I would like to meet people, share my knowledge and learn from people.
About May: A passionate full-stack developer and UX designer.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
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 closest parking is the Amora Jamison hotel
Are there costs associated with parking?
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Is the parking lot gated? Yes
It is a commercial carpark managed by the hotel and secure parking.
Is the parking lot guarded? Yes
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? Yes
What is the process for entering?
Enter Microsoft Reactor via 11 York Street, Sydney and take lift to Level 10
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?
Is there a quiet room? Yes
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes
Yes – we can accommodate.
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
Only with supervision.
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
The space meets code, however due to the heritage nature of the space, we will have issues with wheelchairs gaining access to certain spaces. We can ensure main event areas are accessible.
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?